The House is expected to vote this week on a plan to keep student loan interest rates from doubling July 1, but some Democrats say the plan is actually worse than doing nothing.
5/22/2013 - By: Michael Scotto, Washington, D.C. Bureau
Charlotte Motor Speedway owner Bruton Smith says a report about a possible move of one of the track's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races is false. Smith said Tuesday that no final decision has been made, but with hundreds of millions of dollars on the line, the thought of the race leaving the speedway made many nervous.
5/21/2013 - By: Jenna Barnes
An IT company opened its new headquarters in Raleigh Monday. NeoNova deals with cloud-based services and Google apps. The company serves more than 500,000 people across the country.
5/21/2013 - By: News 14 Carolina Staff
At a breakfast in uptown Charlotte on Tuesday, Wells Fargo awarded $1,000 grants to nonprofits in the greater Charlotte region. It's part of the Wells Fargo Community Partners grant program, which is now in its fourth year.
5/21/2013 - By: Leslie Mayes
After about three-years of negotiations, the Winston-Salem City Council on Monday voted 5-2, approving the sale of the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to Wake Forest University. The council also unanimously approved an intent to sell Bowman Gray Stadium to Winston-Salem State University.
5/21/2013 - By: Caitlin Lockerbie
The state Senate's $21 billion spending plan, which includes a 2.3 percent increase in spending for the state, is expected to move through committee this week. The 2.3 percent increase in spending would include about $1 billion to control Medicaid costs and about $53 million for education reform.
5/19/2013 - By: Loretta Boniti
The public will get a chance Monday to hear more about a plan that could bring tolls to Interstate 95. The state Department of Transportation says the tolls are needed to back the cost of upgrades. So over the last six months, DOT officials have been conducting an economic assessment study.
5/13/2013 - By: Linnie Supall
Charlotte City Manager Ron Carlee's proposed 2014 budget of nearly $2 billion includes a 7 percent city property tax increase, which would be the first for the city in more than five years. It also includes increases for Charlotte utility customers to pay for the proposed capital improvement plan.
5/13/2013 - By: Leslie Mayes
The value of homes for sale are on the rise because of the increase in demand and shortage of inventory. According to the National Association of Realtors, home prices nationwide in the first quarter have showed the best year-over year performance in more than seven years.
5/12/2013 - By: Jennifer Serda
Thousands of race fans will descend on Charlotte Motor Speedway this week. The campgrounds opened Sunday and some people were already moving in for race week. Speedway officials expect 15,000 to 20,000 campers to show up for race week.
5/12/2013 - By: Elise Esasky