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.
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.
A dozen bills signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory include a ban on anyone under 18 using tanning beds in North Carolina.
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.
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.
New Hanover County is moving forward with trying to get rid of a Sheriff's Office K9 that has bitten at least two people.
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.
The Wilmington City Council is giving some Wilmington homeowners more time before demolishing their homes.