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News Across North Carolina for April 8, 2015

So we’ve made it to the hump! Hump of pollen season. Hump of spring. Hump of the week. Whatever suits your fancy, here’s some news to go with that:

News Across North Carolina for April 8, 2015

Now there are only 10 people vying for the chance to be UNC-Greensboro’s next chancellor.

The Greensboro City Council has voted to give the Renaissance Community Co-op, a grocer that will be owned and operated by community members in a food desert in Northwest Greensboro, $250,000.

Greensboro’s civil rights museum board members are being asked to donate $31,000 as a whole to pay the new development director’s salary.

Charlotte’s transportation planning authority has rejected the proposed carpool lanes on I-485.

Charlotte’s streetcar will be tested out on the street this week.

At the General Assembly: A house bill to allow solar and other independent renewable energy providers to compete directly against established electric utilities such as Duke Energy.

Topsail Beach won’t add paid parking after all. Wilmington makes progress on plans for its new riverwalk.

This group hopes to work with the City of Fayetteville to make several improvements to downtown Fayetteville. The town of Apex near Raleigh is also having discussions about the status of its downtown.

The state will buy an area of parkland only accessible by boat and legally located in Onslow County.

And finally, these businesses in Orange County’s designated rural areas can now set up farmers markets, wineries and several other profit-making ventures.

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