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Uncertainty Ahead for North Carolina under Obamacare

Uncertainty Ahead for North Carolina under Obamacare

Sherry Graham never stopped helping her daughter, giving up a big chunk of her monthly pension and Social Security income to pay the younger woman’s $420 health insurance bill. The Raleigh 72-year-old said she hopes the online marketplace for private ...

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Police at NCCU Stop Armed Gunman on Campus

Police at NCCU Stop Armed Gunman on Campus

Campus police at North Carolina Central University in Durham shot and killed a man armed with a shotgun in an incident that prompted a three-hour lockdown at the school, university officials said on Tuesday. The lockdown of all campus buildings ...

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Two Floridians Cross Paths in North Carolina

Two Floridians Cross Paths in North Carolina

When Paul Cleaver plummeted 60 feet off a waterfall, a stranger came to his rescue, but was never seen again, and his family could never thank him, until now. In the weeks since the accident in North Carolina, that local ...

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North Carolina Motor Fuel Tax Drops .1 Cent

North Carolina Motor Fuel Tax Drops .1 Cent

North Carolina’s motor fuels tax is about to fall, but the change amounts to a drop in the bucket. The tax for gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels will decrease from 37.6 cents to 37.5 cents per gallon for the period ...

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New Tone is Long Forgotten in Moral Monday Protests

New Tone is Long Forgotten in Moral Monday Protests

North Carolina Republicans may have control of the Governor’s Mansion and the state legislature, but a top GOP leader said Tuesday that the state’s political rhetoric has gotten out of control. State Republican Party Chairman Claude Pope said that recent ...

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‘Invisible Man’ Ban

‘Invisible Man’ Ban

“Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison is banned from the shelves of Randolph County Schools libraries. By a 5-2 margin, the Randolph County Board of Education voted Monday night, at its regular meeting held at Eastern Randolph High School, to remove ...

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North Carolina To Lose Obamacare Health Exchange Insurer

North Carolina To Lose Obamacare Health Exchange Insurer

Oh no. Who possibly could have seen THIS coming? FirstCarolinaCare Insurance Co. announced Thursday that it has abandoned its plan to offer health insurance coverage through North Carolina’s online marketplace, which opens in three weeks. The Pinehurst-based insurance company had ...

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