Carolinas

Former governor says HB2 backlash hurting job search

North Carolina's former governor says he's had trouble finding a job, even part-time teaching positions, because of backlash from legislation he signed involving transgender rights.

Lawmakers push ‘sanctuary’ penalty legislation again

Legislation designed to penalize North Carolina local governments that discourage their police from checking the immigration status of criminal suspects and others is back before a House committee.

New lottery game expected to debut in bars/restaurants

North Carolina's state-run lottery is expanding its gambling options to a new game that could attract younger players and satisfy the thirst of legislators seeking more money for education initiatives.

January employment numbers show little change

The NC Department of Commerce releases latest unemployment numbers for state, small year to year change.

Police: North Carolina teen threatened Maine high school

Police in Maine and North Carolina are investigating a 13-year-old boy after they say he made threats of a future shooting at Yarmouth High School on social media.
NCAA

NCAA field is set with minimal controversy

The field is set and for the most part the griping about the bracket was relatively minimal.

Town Hall for Veterans, Family, and public scheduled at new Health Center

Local veterans and their families have an opportunity to ask VA officials Friday, March 17th and voice their concerns about care at VA facilities.

NC’s NAACP protests deportation of pregnant Guatemala woman

North Carolina's NAACP chapter is protesting the pending deportation of a pregnant woman back to the violent Central American country she left as a teenager.

Despite GOP rows, Cooper speech likely looks for agreement

Gov. Roy Cooper will give his first State of the State address Monday to a Republican-controlled General Assembly, where many GOP legislators remain suspicious of his agenda.

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