Student enrollment at historically black colleges and universities nationwide and in North Carolina has been on a downward spiral for several years.
The N.C. State Fair returned Thursday and is expected to attract more than 1 million people from across the state to eat deep-fried delicacies and try out new rides.
Bubble wrap is popping into Charlotte — and bringing more than 1,000 jobs with it.
Film production in North Carolina might be headed for a precipitous decline in the near future, as the state’s tax incentive program for film companies is slated to undergo a major change.
Almost two years after North Carolina banned same-sex marriage, a new court case seeks to reverse that decision — and soon.
In the past months, North Carolina’s unemployment rate has dropped — but new data shows the state is still shedding jobs.
As students turn to Amazon shopping carts and stray from traditional retailers, the mall strongholds are working to bridge the generational gap that is keeping them from department stores.
As the U.S. Supreme Court meets in Washington, D.C. today to consider a controversial case involving birth control and the Affordable Care Act, some UNC students will be protesting outside of the court building.
Research comprises the bulk of revenue for many universities, drawing added pressure to the researching sector — a trend that Stefan Franzen, N.C. State University professor, thinks is compromising research ethics.
Last week, shootings at three U.S. college campuses left two students dead and another injured — marking a five-day stretch of school lockdowns and alerts across the nation.
North Carolina is one of 10 states most reliant on income tax revenue, according to a recent report by Standard & Poor’s.And it turns out the state has lost more income tax revenue than expected — a total of $675 million — from the General Assembly's cuts to the individual income tax in 2013.
After facing pressure from business and economic leaders across the state to expand the Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) as funds begin to run dry, Gov. Pat McCrory has decided not to call the N.C. General Assembly back to Raleigh for a special session.“It would be counterproductive and a waste of taxpayer money to bring the General Assembly back when there is no agreement in place on issues already voted on,” McCrory said in a statement Friday.