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State Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday August 18, 2019 ( 130 items )  

Advance Auto Parts Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Advance Auto Parts, an automotive aftermarket parts provider, issued the following news release: * * * - Second Quarter Net Sales Increased 0.2% to $2.3B; Comparable Store Sales Flat Diluted EPS Increased 8.8% to $1.73; Adjusted Diluted EPS Increased 1.5% to $2.00 - Announces New $400M Share Repurchase Authorization * * * Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, that serves both professional i  more

Asheville Regional Airport Welcomes Nonstop to West Palm Beach on Allegiant
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The Asheville Regional Airport issued the following news: Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new service from Asheville to West Palm Beach, Florida beginning November 25, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $54./* "We're incredibly excited to grow again in Asheville with this new route," said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. "We're certain that area travelers will love havi  more

Bank of America Names Andrew Diedrichsen Reno Market President
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- Bank of America, a financial institution, issued the following news release: Bank of America has named Business Banking Senior Vice President Andrew Diedrichsen the market president for Reno. As market president, Diedrichsen is responsible for connecting the banking and investment resources offered through the company's eight lines of business to companies and households in Northern Nevada. He will also lead Bank of America's deployment of capital and resou  more

Campbell University: Economics for Educators Institute Provides Insight to High School Teachers
BUIES CREEK, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- Campbell University issued the following news release: This week, Campbell Business set up shop at the Raleigh campus to host its second annual Economics for Educators summer institute. Grounded in research-based instructional practices, the free, hands-on professional development program is designed to equip K-12 teachers with the knowledge and pedagogical best practices needed to effectively teach economics in an empowering way. Twenty-five educators fr  more

Campbell University: Grace Roede, Formerly of K&L Gates, Joins Campbell Law Career Center as Director
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Campbell University issued the following news release: Grace Roede has joined the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University as director of the Career and Professional Development Center effective Aug. 5, 2019. Roede has more than a decade of experience with the legal services sector. For the past five years, she led recruitment and hiring across the Carolinas for global business law firm K & L Gates. In her role as a human resources business   more

Campbell, Durham Tech Join for State's First Clinical Research Transfer Partnership
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Campbell University issued the following news release: North Carolina's first curriculum-based Transfer Opportunity Program in clinical research was recently established by Campbell University and Durham Technical Community College to fulfill the growing need for advanced clinical research education and qualified job candidates for employers. "The Transfer Opportunity Program in clinical research is in response to industry needs," said Dr. Charles Carter, int  more

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools: Earnest Winston Sworn in as Superintendent
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools issued the following news: * * * CMS announces three executive staff and two principal appointments * * * Earnest Winston was sworn in as Superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools during the Board of Education meeting this evening. Winston formerly served as Chief Engagement Officer, Ombudsman, Chief of Staff and as an educator in CMS schools. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education approved three executive staf  more

CommScope Wins Favorable Ruling Against Dali Wireless Patent
HICKORY, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- CommScope Holding issued the following news release: CommScope received a favorable final decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) against Dali Wireless. In its final decision, the PTAB found all patent claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,531,473 being asserted by Dali Wireless in co-pending litigation are unpatentable. The PTAB ruled that each of claims 6-21 were invalid in view of the prior art submitted by CommScope. "We are very pleased with the de  more

Cumberland County: Commissioners' Agenda Session Update: Passenger Rail Study Agreement Moves to Aug. 19 Meeting
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: During their agenda session meeting today, the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners voted to consider an Interlocal Agreement between the Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO) and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) to partner on a passenger rail study. The item will appear on the commissioners' Aug. 19 meeting consent agenda. FAMPO is the transportat  more

Cumberland County: Senior Employment Program Receives $482,979 Grant
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: The Cumberland County Senior Community Service Employment Program has been awarded a grant of $482,979 from Senior Service America, Inc. Almost 90 percent of the grant money will go toward providing temporary employment to at least 94 low-income older adults in Cumberland County and five other counties. The grant money is originally from the U.S. Department of Labor. Senior Service America, Inc., is t  more

DCCC AD: Senator Bishop Chose Drug Companies Over North Carolinians' Health Care Every Time He 'Had the Chance'
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee issued the following news release: Today, in the Special Election for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, the DCCC released a new television ad that makes it clear who Senator Bishop has stood up for in his decades as a politician: drug company lobbyists now supporting his Congressional campaign, not the everyday North Carolinians whose health care he has voted to make more expensive. The ad, "Had the Chance" detai  more

Democratic Governors Association: North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Signs Executive Directive Strengthening Background Checks
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- The Democratic Governors Association issued the following news: Democratic North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper today signed a gun safety executive directive that will strengthen background checks on gun sales. Cooper had previously worked to strengthen the state background check system as the state's former attorney general. The directive further closes crime reporting gaps between state and federal agencies to improve information shared with the federal background check syste  more

Dr. Nancy Allbritton Named Dean of University of Washington's College of Engineering
SEATTLE, Washington, Aug. 13 -- The University of Washington issued the following news release: Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been named the next Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering, University of Washington Provost Mark Richards announced today. Allbritton's appointment, set to begin Nov. 1, is subject to approval by the UW Board of Regents. Allbritton, Kenan Distinguished Professor, is a faculty member, researcher and chair of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at  more

