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BOE: Pender County school funding insufficient
The Pender County Board of Education has approved a resolution that the amount of money given to the board's current expense fund and capital outlay fund are not sufficient under state law. Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:18pm
Last-minute Father's Day lottery ticket gift worth $1M
Last-minute Father’s Day lottery ticket gift worth $1M
If it's the thought that counts, this one was way better late than never. A scratch-off lottery ticket bought as a last-minute Father's Day gift has turned a Pennsylvania truck driver into an instant millionaire. Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:36pm
New Hanover's $302 million budget plan calls for 2-cent tax hike
Public comment open on New Hanover County budget
New Hanover County formally presented its proposed $302 million budget Monday which includes a two-cent property tax increase. Mon, 06/08/2015 - 10:46pm
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New Hanover residents likely to see tax rate increase
New Hanover County residents likely will see a tax rate increase following a budget work session where the county board of commissioners agreed not to use the county's fund balance to avoid a tax increase. Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:02pm
North Carolina considering law regulating virtual currencies.
North Carolina considers law regulating virtual currencies
Legislators in America's second-largest banking center are considering regulations for Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Mon, 05/25/2015 - 1:57pm
Freeman Park visitors talk increase in park rates
Spring break is in full swing and that means a lot of people are heading out to the beach. This weekend Freeman Park visitors got a first-hand look at some changes this year. Sat, 04/04/2015 - 2:52am
NC commerce secretary defends need for more incentives money
A top advocate of Gov. Pat McCrory's request for more money for North Carolina business incentives is facing skepticism from Senate Republicans who believe lower tax rates is the better way to attract companies. Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:51am
Commissioner, GOP legislators back NC insurance bills
Republican lawmakers and Democratic state Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin back legislation they say would improve the process to set North Carolina homeowner insurance rates and give insurers a new way to cover huge losses after a hurricane. Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:38am
Bladenboro getting new company, 50 jobs
Bladen County will get a piece of a $6 million pie. The N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 18 grants or loans with a commitment of more than 600 new jobs. Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:40am
Lottery winner takes more than $50,000 home to Winnabow
Brunswick County continues its lottery luck winning streak. Fri, 02/20/2015 - 2:04am