ROSEBORO – Where once stood a garden, Buddy Melvin has grown a treehouse. A thick-trunked water oak, nearly 15 ½ feet around near the base, grows in the center of its original room. Overhead, the tree’s long limbs stretch over ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It’s not exactly what Gov. Pat McCrory proposed, but House Republicans are pressing ahead with a construction and infrastructure package that would require North Carolina voters to sign off on close to $3 billion in borrowing. The ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House Republican leaders Monday gave life to Gov. Pat McCrory’s plan to borrow almost $3 billion for road and infrastructure spending by introducing their own proposal that would add even more money for statewide projects. ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Asheville, which holds the distinction of having the highest pedestrian accident rate in the state, will soon be spending more money to build sidewalks. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported Sunday that elected officials have allotted $1.7 million ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican legislative leaders argued back and forth Wednesday about their plans to fund transportation projects, continuing a showdown that has highlighted a divide between the Senate and the governor’s office. Senate ...
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TRYON, N.C. (AP) — Two rustic summer homes dating to the first half of the 20th century in Henderson and Polk counties have been added to the National Register of Historic Homes. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that Stone Hedge in Tryon ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s General Fund has surpassed its expected revenues by about $445 million in the most recent fiscal year, further exceeding estimates made earlier this year by about $45 million. The Fiscal Research Division of the ...
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RALEIGH – Legislation expanding property tax exemptions for religious buildings that are under construction has been approved in the North Carolina Senate. Senators voted without objection last week to expand the tax exemption, which would last for either 90 days after ...Read More »