Duke Energy Issues Statement on North Carolina's Draft Clean Energy Plan
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- Duke Energy issued the following statement by President Stephen De May after North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality released its draft clean energy plan, as directed by as directed in an executive order (No. 80) by Gov. Roy Cooper: Duke Energy participated in the stakeholder workshops held by NCDEQ in the development of the draft plan and will provide additional input during the public comment period. "We appreciate the governor's leadership on  more

Duke University-Pratt School of Engineering: Chakrabarty, Randles Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering issued the following news release: * * * - NAI Senior Members are active faculty, scientists and administrators who have demonstrated remarkable innovation producing technologies that have brought, or aspire to bring, real impact on the welfare of society * * * Krishnendu Chakrabarty, the John Cocke Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, and  more

Duke University-Pratt School of Engineering: Entrepreneurs Advance Projects in Summer Accelerator
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 13 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering issued the following news release: * * * - Two recent Duke Engineering graduates used Duke I&E's inaugural Summer Accelerator to focus on their startup that uses 3D-printing technology to create anatomically fitting padding designed to prevent and protect injuries * * * The inaugural Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summer Accelerator concluded last week, having helped scores of Duke stude  more

Durham Seeks Equitable Community Engagement Service Request for Proposals
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The city of Durham issued the following news: * * * - Pre-Submittal Conference Call Set for August 14; Deadline for Submittals is September 5 * * * If your organization is interested in helping the City of Durham reach new and traditionally underrepresented audiences, and to engage them in new and creative ways, we want to hear from you. The City's Neighborhood Improvement Services Department is now seeking proposals from community-rooted organizations wit  more

Durham Technical Community College Receives $500,000 Grant for Campus-Wide Information Technology Upgrades
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- Durham Technical Community College issued the following news release: * * * - Funding will cover a new Advanced Innovation Lab and upgraded wireless service. * * * Durham Technical Community College will make several advancements to its Information Technology program and infrastructure with a recent $500,000 grant. The donation was made by an anonymous donor and will allow the College to improve its Information Technology program and to upgrade the wireles  more

Durham: Police Chief Davis Installed as National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives President
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The city of Durham issued the following news: Durham Police Chief C.J. Davis has been installed as the 42nd National President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) which serves more than 3,000 members worldwide. Davis was installed on August 14, 2019, during a ceremony at the conclusion of NOBLE's 43rd Annual Training Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans. In her new role, President Davis will be responsible for the strat  more

Eastman Extends Innovation Collaboration Agreements With North Carolina State, University of North Carolina
KINGSPORT, Tennessee, Aug. 14 -- Eastman Chemical issued the following news release: For six years, Eastman researchers have collaborated closely with NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the spirit of open innovation. Those collaborations have worked so well that Eastman has extended the relationships with both schools through 2025. Eastman signed its first master research agreement in the Research Triangle in 2012, with NC State. In the new agreement, Ea  more

Fayetteville State University Names New Director of Library Services
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- Fayetteville State University issued the following news: Forrest Foster has been named the Director of Library Services at Fayetteville State University (FSU). Foster comes to FSU from Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) where he served as Assistant Director of Public Services of the C.G. O'Kelly Library. Foster has been a contributor and innovator in the field for 15 years. Many of his career highlights has focused on teaching information and digital   more

Governor Cooper, Public Safety Secretary Urge Collaboration Between Stakeholders at Back to School Safety Summit
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Department of Public Safety issued the following news release: * * * - DPS hosts a collaborative discussion on school safety initiatives at UNC Greensboro * * * In the wake of multiple recent mass shooting incidents across the country and less than four months since the tragic school shooting at UNC Charlotte, Gov. Roy Cooper and his public safety team convened state leaders in education, public safety, public health and criminal just  more

Greensboro: Parks and Recreation Releases Annual Report
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The city of Greensboro issued the following news: The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department has released its 2018-2019 Annual Report. The report is an overview of the work the department has been doing in the last fiscal year. It includes updates on construction and renovation projects, highlights of achievements, department facts and figures, and an introduction to the department's new focus: "Enhance, Expand, Connect." "Our commitment to making po  more

Lenoir-Rhyne University Responds to Teacher Shortage With Fully-Online, Self-Paced Education Module
HICKORY, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Lenoir-Rhyne University issued the following news: Reflecting a national trend, the shortage of teachers in North Carolina has been an increasingly serious concern over recent years, affecting school districts throughout the state. As a result, school districts throughout North Carolina fill the vacancies with residency licensed teachers, or individuals with a bachelor's degree in a specific subject but without a full teaching license. Lenoir-Rhyne Universit  more

Lenoir-Rhyne University Welcomes New Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Enrollment
HICKORY, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- Lenoir-Rhyne University issued the following news: Lenoir-Rhyne University has hired a new leader to transform prospective students into Bears. Kelli Barnette joins LR as the new associate vice president of undergraduate enrollment. Barnette started her role Aug. 5 and is tasked with supervising the operations of the undergraduate enrollment team. Her primary focus is to create new recruiting strategies, with an overall objective to grow enrollment. "We are  more

Massachusetts General Hospital: National Study Shows Pediatricians Can Help Parents to Quit Smoking
BOSTON, Massachusetts, Aug. 13 -- Massachusetts General Hospital issued the following news: An NIH-funded study published in JAMA Pediatrics has shown pediatricians can help parents quit smoking. The research, led by investigators at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), was conducted across five states--North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio and Indiana--and delivered a simple, customizable intervention: Upon check-in at their child's appointment, parents took an electronic questionnai  more

