After handling health crises on Capitol Hill, Dr. Mandy Cohen never anticipated having to help ten million people through a pandemic. As North Carolina's DHHS Secretary, Dr. Cohen is the face of the state's effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, while also being a wife and mom to two little girls.
Governor Cooper vetoed bills on Thursday that would have allowed skating rinks, bowling alleys, gyms, amusement parks and arcades to open and would have modified the capacity of temporary outdoor seating for food and drink establishments.
The company choosing Charlotte marks the largest job creating opportunity in the state’s current incentives program, bringing at least 3,200 jobs to the University City area. The company hopes to eventually open up 6,000 jobs total.
Many North Carolina bars have been closed more than 100 days because of COVID-19 restrictions. Many owners believe their businesses should have been included in Phase 2 of the state’s reopening. Now that phase is extended, and bars will be closed at least three more weeks.
Few partnerships in radio or television have lasted as long as the one forged by John Isley and Bill James. They met in 1980 and are still together today on the wildly successful “John Boy & Billy Big Show”, waking people up with laughter on radio stations across the country.
A North Carolina judge has ordered a small stock-car track halt races after state health officials declared it was violating Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 executive order with recent large weekend crowds.
Officials with the White House Coronavirus Task Force are concerned with North Carolina’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically the state’s inability to quickly marshal testing resources, multiple people familiar with the matter say.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has issued an abatement order that requires ACE Speedway in Alamance County to immediately close its facility and halt operations after a series of races brought in crowds that surpass the state’s health guidelines.
Federal authorities in North Carolina say a man and woman from Las Vegas have been arrested and accused of using obituary postings siphon $13 million in fraudulent charges from the North Carolina Medicaid Program.
The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is asking law enforcement officers from other state agencies whether they would be willing to work at state prisons in the event the agency has a major shortage of correctional officers due to COVID-19, according to documents obtained by WBTV.
Leaders of the North Carolina Department of Transportation said Wednesday they’re making some changes following an audit that outlined how the agency overspent by about $742 million last year, with lawmakers saying they’re drafting legislation to improve oversight.
President Donald Trump is giving Governor Roy Cooper a week to make a decision about allowing full attendance at the Republican National Convention before considering other locations for the convention.