An official with the N.C. Department of Transportation says the need for a funding source appears to be the key obstacle to providing bus service between Asheville and the Amtrak passenger station in Salisbury.
A spokeswoman with Brunswick County Schools says their investigation into the school bus driver who ran a red light is now done. Spokeswoman Jessica Swencki tells WWAY that action has been taken and the matter is resolved.
The Queen City-Coastal Connector intercity bus, operated by Horizon Coach Lines, will add service to Wilmington, Whiteville and Lumberton to its existing route to Fayetteville, Laurinburg, Rockingham, Wadesboro, Monroe and Charlotte.
The New Hanover County Historic Courthouse was standing-room-only during the New Hanover County Commissioners meeting Monday night. Representatives from groups requesting alterations in the 2013- 2014 fiscal year’s proposed budget filled the room, attempting convince the Board to make room in the county’s budget for their cause.