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    House Speaker Tim Moore said the actual legislation would be filed by tonight, with two affirmative votes in the House and Senate required by the end of the week before it could head to the desk of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. The new fiscal year starts Friday.

      Chemours is seeking permission from North Carolina regulators to pump contaminated groundwater from underneath its facility near the Bladen-Cumberland county line, run it through filters that will remove 99% of the forever chemicals it contains and then discharge it into the Cape Fear River. The project would also involve the construction of a 1.15-mile-long underground wall that will be 70 to ...

        A North Carolina man now described as a “serial killer” shot and killed Nancy Rego of Charlotte and poisoned her 88-year-old mother in November 2017, according to federal prosecutors who handled the case. Daniel Printz, a Rutherford County handyman, also killed Gaston County resident Leigh Goodman, 61, in 2018 within days of meeting her, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in South Carolina says. The ...

        Bipartisan political will to suspend the gas tax hasn’t coalesced among North Carolina’s congressional representatives or in Raleigh despite a push from President Joe Biden. Biden’s proposed “gas tax holiday” would stop the collection of the federal tax on gasoline and diesel — 18.3 cents per gallon for gas and 23.4 cents per gallon for diesel. The administration says the break would help ...

        Six years ago, the state’s Realtors association paid $1.5 million for one of Raleigh’s grandest old houses — a Second Empire beauty on Blount Street, practically next-door to all the legislative action. It cost even more to renovate the 1870 mansion, known as the Heck-Andrews house and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It had sat empty and largely neglected by its last owner: ...

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        If you apply the “chicken or the egg” theory to a review of Jillian Davis Morgan’s cram-packed life, it’s difficult to say which came first – philanthropy/voluntarism or her career as a breast cancer researcher.

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