A scientist and former secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) says he is surprised at Gov. Roy Cooper's turnaround by asking consumers to fund coal-ash cleanup in the state rather than shareholders of Duke Energy.
The Iredell County school system is in the early stages of a campaign they hope will bring $115 million more in funding that officials insist is needed to keep pace with growth in the southern end of the county.
United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that in federal court, United States District Judge Louise W. Flanagan sentenced CURTIS PATRICK HODGES, 38, of Angier, NC, to 90 months imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release.
The purchasing power of a dollar in North Carolina, based on the cost of living and other factors in the state, is $1.10, according to a state-by-state ranking of the dollar’s value by the website 24/7 Wall St.
Hundreds of new state laws took effect across the nation this week, including minimum wage increases, new internet privacy rules, gun-related regulations, marijuana legalization and new tests on whether workers can be classified as independent contractors.
A total of 1,871 out of the 18,377 bridges in North Carolina – or 10.2 percent – were designated in poor shape in an analysis examining bridge conditions in the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.
A freshman state lawmaker from Iredell County is on board with a North Carolina congressional representative's legislation to reduce the nation's recidivism rates and provide more job training options for prisoners.
A new plan to fight recidivism rates across the country proposed by U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-Greensboro, is being touted as one that could “help erase employment barriers” for many who have fallen on hard times.
Based on a ranking consisting of 10 measurements, including income levels, home ownership and commute times, Weddington is the best North Carolina suburb in which to live, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis published this month.
By North Carolina Business Daily reports |
3 months ago
Public schools in North Carolina spent an estimated $15.3 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 2 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.