RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly opened to script Wednesday, with Republicans still squarely in charge of the legislature, electing their top officers without a challenge and leaders keeping to conservative themes and calls to work together. The House elected Rep. Tim ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — The General Assembly geared up Tuesday, the eve of its next two-year session, with lawmakers arriving to set up offices in Raleigh and Republicans already fundraising two months removed from the last election. Only about 20 new lawmakers ...
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RALEIGH — Raleigh and North Carolina state government have finally reached an arrangement for the city to buy land near downtown where a mental hospital stood for more than 150 years for a large park. Gov. Pat McCrory and Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane ...
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LITTLE CANADA, N.C. — The chill made it harder for William Broom to get around his yard, but he stood outside anyway, hoping a Christmas tree buyer might drive up. Some years, Broom makes $400 on the trees to supplement ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Midway through his four-year term, Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has got his talking points down to show he’s met promises to improve North Carolina’s economy and government. McCrory reminds listeners he signed into law bills to lower income tax rates previously ...Read More »
WINSTON-SALEM –R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to donate a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA Inc. WPDA is a nonprofit corporation ...Read More »
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — Gov. Pat McCrory says the legislature needs to act early this year to refresh North Carolina’s economic incentives offerings because he lacks tools needed when pitching North Carolina to company executives. McCrory told a new year’s business economic forum Monday he ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Energy companies that want to build a natural gas pipeline through three states plan to hold public meetings on the project this week in North Carolina. The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline would run 550 miles from West Virginia, through Virginia ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Tim Moore has spent almost all his life in Kings Mountain, an old textile town— more than 150 miles southwest of Raleigh and 30 miles west of Charlotte — with perhaps more in common with South Carolina than North Carolina. Its name ...Read More »