RALEIGH — Whether North Carolina makes health insurance as easy for individuals and small businesses to shop for as a plane ticket on a travel website could be left up to an oversight board on which business interests outnumber consumer ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council will continue to accept public comments on a plan for Independence Boulevard until a council meeting at 7 p.m. April 11. Some residents requested that the public comment period remain open, while others wanted a decision ...Read More »
From 2000 to 2010, North Carolina’s population grew 18.5 percent from 2000, according to 2010 Census Bureau data. That growth is the result of three factors combined — job opportunities, the state’s central location on the East Coast and nice weather ...Read More »
A Madison Park resident spoke out Monday against a sidewalk proposed for his neighborhood, saying it would require the city to encroach onto one-third of his yard. Despite the objections of Benjamin Vandiver, the City Council unanimously approved the construction of ...
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It was a cautionary victory for Charlotte’s cabbies. On Monday, the City Council decided to defer a vote on a proposal that would reduce the number drivers and taxicab companies that service Charlotte/Douglas International Airport from 12 to three. But ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council approved a new policy Monday to spread affordable housing throughout the city. But not all council members backed the plan, and Mayor Anthony Foxx raised his own concerns. An advisory council made of residents, housing officials ...Read More »
Home prices in the Charlotte metropolitan area fell 4.8 percent in January from the same month a year ago, according to the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index released today. The area’s home prices were down 1.1 percent from ...
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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s new slice of money from the federal government to improve Piedmont passenger train service could be pushed back under legislation being considered by state lawmakers. The House Transportation Committee scheduled debate today on a measure that ...
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RALEIGH — A North Carolina legislative panel considers a proposal that could give the state’s largest health insurer a permanent seat on the body that will run the marketplace designed to offer affordable coverage to individuals and small businesses, The ...Read More »