5 Clayton Firefighters Test Positive For COVID

Five Town of Clayton employees have tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement made today by the Town of Clayton. All five employees...

Judge Rules Against Forest In Suit Challenging Cooper’s COVID Orders

By Rick Henderson Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — A Superior Court judge has rejected Lt. Gov. Dan Forest’s attempt to throw out some of Gov. Roy...

NC Has First Reported SARS-CoV-2 Positive Case In Dog

RALEIGH - The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has received its first reported case of a confirmed SARS-CoV-2 positive dog in...

Child Care Hotline Available To Help Families With School-Age Children Find Care

RALEIGH - Families and caregivers in need of child care for children up to age 12 can call the child care hotline at 1-888-600-1685...

Committee Weighs Using Tougher Audits To Get NC DOT Spending Under Control

By Julie Havlak Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Lawmakers are trying to fix the Department of Transportation’s spending problems that triggered mass layoffs, project delays, and...

NC Offers Expedited Funding to Increase Community Non-Congregate Shelter Options During COVID-19

RALEIGH - The North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today...

School Choice Becomes Big Issue In 2020 Elections

By Lindsay Marchello Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Traditional public school wasn’t working for Charlonda Brown’s two sons. Her eldest, Amoree, attended private school until the second...

Gun-Rights Group Files Third COVID-19 Lawsuit Against Wake County Sheriff

By John Trump Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — The demand for firearms, starting with an application for a gun permit, remains high, though local sheriffs’ offices...

Johnston County Utility Customers Can Enroll In Payment Plan

SMITHFIELD - Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 142 that temporarily suspended residential utility service disconnections for non-payment and waived penalties and fees on utility...

NCDHHS To Pay For Ongoing Testing Of Nursing Home Staff

Codifies Requirement for Biweekly Nursing Home Staff Testing RALEIGH - The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) today took additional steps to...