The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates.
December 2, 2021 10:04 PM
A three-judge panel will hear two challenges to North Carolina’s newly drawn electoral maps Friday morning, just days before the state’s candidate filing period is scheduled to begin.
December 2, 2021 9:17 PM
Laws governing medication-assisted treatment have softened dramatically, but a lack of providers and strict clinical rules still limit access to the highly effective treatment for many North Carolinians.
December 2, 2021 8:50 PM
Egger Wood Products said Thursday it is proceeding with the next expansion of its Lexington laminate-floor manufacturing plant, adding up to 40 jobs and spending $50 million to build a recycling center and add another production line.
December 2, 2021 7:20 PM
About 30,000 people will get an early Christmas present this year — they will have their criminal records expunged for convictions of minor non-violent crimes they committed when they were 16 or 17, Forsyth County District Attorney Jim O’Neill announced Thursday during a news conference.
December 2, 2021 7:15 PM
Buncombe County Commissioner Terri Wells, a Sandy Mush resident, said she’s been advocating broadband expansion for 10 years.
December 2, 2021 5:08 PM
Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a Republican-backed bill Thursday that would force elections officials not to count any mail-in ballots that arrive after polls close.
December 2, 2021 4:58 PM
North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Robin Hudson announced on Wednesday that she won’t seek reelection next year, citing mandatory age limits that would significantly curtail her service if she won.
December 2, 2021 4:57 PM