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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for September 17, 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, this is a North Carolina sunset. After an evening storm, peaks of sun through the clouds. #nofilter folks.


And now a peak at the news:

News Across North Carolina for Sept 17 2014

The highlights of last night’s Greensboro City Council meeting.

In Raleigh, their city council voted to reduce the number of road foot races.

Greensboro’s new mobile food market is almost ready for operations. Look for it on Wednesdays.

According to the Marin Prosperity Institute, Raleigh is one of the least single towns in the US.

The City of Greensboro is looking into at least two new locations for parking decks, to support the growth of downtown activities.

Guilford Technical Community College has been approved to offer the state’s fifth aviation degree.

If this Raleigh councilman can’t serve out his term due to his cancer diagnosis, his fellow council members have voted that his wife can serve in his place.

A silver lining in all of the gun sales of the past few years, namely in our state, is that due to a federal excise tax,  more money has been pumped into wildlife conservation.

New Hanover County schools officials discussed where to put poling places at their most recent meeting.

The Wilmington Fire Department can train up to six more firefighters, in case there are vacancies in the next few months.

And Forsyth and other Triad area counties are calling for volunteer firefighters.

Winston-Salem’s fire department will have to pay for several OHSA violations.

And this presentation details how the Wilmington police department operates.

Nominations are open statewide for the next Poet Laureate.

Brunswick County School Board members must repay the county $1,920 after it was found that that amount, which was considered a raise, was not authorized.

The Charlotte City Council has approved two more SouthPark hotels.

There is a push by the Mecklenburg County manager to raise the salaries of county-funded employees of the county school system.

The latest on the water pressure issues in Charlotte.

Despite environmental concerns, a new school will be built on this new site near Asheville.

Buncombe County has approved its new zoning ordinances.

Construction on Asheville’s new outlet mall, as captured by a video drone.

The governor is expected to make announcements at several locations statewide on transportation initiatives.

Highlights of the 12th Congressional District candidates debate.

The Guilford County School Board wants more discussion on its school uniform policy.

The city of Durham has now approved written consent for police searches.

The Durham VA Hospital held a town hall meeting for vets to express their concerns with services.

And finally, work on UNC Chapel Hill’s campus expansion, Carolina North, has been stalled by lack of funding.

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