Saturday, May 28, 2022




Governor Cooper Urges Congress To Pass Supplemental Funding For COVID-19 Response

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Letter to NC Congressional Delegation Outlines Supplemental Funding Package Needed to Invest in COVID-19 Testing, Treatment and Vaccines RALEIGH - Governor Roy Cooper sent...

OPINION: Feds Blew It On COVID Relief

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By John Hood RALEIGH — If ever there was justification for sudden, expedited, large-scale federal expenditure, the COVID crisis was it. Americans faced a...

40% Of Unvaccinated NC Residents Cite Government Distrust

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Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, conditions in the U.S. have shown marked signs of improvement. While the Omicron wave brought a massive spike...

Johnston County COVID-19 Testing Site New Hours & Location Change

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SMITHFIELD – Starting Monday, March 28 the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Brightleaf Flea Market in Smithfield will have new operating hours. Testing will...

We Need More Housing Options

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By John Hood RALEIGH — As post-COVID shifts in work arrangements and living preferences continue to motivate many Americans to relocate, North Carolina will...

State Of Emergency Continues With New Ways To Measure COVID

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By Theresa Opeka Carolina Journal Gov. Roy Cooper said North Carolina's state of emergency will continue, despite declining COVID numbers. The announcement came during a...

State Audit: Late COVID Unemployment Checks Tangled In Red Tape

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By Theresa Opkea Carolina Journal Nearly half a billion dollars in first-time unemployment benefits in North Carolina were not paid out in a timely...

Garner Man Sentenced For $1.7 Million COVID-19 Fraud

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WASHINGTON – A Garner, NC man was sentenced Tuesday to 20 months in prison for fraudulently obtaining over $1.7 million in Paycheck Protection Program...

NC Jobs and GDP Economy Fully Recovered To Pre-Pandemic Levels In 2021

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Concerns about consumer prices, labor shortages continue RALEIGH - North Carolina’s economy fully returned to the employment level it enjoyed before the COVID-19 pandemic...

NC Senate Fails To Override Mask Veto, Votes For Adjournment

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By Donna King Carolina Journal The N.C. Senate voted Wednesday evening to adjourn the longest long session of the legislature in decades, effective March...