Category: State News

Roy Cooper pushes multibillion-dollar bond, but budget picture remains murky

By Andrew Dunn Raleigh, NC – Gov. Roy Cooper is again pushing for a multibillion-dollar infrastructure bond, but Republican leaders caution that North Carolina’s still-unsteady economy makes it impossible to tell whether it would be prudent. In remarks to the…

Three to join the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame

Raleigh, NC – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced the addition of three new members to the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame – John Holman Cyrus of Raleigh, Fred N. Colvard of Jefferson and Marshall W. Grant of Garysburg. Established in…

The voters have spoken, now let’s get to work

By Becki Gray Raleigh, NC – The 2020 election is over. Thankfully and finally. Maybe. Not everyone is happy, and the process may not be perfect, but it works better than any alternative. Before I close my notebook on what…

Most popular Chatham Journal stories of November 2020

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Pittsboro, NC – Here are the most popular stories we ran during the month of November 2020: For North Carolina voters, the choice is clear Final unofficial local election results for Chatham County Roy Cooper has finger on shutdown button;…

North Carolina establishes a COVID-19 County Alert System

Raleigh, NC – North Carolina has established a COVID-19 County Alert System that they claim will give individuals, businesses, community organizations, and public officials another tool to understand how their county is faring and to make decisions about actions to…