HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina transportation officials say the Bonner Bridge on the Outer Banks could re-open next week if dredged sand placed around exposed pilings compacts well. The transportation department said crews performed underwater sonar surveys and divers examined part of the bridge yesterday.
BURGAW, N.C. (AP) - A former American Cancer Society worker has pleaded guilty in Pender County to embezzling nearly $70,000 from the society. Wendy Anderson Perdue of Hampstead entered the plea to three counts yesterday. A judge sentenced her to 25 days in jail followed by three years of probation.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge in Winston-Salem says there will be no trial on North Carolina's voting law changes until after the 2014 elections. U.S. District Judge Joi Peake says a lawsuit challenging the new law is too complicated to be resolved before the elections.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina officials say U.S. 64 between Interstate 440 in Raleigh and Interstate 95 near Rocky Mount has been added to the future Interstate Highway System. Gov. Pat McCrory and state Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced the addition at a meeting of the Regional Transportation Alliance in Cary.
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