AllianceOne to refund processing fees

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced today that North Carolina customers of the collection agency AllianceOne Receivables Management may be eligible for refunds if they paid processing fees to the company when making a payment. After receiving a complaint from...

App lets users check waterway health

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an enhanced version of How’s My Waterway, an app and website to help people find information on the condition of thousands of lakes, rivers and streams across the U.S. from their smart phone, tablet or...

Passengers a danger for teen drivers

RALEIGH — Adolescent drivers are often distracted by technology while they are driving, but loud conversations and horseplay between passengers appear most likely to result in a dangerous incident, according to a new study from the UNC Highway Safety Research Center. The work,...
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Cougars search for balance

By David Allen Staff Writer WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s baseball team hasn’t had its best year this season, and after their 0-6 loss to Broughton Wednesday, it hasn’t gotten better. Their record of 6-12, is not terrible, but it’s not where Cougar coach Kevin Lynch wants the team...

Ignore the slanders; tax reform is working

North Carolina’s historic 2013 tax reform is once again under attack, and once again the critics are using misleading claims and false narratives to deceive the public. Based on a flawed report produced by the N.C. Justice Center’s Budget & Tax Center, new ads falsely claim...