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July 24, 2015, No comments

Algal samples collected from the eastern portion of Waterville Lake in Western North Carolina on Monday have been identified by DWR biologists asMicrocystis aeruginosa, a colonial bluegreen alga. Fish kills have been reported in the lower Chowan River and near the Blounts Bay and Pamlico River areas where lower dissolved oxygen levels have been recorded.

Photo courtesy of the N.C. Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Organic growers can apply for certification cost-share assistance

July 15, 2015, No comments

Organic growers in North Carolina can apply for partial reimbursement of the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through a program offer ...

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Blasting set for I-40 in Haywood County; rolling roadblocks scheduled to start Wednesday

July 14, 2015, No comments

Blasting operations will cause temporary morning closures on a rural stretch of Interstate 40 in Haywood County near the Tennessee border starting Tue ...

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Candidates for municipal elections can file until noon on Friday

July 14, 2015, No comments

Candidate filing for the 2015 Municipal elections continues through noon on Friday, July 17. Details on how and where to file located inside.

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
    McCrory signs 11 more bills into NC law
    July 2, 2015, No comments

    Gov. Pat McCrory has signed 11 additional bills into law, including bills to continue operating the state government until Aug. 15, prohibiting certain investments and contracts involved with Iran and requiring moped owners to have insuranc ...