RALEIGH -- House lawmakers have given final approval to its two-year state government spending plan with a rare showing of broad bipartisan support for a budget. The chamber voted 93-23 early Friday for the measure that would spend over $22 billion in the year starting July 1.
CHAPEL HILL - UNC Chapel Hill announced Friday that it has received a "notice of allegations" from the NCAA in the investigation of academic irregularities and possible bylaw infractions involving student athletes.
CHARLOTTE -- An estimated 1,029,500 North Carolinians are expected to celebrate this Memorial Day weekend with a road trip - the highest numbers for both states in 10 years. A strong economy and low gas prices are driving the increase in holiday travel, especially by automobile, according to AAA Carolinas.
RALEIGH -- Governor Pat McCrory announced that North Carolina jumped to first place among all states in Site Selection magazine’s 2014 ‘Top Competitive States’ Award. The ranking provides further proof that the state must continue to support job creation programs like NC Competes.