The Mountaire Farms chicken processing plant in Siler City is part of an ethics complaint involving NC House Speaker Tim Moore. Now it's also accused of mistreating its immigrant neighbors in Chatham County.
Wake County remains one of the fastest growing in North Carolina, but population growth has picked up more in Triangle collar counties Chatham, Franklin and Johnston, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Biggie the pug who is trained in Pittsboro and whose owner lives in Chapel Hill won best in the Toy Group at the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show after the untimely death of his cousin, Rumble.
Monitoring could start next month for nearly two dozen unregulated chemicals that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classifies as “emerging contaminants” needing more study, state Department of Environmental Quality spokesman Jamie Kritzer said.