N.C. Administration Department: New State Program Offers Mentorship Opportunity to High School Girls Interested in STEM Careers
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Department of Administration issued the following news release: * * * - Program Seeks to Improve Workforce Development and Gender Equity in North Carolina * * * Ahead of Women's Equality Day on August 26, the NC Department of Administration (DOA) launched a new mentorship program on July 1, to address gender equity in North Carolina within the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Lady Cardinal Mentorship  more

N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources: N.C. Highway Historical Marker to Honor Formerly Enslaved Entrepreneur
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources issued the following news release: Born into slavery in Raleigh in 1803, Lunsford Lane worked industriously, started a business, and eventually bought his freedom. He also lectured to abolitionist groups and authored a memoir. The achievements and contributions of Lunsford Lane will be recognized with a N.C. Highway Historical Marker to be dedicated Tuesday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. Remarks and a dramati  more

N.C. Department of Public Safety: $19 Million Approved to Acquire Flood-Prone North Carolina Properties, Minimize Disaster Damage
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Department of Public Safety issued the following news release: The State of North Carolina and North Carolina Department of Public Safety: FEMA are approving nearly $19 million to eliminate flood risks at certain repetitively damaged properties in North Carolina following Hurricane Florence. "We are grateful for the support of our FEMA partners as we work together to make North Carolina more resilient in the wake of devastating storms," sai  more

N.C. Environmental Quality Department: Camp Lejeune's Gottschalk Marina Becomes First DOD Facility to Receive N.C. Clean Marina Certification
MOREHEAD CITY, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release: One of the goals at Camp Lejeune's Gottschalk Marina is to always do its best. The 64-slip marina at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune exclusively serves those connected with the military. "These men and women go out every day and do their best for us, and I figure the least we can do is do the best for them and their families while we help protect the environment,"  more

N.C. Environmental Quality Department: State's Clean Energy Plan Recommends Key Actions
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release: * * * - Public comment period open * * * North Carolina's Clean Energy Plan lays out a path for the state to become a leader in clean energy innovation, with goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create economic opportunities and foster affordability. After a robust, statewide stakeholder process, the draft of the plan is now available for public comment. "The Cl  more

N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency: State Awards $16.6 Million for Affordable Housing in Hurricane Impacted Counties
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Department of Public Safety Office of Recovery and Resiliency issued the following news release: The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) has signed a memorandum of agreement with the state Housing Finance Agency that will provide $16.6 million for affordable housing developments in two areas recovering from Hurricane Matthew. The funds will be used to build housing in Fayetteville and Goldsboro for low-and-moderate income familie  more

Nealson Named Chief Ranger of N.C. State Parks
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Division of Parks and Recreation issued the following news release: Keith Nealson has been named chief ranger of the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation. He succeeds Bryan Dowdy, who recently retired after 30 years of service to the division. The chief ranger is responsible for the state parks law enforcement program and training process. The position requires a balance of resource management  more

New Billboard: Erica Smith is Too Liberal for North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following news release: The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) posted a new billboard today in Raleigh attacking U.S. Senate candidate Erica Smith as too liberal for North Carolina. The billboard features Smith alongside socialists Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib, and is located on U.S. Highway 64 and Rolesville Road. "For months, Erica Smith has been aligning herself with 'The Squad' as she   more

North Carolina A.G. Josh Stein Announces Corporate Health Care Fraud Sentencing
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that Gate City Transportation Inc., a Greensboro-based medical transport company, was sentenced in the Middle District of North Carolina after pleading guilty to one count of health care fraud in October 2018. The company was ordered to pay a $100 fine, a $400 special assessment, and restitution in the amount of $5,245,640.02 to the N.C. F  more

North Carolina A.G. Stein Condemns Administration's Proposed Rule That Eliminates Anti-Discrimination Protections in Health Care
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: * * * - The proposed rule will eliminate protections against discrimination for women, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ community, and other vulnerable populations * * * Attorney General Josh Stein today opposed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) proposed rule to drastically undermine Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), wh  more

North Carolina A.G. Stein Sues the EPA Over the Dirty Power Rule
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE), or Dirty Power, rule. Attorney General Stein is part of a coalition of 29 states and cities arguing that the Dirty Power rule, which replaced the Clean Power Plan, violates the Clean Air Act and promotes dirty, expensive coal power instead   more

North Carolina A.G. Stein Urges U.S. Department of Homeland Security to Protect Children
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: Attorney General Josh Stein today wrote U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan, Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan, Acting Director Matthew Albence, and Director Jonathan Hayes to urge them to better protect migrant children. This letter, the Attorney General's third to DHS regarding migrant children, raises concerns about a recent $4 million grant   more

North Carolina Air National Guard: 235th Air Traffic Control Squadron Stands Up in Germany
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Air National Guard issued the following news: By Laura Montgomery Recently, nearly 50 members of the 235th Air Traffic Control Squadron joined with members from the New Hampshire and Maine Air National Guard heading to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to assist the 1st Combat Communications Squadron, an active duty unit, with training on setting up, utilizing, and tearing down a mobile air traffic control tower and deployable tactical air nav  more

