‘The Headliners’ part 2: Plug-In NC Summit, Startup Grind Triad & more events across NC

Keeping track with our initiative to spotlight North Carolina startup and tech events, WRAL TechWire’s weekly “Headliners” column is now divided into two parts—inside and outside the Triangle. Following is a list of May meetups, conferences, workshops, socials and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Piedmont Triad, and other areas throughout North Carolina. To […]

NC Supreme Court Heads West

North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Mark Martin North Carolina’s Supreme Court justices are taking their work on the road this week as the court inches closer to its 200th anniversary. Chief Justice Mark Martin and the six other justices scheduled oral arguments in pending cases in Morganton on Monday, followed by Hendersonville on Tuesday and […]

153 Mills Place, Asheville, NC

Homes like this one are why people love living in Asheville! It’s truly a gem in all aspects. This home offers spectacular long-range mountain views from multiple decks all year long! With great open rooms, hardwood floors, and a fantastic chef’s kitchen, this contemporary brick home will make someone very happy. Home Details: APPROX. HSQ. […]

Steak dinners, travel, HOA fees: How some NC legislators spend campaign donors’ money | News & Observer

New clothes and shoes. Dinner at a pricey steakhouse. A second home in Raleigh. Donors to Republican and Democratic campaigns might be surprised to hear what some of their favored candidates did with their money in the off-season. In 2017, Rep. Ed Hanes’ campaign spent nearly $28,000 — much of which went to Hanes himself. […]

‘The Headliners’ part 2: Previewing upcoming Q&As, conferences, networking events across NC

Keeping track with our initiative to spotlight North Carolina startup and tech events, WRAL TechWire’s weekly “Headliners” column is now divided into two parts—inside and outside the Triangle. Following is a list of April meetups, conferences, workshops, socials and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Piedmont Triad, and other areas throughout North Carolina. To […]

N.C. city struggles with increasing population, limited funds

Asheville, N.C., officials approved the construction of 1,900 apartments, homes and townhouse in 2017, but the North Carolina Department of Transportation only has funding for 17% of the projects needed to relieve congestion in the region. A planned widening of Interstate 26 next year will help, but officials warn congestion might get worse before it […]

North Carolina Robert E. Lee monument vandalized for 2nd time

ASHEVILLE, NC (Citizen-Times) – A downtown Asheville monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee and the Dixie Highway, at the foot of the Vance Monument, has been literally de-faced. Lee’s visage, imprinted on a bronze plaque attached to a large piece of granite, has been scratched through as has much of the text beneath it. […]

NC, Asheville air quality to get a boost from Volkswagen scandal settlement

A $15B settlement has been reached after Volkswagen admitted to rigging 11 million vehicles worldwide with software to dodge emissions standards. ASHEVILLE – A wave of new electric car charging stations could soon be sweeping the mountains, along with, cleaner-running school buses, city buses and garbage trucks and overall sweeter-smelling air in the wake of […]

NC Beer Month Expands With New Breweries, Experiences

RALEIGH, N.C., March 2018 – North Carolina breweries and destinations that love beer will roll out the barrels and the red carpet in April for the sixth annual NC Beer Month, a celebration full of festivals, Untappd badges, lodging packages, prizes and experiences that show why North Carolina is the "state of Southern beer." "Our […]