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North Carolina ranks No. 13 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

North Carolina was rated 13th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Impact of NC hog industry: Groups take sides

More than 80 percent of North Carolina's pig farms are owned and operated by individual farm families, according to North Carolina Farm Families.

Smithfield expected to post lower profits due to trade tensions

The country's largest pork producer, which has a strong presence in North Carolina, will likely deliver less revenue and profits to a giant Chinese parent, a study of filed accounts reveal.

DUKE UNIVERSITY: Price Joins University Leaders At Summit On Accessibility To Higher Education

President Price joined Bloomberg Philanthropies' American Talent Initiative and nearly 100 college and university leaders

GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY: Dean’s List, Honor Roll

Full-Time Undergraduate Students Honored for Scholastic Achievement in Fall 2018 Semester

CHARLOTTE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: : Results of our Marketing and Public Relations Industry Study

We released the results of our Marketing and Public Relations Industry Study with Chernoff Newman.

DUKE ENERGY: Duke Energy Carolinas program will provide South Carolina customers a new choice for solar energy

Duke Energy Carolinas is providing another affordable renewable energy option for its South Carolina customers that will enable them to see real savings in their monthly bills from the output of two new solar facilities in Anderson County.

State institution: These 2-year North Carolina schools attract the most in-state students

Martin Community College, Roanoke-Chowan Community College and Carolinas College of Health Sciences enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year North Carolina schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: North Carolina ranked 38th most affected by government shutdown

North Carolina ranked No. 38 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Greensboro ranks 62 among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Greensboro, N.C. ranks 62nd worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 1 in North Carolina

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close one of its 17 stores in North Carolina.

CALDWELL COUNTY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Caldwell Soil & Water District Board of Supervisors Meeting to be held February 5

The Caldwell Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors meet on the first Tuesday of every month unless otherwise advertised at the Lenoir Library.

CHAPEL HILL - CARRBORO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ribbon Cutting for two sister companies on Sat. Feb. 16th 10AM to be held February 16

Join Chamber staff and ambassadors at the Royal Grace Academy of Dance & Pilates at Studio 8 to celebrate the ribbon cutting for one of our newest members.

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