At least 4,243 people in North Carolina died from overdoses in 2022. Mary O’Donnell knows the pain of having a loved one die in such a situation. She’s been fighting for years to get overdose numbers down.
A bill in the General Assembly would shorten to nine months the amount of time a teen driver must hold a learner's permit.
An analysis reveals that the two hospitals now own properties assessed at more than $2.4 billion — but which is tax-exempt — in Mecklenburg County alone.
A pilot program in Cary diverts food waste from the landfill to create compost used at a local farm.
In the second round of a state grant aimed at helping provide students with free period supplies, charter schools got a much larger share of the funding than they did in the first round.
Fast-growing cities like Durham are looking for methods to reduce the growing amount of garbage they produce.
Democratic lawmakers, undaunted by the political odds against them in North Carolina’s Republican-led General Assembly, have championed bills year after year to rein in gun violence over the past decade. Their Republican opponents, emboldened by better numbers in both legislative chambers this year, have adopted legislation that would put North Carolina on a very different route.
Local teachers and schools staff welcomed proposals to enhance funding for public education included in Gov. Roy Cooper’s state budget. Released Wednesday, the governor’s Fiscal 2023-25 …
The N.C. Department of Revenue has begun issuing 2022 individual income tax refunds for those who have filed their tax returns.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that it plans to set the nation’s first public drinking water standards for “forever chemicals,” furthering its efforts to protect public health.