The employees of for-profit education companies could sit on the boards of public charter schools under a Republican-backed bill given preliminary approval by the North Carolina House.
Environmental groups are asking two key North Carolina lawmakers to change legislation they say weakens the state's protections against coal ash pollution.
President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the crisis at the border.
Here's a look at the latest land transfers filed with the Rutherford County Register of Deeds' office.
The new trial for former North Carolina Rep. Stephen LaRoque has been delayed again.
An omnibus bill backed by Republican leaders in the North Carolina House is seeking to make dozens of changes to state laws.
U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis had hoped this year's North Carolina legislative session would be over by now. But the budget is over three weeks late and hopes of a July 4 end date are a distant memory.
Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue.
Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory.
North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February.
An independent political group plans to spend more than $1 million over the next two weeks for a television ad critical of North Carolina Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis by trying to link him to conservative financiers.
Gov. Pat McCrory has met with Senate Republicans to try to look at ways to narrow their differences over budget adjustments that were supposed to be in place three weeks ago.
A new District Court judge appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory was previously reprimanded for professional misconduct by the North Carolina State Bar.
President Barack Obama called Monday for the international community to focus on ending the fighting in the Gaza Strip, as Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East to make a renewed push for a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel.
A look at how the North Carolina Congressional delegation voted this week.
Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections.
Taxpayer money for private or religious school tuition may start flowing to North Carolina families before a judge rules whether the program is legal.
A proposal to streamline sales taxes in North Carolina while preventing counties from collecting extra revenues simultaneously for education and public transportation has been put off in the Senate until at least next week.
The Senate's idea of Medicaid reform in North Carolina cleared a hurdle Thursday in the chamber despite redoubled opposition from several medical organizations and Gov. Pat McCrory's administration, which prefer a House plan.
A former Baptist minister who knocked off the son of one of North Carolina's most powerful politicians in a Republican primary for Congress did so in part by cultivating an outsider's image.
Capital funds requested by Isothermal Community College and passing the county's 2014-15 budget will be addressed Tuesday afternoon during a special meeting of the Rutherford County Commissioners.
Approximately 25,600 Republicans and unaffiliated voters have an opportunity to go to the polls Tuesday, July 15 to choose the Republican nominee for Rutherford County Clerk of Court in the Second Primary Election.
North Carolina senators are considering a bill to require moped drivers to have insurance for the vehicles.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has signed a bill that shifts business recruiting and marketing functions from the state-run Commerce Department to a private nonprofit corporation.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory quickly vetoed a bill that made several changes to unemployment insurance because he didn't like the way legislators changed the terms of his appointees on a board that considers final benefit appeals from the jobless.