With most of this year's Senate primary elections complete, Democrats talk boldly about their chances in Kentucky and Mississippi, while Republicans gaze hungrily at Oregon and Colorado.
The Isothermal Community College (ICC) Board of Trustees will take action on the budget appropriation from Rutherford County Commissioners when they meet at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The Rutherfordton Town Council will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss its search for a Town Manager.
A judge's written order echoes his ruling that a new North Carolina law cutting job protections for veteran teachers who now enjoy them is unconstitutional.
North Carolina Democratic and Republican activists are gathering for a weekend of speeches from national and state political notables to rally the party faithful heading into the fall campaigns for U.S. Senate, Congress and the legislature.
Changes to the state's reading mandates for third-graders are headed to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk.
The state Senate has passed a proposal that's likely to remove North Carolina from the list of states adhering to Common Core standards for what children should learn in the public schools.
A new way to attract filmmakers to North Carolina has cleared a Senate committee.
The North Carolina Senate budget would give teachers raises, but when those raises come at the expense of cuts to the state Department of Public of Instruction, education leaders say schools will still suffer.
Gov. Pat McCrory and leaders of North Carolina physician organizations tried Wednesday to get the governor's Medicaid overhaul plan back in front of the legislature after the state Senate essentially rejected his idea.
A North Carolina coalition of filmmakers and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are asking the General Assembly to continue a film tax incentive program that is scheduled to expire at the end of the year.
A bill to privatize parts of the public agency that works to recruit companies and jobs to North Carolina is going to the House.
Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into law a bill that clears the way for permits to be issued for fracking in North Carolina as soon as next spring.
A plan to dismantle North Carolina's Common Core curriculum for public schools is on its way to the House floor.
The fracas between Rutherford County Rescue and county officials seems to be widening with the county’s budget now in the crosshairs.
Advocates for expanding Medicaid in North Carolina are planning to rally and deliver a petition with 25,000 signatures to House Speaker Thom Tillis.
Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he has been willing to meet with people from the "Moral Monday" rallies, several of whom staged a sit-in at his office a day earlier, but noted they have previously refused his invitations to talk.
Disabled and senior care advocates are urging N.C. House lawmakers to reject the state Senate budget that could take more than 15,000 disabled and elderly people off the Medicaid rolls.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he will sign North Carolina's fracking legislation into law this week.
A North Carolina appeals court says three charter schools cannot tap money that Cleveland County school administrators put into accounts for restricted purposes.
Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon pleaded guilty Tuesday to a public corruption charge, ending a remarkable rise for a man raised by a single mother in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods.
The winter of 2013-14 will have an adverse effect on the cost of providing electricity to the Town of Forest City and the State of North Carolina.
Officials with Isothermal Community College and Rutherford County Schools had their say on the proposed 2014/15 Rutherford County budget during a public hearing Monday night.
A provision in a bill that could have helped North Carolina polluters avoid government penalties has been limited by the Senate.
A provision in the Senate budget would create restrictions on how mug shots can be published online and ban companies from charging people to take them down.