RALEIGH — Gov. Beverly Perdue said Friday that federal authorities are now investigating her 2008 campaign for governor, the third election-related probe to involve North Carolina’s chief executive since she took office less than two years ago. Perdue said in ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina is still struggling with significant unemployment, despite a small drop in the jobless rate announced today. The unemployment rate declined to 9.6 percent in September from 9.7 percent in August, but that can be explained by ...Read More »
Gastonia-based CaroMont Health, a nonprofit health system that includes Gaston Memorial Hospital, announced today that James Greelish has been appointed as director of cardiothoracic surgery. “The addition of Dr. Greelish to the CaroMont Heart Center allows us to offer to ...Read More »
Starting at 8 p.m. today, the right eastbound lane of Woodlawn Road over Interstate 77 in Charlotte will be closed over the weekend in order to do rehabilitation work on the bridge deck, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. The lane ...Read More »
In the next few years, Charlotte’s suburban streets could look different. Blocks could be smaller. Sidewalks could be wider and further away from the road. There could be more trees along the roads. The changes would be included in the ...
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Sara Preston remembers the three-year battle before the North Carolina General Assembly passed the School Violence Prevention Act in June of 2009. The law requires the state’s public schools to adopt policies banning students from bullying and harassing their classmates ...
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Charlotte-based Forsite Development is one step closer to turning Mecklenburg County’s waste into energy at its proposed 30-megawatt renewable energy biomass power plant. Forsite announced today it will team with Charlotte-based FCR Recycling to design and run a key component ...Read More »
Two private watchdog groups have asked the new U.S. attorney in Indianapolis to investigate an ethics flap that has embroiled the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and Duke Energy Corp. The Citizens Action Coalition and Common Cause/Indiana want U.S. Attorney Joe ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE (AP) – Former President Bill Clinton is visiting Asheville for a campaign event less than two weeks before Election Day. Clinton will appear alongside Democratic Rep. Heath Shuler this afternoon. Shuler is locked in an increasingly competitive campaign against ...Read More »
PITTSBORO, N.C. — Gov. Beverly Perdue is bringing together an eclectic group to highlight a new effort to reduce North Carolina government bureaucracy. Perdue scheduled an announcement at a Chatham County elementary school today to discuss how her administration will ...Read More »