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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for September 24, 2014

So everybody’s talking about two things around these parts, the fact that fall met us with 50 degree high temps  and this article from the New York Times. But of course, that’s not all the news in the world, here’s a bit more of it for you here today:

News Across North Carolina for Sept 24 2014

Greensboro has a new city attorney and he’s a familiar face.

A former Greensboro City candidate and blogger is suing Wells Fargo for a sizable sum.

Centerpoint, a consortium of a number of human service agencies in Forsyth County, is dealing with the aftermath of a report that was critical of its service delivery.

Asheville’s old VA nurses dorm is coming back to life.

Even though enrollment climbed in the Asheville City Schools, the county school system enrollment has fallen.

The drama around the governance of the Charlotte Douglass Airport has now gone federal, with the decision on who will run the airport now in the hands of the FAA and former mayor and current transportation secretary Anthony Foxx.

A new elementary school in the Charlotte area, just barely inside North Carolina, opened today. The school is also unique in that it takes its focus on STEM to the level of having plexiglass ceilings and water fountains to show their inner workings.

Wilmington is in the running to be one of USA Today‘s ten best riverfront cities.

New Hanover County has instituted a new energy sustainability policy.

The New Hanover County Department of Social Services and Health Department will also be moving in a new (to them) building.

Folks in Raleigh are concerned that the annual Capital City Bikefest may be too noisy.

More on what singer Clay Aiken is bringing to his congressional contest.

A Durham road traffic calming project may end up being more dangerous to bicyclists who use the road.

The owners of the Bennet Place historic property have a little more time to raise money for its restoration.

Where enrollment is growing in Durham Public Schools.

Durham County officials want the state to push harder on fracking.

And finally, it would take a North Carolinan at least $338,000 a year to be in the one percent of income in our state.

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