Look up recently released 2015 population estimates for North Carolina counties, and 2014 estimates for cities and towns from the US Census Bureau. New estimates for cities and towns will be released later this year.
The News & Observer examined the correlation between high school sports championships and the percentage of students who receive free and reduced lunches and found schools with low rates won more titles in sports such as golf, tennis, swimming and volleyball.
For fiscal year 2013, $28.7 million was paid to about 460 contractors for work performed on a temporary or occasional basis for the state. Most personal services contracts are exempt from state procurement rules governing the purchase of goods and services.