GOP leaders in the state House unveiled a $21 billion spending plan Tuesday, that includes an average 5 percent pay increase for teachers
Officials at the Smiths Station Fire Department say the victim, later identified as Vivian Martin, was transported to Midtown Medical Center with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.More >> Multiple sources tell News Leader 9 that a Smiths Station teacher was hit by a train earlier today in Lee County.
Officials at the Smiths Station Fire Department say the victim, later identified as Vivian Martin, was transported to Midtown Medical Center with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.More >>
Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.More >> .A senior PLO official has called for a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war, saying he is also speaking in the name of Hamas.More >> European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.More >> The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia's economy, with EU ambassadors meeting on Tuesday...More >> Officials with the Montgomery Department of Transportation say the traffic light at the corner of Vaughn Road and Taylor Road will be out from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for scheduled maintenance. MotoristsMore >> Officials with the Montgomery Department of Transportation say the traffic light at the corner of Vaughn road and Taylor road will be out from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for scheduled maintenance.More >> Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:More >> Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: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 >> A bill changing some rules for how charter schools operate in North Carolina is headed to the governor. The House approved a compromise version of the bill on a 62-36 vote Friday following a unanimousMore >> A bill changing some rules for how charter schools operate in North Carolina is headed to the governor.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 >>