Sewage sludge, a byproduct of the wastewater treatment process, is used as agricultural fertilizer across North Carolina. Activists say exposure causes headaches, nausea, respiratory problems, lesions and more.
Roughly 600 people gathered outside the Legislative Building in Raleigh on Monday. The Moral Monday protests have now led to 153 arrests over four weeks.
Durham's last standing tobacco auction warehouse is to be sold and redeveloped into a mixed-use site with commercial and residential space.
The Obama administration has taken a step in making hospital costs publicly available by creating a database of previously undisclosed charges and Medicare payments.
The Senate's proposed budget cuts would close the 24-bed Wright School, cut funding for tobacco prevention programs, close three alcohol and drug abuse inpatient treatment centers, and defund the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center. Plus, Senate Bill 76 would fuel our sprint toward fracking.
Without providing a clear reason, City Councilors fired the man who ushered Raleigh through a downtown renaissance and period of relative prosperity over the last 12 years. What is the future of Raleigh development?
The Office for Civil Rights is investigating whether Cardinal Innovations violated the law by denying undocumented immigrants mental health care.
Nearly 150 people died on the job in North Carolina in 2011. A recent AFL-CIO report says lax health and safety standards contribute to workplace deaths.
But there is one good bill, which would allow consumers to compare hospital prices for medical procedures.
Unceremoniously marked 278 years ago with a stone here or a notch on a tree there, King George's boundaries leave a portion of Fred Berlinger's Polk County home in South Carolina.
A few things we're willing to trade with our neighbors to the south
Since we're still bickering about the border between North and South Carolina, INDY Week proposes exchanging these 20 people, places and things from the Old North State with the Palmetto State.