Gas prices rise

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have risen 7.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.49 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average that has increased 11.7 cents...

Gas prices drop slightly

RALEIGH — Average retail gasoline prices in Raleigh have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.41 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Raleigh. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.5 cents...

Are interest rates on the rise? — Dr. Mike Walden

In the years right before his death, my father became very interested in investments. Maybe it was because he wanted his financial affairs in good order before he passed. Or maybe he became caught up in all the discussions about investing during the Great Recession. But for...
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Budget cuts lessen Safe Space services

by Carrie C. Causey LOUISBURG — Safe Space, the county’s domestic violence and sexual assault organization, earned a last-minute budget change in its favor Monday night, but it still won’t make up for the loss of federal grant funding. Safe Space was previously designated to...