Legislation that would alter how counties in North Carolina can raise sales taxes received initial approval from the state Senate on Wednesday following a debate that has reopened the old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina.
Raleigh snagged the top spot on Forbes Magazine’s annual list of the best places for business and careers.
A trustee for NC State University was arrested Wednesday in Washington on a gun charge. Ronald William Prestage, 59, is accused of trying to take a loaded 9 mm Ruger handgun into a congressional office.
Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.