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.

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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

UNC's Larry Fedora on Tim Beckman joining his staff

Video: North Carolina coach Larry Fedora comments on former Illinois coach Tim Beckman joining his staff as a volunteer assistant. Beckman was fired one year ago by Illinois after he reportedly deterred injury reporting, and pressured players to continue playing despite injuries.
Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
UNC's Larry Fedora on Tim Beckman joining his staff 1:15

UNC's Larry Fedora on Tim Beckman joining his staff

Broughton's Abdulle Ibrahim credits teamwork 1:22

Broughton's Abdulle Ibrahim credits teamwork

Green Hope highlights and Jacob Kendall interview 1:13

Green Hope highlights and Jacob Kendall interview

Bob Herring talks about how he fell in love with old time music 1:14

Bob Herring talks about how he fell in love with old time music