North Carolina Commerce Department: NCWorks Commission Approves New Energy Pathway, Certifies Centers
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce issued the following news release: The NCWorks Commission gave formal approval to the state's first Energy Career Pathway during its quarterly meeting on Aug. 7, held at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont in Charlotte. Driven by the energy sector's need for a supply of skilled talent, the new NCWorks Certified Career Pathway provides guidance to help prepare students and workers for careers and advancemen  more

North Carolina Community Colleges System: State Board of Community Colleges Approves Presidents at Three Colleges
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- North Carolina Community Colleges System issued the following news: The State Board of Community Colleges approved the appointments of three college presidents on Friday. Lew Hunnicutt was named the president of Nash Community College in Rocky Mount, succeeding Bill Carver, who will retire in October. Hunnicutt is assistant provost and campus director for the University of Georgia - Griffin Campus and previously held administrative positions at three higher   more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Announces 600 New Jobs as Xerox Selects Wake County for a New Center of Excellence
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Company will invest $18.4 million in Cary * * * Xerox (NYSE: XRX), a Fortune 500 technology company, will build a new Center of Excellence in Cary, creating 600 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $18.4 million in Wake County. "Xerox, which had many locations to choose from, selected North Carolina because they know we can offer the highly-skilled   more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Appoints Two New District Court Judges
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, Governor Cooper appointed Joseph Edgar Brown III and Christopher J. Welch to serve as District Court Judges in Districts 7 and 4, respectively. "Ed has an impressive legal background and is a leader in his community," said Gov. Cooper. "I look forward to seeing him serve his district in this new role." Joseph Edgar Brown III, of Wilson, North Carolina, will fill the seat in Distric  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Signs Gun Safety Executive Directive
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Announces that more than 280,000 previously unreported criminal convictions added to federal background check system * * * Governor Roy Cooper today signed a new gun safety Executive Directive and updated the public on recent action taken to strengthen firearm purchase background checks. Cooper shared the information at the Department of Public Safety's School Safety Summit   more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: 36 Days and Counting: 'It is Now Time for the Republican Leadership to Come to the Table With Their Counter-proposals'
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: It's been 36 days since Governor Roy Cooper shared a balanced compromise budget offer with Republican legislators. And 36 days later, Republican leaders have not shared any counteroffer to keep the budget process moving forward. Yesterday, the House once again put the veto override on the calendar and did not take any action on it. Where is the Republican counteroffer and when will Republi  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: 37 Days of GOP Stalling is Costing North Carolina
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - When will they stop wasting taxpayer dollars and start negotiating? * * * It has been 37 days since Governor Roy Cooper shared a balanced compromise budget offer with Republican legislators. And for 37 days, Republican leaders have continued in vain to override the Governor's veto. Where is the Republican counteroffer and when will they stop playing games with the calendar? By  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: Record Visitor Spending Reflected in All NC Counties in 2018
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - State Spending by Domestic Visitors Jumps to $25.3 Billion * * * Record visitor spending in 2018 was reflected with visitor spending increases in all 100 counties, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The data comes from an annual study commissioned by Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. Domestic visitors spent a record $25.3  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: Republican Leaders Double Down on Veto Override, No Counteroffer Shared After 35 Days
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Thirty-five days ago, Governor Roy Cooper sent a balanced budget compromise offer to Republican legislative leadership. Since then, Republican leaders have played games, pointed fingers, and attempted to auction off an entire state agency to get the votes they want to override the Governor's veto. Last week, 51 House Democrats sent a letter to Speaker Tim Moore and Senate Leader Phil Berg  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: What is the General Assembly Doing 39 Days Later?
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Racking up a big taxpayer funded tab to try and make a political point * * * The Winston-Salem Journal reports that the cost of Republican inaction on budget negotiations has now passed the $1 million mark. Governor Roy Cooper and Democratic legislators sent Republicans a compromise offer 39 days ago, but instead of responding to that offer to move negotiations forward, Republica  more

North Carolina HHS: Test Results Show Highest Toxic Algae Levels Recorded in Chowan River This Year
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued the following news release: The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is urging the public to stay out of the Chowan River near Indian Creek because of an algal bloom producing the highest levels of toxin recorded this year. Test results indicate this bloom is producing microcystin at levels greater than 620 micrograms per liter. At these levels, officials with the Division of  more

North Carolina HHS: Three Hospitalizations Among Patients Who Reported Vaping
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued the following news release: The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is investigating recent reports of severe lung disease after vaping. Three patients have been hospitalized in North Carolina since late July and similar cases have been reported from other states, including Wisconsin, Illinois, California and Minnesota. No deaths have been reported. Although no infectious ca  more

North Carolina State University: 'Growth Mindset' Intervention Boosts Confidence, Persistence in Entrepreneurship Students
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: A low-cost intervention aimed at fostering a growth mindset in students gave the students more confidence in their entrepreneurship abilities and helped them persist when challenges arose. "The finding is valuable because efficacy, or confidence in one's abilities, and perseverance are powerful motivators and are critical for career development in entrepreneurship," say  more

