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The Daily Tar Heel
Carrboro approves final version of mural for the kids Elizabeth Harvell | Published 31 minutes ago Carrboro could be adding a splas
Carrboro approves final version of mural for the kids
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Elizabeth Harvell | Published 31 minutes ago Carrboro could be adding a splash color to its already bright town. The Carrboro Board of Alderman approved the final rendition of the Carrboro Mural... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Work continues on 86-old Bladen Co. bridgesWork is scheduled to continue on two aging bridges along N.C. 211 in Bladen Cou
Work continues on 86-old Bladen Co. bridges
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Work is scheduled to continue on two aging bridges along N.C. 211 in Bladen County. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, bridges over Brown Marsh Swamp and Elkton Swamp Creek will be restored as part of five bridge projects... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Work scheduled to be done on Bladen Co. bridgesWork is scheduled to continue on two aging bridges in Bladen County. According
Work scheduled to be done on Bladen Co. bridges
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Work is scheduled to continue on two aging bridges in Bladen County. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, bridges over Brown Marsh Swamp and Elkton Swamp Creek will be restored as part of five bridge projects that will cost... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Land owners frustrated by slow development of Havelock BypassHavelock land owners who have been told a bypass will go through their properti
Land owners frustrated by slow development of Havelock Bypass
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
Havelock land owners who have been told a bypass will go through their properties, are still waiting for the state to buy their land, and they say they are frustrated. The North Carolina Department of Transportation held a public meeting Monday... Read more
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The Chronicle
Marine Lab to deploy drones for data collectionDavid Johnston, executive director of the Marine Conservation Ecology Unmanned
Marine Lab to deploy drones for data collection
The Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
David Johnston, executive director of the Marine Conservation Ecology Unmanned Systems Facility, is looking forward to deploying drones stateside to collect extensive data. The Duke Marine Lab is taking to the skies to study marine ecology and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
"Mechanical issues" force change in ferry scheduleThere will be fewer ferry trips between Southport and Fort Fisher for the near
"Mechanical issues" force change in ferry schedule
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
There will be fewer ferry trips between Southport and Fort Fisher for the near future. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation website, mechanical issues have forced crews to run a one-boat schedule starting on Tuesday. The news... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Merchants hope for better outcome from repaving projectBurr Sullivan, president of the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce, said he and
Merchants hope for better outcome from repaving project
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Burr Sullivan, president of the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce, said he and many of the chamber members are pleased to see the paving project beginning, especially with the previous condition of the roadway. "Many of our members were, quite... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
U.S. 70 bypass may affect Havelock woman's homeIt's a plan that's been in the works for decades and now the North Carolina Dep
U.S. 70 bypass may affect Havelock woman's home
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
It's a plan that's been in the works for decades and now the North Carolina Department of Transportation is moving forward with their U.S. 70 highway bypass. According to the DOT website, the Havelock bypass is estimated to cost $160 million and... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
County takes ownership of Wil-Cox BridgePrice: $2.5 million — to the buyer. Wanted: Preservation-minded citizens of Da
County takes ownership of Wil-Cox Bridge
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Price: $2.5 million — to the buyer. Wanted: Preservation-minded citizens of Davidson County who will help decide what to do with it. After years of negotiations with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Davidson County took ownership of... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
County takes ownership of Wil-Cox BridgePrice: $2.5 million — to the seller. Wanted: Preservation-minded citizens of D
County takes ownership of Wil-Cox Bridge
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Price: $2.5 million — to the seller. Wanted: Preservation-minded citizens of Davidson County who will help decide what to do with it. After years of negotiations with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Davidson County took ownership... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Greensboro police begin Operation School WatchGREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police officers patrol school zones to help with
Greensboro police begin Operation School Watch
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 9 days ago
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police officers patrol school zones to help with back-to-school traffic safety. Traffic Safety Unit member Officer J.B. Price said Monday additions around Lincoln Street and Gate City Boulevard have been noticed by... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Closures on N.C. 11 in Duplin County this MondayOne lane will be intermittently closed in each direction on the N.C. 11 bridge
Closures on N.C. 11 in Duplin County this Monday
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
One lane will be intermittently closed in each direction on the N.C. 11 bridge over Maxwell Creek, north of Wallace in Duplin County on Monday, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The closure will happen from 9 a.m. Until 4... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
New Indian casino slated to open in Murphy, N.C., a 90-minute drive from ChattanoogaCasino gambling is about to move closer to Chattanooga. Harrah's Cherokee Vall
New Indian casino slated to open in Murphy, N.C., a 90-minute drive from Chattanooga
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Casino gambling is about to move closer to Chattanooga. Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino will open on Sept. 28 near Murphy, N.C., about an hour and 50-minute drive from Chattanooga. It's a leaner version of North Carolina's only other casino,... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Detour in place following crash on I-40 in Haywood Co.The North Carolina Department of Transportation said a collision closed lanes o
Detour in place following crash on I-40 in Haywood Co.
