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State GA, foreign 'integrators' must act on hog concerns, activist says

North Carolina's General Assembly needs to address long-standing issues caused by the state's hog and other food-animal industries, an environmental group's advisor said during a recent public input session in Duplin County.

Duplin County residents call for transparency, better reporting from livestock farms

Calls for greater accountability and concerns about the Cape Fear River's water quality were issued by members of two different environmental groups during a recent public input session about food-animal permit renewal in Duplin County.

DICKINSON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Business After Hours | Dan Porter Motors to be held Mar. 12

Please join us at Dan Porter Motors for food, drinks, door prizes, music, a photo booth and an opportunity for networking.

Study claims factory hog farms wreak havoc on nearby residents

The increasing construction of factory hog farming operations is presenting a health and environmental threat to residents in the area, claims a Canadian team of agro-environmentalists.

Greenboro area has 44th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Greenboro aera was more than 5,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 191-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

North Carolina ranked No. 23 in average charitable giving

North Carolina residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $6,105 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

North Carolina has 32nd highest home vacancy rate in nation

North Carolina posted the 32nd highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY: Student Profile: An Hpu Freshman Races After A Dream

In his second-floor room at Blessing Hall, Tate Fogleman sees every day a poster of a white Chevrolet Silverado with the No. 20 across its side.

North Carolina’s population rose 1.1% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

North Carolina’s population increased by 112,820, or 1.1 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Charlotte 67% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Charlotte is $197.00, 67 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in Union County tanks

Union County had the lowest home affordability index in North Carolina in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

WINSTON-SALEM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AtWork Personnel – Winston-Salem Named Truliant Small Business of the Year

AtWork Personnel – Winston-Salem was recently recognized by the Winston Salem Chamber of Commerce as its recipient of the Truliant Small Business of the Year award.

WINGSWEPT: Hiring-Customer Service Representative

Application Development WingSwept has an immediate opening for a friendly, outgoing Customer Service Representative with an eye for detail and a strong work ethic.

NORTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: National Apprenticeship Week Feature: Daetwyler

This National Apprenticeship Week, we’re featuring apprentices at companies throughout North Carolina and sharing a behind-the-scenes look at a day in their life.

ASHEVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: A Q+A with Dr. Mike Walden, North Carolina’s go-to economist

Dr. Mike Walden is a masterful teacher, writer, and researcher, as well as a seasoned public speaker who has appeared on NBC, CBS, and PBS.

Analysis: Durham County has lowest home affordability in state

Durham County posted the lowest home affordability index in North Carolina, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Durham among counties with worst home affordability

Durham County ranked No. 54 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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