When most people check into a hotel and realize a large group of high school students are there, there is a hesitation as to if you really want to be checked into that hotel. Thankfully, the guests atMore >> The Kentucky State Choir conference meets at the Louisville Hyatt every year. It is a tradition that every night of the conference, at 11 p.m., the students come out onto the balconies to sing the National Anthem.More >> All last year we heard the "good news" about Alabama's unemployment numbers dropping and new jobs being created all over our fair state. And while it's true that unemployment has dropped, that is farMore >> All last year we heard the "good news" about Alabama's unemployment numbers dropping and new jobs being created all over our fair state. And while it's true that unemployment has dropped, that is farMore >> After a federal report on conditions at Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka found appalling problems, the state's commissioner of corrections promised aggressive changes to address those issues. AsMore >> After a federal report on conditions at Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka found appalling problems, the state's commissioner of corrections promised aggressive changes to address those issues. AsMore >> Huntsville, AL (WAFF) - It's been an exhausting week for Mo Brooks. The 5th District Representative walked into the WAFF 48 News offices just after 4:00 p.m. Friday afternoon, straight off a connectingMore >> Mo Brooks discusses his vote against Sandy relief, the Fiscal Cliff, Social Security payroll taxes and more as he begins his second term in Washington.More >> See the latest results from the 2012 presidential election.
Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover) and Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-New Hanover) are spearheading an effort to get Gov. Pat McCrory to call a special session of the General Assembly to deal solely with economic developmentMore >> Local lawmakers' request for a special session is being met with some opposition tonight. Reps. Ted Davis & Susi Hamilton of New Hanover County believe a session focused solely on economic development is needed. But one conservative group is opposing the need for lawmakers to meet again to increase the JDIG program.More >> Republican leaders in the General Assembly say they have reached a compromise deal on implementing new coal ash regulations, and forcing Duke Energy to close all 33 of its coal ash ponds across North Carolina. AccordingMore >> House and senate lawmakers in the NC General Assembly passed a bill mandating cleanup of all Duke Energy coal ash ponds by the year 2029. The action follows a massive spill of coal ash into the Dan River in February from a company site in Eden. You can click on a link inside this story to see the specifics of the bill, which is now headed to the Governor's desk.More >> The Film and Entertainment Grant Fund proposal will go back in front of state lawmakers tomorrow and Wednesday, after House and Senate conferees made slight changes to the proposal already approved inMore >> It appears lawmakers are moving forward with a grant fund that will replace the current Film Incentive Tax Credit that has been in place to lure film and television productions to North Carolina.More >> Governor Pat McCrory is appointing Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin as the new Chief Justice of North Carolina's Supreme Court. Judge Martin will replace the current Chief Justice, Sarah Parker, whoMore >> Governor Pat McCrory's decision to elevate Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin to be the new Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court is being met with criticism from Judge Ola Lewis of Brunswick County, who is opposing Martin for the seat in the November General Election.More >> North Carolina legislators failed to complete their primary work session for the year because House members couldn't agree quickly to work through bills that address economic incentives, local sales taxesMore >> Some House Republicans joined Democrats Friday, opposing a move to bring up a sales tax and economic development bill to the floor for a vote. The defeat forced leaders to schedule a Monday session.More >>