North Carolina State University: Not Just Genes - Environment Also Shaped Population Variation in First Americans
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: The first Americans - humans who crossed onto the North American continent and then dispersed throughout Central and South America - all share common ancestry. But as they settled different areas, the populations diverged and became distinct. A new study from North Carolina State University shows that facial differences resulting from this divergence were due to the comp  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving 2905 Cottage Place
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2773): In the Matter of Notification by 2905 Cottage Place, LLC, 3926 Marcom Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in North Lakes Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY THE COMMISSION: On  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving 9535 Acer
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2615): In the Matter of Notification by 9535 Acer, LLLP, 3736 Kings Row, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Loxley Chase Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY THE COMMISSION: On July   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Amberton at Stonewater
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1455): In the Matter of Notification by Amberton at Stonewater, LLC, Post Office Box 9846, Greensboro, North Carolina 27249, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Amberton at Stonewater Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, Amberton at Stonewater, LLC (Applicant  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ascot Point Village Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-273): In the Matter of Notification by Ascot Point Village Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 9846, Greensboro, North Carolina 27429, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Ascot Point Village Apartments in Buncombe County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, Ascot Point Village Apartments  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Autumn Crest Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1644): In the Matter of Notification by Autumn Crest Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 395, Jamestown, North Carolina 27282, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Autumn Crest Apartments in Cabarrus County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, Autumn Crest Apartments, LLC (Applicant), file  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Bacarra
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2049): In the Matter of Notification by Bacarra, LLC, 201 North Elm Street, Suite 201, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Bacarra Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, Bacarra, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Commission a not  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Bacarra II
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2741): In the Matter of Notification by Bacarra II, LLC, 201 North Elm Street, Suite 201, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Bacarra Apartments, Phase II, in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, Bacarra II, LLC (Applicant), filed with the  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Battleground North Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-672): In the Matter of Notification by Battleground North Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 9846, Greensboro, North Carolina 27429, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Battleground North Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, Battleground North Apartments, LL  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Berkeley Place Apartment Owner
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2474): In the Matter of Notification by Berkeley Place Apartment Owner, LLC, 500 Solano Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28262, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Berkeley Place Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, Berkeley Place Apartment Owner, LLC (  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CCC Calibre Chase
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1886): In the Matter of Notification by CCC Calibre Chase, LLC, 4601 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Calibre Chase Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, CCC Calibre Chase, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Commis  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Chatham Utilities
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-1240): In the Matter of Application by Chatham Utilities, Inc., Post Office Box 2369, Swansboro, North Carolina 28584-2369, for Authority to Amend Its Tariff to Increase Rates for Water and Sewer Utility Service for the Increased Cost of Purchased Water and Sewer from the Town of Cary in Chatham Estates Manufactured Housing Community in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approvin  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Chelsea Investments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2232): In the Matter of Notification by Chelsea Investments, LLC, Post Office Box 231160, Encinitas, California 92023, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Dogwood Hills Mobile Home Park in Catawba County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, Chelsea Investments, LLC (Applicant), filed w  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Clarke Utilities
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-1205): In the Matter of Application by Clarke Utilities, Inc., 223 Highway 70 East, Suite 115, Garner, North Carolina 27529, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Provide Water Utility Service in Sweetwater Subdivision, Phases 1 and 2, in Wake County, North Carolina and for Approval of Rates Order Accepting and Approving Bond, Granting Franchise, Approving Rat  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CLT Stone Ridge
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2304): In the Matter of Notification by CLT Stone Ridge, LLC, 8940 Camden Creek Lane, Charlotte, North Carolina 28273, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Stone Ridge Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, CLT Stone Ridge, LLC (Applicant), filed with the   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CLT Whitehall
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2302): In the Matter of Notification by CLT Whitehall, LLC, 2400 Whitehall Estates Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28273, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Whitehall Estates Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, CLT Whitehall, LLC (Applicant), filed w  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CRP-GREP Overture Crabtree Owner
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2449): In the Matter of Notification by CRP-GREP Overture Crabtree Owner, LLC, 4408 Marriott Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27612, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Overture Crabtree Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, CRP-GREP Overture Crabtree Owner, LLC  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CRP/CW 1201 Central
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2512): In the Matter of Notification by CRP/CW 1201 Central, LLC, 1201 Central Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Overton Row Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, CRP/CW 1201 Central, LLC (Applicant), filed with  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CSC Midtown
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1482): In the Matter of Notification by CSC Midtown, LLC, 4001 Barrett Drive, Suite 104, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Midtown Park Townhomes in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY THE COMMISSION: On  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Duke Energy Carolinas
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. E-7): In the Matter of Application of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC for Adjustment of Rates and Charges Applicable to Electric Utility Service in North Carolina Order On Revised Vegetation Management Plan BY THE COMMISSION: On June 18, 2019, the Commission issued an Order Declining to Accept Annual Vegetation Management Report and Requiring Compliance Filing (Compliance Order), in w  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Duke Energy Progress
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. E-2): In the Matter of Application of Duke Energy Progress, LLC, for Approval of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard Cost Recovery Rider Pursuant to N.C.G.S. Sec. 62-133.8 and Commission Rule R8-67 Order Granting Petition to Intervene BY THE PRESIDING COMMISSIONER: On August 9, 2019, the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), filed a petition  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Evolve Sneads Ferry
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2488): In the Matter of Notification by Evolve Sneads Ferry, LLC, 2918-A Martinsville Road, Greensboro, North Carolina 27408, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water Utility Service in Evolve at Stones Bay Apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, Evolve Sneads Ferry, LLC (Applicant), filed with th  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Fairfield Water
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-1226): In the Matter of Application by Fairfield Water Company, 932 Hendersonville Road, Suite 201, Asheville, North Carolina 28803, for Authority to Increase Rates for Water Utility Service in the Fairfield Water System in Henderson County, North Carolina Order Requiring Customer Notice BY THE CHAIR: On May 24, 2019, Fairfield Water Company (Applicant) filed an application wit  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Golden Triangle #1
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1400): In the Matter of Notification by Golden Triangle #1, LLC, 8514 McAlpine Park, Suite 190, Charlotte, North Carolina 28211, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Crest at Greylyn Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, Golden Triangle #1, LLC (Applicant  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Grace Park Development
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-893): In the Matter of Notification by Grace Park Development, LLC, 7001 Brush Hollow Road, Suite 200, Westbury, New York 11590, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Grace Park Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, Grace Park Development, LLC (Applicant), filed  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Greymont Village Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2740): In the Matter of Notification by Greymont Village Apartments, LLC, 201 North Elm Street, Suite 201, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Greymont Village Apartments in Buncombe County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, Greymont Village Apartmen  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Greystone WW
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-517): In the Matter of Notification by Greystone WW Company, LLC, 1001 Greystone Common Drive, Knightdale, North Carolina 27545, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Greystone at Widewaters Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, Greystone WW Company, LLC (Applic  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Hayleigh Village Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1152): In the Matter of Notification by Hayleigh Village Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 9846, Greensboro, North Carolina 27429, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Hayleigh Village Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, Hayleigh Village Apartments, LLC (A  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Hillandale North
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2287): In the Matter of Notification by Hillandale North, LLC, 1128 Independence Boulevard, Suite 200, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Clairmont at Hillandale North Apartments in Durham County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, Hillandale North, L  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving HLLC CWS 205
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2246): In the Matter of Notification by HLLC CWS 205, LLC, et al., 14 Corporate Plaza Drive, Suite 210, Newport Beach, California 92660, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Marq Midtown 205 Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, HLLC CWS 205, LLC, et al.  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving HR Realty
