A federal magistrate judge says North Carolina must provide documents to groups suing to overturn recent voting changes that were created even after Gov. Pat McCrory signed the law last summer.
Rutherford County Commissioners approved expending $100,000 in local funds to match nearly $800,000 in grants for economic development opportunities.
Some town employees are receiving a .65 percent pay raise after Forest City Town Council approved an option presented in the Reclassification and Pay Study developed by the Management and Personnel Services (MAPS) group.
North Carolina State Controller David McCoy is retiring from his job at the end of the month in a move that will end a public service career spanning more than 30 years.
A Wake County commissioner and former candidate for lieutenant governor has been hired as chief operating officer in Gov. Pat McCrory's budget office.
Inside pits containing 1.7 million tons of coal ash at the Jefferies Generating Station, the hydraulic arm of a big orange excavator scooped up the toxic gray sludge and dropped it into the back of a dump truck.
After some contentious debate, the Rutherford County Library Board of Trustees voted unanimously to recommend keeping the Haynes Branch Library in Henrietta.
Proposed federal environmental guidelines released Thursday would protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from offshore seismic testing aimed at sizing up oil and gas reserves from Delaware to Florida.
North Carolina environmental officials have cited a company in Candler that the state says spilled thousands of gallons of diesel fuel.
Singer and actor Clay Aiken is now officially making the switch to wear the hat of a North Carolina congressional candidate.
Gov. Pat McCrory's health agency on Wednesday proposed holding down rising Medicaid costs by adapting and expanding current networks of physicians or hospitals into agreements allowing them to keep a portion of savings they generate while meeting treatment goals but sharing the losses if patient costs are too high.
Gov. Pat McCrory's health agency on Wednesday planned to unveil its latest version of ideas on how to change North Carolina's $13 billion Medicaid health care system for about 1.7 million poor and disabled people.
A three-time candidate for statewide office in North Carolina has decided to add his name to the list of candidates seeking Democrat Kay Hagan's U.S. Senate seat this year.
North Carolina lawmakers, school leaders and parents are considering whether teachers can be better rewarded for performance through a statewide incentives package.
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.