North Carolina

4:43 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Scammers Collect Some NC Residents' Tax Refunds

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is warning residents about identity thieves who are filing tax returns in order to claim another person’s refund. 

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5:16 pm
Mon February 20, 2012

NC Governor's School to Operate this Summer

Even though the North Carolina Governor’s School program was cut from the state budget, alumni and other partners have banded together to raise more than $700,000.

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5:55 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

Brunswick Students Take Pilot Courses for College Credit Program


While the cost of college tuition continues to rise, South Brunswick High School has launched a pilot program for the state’s Career and College Promise initiative to help high school students earn college credit early.

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4:52 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Growth at the Ports: Wilmington Sees More Agricultural Shipments

Aerial view of the port of Wilmington

North Carolina’s ports saw increased shipment volumes last year. WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports that container movements were up 11 percent over 2010 and general breakbulk cargo amounts increased by 8 percent.

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5:33 pm
Fri January 20, 2012

Annexation Lawsuit Heads to Court

Now that Wilmington and a handful of other cities have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina’s new petition process for annexation, WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports that the issue will begin to unfold in a Wake County courtroom on Monday.

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5:23 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

NHCo First in Nation to Deploy "Super Wi-Fi" Network


After pioneering the switch from analog to digital television, New Hanover County is once again being used as a launch pad for testing the newest information technology. 

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6:07 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

35 Counties Getting Funds for Lost Crops

Governor Bev Perdue has received a disaster declaration for 35 North Carolina counties from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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3:45 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

CEO Departs from NC Ports Authority

Port of Wilmington

The head of the North Carolina State Ports Authority, CEO Thomas Eagar, is no longer serving in the post he's held since 2004. 

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4:24 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

DENR Reports on the State of NC's Environment

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The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources released a new report Friday detailing the state’s environmental quality and upcoming challenges. 

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3:50 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Ferry Tolls on the Rise

A ferry leaves Fort Fisher on its way to Southport


The Department of Transportation is proposing toll increases for several ferry routes, including the Southport/Fort Fisher ride.

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