RALEIGH — The nation’s top transportation official says he’s more optimistic that high-speed rail will eventually become a reality in the Southeast after Georgia and South Carolina expressed interest in a joint agreement between North Carolina and Virginia to study, coordinate ...Read More »
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WINSTON-SALEM — An Atlanta-based development group has announced plans to build in an area near BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem with a hotel, almost 600 luxury apartments and 300,000 square feet of retail space. The Winston-Salem Journal (http://bit.ly/1AJUodn ) reports Brand ...
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RALEIGH — North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore says he’d prefer a statewide vote early next year on borrowing for road construction and government infrastructure, rather than this fall as Gov. Pat McCrory wants. Moore told a county commissioners meeting Wednesday ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina officials are warning more residents living near Duke Energy’s coal ash pits that it’s not safe to drink or cook with their well water after tests showed contamination levels that is raising health concerns. The state Department ...
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RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly has completed its marathon week of committee and floor debate that allowed topics in about 200 more bills to stay alive for consideration in this two-year session. Legislators ended deliberations Thursday, its self-imposed crossover ...
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SPENCER — Gov. Pat McCrory is talking about his Connect NC proposal at an appropriate venue — the North Carolina Transportation Museum. The governor, Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz, Transportation Secretary Tony Tata and Budget Director Lee Roberts visit the museum ...Read More »