New Wake County Schools Superintendent Jim Merrills contract includes the ability to request security for himself and his family as well as coverage of his $16,500 a year contribution to the state retirement system.
As North Carolina Republican lawmakers continue to work behind the scenes to strike a tax deal, Social Security is one major sticking points between the House and Senate bills and a thorny political problem.
Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, who took office five months ago promising to shake up the status quo after 20 years of Democratic rule, saw his change agenda pick up momentum Wednesday.
Two U.S. Department of Agriculture visited Durham Wednesday to see an example of an emerging business model for distributing regionally-grown, mostly...
A man accused of running down two women near N.C. State University early Saturday and then driving off had the right of way, but he was speeding and may have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to an accident report made...
Former investigators are pushing to reopen the probe into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800, saying new evidence points to the often-discounted theory...
Most people who were alive in the 1980s won’t ever forget Slim Whitman, whose commercials were omnipresent. Whitman died Wednesday.
Still a little hazy about the health care overhaul? You have plenty of company.
A National Weather Service preliminary report confirms that a tornado cut a 1.25 mile damage path in Franklin County on Tuesday evening. No injuries were reported.
The full House has hit the brakes at least for another day on a vote for legislation that could raise the speed limit on some North Carolina interstates and highways from 70 mph to 75.