The North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission and several of its study groups are scheduled to meet in June to continue developing a modern regulatory program for oil and gas exploration.
Chatham County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested more than a dozen people this week on charges of violating the recently enacted copper transportation law, according to a sheriff's office press release. In total, nearly 30 people have been charged in the multi-agency operation.
Some were goofy, some were proud and some were timid. But no matter how they approached the ceremony, 22 people graduated a training program Friday morning in Sanford with more job skills than they had just months ago.
One after another, present and former politicians and educators tore into a long list of Republican-sponsored bills in the General Assembly which, they said Thursday afternoon outside the Lee County Courthouse, could destroy public education and set North Carolina back by generations.
Michael Jones brings a wealth of experience to his new position as Small Business Center director for Central Carolina Community College.
Some will go straight to work, many will pursue a higher education and others will join the military. Regardless of their plans, hundreds of area high school seniors will come together with friends and family for commencement exercises in the coming weeks.
The devil may have gone down to Georgia — but a famous musician with local ties is making a pit stop in Lee County.
A nuclear plant near North Carolina's capital city was shut down after operators reviewing ultrasonic tests from last year found the results showed tiny marks of corrosion and cracking that need repair, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said.
The North Carolina Senate passed two major environmental rollbacks Wednesday ahead of a deadline over objections from Democratic lawmakers.
Attorneys in North Carolina's redistricting lawsuits will return to court early next month because a three-judge panel wants to hear more evidence before deciding on the legality of boundaries drawn by Republican legislators.
Authorities continued to search Jordan Lake Monday for the body of a Chatham County man, who is presumed dead after a boating incident at the lake Sunday.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled a public meeting and open house on May 20 to discuss the agency’s assessment of safety performance during 2012 at the Harris nuclear power plant. The plant, operated by Duke Energy, is near New Hill, about 20 miles southwest of Raleigh.
In a mere matter of minutes, Heather Miller accomplished what took her own mother, Linda Moore, more than 14 years.
Excitement bubbled over into cheers, enthusiastic applause and lots of big smiles as Central Carolina Community College celebrated its Spring Commencement May 10 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
Health officials in North Carolina say they're now investigating 19 cases of measles in three counties, and are alerting people in three other counties that they may have been exposed to the virus.
A state study group focused on pooling of land has recommended that oil and natural gas operators be compelled to work together, under certain circumstances, when it involves leased tracts in close proximity.
Several Central Carolina high schools received national recognition in rankings released recently.
Chatham County's front porch is, once again, open.
The 2010 fire that heavily damaged the Chatham County courthouse in Pittsboro has now led to a statewide push to document portraits and other historical records from courts in all 100 counties across the state.
Chatham Charter has made two critical hires for its new high school, opening in August.
Requests from Lee County residents and greater financial oversight are the driving factors behind a local bill that would change how members of the Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees are appointed, according to Rep. Mike Stone, the bill's sponsor.
Compounding controversy generated by a separate piece of legislation, Rep. Mike Stone, a Republican who represents parts of Lee and Harnett counties in the N.C. House of Representatives, introduced a bill Wednesday that would change how members of the Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees are appointed.
Hidden in the woods of Chatham County between churches and rolling farmland, down a long and winding dirt road, is North Carolina’s smallest commercial beer brewery.
With the number of diagnosed autism cases on the rise around the country — and with North Carolina's diagnosis rate even greater than the national average — awareness about the developmental disorder is growing.
Although the potential benefits are still years away, officials indicated recently that a proposed 1,625-acre business mega-site just outside Siler City may have huge ecomomic implications for miles around.