Databases

Databases

NC population estimates

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.

Databases

Wake crime map

The News & Observer receives incident reports from Raleigh and Cary police containing information from every report filed by an officer in response to a service call.

Databases

Database: A look at high school championship teams

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.

Databases

Database: NC personal services contracts

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.

Videos

Whose job is it to save North Topsail Beach?

The Atlantic Ocean is eroding parts of North Topsail Beach by about five feet per year. The town of 800 residents is running out of cash and solutions in its efforts to protect its north shore. Whose job is to save this popular North Carolina tourist destination?
Brittany Peterson and Sohail Al-Jamea / McClatchy
Whose job is it to save North Topsail Beach? 4:22

Whose job is it to save North Topsail Beach?

Molly Tuttle plays The Lincoln on the IBMA Bluegrass Ramble 4:33

Molly Tuttle plays The Lincoln on the IBMA Bluegrass Ramble

Bluegrass Ramble: Jim Lauderdale At The Architect 2:01

Bluegrass Ramble: Jim Lauderdale At The Architect

Bluegrass Ramble: High Plains Jamboree 0:57

Bluegrass Ramble: High Plains Jamboree