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News across North Carolina for January 5, 2015

Happy Monday Folks! Some interesting things happened over the weekend here in North Carolina. Here they are for you:

News Across North Carolina for January 5, 2015

Greensboro’s historic Southeastern building is almost done after years of delays. A highlight–$700 apartments in downtown Greensboro.

If you were curious about the Raleigh Beltline hanging Christmas tree, this is its story.

These vultures in Greensboro were hanging out around a live dog.

The Greensboro News and Record‘s satirical predictions for North Carolina politics in 2015.

A more in-depth examination of how and why the Greensboro City Council may shrink.

The new EPA rules are not likely to affect how coal ash is currently being handled.

Greensboro’s Hayes-Taylor YMCA cuts the ribbon on their new facility on Wednesday.

Want to start a business in Japan?  N.C. State University has a class for that.

All high-schools could go to a 10-point grading system this fall.

This is how Bojangles biscuits get made.

The number of homicides in Winston-Salem has remained steady over the past year.

Winston-Salem has contracted with a private company to handle its crime lab work, due to delays at the state crime lab in processing.

Winston-Salem’s fire chief retires and says goodbye to his old office.

North Carolina is third in the country for solar panel installations.

Unemployment benefit eligibility has been extended.

The educational standards for Asheville police have been lowered.

Asheville’s bus service picked up its first Sunday passengers yesterday.

This Asheville youth organization is helping facilitate conversations across class and race.

Asheville’s new District Attorney hits the ground running.

A study has found that Charlotte’s red light cameras may have prevented serious wrecks.

This ship captain is no stranger to his new boat, which he first captained when it was owned by Duke University.

The City of Wilmington could still be responsible for millions of dollars of improvements to a parking deck a private company is redeveloping. These are the private companies who could redevelop the deck, pending one is selected by the city.

The mayor of the Town of Spring Lake could run for lieutenant governor next year.

The State DOT wants the speed limit lowered on this popular Fayetteville road.

What the Raleigh News and Observer has predicted for this year in politics.

A dive bar in Carolina Beach made this list of the 32 best dive bars in the country.

The City Raleigh is having issues keeping up with the number of maintenance issues brought to its attention by the app SeeClickFix.

And finally, some state retirees are benefiting from a major loophole in the system.


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