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said a collision closed lanes on I-40 in Haywood County on Tuesday night. NCDOT said the collision occurred at mile marker 5. All east bound lanes were closed. One west bound lane was closed. NCDOT... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Council members say road extension could help economic developmentWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington City Council members are discussing plans to
Council members say road extension could help economic development
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 16 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington City Council members are discussing plans to extend Scientific Park Drive off of Martin Luther King Parkway. Council member Kevin O’Grady said they have been trying to find a way to make this part of town more... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Greenville police hand out 'thank you' ticketsDrivers in Greenville, North Carolina, may now be excited to receive a ticket f
Greenville police hand out 'thank you' tickets
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
Drivers in Greenville, North Carolina, may now be excited to receive a ticket from police. Greenville police officers are giving out tickets that thank citizens for following the law. The department has partnered with the North Carolina Department... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Small town concerned about effect of high-speed railThe high-speed rail from Charlotte to Raleigh is expected to be a huge boost fo
Small town concerned about effect of high-speed rail
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 26 days ago
The high-speed rail from Charlotte to Raleigh is expected to be a huge boost for North Carolina's economy. Construction in Rowan County is leaving a different imprint on area towns. China Grove Town Manager Ken Deal said they've already seen the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
New push to stop I-77 toll lanes could cost taxpayersA new push to stop the controversial Interstate 77 toll lane project could cost
New push to stop I-77 toll lanes could cost taxpayers
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
A new push to stop the controversial Interstate 77 toll lane project could cost taxpayers, officials said. A North Carolina lawmaker drafted a bill that would force Mecklenburg County, Mooresville, Davidson, Cornelius and Huntersville to pay a... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportati
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 27 days ago
RALEIGH – The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation was named to the permanent spot atop the agency on Thursday, a week after the former head suddenly resigned. Gov. Pat McCrory announced his selection of former Chief... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
N.C. License Plate Agency on vacationThis week the North Carolina License Plate Agency in New Bern has been closed.
N.C. License Plate Agency on vacation
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 27 days ago
This week the North Carolina License Plate Agency in New Bern has been closed. A sign on their door reads that the office is closed from Aug. 3rd to Aug. 7th. It also lists nearby license plate agencies for drivers to use in the mean time. Many... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Tennyson named head of North Carolina transportation dept.The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation will as
Tennyson named head of North Carolina transportation dept.
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 28 days ago
The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation will assume permanent leadership over the agency a week after the former head suddenly resigned. Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday to a meeting of the state Board of... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Tennyson named head of NCDOTBy JOHN MORITZ Associated Press RALEIGH, NC (AP) — The acting secretary of th
Tennyson named head of NCDOT
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
By JOHN MORITZ Associated Press RALEIGH, NC (AP) — The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation will assume permanent leadership over the agency a week after the former head suddenly resigned. Gov. Pat McCrory announced... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
RR construction to close part of River RoadRailroad construction may cause headaches for drivers on River Road this month.
RR construction to close part of River Road
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
Railroad construction may cause headaches for drivers on River Road this month. According to the the North Carolina Department of Transportation, River Road will be closed about one mile south of Shipyard Boulevard from Monday, Aug. 10 at 8 a.m.... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Tennyson named head of North Carolina transportation dept.The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation will as
Tennyson named head of North Carolina transportation dept.
