Cuts to emissions testing raise environmental concerns

Less than two dozen North Carolina counties will be required to conduct vehicle emissions testing.

North Carolina health department closed due to bed bugs

Carteret County Health Director Dave Jenkins told area media outlets that bed bugs were found in the waiting area and an office at their office in Morehead City.

Sen. Burr: No evidence so far of Trump campaign-Russia collusion

The chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee says he doesn't think the FBI investigation into alleged links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia is the reason Trump fired FBI director James Comey.
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Surfside Beach moves forward with plans for new pier

Surfside Beach has hired an engineering firm as it makes progress on plans for a new pier and is holding a public meeting.

Legislature overrides veto of NC hog farm protection

The Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature has again overridden a veto by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, this one on legislation limiting civil awards for neighbors who sue hog and chicken operations because of displeasure from the smells nearby.

Senate gives final OK to budget plan; debate heads to House

The North Carolina Senate has completed work on its state budget proposal for the next two years.

‘Raise the Age’ advancing in NC House

Legislation that would end a practice of automatically prosecuting 16- and 17-year-olds for crimes as adults is advancing in the North Carolina House.

NC school confiscates yearbook with ‘Build the Wall’ quote

A North Carolina school district has confiscated yearbooks at one high school after officials saw a senior's quote that read, "Build the Wall."

Lawmakers to weigh in on ‘raise the age’ measure

North Carolina lawmakers will consider a measure to end a practice that automatically prosecutes 16- and 17-year-olds for crimes as adults.

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