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Could there soon be a fee to simply use plastic bags in Raleigh stores?

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Some groups are calling on the Raleigh City Council to implement a citywide plastic bag fee and will propose this at...

Sip ‘n Stroll: First ‘social district’ approved in downtown Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. — Starting next month patrons of downtown Raleigh’s bars and restaurants can take their cocktails and drinks to go as they enjoy the...

Multi-day severe weather threat this week, Very Hot and Humid By Tomorrow

Raleigh, N.C. (WNCN) – Strong to severe storms will be possible each day following the Fourth of July holiday weekend.  Today, areas north and west...

From 4th of July fireworks to Dreamville Festival, Dorothea Dix Park becoming premiere event space

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Dorothea Dix Park is quickly becoming North Carolina’s go-to park for big time signature events. A conceptual redesign of the park has only...

Yes, ABC stores close on Sundays. No, that’s not the only way to buy liquor in NC

North Carolina residents have been trained over the years to get their fifth for the Fourth on the third. ABC stores, the government-owned liquor marketplaces...

Six-richest billionaires in North Carolina located in Raleigh-Durham

RALEIGH, N.C. (STACKER/WNCN) — Americans know billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. But how many billionaires are located in the Raleigh-Durham area?...

Latest figures show North Carolina’s unemployment rate is down from one year ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (WLOS) — North Carolina released new unemployment numbers on June 29. The state’s Department of Commerce reports the unemployment rate is down from a...

Raleigh Experiencing Dramatic Growth

Writing for the Commercial Observer, Celia Young reports on Raleigh, North Carolina’s explosive growth. “With high-rises sprouting throughout Raleigh’s downtown and Warehouse District, startup hubs and lab...

Advocates push for North Carolina to expand Medicaid

RALEIGH, N.C. — Legal advocates in Mecklenburg County are pushing for the state to expand Medicaid sooner, rather than later. Douglas Sea, senior attorney and senior program...

GOP leaders in NC General Assembly announce agreement on budget plan

RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) – Republican leaders in North Carolina’s General Assembly announced Tuesday they had reached an agreement on a spending plan for the 2022-23...