Tuesday 21 Aug 2018

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N.C. Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2001

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percent for the fifth straight month in July to 4.1%. The last time the state jobless rate was […]

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Recent Heavy Rain Hurt Tobacco Farmers

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- The agricultural community has been devastated by the heavy rains here in Eastern North Carolina, but one commodity in particular is taking a

NCDOT Urges Teen Driving Safety

As back to school season approaches, the time is now to educate teen drivers about the dangers of risky situations on our roadways such as speeding and nighttime

Smithfield Foods Ordered To Pay $473.5M In Lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal jury decided Friday that the world's largest pork producer should pay $473.5 million to neighbors of three North Carolina industrial-scale hog farms

July Rainfall Sets Records In N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A National Weather Service meteorologist said Thursday that weather patterns are suggesting August in North Carolina will bear a soggy resemblance to July, when

Sprayberry Admits Fault In Recovery Bidding Delay

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- Leaders in the North Carolina Emergency Management office attempted to change the outcome of a multi-million dollar bid for Hurricane Matthew recovery by

NCDOT Warns Drivers Of Flooding Potential

With heavy rainfall expected across much of North Carolina through Wednesday, the N.C. Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that the rain and potential for flash flooding can

Gov. Cooper Warns Tariffs Will Harm State Agriculture

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- In a letter to President Trump, Gov. Roy Cooper described the damage being done to North Carolina’s farmers and manufacturers by the Trump

Protect Your Vehicle From Theft

July marks National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month and the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles wants to remind drivers to keep their cars, trucks and other vehicles locked.

Operation Firecracker Underway In N.C.

Last week, Governor Roy Cooper marked the beginning of the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program “Booze It & Lose It” campaign at a kick-off event for Operation Firecracker