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Southport, Sunset Beach and Wilmington top best towns to retire list
Some of the Cape Fear's coastal destinations have topped a list of best places to retire in the Carolinas. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:32pm
Duke Energy gets approval for solar farm at Camp Lejeune
Duke Energy Corp. is going to build a solar power farm on the East Coast's largest Marine Corps base as the Navy and Marines try to turn away from petroleum power. Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:06pm
Detailed NC Medicaid financial audit looks at big picture
The first detailed financial audit of North Carolina's Medicaid program in 20 years shows some improvement in its fiscal picture but cash outlays are still trying to catch up with pending liabilities, particularly on payments to medical providers. Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:32am
Sabra recalls 30,000 cases of hummus over listeria concerns
About 30,000 cases of Sabra hummus sold nationwide is being recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination. Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:20am
NC officials want to drop emission test in 27 counties
The state's Department of Environment and Natural Resources is recommending that North Carolina eliminate emissions testing for cars and trucks in more than two-dozen counties by 2016. Thu, 04/02/2015 - 9:07pm
Local leaders worry about impact of proposed sales tax shift
A change in the way the state handles your sales tax dollars could hit you hard in the wallet. Thu, 04/02/2015 - 5:08pm
NC bill would fine slow drivers in left lane
Ever wish the guy driving too slow in the left lane would get a ticket? He would if a North Carolina lawmaker gets his way. Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:23pm
New law exempts newer cars from NC emissions inspection
If you drive a newer car, you may now save money and time when you get your annual vehicle inspection. Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:06pm