I know what it’s like to feel like there’s no light at the end of the tunnel—and I also know what it’s like when a glimmer of hope appears. My family and I moved to North Carolina from California in the early 2000s. I went to school in Asheboro, and in 2016, I moved to...
In North Carolina, $8.4 billion in funding has been announced, with over 300 specific infrastructure projects identified for funding. Nearly $6 billion will go to transit upgrades, and another $469 million for clean water and water infrastructure.
The Town of Nashville will use a $1.3 million grant to construct a new fire station, as the current one is shared with the police force and lacks adequate space. The new station will be constructed on a 4.5-acre site on the east side of town, providing expanded services to 5,352 citizens and reducing response times.
Every week, we round up the best good news in NC. This week, we have a flattering report on NC's climate for women entrepreneurs, and a special week for one of the state's biggest and best historically Black colleges.
This round of debt relief will eliminate the debt of 125,000 borrowers nationwide: 22,000 with disabilities, 51,000 through an income-driven repayment plan, and 53,000 through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
The provision, signed into law by President Biden, will significantly lower out-of-pocket drug costs for many of the nearly 1.7 million North Carolina seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D coverage, starting in 2026.