Monday 17 Dec 2018

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Deadline For Farmers To Apply For Disaster Assistance

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — The state legislature has appropriated $240 million for farmers who lost crops in the field to hurricanes this fall. However, as of Thursday, only about […]

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Officials Tout Flood Insurance As Florence Payments Top A Half-Billion

With federal flood insurance payments to North Carolinians for Hurricane Florence totaling over a half-billion dollars, officials are urging those who don’t have coverage to purchase it. While FEMA

Ag Commissioner Pushes For Florence Assistance

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is urging state lawmakers to aid farmers who suffered $1.1 billion in losses from Hurricane Florence. He tells sfntoday.com

Lawmakers Approve Additional Florence Funding

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nearly $300 million in additional state spending to address North Carolina's recovery from Hurricane Florence has received quick and unanimous approval from the legislature. The

NCDIT Urges Cautious Use Of Email Over Holiday Season

The North Carolina Department of Information Technology is advising people to carefully monitor solicitations and other communications they receive during the coming holiday season. Cybercriminals often take advantage of

NCDOT Seeks Input On Transportation Plan

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- The N.C. Department of Transportation wants the public to help influence the future of transportation in North Carolina. From now until Nov. 30, residents

Holiday Spending Expected To Increase This Year

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) – It is time to think about Christmas shopping, especially if you’re a retailer dependent on this time of year to be profitable. Andy Ellen

Major Road Closures Suspended for Holiday Weekend

With a very busy Thanksgiving holiday travel weekend being predicted, the N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most road and lane closures on interstates, U.S. and N.C. routes

State Patrol Watching Roads During Thanksgiving Holiday

As family and friends prepare for the Thanksgiving Holiday period, the State Highway Patrol is also making preparations of its own in hopes of ensuring safe travel. According to AAA,

NCDOT Offers Safety Tips For Holiday Travel

This year, AAA estimates that more than 54 million Americans will be traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, a nearly five percent increase over 2017. Drivers will encounter less road