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Historic Preservation

Gov. Pat McCrory will proclaim Wednesday "Historic Tax Credit Day" to celebrate the General Assembly's passage of a new historic tax credit program this year.

MODIFIED: 10/13/15 16:14:18

Cowell Decision

State Treasurer Janet Cowell announced Tuesday that she wouldn't seek re-election to a third term as treasurer or run for any elected office in 2016, setting off speculation about who would try to replace her and about her own future plans.

MODIFIED: 10/13/15 14:22:27


Elkin Mayor Lestine Hutchens was elected this week as president of the N.C. League of Municipalities, the advocacy group that represents 540 cities and towns across the state.

MODIFIED: 10/13/15 12:05:57


The N.C. Department of Transportation's former deputy legislative affairs secretary has been named full-time deputy secretary of transit.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 16:53:29


A Concord Republican is planning a primary challenge to Rep. Larry Pittman, R-Cabarrus.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 15:59:27

Cooper Announcement

Attorney General Roy Cooper presented himself to voters Monday as a standard-bearer who can restore North Carolina to a legacy tarnished by three years of Republican domination by recommitting to education and fighting for the working class and small businesses.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:46:35

DMV Upgrades

What can be a most tedious exercise — waiting at the DMV to obtain or renew a license — should get shorter, North Carolina state officials said Monday.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:45:48

O'Neill Running

A North Carolina district attorney said Monday that he's running for attorney general because he has the experience to handle the job.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:45:02

Infant Mortality Rate

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced last year's infant mortality rate in the state.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:43:57

University Day

An annual celebration of the history of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was shaded by protest Monday.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:43:10

Lee Co. Jobs

Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced Monday that Magneti Marelli Powertrain USA LLC will expand one of its plants located in Lee County and plans to create 76 new jobs over the next three years.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:41:58

Dell Deal

Dell is buying data storage company EMC in a deal valued at approximately $67 billion.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:39:35

National Award

Gov. Pat McCrory's initiative to modernize state government with the aim of making it more customer friendly for citizens has received national recognition.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:38:45


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Matthews-based Harris Teeter with two honors for the grocer's sustainability efforts.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:33:33

Phone Scam

The FBI is warning North Carolina residents of a phone scam that requests money from unpaid student loans.

MODIFIED: 10/12/15 21:32:47


"If you're going to be the top prosecutor in North Carolina, you should be an actual prosecutor. You should be qualified, tested and ready on Day One."
Forsyth County District Attorney Jim O'Neill, on running for North Carolina attorney general.

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