Stories Tagged "North Carolina"

Teen medevaced from charter boat in Oregon Inlet

An 18-year-old crewmember of the Crystal Dawn was reported to be having trouble breathing, and was medevaced by the Coast Guard. full story »

Jun 21

Gov. Beverly Perdue will not seek re-election

The first woman elected to North Carolina's highest political office says she wants to focus her last year in office on restoring funding for public education. full story »

Jan 26

Ferry toll meetings get underway

Public meetings on the proposed increasing or adding of tolls on five North Carolina ferry routes begin Wednesday at the Ocracoke School. full story »

Jan 17

Residents invited to Raleigh meeting on insurance rates

NC 20 is hosting a meeting Wednesday with the state insurance commissioner to discuss wind and hail policy rates in coastal counties. full story »

Jan 16

Ferry toll meetings start Wednesday

Public meetings on proposed toll changes on the state's ferry routes start Wednesday, and a fifth has been added to the schedule in February. full story »

Jan 13

Local items from Civil War needed for exhibit

The Outer Banks History Center is seeking letters, diaries, photographs and artifacts of Civil War-era ancestors, especially those on Roanoke Island in the early 1860’s, for an exhibit to open in March, as part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Jan 11

Causey announces run for NC Insurance Commisioner

Greensboro businessman, farmer, and retired insurance executive Mike Causey announced Monday in Manteo his candidacy for the Republican nomination for state Insurance Commissioner. full story »

Jan 9

Legislature overrides veto of NCAE dues bill

The G.O.P.-controlled House called lawmakers back to work early Thursday, but Democrats and the Governor say it was both "unconstitutional" and "unethical". full story »

Jan 5

Courts again say no to impact fees for schools

North Carolina courts have once again struck down local impact fees designed to fund construction of schools and classrooms in areas facing rapid growth. full story »

Dec 1

State official asks for flood claims filing extension

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin sent a letter Friday to FEMA asking for an extension of the deadline for victims of Hurricane Irene to file flood claims. full story »

Nov 20

Partisan politics may hinder FEMA funding

Efforts to guarantee money is set aside for FEMA disaster relief for the fiscal year that starts next month appear to be turning into a partisan fight on Capitol Hill. full story »

Sep 15