Democratic candidates for NC Senate Danny Hefner and Ernie Ward discuss the issues at a forum Wednesday night
(Source: Auburn Police Department) The Auburn Police Department arrested three teenagers on charges of third degree burglary and second degree theft of property. Police say that they arrested Demarcus M. Giddens, Jeffery B. Martin, Jr.,More >> The Auburn Police Department arrested three teenagers on charges of third degree burglary and second degree theft of property.More >> A $10,00 reward has been offered for information in a case of arson at McCalla church.More >> A $10,00 reward has been offered for information in a case of arson at McCalla church.More >> Whole Foods Market confirmed Wednesday it will be opening a store in Montgomery. According to the company's third quarter report, Whole Foods recently signed 11 new leases, including one in Montgomery. WholeMore >> Whole Foods Market confirmed Wednesday it will be opening a store in Montgomery.More >> A Smiths Station High School teacher has been released from the hospital and is recovering after a devastating train collision on Monday, July 28. More >> A Smiths Station High School teacher has been released from the hospital and is recovering after a devastating train collision on Monday, July 28.
Twisted metal, airbags deployed, and personal items scattered everywhere are all that's left of the SUV that Vivian Martin was driving when she crossed the path of a train running parallel to Lee County Road 430.More >>
With a new Veterans Affairs secretary in place and an August recess looming, Congress is moving quickly to approve a compromise bill to refurbish the VA and improve veterans' health care.More >> The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care.More >>
Lawmakers in Raleigh will likely vote later this week on a compromise budget agreement reached by conferees this past weekend, after negotiations extended the General Assembly session longer than manyMore >> Pay raises for teachers, more vacation days for state workers, and less money for film incentives are all part of the $21.2 billion budget plan agreed on by negotiators in the state House and Senate. The deal will likely be voted on by lawmakers this week in the General Assembly.More >> North Carolina Senate leaders say they hope to have a final budget to vote on this week. Senate Leader Phil Berger said Monday both chambers are working together to finalize the budget and says he hopesMore >> Sen. Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) says he expects members of the General Assembly to vote on a compromise budget plan by the end of the week. Committee members reached agreement this weekend on teacher pay raises, teaching assistant positions and funding Medicaid, which have been the three major sticking points in negotiations.More >> The North Carolina Senate has given tentative approval to a bill that changes how Medicaid is administered and paid for in the state. Senators approved the measure, 28-17, on Thursday. It would createMore >> State lawmakers in the Senate on Thursday passed a bill to partially privatize Medicaid by changing how the program is administrated and financed.More >> A new poll of North Carolina's highly-watched Senate race shows incumbent Kay Hagan's lead widening over Thom Tillis with less than four months left before Election Day. Public Policy Polling surveyedMore >> Incumbent Kay Hagan has stretched her lead slightly over Thom Tillis in the highly-watched race for one of North Carolina's seats in the U.S. Senate. Hagan's lead is now seven points over Tillis with less than four months to go before Election Day. To see the specifics of the poll, click on the link inside this story.More >> Republican David Rouzer has a cash advantage over the two other candidates running to replace Mike McIntyre as the Representative for North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District. Rouzer, Democrat JonathanMore >> Former state Senator David Rouzer has a wide advantage over the other two candidates in the race for the 7th Congressional District race in North Carolina. More >>