Fayetteville officials looking to add Shaw Heights to city. Fayetteville officials want the state legislature's permission to annex Shaw Heights without having to follow provisions in North Carolina's new annexation laws.
N.C. judges: More time for redistricting documents. A three-judge panel has given Republican legislative leaders and their attorneys time to seek relief from a ruling requiring them to produce more redistricting documents for Democratic officials and allies challenging North Carolina's new district maps.
PRIVILEGE LICENSE TAX
N.C. Court of Appeals grants Fayetteville gambling houses new day in court. The N.C. Court of Appeals on Tuesday granted three Fayetteville gambling houses a new day in court to fight the high privilege license taxes the city levied on them several years ago.
State environmental agency issues final report on hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing can be done safely in North Carolina only if the General Assembly adopts state-specific regulatory standards and invests sufficient resources in compliance and enforcement prior to issuance of any permits for the practice, according to a report issued today by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Mount Airy chosen for “Great Main Street” in ‘Great Places’ contest. North Carolinians showed their love for Mount Airy, casting hundreds of votes to make the Mayberry inspiration the winner of the 2012 People’s Choice contest for “Great Main Street.”
N.C. budget discussions beginning at legislature. The annual North Carolina state budget dance is about to begin in earnest now that legislators know how much money they'll have to spend.
N.C. still expecting small surplus this budget year. North Carolina's state government revenues remain slightly above projections used in forming this year's budget after the all-important April tax collections arrived.
Atlantic Beach celebrates 75th birthday. The year-long celebration kicked off Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. with a commemorative ceremony marking the anniversary of the town's first ever town council meeting.