RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. McCrory is just one vote away from getting the new distribution method he sought for transportation funds. McCrory and legislative leaders announced in April proposed changes to the current Highway Trust Fund formula that distributes money equally among the state's 14 transportation divisions.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A House panel has agreed to move a Senate bill giving transportation officials the power to raise some speed limits to 75 mph. The bill doesn't identify which roads could change, but committee members discussed rural stretches of I-40 in eastern North Carolina as a possibility.
TUXEDO, N.C. (AP) - Divers are searching for a Hendersonville teen presumed drowned in Lake Summit in Henderson County. Authorities say 19-year-old Traverious "Tre" Carter was swimming yesterday when he started shouting for help. Investigators say his friends couldn't rescue him before he went under.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - An environmental group is offering a $1,500 reward to find the thief who stole more than 1,000 Venus flytraps from a city garden in Wilmington. Someone took almost 90% of the flytraps in the garden over the Memorial Day weekend. Each plant is valued at about $20.
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