NATIONAL POLITICS


8/26/2015 7:00pm

NC teachers to receive one-time $750 bonus

By Nick Niedzwiadek Senior Writer The state’s two-month overdue budget glacially neared completion Wednesday as the legislature reached an agreement on teacher pay. Teachers across the state will receive a one-time $750 bonus this year as opposed to the House’s original plan to give all teachers a 2 percent raise, according to documents provided by Sen.


2/24/2015 12:27am

Report: NC public health lags behind

A recent study shows North Carolina is falling behind other states in preventing tobacco use, on top of having a large number of residents with poor nutrition, low physical activity rates and obesity.