North Carolina's environmental agency is now requiring a state permit for a dam creating a reservoir on the First Broad River in Cleveland County west of Charlotte.
The nation's governor's emerged from a meeting with President Barack Obama Monday claiming harmony, only to immediately break into an on-camera partisan feud in front of the West Wing.
The Supreme Court appeared divided on Monday over the sole Obama administration program already in place to limit power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.
House Republicans intent on highlighting the woes of President Barack Obama's health care law need to look no further than their own back yards, some of which are traditionally liberal strongholds.
A previously longtime state House member is now the vice chairwoman of the North Carolina Republican Party.
U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is officially filing to run for a second six-year term.
Rutherford County Commissioners were determined to discuss the future of the county.
Some North Carolina lawmakers hope this year's winter storms will spark new discussion on the law on when schools can start and must end.
North Carolina's top insurance regulator is scheduling an August hearing for insurance companies to explain their request to raise the cost of homeowners coverage by an average of 25 percent.
The United States raised the prospect Wednesday of joining partners in Europe to impose sanctions against Ukraine in an attempt to end the deadly violence that has raised fears of a civil war in the country.
More endorsements have come in the Republican U.S. Senate race, this time for Thom Tillis and Mark Harris.
The North Carolina transportation department has awarded a contract to build a bridge to the site of a casino under construction in Cherokee County.
A pair of potential business projects could lead to additional jobs for Rutherford County.
Civil rights groups want the U.S. Justice Department to launch a federal investigation into whether North Carolina school districts are refusing to enroll some immigrant children although public schools are required to take all comers.
A Charlotte food store cook has been fired for a comment he made to Gov. Pat McCrory.
North Carolina's top environmental official says he briefed Gov. Pat McCrory about a negotiated settlement with Duke Energy that would have fined the $50 billion corporation $99,000 to resolve violations for groundwater contamination leaching from two huge coal ash dumps.
House Democrats are determined to cast an election-year spotlight on Republican opposition to raising the minimum wage and overhauling immigration laws.
Hoyt Sparks says he has no use for liberal Democrats and their "socialistic, Marxist, communist" ways.
A North Carolina trial judge was scheduled Monday to hold the first hearing in a challenge against a new law that would let low-income parents send their children to private or religious schools with taxpayer money.
Attorney General Roy Cooper isn't changing how his office is handling litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage prohibition now that a federal judge has struck down Virginia's ban.
While voters challenging two North Carolina congressional districts want to block their use in the 2014 elections, government attorneys want any decisions delayed until state redistricting lawsuits run their course.
Congressional Democrats held a retreat this week seeking inspiration. But they left as befuddled as ever by an America that arguably likes their issues but not always the party.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he'll review policies that penalize state employees for staying home during a storm even when top officials are advising people not to travel.
The weather may be an excuse plenty of people use to explain why they don't have a Valentine's Day gift this year.