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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 requirements of […]

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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

National School Choice Week

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- It's National School Choice Week, and proponents of charter schools and voucher programs are continuing to advocate for the benefits of alternatives to

Plans To Reduce Testing In N.C. Schools

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- The State Schools chief says changes are being made to reduce the amount of testing required for public school students. Mark Johnson tells Spectrum

Government Shutdown Delays Assistance For N.C. Farmers

CAPE FEAR, N.C. (AP) — The federal government shutdown is delaying disaster relief for some North Carolina farmers. The Fayetteville Observer reports the shutdown has mostly closed the federal

Holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ Arrests Decline

The Holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ impaired driving prevention and enforcement campaign, which ran December 14 to January 2, showed a drop in total DWI arrests compared

Scare Tactics Used To Sell Labor Law Posters

Every year the N.C. Department of Labor receives complaints of poster companies that use scare tactics to sell labor law posters. NCDOL says threats of being fined are

N.C. Legislature Opens Next Two-Year Session (PHOTOS)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly has opened its two-year session with Republicans still in charge but Democrats making enough gains in November to give

Ag Commissioner: Government Shutdown Hurting Farmers

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- We're now at Day 19 of the partial government shutdown. State Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler tells sfntoday.com it's really hurting farmers in North Carolina. Troxler