Friday 26 Apr 2019


State Highway Patrol Unveils New Helicopters

The State Highway Patrol unveiled the addition of two new Bell 407 helicopters Tuesday to assist in the Patrol’s lifesaving mission.  The event held at the SHP’s Aviation Unit hanger […]

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FEMA: Hurricane Season Begins In 45 Days

Hurricane season begins June 1, and FEMA and North Carolina Emergency Management are urging residents to prepare now. Taking steps now to prepare your family, home and business

Pollen Season Lingers

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- It looks like we will have to suffer a few more days with cars -- and everything -- covered with yellow pollen. Dr. Robert

Proposed N.C. Bill Would Improve Ride-Sharing Safety

– From the Office of Rep. John Bell – Thursday, NC House Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne) unveiled the Passenger Protection Act (attached) to improve the safety of ride-sharing

Tax Deadline Looms

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- The deadline for filing state individual income tax returns with the North Carolina Department of Revenue is Monday, April 15. Electronically filed returns

SHP Announces 2019 Operation Drive To Live

In anticipation of spring break and prom season, the State Highway Patrol is once again conducting Operation Drive to Live, an annual campaign to reduce collisions involving teen

House Bill Would Stop Rate Increases For Coal Ash Cleanup

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- State lawmakers are getting ready for a fight because some of them want to stop Duke Energy from charging customers for coal ash

N.C. Orders Duke Energy To Excavate All Coal Ash

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The country's largest electric company was ordered Monday to excavate coal ash from all of its North Carolina power plant sites, slashing the risk

State Urges Participation In 2020 Census

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- They are counting on you. That's the message for the kickoff of efforts to get everybody in North Carolina to take part in the

N.C. Farmers Join Immigration Debate

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- The farm community is closely watching the ongoing debate over immigration, because of the dependence many of them have on labor from outside the U.S. State