Friday 20 Jan 2017


Age 21 Now Cutoff For Teen Foster Care Support Services

Teens in foster care in North Carolina may continue receiving support services from their 18th to their 21st birthdays through “Foster Care 18 to 21”, which begins Jan. 1. “Many […]

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Coach K Takes Leave For Back Surgery

Duke says Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery. The school announced Monday that Krzyzewski will have the procedure

Judge Halts Law Transferring Education Power

A judge has halted a new law transferring power from the state Board of Education to the incoming superintendent pending an upcoming court hearing. Wake County Judge Donald Stephens

New NC Insurance Commissioner Takes Office Sunday

North Carolina's new governor isn't the only state official taking the oath of office while others ring in the New Year. Mike Causey, the incoming state insurance commissioner, says

NC Law Stripping Gov-Elect’s Power Blocked

A North Carolina judge is temporarily blocking a new Republican-backed law that strips the incoming Democratic governor of his control over election boards just before he takes office. Wake

Pay Cut, Demotion for NC Environmental Agency Head

The North Carolina's environment agency leader who headed Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's response to coal ash and other polluters is taking a demotion and pay cut, apparently to

Cooper Tells McCrory Staffers Jobs End Sunday

The incoming administration of Gov.-elect Roy Cooper is already giving notice to stalwarts of Gov. Pat McCrory's administration that they're being replaced and shouldn't show up for work

Man Walking in Woods Found Missing NJ Woman, Child

A sheriff's office official says a man walking in a wooded area in rural Virginia stumbled across a missing New Jersey woman and her great-granddaughter. Maj. William Knott of

Election-Count Fight May Foreshadow New GOP Legislation

A fight over vote-counting that stretched beyond Election Day offers a preview of how Republicans may seek to re-do North Carolina's ballot-access laws in 2017. Earlier this month, Gov.

Grimesland Woman Arrested for Cocaine in Wayne Co.

A Pitt County woman has been arrested on drug charges by the Wayne County Drug Unit. Kaitlyn Blair Hamilton, 26, was arrested on December 21 at the Carolina