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Test Shows Powder Found At State Capitol Not Hazardous
Jun 8, 2010 at 10:13 AM
An assistant for Gov. Beverly Perdue's chief of staff opened an envelope containing white powder Monday afternoon, leading to an evacuation.
NC Lawmakers OK Health Coverage For Young Adults
Jun 2, 2010 at 7:44 PM
If Gov. Beverly Perdue signs the bill into law, the young adults can keep their health coverage between now and later this year.
Oregon Inlet Fix Proposed, May Not Be Enough
Apr 11, 2011 at 11:41 AM
Governor Perdue proposed using state money to dredge the inlet after fishermen had to stop using it, costing the state at least $3 million in business.
NC House Panel Approves Expansion Of Charter Schools
Apr 7, 2011 at 3:17 PM
The House on Thursday voted 69-48 to tentatively approve legislation that would allow the number of charter schools by adding up to 50 each year to the current statewide limit of 100.
NC Community Colleges No Longer Forced Into Federal Student Loans Program
Apr 4, 2011 at 7:39 PM
A party line Senate vote reversed the 2010 law requiring all 58 campuses to join the low-interest loan program by July 1.
Gov. Perdue In Winston-Salem For Town Hall Meeting
Apr 7, 2011 at 6:05 AM
The public is invited this afternoon to a town hall-style discussion about jobs and education with Governor Bev Perdue.
Perdue Signs Law To End Charter School Cap In NC
Jun 18, 2011 at 7:30 AM
Charter schools are tuition-free, taxpayer-funded public schools free from many of the rules governed by traditional schools.
Perdue Vetoes Bill Punishing NC Teacher Group
Jun 19, 2011 at 7:51 AM
The Democratic governor said Saturday it's the seventh time this year she's blocking legislation passed by the Republican-run General Assembly.
New Law Requires Database Of Buyer Info For Cold Meds
Jun 24, 2011 at 1:44 PM
Starting January 1, retailers are required to electronic track the purchase of medications with pseudoephedrine.
Perdue: State Is Getting Prepared For Irene
Aug 23, 2011 at 3:29 PM
Governor Perdue said Tuesday the NC National Guard is being placed on standby to respond to possible damage caused by the storm.
NC Farmers Ask Perdue For Irene Recovery Help
Sep 1, 2011 at 2:09 PM
Burt Pitt said he was able to harvest about 20 acres of his tobacco near Pinetops by continuing to work in the rain as Irene rolled in last weekend. Another 100 acres of tobacco leaves were shredded and turned yellow and brown.
NC House Approves Gay Marriage Question For 2012
Sep 12, 2011 at 2:09 PM
The House voted 75-42 on Monday in favor of a measure that would make marriage the only domestic legal union recognized in this state.
UNC Law School Hosts Gay Marriage Dialogue
Sep 21, 2011 at 8:28 PM
Two lawmakers made their cases Wednesday for or against a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in North Carolina.
Perdue Says Pre-K Plan Would Require $30M More
Oct 10, 2011 at 7:29 PM
The program, now known as a North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten, saw its funding cut by more than $32 million.
Alcoa Said Dams Including High Rock Generated $8 Million In Profit
Mar 4, 2011 at 10:23 AM
The company planned to release financial statements Friday that show its Yadkin River dams have returned profits of between $8 million and $7.3 million in the past three, recession-scarred years.
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