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1161): In the Matter of Notification by HR Realty Company, LLC, 1001-A Fox Hunt Lane, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Hunting Ridge Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY THE COMMISSION: On   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Innisbrook Village
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1278): In the Matter of Notification by Innisbrook Village, LLC, Post Office Box 9846, Greensboro, North Carolina 27429, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Innisbrook Village Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, Innisbrook Village, LLC (Applicant), filed  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Interurban Commerce Park
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket Nos. WR-2833, WR-2549): In the Matter of Application by Interurban Commerce Park, LLP, 5010 Split Rail Circle, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106, for Authority to Transfer Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The View at 5010 Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Granting Transfer of Certificate of Authority and Approving Rates B  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Interurban Commerce Park
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket Nos. WR-2833, WR-2549): In the Matter of Application by Interurban Commerce Park, LLP, 5010 Split Rail Circle, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106, for Authority to Transfer Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The View at 5010 Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Granting Transfer of Certificate of Authority and Approving Rates B  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Lofts at Charleston Row
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1313): In the Matter of Notification by The Lofts at Charleston Row, LLC, 9336 Kings Parade Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina 28273, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Lofts at Charleston Row Apartments, Phase II, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, The   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Marsh Euclid Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2250): In the Matter of Notification by Marsh Euclid Apartments, LLC, 2401 Park Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Lexington Dilworth Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, Marsh Euclid Apartments, LLC (Applican  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Marsh Realty
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1154): In the Matter of Notification by Marsh Realty Company, 2401 Park Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Park Place Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, Marsh Realty Company (Applicant) filed with the Commission  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving MECO Utilities
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-1166): In the Matter of Application by MECO Utilities, Inc., Post Office Box 2369, Swansboro, North Carolina 28584-2369, for Authority to Amend Its Tariff to Increase Rates for Water and Sewer Utility Service for the Increased Cost of Purchased Water and Sewer from the Town of Cary in Mobile Estates Mobile Home Park in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Nevada Springs
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2159): In the Matter of Notification by Nevada Springs, LLC, et al., 14 Corporate Plaza Drive, Suite 210, Newport Beach, California 92660, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Marq at Weston Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, Nevada Springs, LLC, et al.   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving New Brookstone
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-138): In the Matter of Notification by New Brookstone, LLC, 3800 Drybrook Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28269, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Brookstone Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, New Brookstone, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Commiss  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Northland River Birch I
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1248): In the Matter of Notification by Northland River Birch I, LLC, 2150 Washington Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02462, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in River Birch Apartments, Phase I, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, Northland River Birch I, LLC (Appli  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Piedmont Natural Gas
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. G-9): In the Matter of Application of Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., for Annual Review of Gas Costs Pursuant to N.C.G.S. Sec. 62-133.4(c) and Commission Rule R1-17(k)(6) Order Granting Petition to Intervene BY THE PRESIDING COMMISSIONER: On August 14, 2019, Carolina Utility Customers Association, Inc. (CUCA), filed a petition with the Commission seeking to intervene in the a  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Piedmont Natural Gas
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. G-9): Application of Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., for Adjustment of Rates and Charges Applicable to Natural Gas Service in North Carolina Order Providing Notice of Commission Questions BY THE PRESIDING COMMISSIONER: On May 16, 2019, the Commission issued an Order Scheduling Investigation and Hearing, Establishing Intervention and Testimony Due Dates and Discovery Guideline  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving PRCP-Charlotte
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2682): In the Matter of Notification by PRCP-Charlotte, LLC, 4920 Tanager Park Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28269, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Ivy Hollow Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, PRCP-Charlotte, LLC (Applicant), filed with the C  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Prudential Insurance
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-38): In the Matter of Notification by Prudential Insurance Company of America, 8 Campus Drive, 4th Floor, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Reserve Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, Prudential Insurance Company o  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ramblelake Properties
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2758): In the Matter of Notification by Ramblelake Properties, LLC, 11510 Dartington Ridge Lane, Charlotte, North Carolina 28262, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Greenwood Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Granting Certificate of Authority and Approving Rates BY THE COMMISSION: On March 22, 2019, in Docket N  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Salem Village Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-446): In the Matter of Notification by Salem Village Apartments, LLC, 2401 Park Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Salem Village Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, Salem Village Apartments, LLC Applicant), filed  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Southline Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2326): In the Matter of Notification by Southline Apartments, LLC, 2520 South Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Solis Southline Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, Southline Apartments, LLC (Applicant), fi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving SVF Weston Lakeside
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-601): In the Matter of Application by SVF Weston Lakeside, LLC, 515 South Flower Street, 49th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90071, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Weston Lakeside Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, SVF Weston Lakeside, LLC (Applicant),   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving The Arboretum
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2463): In the Matter of Notification by The Arboretum, LP, 7700 Arboretum Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28270, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Arboretum Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, The Arboretum, LP (Applicant), filed with the Commis  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving The Boulevard at North Cedar Street
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2079): In the Matter of Notification by The Boulevard at North Cedar Street, LLC, 715 North Church Street, Suite 110, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in North Cedar Street Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, The Boulev  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Treetop Raleigh
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1671): In the Matter of Notification by Treetop Raleigh, LLC, 5425 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 202, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Tree Top Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY THE COMMISSION:   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Treybrooke Village Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-379): In the Matter of Notification by Treybrooke Village Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 9846, Greensboro, North Carolina 27429, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Treybrooke Village Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 1, 2019, Treybrooke Village Apartments, L  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Triangle Grand Summit
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2364): In the Matter of Notification by Triangle Grand Summit, LLC, Post Office Box 280, Gastonia, North Carolina 28053, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Grand Summit Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, Triangle Grand Summit, LLC, (Applicant) filed wi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Triangle Real Estate of Gastonia
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1125): In the Matter of Notification by Triangle Real Estate of Gastonia, Inc., Post Office Box 280, Gastonia, North Carolina 28053, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Huntersville Commons Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, Triangle Real Estate of G  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Trotter
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-593): In the Matter of Notification by Trotter Company, 148 Tyvola Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28210, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Elmsley Grove Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, Trotter Company (Applicant), filed with the Commission a no  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Village at Town Center
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1617): In the Matter of Notification by The Village at Town Center, LLC, Post Office Box 9846, Greensboro, North Carolina 27429, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Village at Town Center Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 2, 2019, The Village at Town Center, LL  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Vista Villa Holdings #1
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2139): In the Matter of Notification by Vista Villa Holdings #1, LLC, 6309 Montego Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28215, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Vista Villa Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY THE COMM  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Water Garden Village
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1315): In the Matter of Notification by Water Garden Village, LLC, 8441 Mount Valley Lane, Raleigh, North Carolina 27613, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Water Garden Village Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 31, 2019, Water Garden Village, LLC (Applicant), filed  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Wendover at River Oaks
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1975): In the Matter of Notification by Wendover at River Oaks, LLC, 1 River Oaks Drive, Greensboro, North Carolina 27409, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Wendover at River Oaks Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 29, 2019, Wendover at River Oaks, LLC (Applican  more

