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New Driver License Examiners Assigned To DMV Offices

As part of the effort to improve customer service at driver license offices statewide, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will add 15 new driver license examiner graduates to 14 […]

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Lawmakers Propose Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- A bipartisan group of North Carolina legislators wants to reduce the political pressure on the drawing of maps for congressional and legislative districts. They

Disaster Case Management Available For Florence Survivors

North Carolina residents whose lives were upended by Hurricane Florence may be eligible to get a case manager to help them with their recovery. FEMA approved the State of

Study Looks At Poverty’s Effects on N.C. Kids

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- Nearly one million children in North Carolina live in poor or low-income homes, according to U.S. census figures. The nonprofit group NC Child has

Still Time To Get The Flu Shot

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- So far, the flu season this year has not been as severe as last year when 391 people died from flu in the Tar

Commissioner Causey Urges TV Safety

Safe Kids NC is partnering with Safe Kids Worldwide and the Consumer Electronics Association to promote National TV Safety Day as a means of preventing childhood deaths and

Some 911 Outages Reported In Eastern N.C.

The North Carolina 911 Board staff is reporting 911 outages across the eastern part of the state. The board staff is working with service providers to ensure service

Homeowners With Substantial Damage Have Options

In communities affected by Hurricane Florence, local building officials or floodplain managers may find that a structure has been “substantially damaged” and must be updated to meet the

Rep. Smith Co-Sponsors Bill To Expand Medicaid

Representative Raymond E. Smith, Jr., has co-sponsored HB5, a proposal to expand Medicaid in North Carolina and increase access to affordable health care for more than 500,000 North

State Fire Marshal Warns Of Space Heater Dangers

As an arctic front moves in to North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey is leading the charge to prevent fire deaths in 2019 by