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COVID Numbers

At least 852,981 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus and 11,137 have died since March, according to state health officials.
February 25, 2021 10:14 PM

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School Police

The Wake County school system will continue to have police officers in schools, despite calls from some students and groups to replace law enforcement with more counselors.
February 25, 2021 8:22 PM

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Wake Fans

The Wake County school system plans to eventually let more fans attend high school athletic contests, but not this week — even though it’s being allowed by Gov. Roy Cooper.
February 25, 2021 8:19 PM

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ABC Permits

Bar owners in North Carolina got a second shot of good news this week, as Gov. Roy Cooper signed a bill delaying ABC permit fees until the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.
February 25, 2021 8:13 PM

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Democratic Chair

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Unemployment Changes

Employers wouldn’t see an increase in unemployment insurance fees under a bill that passed the House Finance Committee on Thursday.

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DOT Requests

The N.C. Department of Transportation filed its legislative recommendations Thursday via House Bill 165, filed by Rep. Brenden Jones, R-Columbus.

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DPS Divisions

The state’s prison system and juvenile justice system would be split into two separate Department of Public Safety divisions under an agency bill filed Thursday.