The state’s eighth graders did worse on national tests of math and reading than they did two years ago, making North Carolina one of three states with statistically significant declines in both subject areas.
Rep. Rick Catlin, a Republican from Wilmington, is the latest legislator to announce he won’t run for another term in 2016.
Longtime state Rep. Paul Luebke, D-Durham, says he'll seek re-election in 2016 despite undergoing treatment for lymphoma.
A six-term North Carolina House member from Johnston County won't seek re-election next year.
As Democrat Jennifer Roberts stretched out her hand to one more early voter Friday, she knew she was nearing the finish line of an 18-month campaign marathon.
Tuesday's race for Fayetteville mayor has become a battle for getting the campaign's base of support to the polls as the two candidates knock on doors, call voters and stump across the city.
States that have banned the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by those under age 18 — including North Carolina — have experienced an increase in youth traditional cigarette smoking, according to a Yale University study.
Those buying health insurance through Healthcare.gov, the individual market, or small group plans will likely see their premium rates increase when they begin shopping Sunday.
North Carolina ranked 10th in both the high-tech performance and innovation and entrepreneurship categories of the U.S. Chamber Foundation's sixth-annual Enterprising States: State Innovate Study.
The U.S. Air Force says Seymour Johnson Air Force base in Goldsboro has been selected to host a new fleet of aerial tankers beginning in 2019.
Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday cleared his desk of the bills that have been awaiting action since the legislature adjourned one month ago, signing nine of them and letting two become law without his signature.
A controversial bill that prohibits the use of community IDs created for undocumented immigrants, like those that had been used in Greensboro, is now law.
Rep. Gary Pendleton, R-Wake, says this year's marathon legislative session should have been enough to convince anyone that it's time to put term limits on legislative sessions.
The Republican majority in the North Carolina House of Representatives was often divided this year.