RALEIGH -- It's been 15 years since the landmark 1998 state tobacco settlement, and a new report finds that states are continuing to shortchange tobacco prevention and cessation programs. Chris Hansen- President of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network- says the Tar Heel state is pulling up the rear.
RALEIGH -- NC Tracks is the state's new program that was supposed to fast track Medicaid payments, but a recent audit says the Department of Health and Human Services suggests the department could have done more to expedite payments to Medicaid providers. State Auditor Beth Wood told WTVD the department owes more than it has given.
GREENVILLE - Natural Blend Vegetable Dehydration, LLC will open a manufacturing facility in Pitt County. The company intends to create up to 57 jobs and invest more than $12 million over the next three years in Farmville.