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6:47 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Spinning Out of Control

Most people live their life as if they are spinning like a top.
Credit wikimedia

For many of us, our daily routines keep us moving almost as fast as a NASCAR driver racing for the checkered flag.

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Budget
6:25 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

NC House Unveils Budget Proposal

NC Statehouse
Credit Jim Bowen from Fort Worth, US

State House leaders say the $20.6 billion spending plan unveiled late Sunday night fulfills the state's obligations while living within its means.  Senior budget chairman, Rep. Nelson Dollar of Wake County, said, "The House's budget proposal is realistic, it is reasonable, and it is responsible. And it places North Carolina's fiscal house on a sound foundation for the future."

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Commentary
6:06 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Friends for Life

Emily Wilson (l) and Dudley Shearburn (r) didn't take long to figure out they were meant to be buddies.
Credit StoryLine

A tuneless hum binds these ladies. Find out why.

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News
5:09 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Piedmont Bridge Repair Means Traffic Detours

The westbound lane of the I-40 bridge over the Yadkin River will be repaired this weekend. It is one of six bridges the state wants to repair this summer.
Credit North Carolina Department of Transportation

Millions of North Carolina’s taxpayer dollars are being spent so road crews can stabilize bridges in one part of the Piedmont.

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Business
4:37 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Beware of Credit Card Checkout Fees

Credit by 401(K) 2013 via Flickr

Credit cards can be a safety net in emergency situations, give rewards for using them and help build credit. But if you pay with plastic for your purchase, you may want to pay attention. That’s because swiping your credit card at the checkout counter could result in a new surcharge.

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