Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It's a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- With a warning from budget-writing legislators in the background, the North Carolina school board on Wednesday delayed action on rules that would make it much more difficult to open a taxpayer-funded charter school offering online-only classes.
When local governments give business incentives to bring or keep companies, they are left with debt and unemployment when the companies leave. The author uses General Motors as an example of years of incentives from towns that were left with high unemployment and debt when GM closed their plants.
In recent weeks, thousands of North Carolinians have signed a petition asking that North Carolina secede from the United States. Secession efforts overlook a mandate of our state constitution which explicitly prohibits secession.
An audit released Thursday discovered that state officials failed to adequately monitor $80 million that lawmakers earmarked in the fiscal year 2011 budget for economic development projects.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc's U.S. employees will pay between 8 and 36 percent more in premiums for its medical coverage in 2013, prompting some of the 1.4 million workers at the nation's largest private employer to say they will forego coverage altogether.
Two weeks ahead of an election deciding whether he keeps his job, North Carolina's insurance commissioner told companies on Tuesday they'll have to prove they should be allowed to increase homeowner's premiums by a statewide average of 17.7 percent.
N.C. Gov. Beverly Perdue got a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of NBC's "Revolution" on Thursday, October 18. Perdue met with local film industry leaders, crews and producers of the series at a set on North Fourth Street in Wilmington.
The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners passed an amendment to the county industrial zoning districts that requires new companies to file for a special-use permit. The biggest change is for heavy-industrial purposes.
Opponents of a taxpayer-funded baseball stadium in Wilmington will hold a rally from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hugh MacRae Park.