The Associated Press, Author at Washington Daily News

Education

Judge getting update on NC school funding equity plan

RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina judge wants an update on why a funding roadmap he’s endorsed that’s designed to reduce public education inequities among ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, October 18, 2021 1:08 pm

Crime

Man accused of stealing, wrecking ambulance in Greenville

GREENVILLE (AP) — A patient at a North Carolina emergency room is accused of stealing an ambulance and causing two traffic accidents, police said. Greenville ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, October 18, 2021 1:02 pm

News

Cooper signs major energy law

RALEIGH (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina signed a milestone energy bill into law Wednesday that aims to sharply reduce greenhouse gas ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:38 pm

Crime

Man steals FedEx truck in Greenville, hits building

GREENVILLE (AP) — A man has been arrested after authorities said he stole a delivery truck and hit another vehicle before crashing into a building, ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:51 pm

News

Liquor shortages on NC shelves gets legislature’s attention

RALEIGH (AP) — Persistent liquor shortages on local Alcoholic Beverage Control store shelves prompted North Carolina lawmakers to question the current top state ABC official ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:08 pm

News

NC road-building costs could scale back long-term projects

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina government would need billions of dollars in additional road-building funds if it wants to carry out currently planned projects for ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:25 pm

Crime

Greenville fire chief resigns after drunken driving arrest

GREENVILLE (AP) — A North Carolina fire chief is resigning after authorities confirmed his arrest on drunken driving charges. Greenville Fire/Rescue Chief Eric Griffin announced ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, September 20, 2021 10:56 am

Crime

Man charged in 2012 beating death of UNC-Chapel Hill student

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — A man has been charged with murder in the 2012 beating death of a North Carolina college student, police said Thursday. ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:53 am

Agriculture

Judge blocks NC law provision aimed at farm workers’ union

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s only farm worker union is pleased despite mixed decisions so far from federal courts about a 2017 law it says ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, September 16, 2021 5:44 pm

Business

Worker advocates seek more NC aid as federal benefits expire

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployed need higher and longer jobless benefits from the state more than ever now that additional federal benefits created during ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, September 13, 2021 7:45 pm

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