The Charlotte Observer
NC Attorney General pans Senate plan to restructure SBI
RALEIGH North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, sheriffs, police chiefs and prosecutors from across the state say an N.C. Senate proposal to move most of the State Bureau of Investigation under the governor will hamper political corruption probes.
Fri May 03, 2013
NH investment firm seeks Alcoa's NC dams license
A New Hampshire investment firm is challenging Alcoa Inc.'s bid for a new federal license to operate dams along one of North Carolina's largest rivers, demanding that federal regulators recognize circumstances have changed since the relicensing process started more than a decade ago.
Thu May 02, 2013
Strach moves up
Democratic Party leaders are likely unhappy that Kim Strach is becoming the new director of the State Board of Elections, which has changed to Republican control .
Wed May 01, 2013
North Carolina elections board gets new chair, exec director
Five new members took their seats Wednesday on the state Board of Elections as the agency is launching an investigation into possible campaign finance violations involving dozens of political donations by sweepstakes cafe operators.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
New elections board will face big decisions
Newly appointed members of the State Board of Elections say they will start their tenure Wednesday with no marching orders as to who should serve as their most senior staff member or how to pursue a high-profile campaign finance investigation.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
State's Pre-K program wins praise, but lost funding and slots last year
North Carolina had one of the best pre-kindergarten programs in the country in 2011-12, but it also experienced one of the nation's biggest drops in enrollment, according to a report released Monday.