Politics

NC House of Representatives (Source: WTVD)
GOP’s NC budget proposal gets lots of Democratic votes
The North Carolina House has given final approval to its two-year state government spending plan with a rare showing of broad bipartisan support for a budget. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 8:49am
A NC House committee debates changes to a budget plan in May 2015 (Source: WTVD)
House budget heads to floor with smaller increases for film incentives, port improvements
The House budget finally heading to the floor has dialed back driver's license and car registration fee increases and the amount of new money going to help lure movie and TV productions to North Carolina. Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:29pm
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NC tanning bed ban for youth signed into law by governor
A dozen bills signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory include a ban on anyone under 18 using tanning beds in North Carolina. Thu, 05/21/2015 - 1:41pm
Debate on the North Carolina House budget is being pushed back another day
NC House budget tweaked; debate schedule changed, too
Debate on the North Carolina House budget is being pushed back another day. The chamber had planned to meet Wednesday night to consider amendments and hold the first of two recorded votes on the two-year state government spending plan. Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:13pm
Dr. Susanne Adams (Photo courtesy: Sandhills Community College)
BCC prez bonus, competence questioned
The Brunswick County Commission is making cuts all around and all non-state mandated expenses are in the line of fire. That includes the bonus for Brunswick Community College President Susanne Adams. Wed, 05/20/2015 - 4:33pm
New Hanover County Sheriff's K9 Funny
New Hanover County looks to sell back bite-prone K9
New Hanover County is moving forward with trying to get rid of a Sheriff's Office K9 that has bitten at least two people. Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:29am
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Judge temporarily halts fracking approvals in NC
A judge has ordered North Carolina not to approve any fracking operations until the state Supreme Court rules on a legal question about how state panels are formed. Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:00am
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Wilmington City Council waits to condemn homes
The Wilmington City Council is giving some Wilmington homeowners more time before demolishing their homes. Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:37pm