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation will assume permanent leadership over the agency a week after the former head suddenly resigned. Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday to a meeting of the state Board of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Tennyson named head of North Carolina transportation dept.RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of T
Tennyson named head of North Carolina transportation dept.
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation will assume permanent leadership over the agency a week after the former head suddenly resigned. Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday to a meeting of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Tennyson named head of North Carolina transportation dept.RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of T
Tennyson named head of North Carolina transportation dept.
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation will assume permanent leadership over the agency a week after the former head suddenly resigned. Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday to a meeting of the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Elected officials continue to defy I-77 toll lane projectElected leaders have tried resolutions and legislative bills to stop a toll lan
Elected officials continue to defy I-77 toll lane project
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
Elected leaders have tried resolutions and legislative bills to stop a toll lane project on Interstate 77 but none of those efforts have worked. Now, they are challenging the project again ahead of a crucial vote. In two weeks, a board of local... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Scan of Bonner Bridge scheduled; delays expectedThe North Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled its annual scan o
Scan of Bonner Bridge scheduled; delays expected
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled its annual scan of the Bonner Bridge deck, which is expected to hold up traffic briefly. A statement from NCDOT said work will begin Thurs., at 9 a.m. and last no longer than 30 minutes,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Planners discuss toll lanes for I-485, U.S. 74Local transportation planners have a scheduled vote this month to approve lane
Planners discuss toll lanes for I-485, U.S. 74
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
Local transportation planners have a scheduled vote this month to approve lane projects on U.S. Highway 74 and Interstate 485. New numbers were released Tuesday from the North Carolina Department of Transportation weeks after Charlotte city leaders... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-40 bridge lane closureWilmington, NC (NCDOT) — The North Carolina Department of Transportation will c
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-40 bridge lane closure
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
Wilmington, NC (NCDOT) — The North Carolina Department of Transportation will close the right lane on the westbound Interstate 40 bridge over the Northeast Cape Fear River in Castle Hayne, Wednesday, Aug. 5, and Thursday, Aug. 6, from 8 a.m. until... Read more
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The News & Observer
Motorcyclist killed Monday on I-540 near I-40 | News & Observer August 3, 2015 In this image made from a North Carolina
Motorcyclist killed Monday on I-540 near I-40
The News & Observer / Posted 30 days ago
| News & Observer August 3, 2015 In this image made from a North Carolina Department of Transportation traffic camera, a nearly empty Interstate 540 is... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Coast Guard pulls injured man from waterWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Coast Guard pulled an injured boater from the water
Coast Guard pulls injured man from water
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted a month ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Coast Guard pulled an injured boater from the water Sunday south of Morehead City. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector in Wilmington received notification Sunday morning that the 23-foot pleasure craft Carolina Mojo... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Coast Guard pulls injured boater from water SundayCrews with the United States Coast Guard pulled an injured boater Sunday from w
Coast Guard pulls injured boater from water Sunday
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted a month ago
Crews with the United States Coast Guard pulled an injured boater Sunday from waters south of Morehead City. A 23-foot craft with a man and woman on board struck the Atlantic Beach High Rise Bridge in Bogue Sound, according to a press release from... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Roundabout to open soon at New Hanover County intersectionNEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Get ready for a change at Castle Hayne Road and
Roundabout to open soon at New Hanover County intersection
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Get ready for a change at Castle Hayne Road and North College Road in New Hanover County in about two weeks. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said crews will shift traffic to a roundabout on Aug. 15.... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Racing companies take stand in I-77 toll-lane projectSeveral racing companies around Charlotte are taking a hard stance on a controv
Racing companies take stand in I-77 toll-lane project
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
Several racing companies around Charlotte are taking a hard stance on a controversial toll lane project on Interstate 77, threatening to move if the North Carolina Department of Transportation doesn't stop the project. Racing is a $6 billion... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NCDOT: Think of a doughnut or stop watch when using I-485The I-485 loop has taken 20 years to complete, and the round ribbon of pavement
NCDOT: Think of a doughnut or stop watch when using I-485
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
The I-485 loop has taken 20 years to complete, and the round ribbon of pavement runs more than 67 miles around Mecklenburg County. In most cases, those who use the recently finished loop have positive things to say. However, confused viewers have... Read more

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