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New Hanover Commissioners cancel Feb. 4 meeting
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 1:14pm.

A lack of agenda items has led New Hanover County Commissioners to cancel their next regular meeting scheduled for Monday, Feb. 4. That means the commissioners' Agenda Review meeting scheduled for Thursdayis also canceled.

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Lorrie Dollar named NC public safety agency deputy
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 10:39pm.

An attorney who worked in then-Gov. Jim Martin's administration in the 1980s is returning to North Carolina state government as a top leader in the Department of Public Safety.

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NC justices side with lawmakers on map disclosures
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 1:33pm.

The North Carolina state Supreme Court has sided with legislative leaders who withheld certain information received from state-funded private attorneys about redistricting maps in 2011, ruling that those documents can be confidential.

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NC lawmaker wants benefit changes to start in July
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 10:29pm.

A North Carolina state legislator steering an unemployment insurance overhaul bill says the proposal would take effect in July, even though federal emergency jobless benefits for tens of thousands of people could be curtailed in the process.

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McCrory says he backs wind farms off NC coast
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:50pm.

video Gov. Pat McCrory is telling the Obama administration that he supports plans that could one day see wind turbine towers poking out of the Atlantic Ocean miles off the North Carolina coast.

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NC AG wants to expand investigative grand juries
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:45pm.

North Carolina's attorney general is again seeking the power for prosecutors to call investigative grand juries for public corruption cases, saying the tool makes it easier to look into cases involving powerful people.

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Dalton, McCrory, Perdue committees absolved
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:14pm.

Campaign finance complaints against the campaigns of Pat McCrory and Walter Dalton in their North Carolina gubernatorial race have been dismissed by the State Board of Elections.

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Mansfield drops out of race for NC Dems chairman
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:01pm.

One of the two candidates for North Carolina Democratic Party chairman has dropped out of the race, citing family concerns.

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Ex-NC Gov. Perdue going to Harvard for semester
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 11:08am.

video Former North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue will spend her first few months out of office at Harvard University.

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Charlotte might use other fund for stadium
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:11am.

Charlotte officials are considering paying for improvements at the Carolina Panthers stadium without raising taxes.

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