North Carolina’s median age – where half the population is younger and half the population is older – jumped from 37.4 to 38.7 between 2010 and 2016, making it the 20th oldest state – tied with Kentucky and Tennessee, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Thursday.
If fracking comes to the Piedmont’s Deep River Basin, it will likely land in Lee County, but Chatham County should still work to less any harm that might arise from natural gas development in the region, says Charles Yuill, an environmental consultant.
A rewrite of North Carolina’s outdoor advertising regulations has been scaled back after complaints it would be very expensive for governments to pay owners whose billboards must be taken down for new or widened interstates and highways.
Outdoor enthusiasts are pushing for a system of more than 50 trails and related businesses between Lake Crabtree County Park and William B. Umstead State Park. The land is owned by Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Winnifred “Fred” Cooper, the “First Mantis of NC,” has died, according to Gov. Roy Cooper’s daughter, Natalie, an insect enthusiast, who announced Fred’s passing Monday on the family’s Facebook page for the family pets.
Neither of the budgets proposed by the Republican-led Senate or House would spend enough to make North Carolina a better-educated state nor increase prosperity, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said in a news conference Monday, June 5.
State Sen. Valerie Foushee and Reps. Verla Insko and Graig Meyer spoke at the “Democracy Revival” town hall meeting sponsored by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and local residents.
It only took a matter of hours for someone to snap up the North Carolina ‘Covfefe’ license plate. Just after midnight Eastern time on Tuesday, President Donald Trump tweeted: ‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe.’
Former NC State pitcher Carlos Rodon of the Chicago White Sox pitched Friday night for the Charlotte Knights in a Triple-A game against the Durham Bulls. Recovering from a left biceps injury, Rodon pitched well for the first three innings before the Bulls hit him hard for seven runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 9-4 win.
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