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Amid all the noise and ruckus of the General Assembly's current, historic session, many bills tainted by far-right myths and misperceptions were introduced.
Gov. Pat McCrory ribbed a couple of his top advisers Friday as he introduced them to a group of industry and community college leaders.
The wholesale change in state government policy when it comes to creating jobs has some in the economic development realm "giddy" with excitement.
Siberian husky, Adek, looks on as Robin Pace, left, and Frank Austin, right, of Best Piano Movers tries out one of the pianos as they move them into downtown Raleigh in time for Artsplosure this weekend.
Dogs have to stay on leashes in Raleigh parks but can run freely at three dog parks: Oakwood , Millbrook Exchange and Carolina Pines .
New single-family building permits were up 65 percent in Wake County through the first four months of the year, according to data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County.
Starting a small business is risky. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, approximately 50 percent of new businesses last five years or more, and only about 33 percent last 10 years or more.
Roseboro mayor David Alexander was hesitant to allow citizens to keep chickens in town because he fears that if the law is changed for chickens then others may come forward wanting the town to make allowances for livestock animals.
After getting complaints about pet waste on athletic fields and playgrounds, the City of Raleigh is considering a ban on dogs and other pets in certain parts of city parks.
Rep. Mark Hollo, chairman of the state House Health and Human Services Committee, said the original bill was amended to give lawmakers more time to gather information about the complex certificate-of-need process before making any changes.
House Republicans offered their own North Carolina tax overhaul plan Thursday that would reduce personal and corporate income tax rates and expand the sales tax to cover more services.
Bryant Lanorris Baldwin, 31, was arrested at his home at 2938 Faversham Place in Raleigh and charged with being one of four men with whom Marcus Shu-Aib Smith argued when they approached him as he returned home that evening.
The man, who police say is Jimmy Seth Perry of 200 Stone Path Circle in Fuquay-Varina, handed a teller a note, an arrest warrant says, "putting her in fear of bodily harm." Raleigh police were told that the robber left the bank in a taxi that headed east on New Bern Avenue.
Eighty-three-year-old Nettie Grove lives in a rental home on Carver Street in Raleigh that was recently purchased by the the City of Raleigh.
The mother of two had just moved to Raleigh a couple of weeks ago. Last weekend she cancelled her Facebook account.
The decision was unexpected, given that Allen had led the city through a downtown renaissance with the reopening of Fayetteville Street and, despite the great recession, a period of relative prosperity over the last 12 years.