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What You Need to Know About North Carolina for July 14, 2015

What You Need to Know About North Carolina for July 14, 2015

Just the news today, although you can still support me by pre-ordering Get Around North Carolina for $5 here. Also, today’s the first day of the Charlotte Streetcar! What you need to know to ride. And now the rest of the news:

What is thought to be the largest wind farm in the South, will start construction in Elizabeth City in about a month.

When you visit the Greensboro Science Center this summer and fall, you might see the new baby gibbon.

Greensboro’s federal lawsuit over its city council redistricting has been filed.

Meanwhile, in support of the federal lawsuit over voter issues statewide, over 3,000 people marched in Winston-Salem yesterday evening. More on that lawsuit.

There’s a push to restore pride in the Appalachian accent.

A beloved Buncombe County farm has been lost to a development, which promises environmental features, but is still a developed project.

Positive changes are coming to the New Hanover County library.

Fort Bragg’s 440th Airlift Wing will live on for another year. Many in the area are concerned about the economic impact of losing the military branch on businesses and families.

The troubled women veterans shelter in Fayetteville is now under a new nonprofit.

Two former teachers have been named to the Moore County school board.

And finally, the state Department of Transportation will be allowed to build a new Bonner Bridge on the Outer Banks.

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