They sent the proposal back to city lawyers for changes. If approved, it would be built over 30 years, and could increase Pittsboro's population to 60, At public meetings on the issue, some in Pittsboro have expressed concerns about the new development and how it might change the area. Elaine Chiosso is Executive Director of the Haw River Authority, and she says the development could hurt the surrounding ecosystem.
The state's average composite ACT score fell more than 3 points to ACT scores can range from 1 to He's a registered sex offender who lives in Durham. In , Packingham, Jr. He had been using Facebook. They are currently designated as a threatened species by the Endangered Species Act.
The Carteret County Shore Protection Office claims that existing protections for loggerhead turtles are enough, and that new guidelines would hurt business and tourism in the area. Pete Benjamin, who directs the Raleigh Field Office of the Fish and Wildlife Service, says the new rules will only affect federal activity. The new animal is called the olinguito pronounced oh-lin-GHEE-toe. But for the longest time, olinguitos were thought to be olingos, small raccoon-like carnivores that live in the Andes Mountains.
As home sales have increased, inventory has gone down, by over 10 percent. Currently, the region has just a three month supply of homes on the market based on current trends. The road trip starts today in Asheville.
The coalition that Rev. Barber has built over the last few months is entering a new phase, and will be tested. And can it win elections? The Center will close by the end of October. The Biofuels Center was created by the Legislature in , and was tasked with pursuing biofuels for North Carolina, made from energy crops other than corn.
Wil Glenn is director of communications for the Biofuels Center. He says the move will hurt farmers. The negotiations were over a four-year labor agreement for 8, hourly employees at six plants. He said his union was fighting for cost of living raises, more vacation time for new hires and increased wages for people hired after Democrats say abortions in the state are already very safe, and that the new provisions would lead to clinics closing.
Berkeley Yorkery, a project manager with the Institute, says compared to other states, North Carolina has made strides in children's dental participation. Mayors in Durham, Raleigh and Greensboro will faces challenges in their bids for reelection. But since a budget cut, state capitol police have been down 40 staff members—almost half the force.
State Police Chief Glenn Allen says the cut limits what his force can do. In a town-hall style meeting broadcast live on News Carolina , Hagel faced tough questions from the Ft. Bragg community, which has been hit hard with budget cuts caused by sequestration. A company called Second Sight developed the device, and they chose Duke after a lengthy selection process. The device was approved by the FDA in February. But the owner of that clinic says it will reopen.
In a notice of administrative action delivered by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the Baker Clinic was cited because it "failed to ensure quality control was performed in blood banking" and "failed to perform quality control testing on one hundred-eight patients that received Rh D [blood type] testing.
Michael Jacobs took the cannonball to an antiques dealer. But, it ended up with a Durham bomb squad. They had to disarm it; in spite of its age, it could still explode. John Guss is with the historic Bennett House in Durham. Guss says the area was a hotbed of Civil War activity in The museum says the site of the ceremony is the same spot where the first official July 4th celebration in the country took place in Luis Lobo will give the keynote speech at Thursday's naturalization ceremony, which is conducted by U.
Citizenship and Immigration Services. Lobo himself was naturalized twelve years ago. He says it makes perfect sense to hold the event at Old Salem on the 4th of July. At a news conference today, Chapel Hill officials said close to residences are unlivable due to water damage from weekend rain. It's unclear when, or if, people who lived in those units can go back home.
Bragg has canceled their annual 4th of July fireworks show , due to sequestration cuts. People in the area organized to donate money to save the event, but any donations sent to Ft.
Bragg can't be earmarked to one specific program, like the fireworks. Organizers say it will be a gathering of government officials and military witnesses, as well as UFO researchers and experts. Richard Haynes is one of the speakers at the event. He says his talk will focus on how UFOs affect the safety of airplanes and pilots.
Haynes says right now, pilots are shamed when they report on UFOs.