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

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

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: 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

Destination Dix community festival

VIDEO: The first annual Destination Dix community festival was held Saturday, July 23, 2016 in the big field at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, NC. Festival goers braved the high heat to sample specialty food truck vendors, a PIT pig picking, the Beer and Wine garden, several live music performances, a tethered hot air balloon and ferris wheel rides, among other venues.
Harry Lynch The News and Observer
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Destination Dix community festival

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Destination Dix festival

Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick 1:17

Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick

Co-founder of PayPal calls bathroom debate 'distraction from our real problems' 2:02

Co-founder of PayPal calls bathroom debate 'distraction from our real problems'