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Farran Williams, who teaches 10th-grade English at Grimsley High School in Greensboro, often works until 7:30 p.m. to make sure her students are getting quality feedback on reading and writing assignments.
The pink tint of the runoff flowing from the Stantonsburg hog farm into this tributary of the Contentnea Creek indicates the presence of raw swine waste.
State environmental regulators want to modify permits to require Duke Energy to clean up coal ash at three facilities, including the Sutton plant near Wilmington.
This might be the last year in which nearly 1 million North Carolinians, including more than 100,000 in the Triangle, receive the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Kilah Davenport, the little girl who was severely beaten by her stepfather, died Thursday night, just weeks before her fifth birthday.
The party's House and Senate members laid out the framework of legislation they intend to introduce when the General Assembly reconvenes its budget-adjustment session in May. They said Republicans in charge of the legislature should join them, given last month's coal ash pond rupture adjoining Duke's plant in Eden, spilling tons of ash into the Dan ... (more)
Internal emails between staff at North Carolina's environmental agency suggest state regulators were coordinating with Duke Energy before intervening in efforts by citizens groups trying to sue the company over groundwater pollution leeching from its coal ash dumps.
From left, North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, Gov. Pat McCrory, and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, enter the media center at Ragsdale High School in Jamestown, N.C. Monday morning, Feb. 10, 2014 for a news conference announcement of raises for beginning teachers and also for thousands of state employees.
The suspect, identified as Troy Whisnant, 38, was on the run after allegedly killing his father and step-mother, Levi and Rhonda Whisnant.
An annual study on public schools says North Caroilna still remains near the bottom when it comes to teacher pay.
The Charlotte region can grow into a global economic powerhouse, but it must overcome challenges in educating and training workers to win in the worldwide competition for jobs and industry.
He hasn't put it quite this way, but what Gov. Pat McCrory seems to be saying - and who among us hasn't offered the same excuse? - is that it sounded like a good idea at the time.
A committee that focuses on tax issues unveiled the latest version of a bill that would repeal business privilege license taxes that about 300 municipalities require.
The goal is to craft a new deal to sell or lease the former psychiatric hospital campus to Raleigh, after Republican state legislators tried last year to revoke the lease signed by then-Gov. Bev Perdue in 2012.
The DENR's main website. Climate change links were removed from the front page of The DENR Air Quality Division's website sometime in the last two months, according to a report in WRAL.
In recognition of North Carolina's 100 craft breweries and their positive impact on the state's economy, Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed April 2014 as "North Caro NC Beer Month, co-sponsored by the North Carolina Division of Tourism and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, encourages residents and travelers alike to explore a wide range of ... (more)