The state Division of Services for the Blind spent $29 million over more than a decade with little or no oversight, or evaluation of whether what they were spending was attaining division goals, that’s according to a new report from State ...
The number of children in North Carolina living in poverty has increased by 25 percent since 2008, according to a report to be released Tuesday, even as the nation recovered from the recession.
White Oak Carpet Mills plans to expand its operations in Rutherford County and to create 40 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to invest $4.1 million in the town of Spindale over the same period.
Maymead Inc. applied for a permit Friday to build and operate an asphalt plant at 5251 U.S. Highway 421 South near Deep Gap. Air permits specify the types of air pollution control equipment, production rates, fuels and other limits that fac ...
Debate on the Senate's $21.5 billion budget proposal is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.
Unlike a certain marsupial on New Years Eve, the North Carolina Senate's budget proposal is scheduled to drop today, with reviews by appropriation subcommittees scheduled for this afternoon and a final vote likely by week’s end.
On Wednesday, the North Carolina House and Senate both voted to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of the so-called "ag-gag" bill. Here's how lawmakers from across North Carolina voted on the veto override.
A busy Monday ahead in Raleigh, with Senate leaders scheduling at least one of the override votes and a vote on legislation allowing for a room tax increase for Buncombe County both scheduled today.
For poor children living in Western North Carolina, it is better to live in Jackson, Yancey or Watauga counties than it is to live in Buncombe County, according to a recent study.
Legislation aimed at aiding Duke Energy’s recently announced transition of its Asheville plant from coal to a combination of natural gas and solar appears to be on a fast track at the N.C. General Assembly.