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Friday Jul 18 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

AAA Carolinas releases list of substandard bridges

AAA Carolinas revealed their 2014 Top 20 substandard bridges Friday, and fortunately out of that list, only two of them are in the Charlotte area.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Charlotte, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC, Guilford County, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014


NC voters see runoff primaries in 37 counties

Voters in three dozen North Carolina counties are choosing their party's nominees in a second round of primary elections, mostly for local races including county commissioners and sheriffs.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Highway Trust Fund Woes

With the National Trust Fund being withdrawn many projects across the nation face serious hurdles including one project close to home, Margaret Johnson reports in Forsyth County.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Journal

CommunityOne hires former NewBridge commercial banking team

CommunityOne is ramping up its operation in Greensboro and Winston-Salem with the hiring of three commercial bankers formerly at NewBridge Bank .


Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Asheboro, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Town to get tough on tax collection5:45 pm | 0

At least half of the property owners in Dobbins Heights are delinquent on their tax payments, and the town plans to collect.


Related Topix: Dobbins Heights, NC, Tyrrell County, NC, Richmond County, NC, Collecting, Life, Hobbies

The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

Officials answer East Bend water line questions

Engineer Mike Goliber shares details with East Bend residents about the upcoming water line project which will provide water to East Bend from Winston... County Manager Aaron Church addresses about 50 members of the East Bend community who attended a meeting about the new water line to East Bend, slated... EAST BEND - Around 50 area residents ... (more)


Related Topix: East Bend, NC

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

3rd case of mosquito-borne virus reported in N.C.

A third case of Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that can sicken its victims for weeks, has been reported in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Buncombe County, NC, Alamance County, NC

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Crime writer's fascinating life rivals his fiction

HAMISH O'HALLORAN is one of those scruffy but smart, straight-ahead Irish attorneys who would have been portrayed on film by the late great Pat O'Brien.


Related Topix: Pat O'Brien

Thu Jun 26, 2014

School Bus Fleet

Bus driver credibility weakens bus-passing fatality case

The Winston-Salem Journal reports that new evidence about a bus driver's record and her supervisor's actions, which forced an earlier mistrial in a case about a driver of a car allegedly passing a stopped school bus and striking and killing Hasani Wesley, 11, led to a prosecution plea deal.


Business Journal

Hanesbrands to become 'bigger, stronger' company with acquisition

Hanesbrands bras, including Playtex and Wonderbra brands, sit on display. The Winston-Salem company's plans to acquire DBApparel of France won't mean new local jobs, but a company official says the purchase will make it stronger in terms of purchasing power and supply chain operations.


Related Topix: Winston-Salem, NC

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

North Carolina reports second case of chikungunya viral infection

North Carolina's second case of chikungunya, a viral infection that can be transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes, has been confirmed in an Alamance County resident who recently traveled to the Caribbean.


Related Topix: Alamance County, NC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

News Observer

House OKs bill allowing more electronic filings

The requirement was added to a series of largely technical changes to election and campaign laws that the House passed by a vote of 80-34.


The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Latane J. Clore

A native of Haywood County, she previously resided in Lewisville, for 20 years. She was the daughter of the late Orville Cleveland and Roxie Noland James.


Related Topix: Haywood County, NC, Lewisville, NC, Advance, NC, Cary, NC

Burlington Times News

Kernersville man pleads guilty to bus stop death in Winston-Salem

A Kernersville man has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in the death of an 11-year-old boy who was struck by a car while crossing a road to get on a school bus.


Related Topix: Kernersville Area, NC

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Robesonian

Smokeless tobacco kills baseball great

In my last column, I wrote about the chikungunya virus in the Caribbean islands and the possibility it could arrive in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine