Tensions Rise Between Cooper, Republican Council Of State Members

By Julie Havlak Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Tensions between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and some Republican members of the Council of State surfaced again. This...

Latest Job Numbers Look Promising

By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — For inveterate optimists, the past several months have been excruciating. A global pandemic has produced great suffering and death. A...

State Pensions OK For Now, But COVID Threat Remains, State Treasurer Says

By Julie Havlak Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — The COVID-19 pandemic could still threaten the long-term stability of state employee pensions, even though the state pension...

More Clayton Firefighters Test Positive For COVID

CLAYTON - The Clayton community is rallying around the Clayton Fire Department and their families.  Out of 41 full-time fire personnel, a total of...

Additional Expiration Date Extension For Select DMV Credentials

Five credentials impacted RALEIGH – On Sept. 4, Governor Cooper signed Coronavirus Relief Act 3.0. Among its provisions is a new extension of the expiration...

Garner Man Charged With Fraudulently Seeking Over $6 Million In COVID Relief Funds

RALEIGH – A Garner man was charged with fraudulently seeking over $6 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General...

NCDHHS Submits COVID-19 Vaccination Plan To CDC

North Carolina has submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. The goal of the plan is to immunize...

Cooper Tightens Restrictions As State Treasurer Questions Policy

By Julie Havlak Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper moved North Carolina backward in economic reopening in another virtual news conference that shut out some...

Wayne Community College Planning For Spring Semester

GOLDSBORO - Wayne Community College will maintain its reduced student presence on campus into the next semester. The college will run as many Spring 2021...

State Prisoner Dies After Testing Positive For COVID-19

An offender at Nash Correctional Institution, diagnosed as COVID-19-positive, died Christmas night. The 81-year-old offender had extensive underlying medical issues. The offender received a COVID-19-positive...