North Carolina's July Employment Figures Released
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce issued the following news release: The state's seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, remaining unchanged from June's revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged from June's revised rate of 3.7 percent. North Carolina's July 2019 unemployment rate increased 0.4 of a percentage point from a year ago. The number of people employed increased 17,620 over the month to 4,885,696 and increased 92  more

Oceaneering Wins Subsea Wellhead Removal From Lundin
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- Oceaneering International, a subsea engineering and applied technology company, issued the following news: Oceaneering International, Inc. ("Oceaneering") has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Oceaneering AS has secured a contract from Lundin Norway AS covering the removal of the Jorvik subsea well in Norway, with options for additional wells. The removal project, which is part of an ongoing rig chase multi-client campaign, is expecte  more

SAS Named a Leader in Gartner's 2019 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools
CARY, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- SAS Institute, a business analytics software and services provider, issued the following news release: * * * - Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute * * * Artificial intelligence (AI) holds much promise for its ability to autonomously analyze vast data volumes and uncover insights. SAS believes the promise of AI can only become reality, however, if the data that feeds it is curated by a well-governed, comprehensive platform such as  more

SAS Sees 105% Growth in AI Revenue, Per Analyst Report
CARY, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- SAS Institute, a business analytics software and services provider, issued the following news release: * * * - SAS ranks second in revenue in 2018 for artificial intelligence (AI) software platforms * * * While the overall artificial intelligence (AI) market saw steady growth last year, SAS experienced growth at a rate nearly four times faster than the overall market, at 104.6% according to the IDC report, Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Software Platforms   more

University of North Carolina's Greensboro Campus: Billy Godwin Named Baseball Head Coach
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The University of North Carolina's Greensboro Campus issued the following news: UNC Greensboro announced today that Billy Godwin has been hired as baseball head coach. Godwin has spent the past five years with the New York Yankees, overseeing all amateur scouting in North Carolina and South Carolina. Prior to his time with the Yankees, Godwin was the head baseball coach at East Carolina from 2005-14. "Billy Godwin cares about student-athletes as people an  more

