Hours after releasing the 260-page budget plan late Wednesday night, the Senate is expected to take the first vote on the $21.3 billion state spending plan as lawmakers rush to finish their work this week.
The W.E. Hutton is one of hundreds of wrecks off the North Carolina coast, known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, where treacherous currents, shifting sands and strong storms have feasted on ships for centuries.
Nearly 200 people gathered Wednesday at UNC-Chapel Hill to both remember professor Feng Liu who was slain last week and to push for a safer community.
The state legislature on Wednesday agreed to replace rules that protect North Carolina’s rivers and streams with new regulations written by a small group of industry insiders and regulators.