North Carolina

LANSING, Mich | GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors’ power

LANSING, Mich.— With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative agendas. In Michigan, where the GOP has held the levers of power for nearly eight years, Republican legislators want to water down … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors’ power

AVONDALE, Ariz. | Suspended crew chief says other teams were cheating first

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kevin Harvick‘s crew chief says Stewart-Haas Racing modified the spoiler on Harvick’s car because other teams were already doing similar alterations. Rodney Childers is suspended for the final two races of the season and working at the race shop in North Carolina as Harvick tries to overcome a devastating penalty issued this … Continue reading AVONDALE, Ariz. | Suspended crew chief says other teams were cheating first

WASHINGTON | The Latest: State AGs call on Whitaker to recuse himself

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Jeff Sessions’ departure as attorney general (all times local): 8 p.m. A coalition of 18 state attorneys general has sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker calling on him to recuse himself from the special counsel’s Russia probe. In the letter dated Thursday, the AGs reference Whitaker’s “widely-circulated … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: State AGs call on Whitaker to recuse himself

CHARLOTTE, N.C  | Bond between donkey, emu may make adoption difficult

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — A North Carolina animal shelter says the close bond between a donkey and an emu that can barely stand to be separated may complicate an adoption. The Charlotte Observer reports the male donkey and female emu were rescued from Kershaw, South Carolina when their owner suddenly vanished last week. Jennifer Gordon of … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C  | Bond between donkey, emu may make adoption difficult

South Carolina News: Alien, TAMER AHMED QAID SAID RABEH Sentenced for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Judicially Ordered Deported to Egypt

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that TAMER AHMED QAID SAID RABEH, age 37, of Egypt, illegally present in the United States and residing in Pender County, North Carolina, was sentenced today to 18 months imprisonment, after an August 7, 2018, guilty plea … Continue reading South Carolina News: Alien, TAMER AHMED QAID SAID RABEH Sentenced for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Judicially Ordered Deported to Egypt

Duke Energy aims to expand solar power to non-residential customers without large upfront investment

  CHARLOTTE, N.C./ Oct. 29, 2018 (STL.News)– Duke Energy wants non-residential customers to have another option to install solar power on their premises. The company recently filed to be a certified solar lessor with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC). Duke Energy Clean Energy Resources (DECER), a non-regulated affiliate of Duke Energy, will build, own … Continue reading Duke Energy aims to expand solar power to non-residential customers without large upfront investment

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Trump returns to old attack lines at NC rally

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is back to his usual attack lines hours after police apprehended a person in connection with the mail-bomb scare targeting Democrats and CNN. Trump was pulling no punches at a rally in Charlotte as … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Trump returns to old attack lines at NC rally

Head of secretive North Carolina sect named in fraud scam

The leader of a secretive church in North Carolina has been named in federal court records as someone who “promoted” an unemployment fraud scheme involving businesses owned by members of her congregation. Jane Whaley, leader of the Word of Faith Fellowship, was named in a document filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Asheville that … Continue reading Head of secretive North Carolina sect named in fraud scam