In a Monday press conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown released a plan that would shift from a sales tax distribution formula, a plan that would shift the disbursement of millions of dollars in the region.
While tensions rise between the governor and state legislators, bills regarding NC vaccination exemptions and school calendars for systems throughout ...
Efforts spreading through the state legislature in recent weeks raised a theme that local officials in Buncombe and Watauga counties may know all too ...
A Sunshine Week probe of boards of commissioners’ closed meetings finds widely varying practices and limited disclosures.
Carolina Public Press's ongoing investigation of closed sessions in 2014 will keep gathering and posting the unsealed records of those meetings here.
State health officials have awarded a nearly $2 million grant to open a 24-hour urgent care and crisis facility for mental health and addiction treatment in Western North Carolina.
Last week’s rapid thaw loosened more than the just the chunks of ice remaining on the sidewalks in Raleigh. With both of North Carolina's state government chambers on a more-or-less regular schedule, legislation started to move again.
Self Help Credit Union is hosting a March 18 conference, “Bringing it Home: Building a Local Economy for Everyone,” exploring how local, regional and national programs are changing the face of economic development in Western North Carol ...
RALEIGH — After two weeks of skeleton sessions and cancelled committee hearings, the N.C. General Assembly returns to a somewhat normal schedule in a slightly less-slushy capital. Budget hearings start […]
According to a press release, state environmental officials have sent Duke Energy a notice of violation and intent to enforce for groundwater contamination from coal ash ponds at the utility’s Asheville Plant.