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BBB’s New Program for Entrepreneurs

April 20, 2024

Raleigh, N.C. – Better Business Bureau serving Eastern Carolinas (BBB) is launching a comprehensive online guide for those who are starting a business in North or South Carolina. “BBB’s New Business Roadmap Presented by Strazanac Solutions” is an online business […]

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Biden administration announces $7.4B in student debt relief; 8,100 in North Carolina to benefit

April 19, 2024

Ahmed Jallow, NC Newsline The Biden administration announced on Friday that it will cancel student loans for 277,000 more borrowers nationwide, including 8,100 individuals from North Carolina. The administration said it’s using existing student loan forgiveness programs such as the SAVE […]

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Weedkiller manufacturer seeks lawmakers’ help to squelch claims it failed to warn about cancer

April 19, 2024

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Stung by paying billions of dollars for settlements and trials, chemical giant Bayer has been lobbying lawmakers in three states to pass bills providing it a legal shield from lawsuits that claim its popular weedkiller […]

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Redefining Success: Inside Central Wake’s Second Chance Education

April 18, 2024

Jordan Meadows, Staff Writer Central Wake High School stands as a beacon of optimism for students who have stumbled along the path of education. This fully accredited, tuition-free public charter school is part of the Accelerated Learning Solutions (ALS) network: […]

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Agreement could resolve litigation over services for disabled people

April 18, 2024

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina’s health agency and a nonprofit defending people with intellectual and development disabilities have reached an agreement that could resolve a lawsuit seeking action to help those who can’t live at home because services in […]

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“I have no idea what we’re going to do”: Housing shortage leaves NC low-income renters stymied

April 17, 2024

Julia Stokes and her daughter moved into the Helen Wright Center, a Raleigh shelter for women experiencing homelessness, late last year after a family dispute left them without a place to live. With a monthly income of just under $1,900 […]

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Is There A Connection Between Iran And The EV Revolution?

April 17, 2024

By Rodney Ross (Special To The Carolinian) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference on September 10-14, 1960, by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.  Since inception, additional […]

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Faith Ringgold, pioneering Black quilt artist, dies at 93

April 17, 2024

NEW YORK (AP) – Faith Ringgold, an award-winning author and artist who broke down barriers for Black female artists and became famous for her richly colored and detailed quilts combining painting, textiles and storytelling, has died. She was 93. The […]

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Internet customers in western NC to benefit from provider’s $20M 

April 17, 2024

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Western North Carolina residents could see improved internet access over the next few years after a major service provider agreed to invest millions of dollars in the region. The state Attorney General’s Office and Frontier Communications […]

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EPA announces finalized water standards for “forever chemicals”

April 17, 2024

WASHINGTON, DC-Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced final drinking water standards for six individual PFAS “forever chemicals” including PFOA, PFOS, PFNA, PFHxS, HFPO-DA (GenX), and PFBS. This is the first time that drinking water standards have been finalized […]

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