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July 21, 2015, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory has instructed the N.C. Department of Public Safety and the North Carolina National Guard to step up security measures at the NCNG recruiting centers, armories and readiness centers statewide.


Big NC state budget negotiations, environmental hearings — plus another possum bill — underway

July 21, 2015, No comments

When it comes to the NC House's budget conferees, nearly everyone is in the pool. Meanwhile, a public hearing on changes to a sweeping set of environm ...

Dan Holder, center, checks a proposed power line path at an informational meeting held by Duke Energy on the company's plans to construct a 45-mile high-voltage power line through Henderson and Polk Counties.  Photo by Matt Rose

Duke Energy unveils maps, plans for new transmission lines

July 15, 2015, 1 Comment

On Tuesday, nearly 500 people attended an informational meeting held by Duke Energy, which revealed maps and further details about its modernization p ...

Drought map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Click for full-size image for all of North Carolina.

Hot weather, lack of rain brings drought back to NC

June 30, 2015, No comments

Drought has returned to North Carolina for the first time in more than two years.