State officials say nearly 2,800 people were arrested for drunken driving during North Carolina's "Booze It Lose It" Labor Day campaign. A statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the arrests were made between Aug. 15 and Sept.
Burlington Times News, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:22 PM
Three wounded in shootings DURHAM - Two separate shootings in Durham on Thursday evening left three people with leg injuries. The first shooting happened in the 900 block of Wadesboro Street about 5:10 p.m. Two men were shot in the leg during an argument with a third person.
HeraldSun.com, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:13 PM
The site is located at 5955 Summit Ave. just off U.S. 29. It's bounded by Kowa Drive, Shoshone Court and the Reedy Fork Creek, near a portion of the future Greensboro Urban Loop. "I really think that area is going to be prime for industrial/commercial development," said Dan Lynch , the president of Greensboro Partnership Economic Development.
Business Journal, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 03:11 PM
Amish youths wait on customers at a farmers market in the village of Bird-in-Hand, Pa. In North Carolina a new effort will put a farmers market on wheels in an effort to reach people who lack access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Christian Science Monitor, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 12:40 PM
Senate leader Phil Berger's campaign on Wednesday changed a television commercial highlighting his role in passing a photo identification requirement to vote in North Carolina after it became the subject of an elections complaint. The North Carolina NAACP asked the State Board of Elections this week to investigate the ad, which the civil rights group alleges was unlawful because it gave misleading information to potential voters that may discourage them from casting ballots this fall.
The Robesonian, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 08:03 AM
The director of transportation for the City of Greensboro said his department has identified the need for a new parking deck that could be built over the next two to five years at one of several locations to support downtown development projects. Adam Fischer , the city's director of transportation, said there are no immediate plans to fund or begin construction on a project that could cost around $8 million for a 500-space deck to support the planned $100 million Union Square Campus or a $15 million, 900-space deck at the corner of Eugene and Washington streets to support growth around City Hall and the Guilford County courthouse.
Business Journal, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 03:21 PM
I have to thank First Restoration Services for providing the inspiration for this column. If it weren't for the complete disarray of my basement studio/man-cave, and the forced repackaging of years of accumulation, my wife might not have uncovered this "treasure" of a postcard.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 04:35 PM