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State taxes done? Want to talk about it? Let us know

The News & Observer is reporting on how the overhaul of the state income tax system that went into effect in 2014 is affecting individual taxpayers. It is most apparent…Click to Continue »


House bill would move gas tax to 36 cents

House leaders rolled out a plan Tuesday to drop the gas tax to 36 cents per gallon in April and keep it from falling below 30 cents in July, and…Click to Continue »


Getting children ready to read starts in infancy, lawmakers told

Legislators got a crash course in brain development at a breakfast meeting that emphasized attention to learning that starts at birth.Click to Continue »


NC House committee OKs McCrory’s jobs incentives plan

Gov. Pat McCrory’s N.C. Competes plan for jobs incentives passed its first hurdle Tuesday in the state House finance committee, despite opposition from several top Republicans and Democrats who opposed…Click to Continue »


3 shot in vehicles on NC 55 in south Durham

Three men were wounded when someone, apparently in a car, fired into two vehicles in which the men were riding on N.C. 55 in south Durham late Monday, police said.Click to Continue »


Appeals court upholds Grant Hayes murder conviction

A state appeals court Tuesday rejected Grant Hayes' argument that there were mistakes in his trial for the murder of Laura Jean Atkinson in 2011 and his 2013 conviction should…Click to Continue »


Governor’s proposed budget will be released Thursday

NC Gov. Pat McCrory announced Tuesday his proposed budget will be released on Thursday morning. He says he had to make tough decisions.Click to Continue »


David Petraeus close to plea deal over giving classified data to lover Paula Broadwell

David Petraeus is close to reaching a plea deal with the Justice Department that will allow him to avoid an embarrassing trial over whether he provided classified information to mistress…Click to Continue »


Warm Wednesday in Triangle may give way to 'wintry mix' by week's end

Enjoy a balmy Wednesday in the Triangle, because Thursday is likely to be chilly and rainy. And drivers may face icy roads by Friday morning.Click to Continue »


Wake County school board to discuss school calendars

School calendars, due process rights for teachers, the enrollment cap for Enloe High School and a public hearing on reunifying East Wake High School are among the items the Wake…Click to Continue »


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