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Duke Energy's Western Carolinas Modernization project includes construction of a new substation off Interstate 26 near Campobello, S.C. Property owner Gracie Knie has filed suit, asking the company to submit more detailed plans — including how the company will protect designated wetlands on the nearly 200-acre property, which are indicated in blue.
July 31, 2015, No comments

Two South Carolina attorneys have filed a lawsuit calling on Duke Energy to release more details about a new substation it’s planning for a site near their home outside Campobello.

Former judge Craig Brown attended the Division of Blind Services rehabilitation in 2012 and said he was unimpressed. Rose Hoban/NC Health News

Audit finds blind services lacked oversight, wasted money

July 31, 2015, No comments

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 ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Vote Check: How the NC Senate, House voted on the death penalty bill

July 30, 2015, No comments

An act amending the law requiring a the presence of a licensed physician at the execution of the death sentence in North Carolina has passed the N.C. ...

Body cam

Buncombe sheriff’s office rolls out body cameras, rules for use

July 30, 2015, No comments

As national conversations continue about law agencies using body cameras to document their interactions with the public, local law enforcement is no e ...