Julie Havlak - Carolina Journal News Service

Julie Havlak - Carolina Journal News Service

RALEIGH — Just after Natalie Jacome launched a new clinic, the pandemic hit.

DILLSBORO — As he stood on his porch, watching the flames consume his studio, Brant Barnes wasn’t thinking about the fire. 

RALEIGH — It might be a new year, but remote learning isn’t over.

RALEIGH — Lawmakers are fighting to help small businesses afford health insurance, but they’re running out of time.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Community College System elected Thomas Stith III to lead it through the coronavirus pandemic and steep enrollment losses.

RALEIGH — Pharmacist Darius Russell, owner of Russell’s Pharmacy and Shoppe in Durham, hopes to stop losing money on helping patients.

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, is one of 16 governors who holds only virtual press briefings without reporters in the room.  He has scheduled one for 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, when he’s expected to issue tighter coronavirus regulations.

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is still selling Medicaid expansion, but Republican lawmakers still aren’t buying.

RALEIGH — The Department of Public Instruction spent $144 million of Coronavirus Relief Funds without making sure the money was helping students, a new audit report says.

RALEIGH — More students face repeating a grade than any time in the past century, says David Stegall, deputy superintendent of innovation at the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

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