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Monday | WLOS

Software firm AvidXchange to add 600 jobs in NC

A Charlotte software company that automates how companies pay their bills is being offered nearly $9 million if it adds 600 new jobs. A state committee that oversees a key North Carolina incentives program on Monday approved a deal for AvidXchange Inc., which plans an expansion from its current 300 employees in North Carolina, New Jersey and Georgia.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Teachers make their exit

Haywood County teacher of the year candidates stand together while waiting for the 2014-15 Teacher of the Year luncheon to commence. Pictured, from left, is Kelly Deaver, third-grade teacher at Meadowbrook, Sherry Justice, second-grade teacher at Clyde Elementary, and Glenna Rayburn, the Tite 1 math teacher at Bethel Elementary.

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Related Topix: Haywood County, NC, Kelly, NC, Buncombe County, NC

Thu Sep 11, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Deputies: 15 injured in Henderson Co. school bus crash

Fifteen people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a school bus was involved in a wreck in Flat Rock on Thursday, according to deputies. Henderson County dispatchers said the wreck happened on Deep Gap Road near Upward Road, causing major traffic delays about 7:30 a.m. The bus had 35 students and a driver onboard, 15 of whom were taken to Park Ridge and Pardee hospitals with minor injuries, according to deputies.

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Related Topix: Flat Rock, NC, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Tue Sep 02, 2014

WLOS

McCrory praises eastern NC natural gas pipeline

Gov. Pat McCrory says a proposed natural gas pipeline traveling through eastern North Carolina will serve as a tool to attract more jobs and industries to the state.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Robeson County, NC, Lumberton, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WLOS

Mayor: Updated offer soon on old NC hospital land

The mayor of Raleigh says she believes there soon will be an agreement with Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to acquire land at a now-closed North Carolina mental hospital the city wants to convert into a regional park.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Beverly Perdue, Flat Rock, NC

WLOS

Ala. man sentenced in illegal pesticide case

The owner of an Ala.-based company that authorities say incorrectly used pesticide at nursing homes had been sentenced to two years in prison.

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Related Topix: Transylvania County, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WLOS

Search of convicted felon's home leads to arrest

Authorities in Rowan County have arrested a convicted felon after a search of his home turned up a loaded .22 revolver and two long guns.

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Related Topix: Rowan County, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

NC man's conviction of 'ritual sex abuse' vacatedNC man's conviction...

A judge on Monday dismissed all charges and vacated the sentence of a man who has spent more than 20 years in prison on convictions of multiple sex NC man's conviction of 'ritual sex abuse' vacated A judge on Monday dismissed all charges and vacated the sentence of a man who has spent more than 20 years in prison on convictions of multiple sex ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Craggy Correctional Center, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

WLOS

Appeal by soldier convicted of murder to be heard

The soldier convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of two soldiers in Kuwait will get to appeal the verdict in a military court this fall.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Bragg

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WBTV

Charges dismissed against NC man in child sex case

A North Carolina judge has dismissed all charges and overturned the sentence of a man who spent 22 years in prison after his conviction on child sex abuse case.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mountain Xpress

Safeguarding water quality: Amid drastic state budget cuts, volunteers pick up slack

Standing knee-deep in the Little Tennessee River, Haley Williams wears a broad smile as she and her classmates fill a bucket with temporarily stunned fish.

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Related Topix: Franklin, NC, Western Carolina University, Asheville, NC, Hendersonville, NC

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