University of North Carolina's Greensboro Campus: Program for Latinx Students Receives National Honor
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The University of North Carolina's Greensboro Campus issued the following news: The CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educacion) summer program at UNC Greensboro (UNCG) has been named a 2019 "Program to Watch" by Excelencia in Education for its efforts to increase Latinx student success. CHANCE is one of just 20 programs nationwide to receive this recognition. Launched in 2017, CHANCE is an intensive weeklong college preparation and l  more

University of North Carolina-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Der Leads Study Published in Science Signaling
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: UNC Lineberger's Channing Der, PhD, Kenan Distinguished Professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology, was corresponding author of a paper published in Science Signaling. The study identified a potential therapeutic target for patients with KRAS-mutant pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Der and his colleagues described in the paper the u  more

University of North Carolina-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Muss Leads Study Published in Journal of Clinical Oncology
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Aug. 13 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: UNC Lineberger's Hyman B. Muss, MD, the Mary Jones Hudson Distinguished Professor in the UNC School of Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology and director of UNC Lineberger's geriatric oncology program, led a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that found that older patients with early breast cancer had lower rate of re  more

University of North Carolina-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Researchers Develop Method for Identifying Aggressive Breast Cancer Drivers
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Aug. 13 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: Precision cancer medicine requires personalized biomarkers to identify patients who will benefit from specific cancer therapies. In an effort to improve the accuracy of predictions about prognosis for patients with breast cancer and the efficacy of personalized therapy, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center   more

University of North Carolina-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Workshop Offers Insight, Support After Cancer Treatment Ends
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Aug. 13 -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: When a person being treated for cancer transitions from the active to post-treatment phase of care, the disruption to what had become routine and familiar can create feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. Recognizing the array of challenges a person may face following treatment, UNC Lineberger is offering a free workshop to help cancer survivors and their car  more

University of North Carolina-Wilmington Featured on Princeton Review's List of Best Southeastern Schools
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: UNCW has once again been named a Best Southeastern School by The Princeton Review. The publication included the university on its list of "2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region." "When students and their parents look for a college or university, they compare factors like academic quality, cost and campus life," said UNCW Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli. "As noted in this gu  more

University of North Carolina-Wilmington Students Awarded $110,000 By U.S. Coastal Research Program
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: UNCW graduate students Kelsey Beachman, Mariko Polk '15 and Mackenzie Taggart are the recipients of a $110,000 grant from the U.S. Coastal Research Program Student Challenge Competition. The students' proposal is one of 21 in the nation selected for funding from an original pool of 250 solicitations. Their project "Multidisciplinary quantification of biogeomorphological   more

University of North Carolina-Wilmington: Manny Lloyd Appointed to New Hanover County Commission on African American History, Heritage & Culture
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, Aug. 16 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: Manuel Lloyd '18, the UNCW Upperman African American Cultural Center's cultural enrichment program coordinator, has been appointed to the New Hanover County Commission on African American History, Heritage and Culture. He will work with other members of the newly formed commission to highlight the county's historic sites, educate the community on heritage and culture and  more

Western Carolina University Chancellor Announces Change in Leadership for Division of Advancement
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina, Aug. 12 -- Western Carolina University issued the following news release: Western Carolina University Chancellor Kelli R. Brown announced that Lori A. Lewis is stepping down from her position as the university's vice chancellor for advancement, effective today (Monday, Aug. 12). Brown made the announcement about the change in leadership for WCU's Division of Advancement in a message to the campus community. Lewis had been serving as vice chancellor for advancement at  more

Western Carolina University Chancellor Applauds Role of Regional Comprehensive Institutions, Calls for Across-the-Board Excellence
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- Western Carolina University issued the following news release: In her inaugural Opening Assembly address, Western Carolina University Chancellor Kelli R. Brown outlined three themes to guide WCU during the year ahead - a continued emphasis on the quality and excellence of the overall university experience, an expansion of diversity and inclusiveness efforts, and a sharpened focus on regional economic development. Brown, who officially took the office of ch  more

Western Carolina University: Belcher College Announces New Catalyst Grants Funding Initiative
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina, Aug. 15 -- Western Carolina University issued the following news release: George H. Brown, dean of Western Carolina University's David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts, led the roll-out of a new Catalyst Grants initiative that will provide funding for innovative projects across the college during a meeting of its faculty and staff Tuesday, Aug. 13. The grant program is designed to address how the college can make the arts vital to WCU's current and fut  more

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools: North Hills Elementary and Sheriff's Department Establish Partnership
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, Aug. 14 -- The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools issued the following news: By Kim Underwood Thanks to a new partnership with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department and a donation of shoes from the Chris Paul Family Foundation, students at North Hills Elementary will have new school uniforms and new shoes this school year. The partnership with the Sheriff's Department will also enable more students to go on field trips to Raleigh and Washington and more stud  more

Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Selected for Policy Academy to Strengthen Manufacturing
MADISON, Wisconsin, Aug. 14 -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. issued the following news release: * * * - Wisconsin to join cohort of states in Policy Academy on Strengthening Your State's Manufacturers * * * Wisconsin has been selected to participate in the year-long Policy Academy on Strengthening Your State's Manufacturers. Wisconsin will join Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Vermont for a collaborative and custom-built expe  more