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McCrory budget
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March 6, 2015, No comments

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, McCrory said the $21.5 billion plan was aimed at finding efficiencies within state government.

Coal ash ponds and basins at Duke Energy's Asheville plant. Duke Energy graphic

Asheville power plant included as Duke Energy proposes criminal charge settlement

February 24, 2015, No comments

The indictments do not spell out the exact violations, but an environmental attorney who has sued the company over problems at the Asheville plant sai ...

Covert surveillance budget ammendment

Asheville City Council to vote on ‘covert surveillance equipment’ for police

February 23, 2015, No comments

At its Tuesday, Feb. 24 meeting, the council is slated to consider using state drug-seizure funds for the gear, which is described in a city staff rep ...

Goldsboro Headlight April 30 1896

WNC’s lynchings: New study sheds light on a once-pervasive Southern atrocity

February 18, 2015, No comments

Nearly 4,000 black southerners were killed by mob violence in the decades following the Civil War, including 102 in North Carolina, a new report by th ...