Common Mistakes Made By First-Time Apartment Buyers

Common Mistakes Made By First-Time Apartment Buyers

Buying perfect apartments Mebane NC is considered to be an art nowadays and those who learn this art can crack the best deals quite easily. There are certain mistakes that are repeated commonly by those who buy apartments for the first time. Some of these mistakes are discussed here to give you an idea about what they are and making your next experience a pleasant one.

No. 21 Notre Dame beats North Carolina 33-10 for 5-1 start

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Notre Dame didn’t have its starting quarterback, and its best runner was limited by dehydration. The Fighting Irish also had to operate in rainy conditions on the road. And they did just fine. Josh Adams ran for 118 yards, including a 73-yard touchdown, and No. 21 Notre Dame stuck with its strong ground game to beat North Carolina 33-10 on Saturday. Adams, ranked among the national…

The Latest: Florida, N. Carolina report storm-related deaths

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities say a carbon monoxide poisoning victim is the first death from Hurricane Irma in North Carolina. Gov. Roy Cooper’s office said the man was found dead Tuesday in his Henderson County home. Authorities he was using a generator to power his home after the winds from Irma knocked out electricity. The man’s name was not released….

More than 500k families register for housing help after Harvey

A truck pushes through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) HOUSTON (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has about 560,000 families registered for its housing assistance program. That comes from John Long, deputy federal coordinating officer of the agency. FEMA spokeswoman Tiana Suber says if those people’s homes are found to be uninhabitable or inaccessible for…

1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor in North Carolina hopes for a ‘justice river’

In this Aug. 16, 2017 photo, the Rev. Nelson Johnson and his wife, Joyce, stand beside a historical marker for the “Greensboro Massacre” in Greensboro, N.C. Near that spot on Nov. 3, 1979, Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan attacked marching workers, leaving five dead and Johnson injured. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed) The Rev. Nelson Johnson needs no reminders of the massacre of five of his labor-activist friends…

How To Prepare For Your Visit To North Carolina

Are you thinking about visiting North Carolina? Do you want to explore the state and all that it has to offer? If this is the case, you will want to properly prepare for your visit so you can make the most of your time in the area. There are many different things that you can do to help yourself have a great trip. Continue reading for some helpful tips that…

Veteran who saved lives in battle is honored aboard USS North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) — Paul Cagle of Longs, South Carolina was presented a Bronze Star (second award) with Combat “V” on the USS North Carolina Saturday. CLICK TO VIEW 8 LARGER PHOTOS The award was presented by Commander Dave Shuster, the Commanding Officer with the Navy Operational Support Center in Wilmington. “Paul Cagle is a hero. There is no question. Not in my mind. What truly stands out to me…

Big North Carolina Obamacare insurer reduces rate-hike request, citing lower-than-expected medical costs

North Carolina’s biggest Obamacare insurer on Wednesday sharply cut its request to raise health plan prices next year, asking regulators for a 14.1 percent average hike instead of its original 22.9 percent request. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina said the lower requested rate for monthly premiums reflected the fact that it recently has “gotten a better handle” on expected medical costs from its individual health plan customers, making…

Professor’s Column on Chapel Hill Housing Costs Provokes Debate

You can now read and comment on more local news on my Facebook page (2,500 Friends and counting). This week, I posted a link to UNC business professor Michael Jacob’s guest column that ran in Wednesday’s paper. You can read it here: bit.ly/2uafcl8 Jacobs argues the lack of low-cost housing and affordable housing in Chapel Hill is “a predictable consequence of many conscious decisions, which other Triangle communities should avoid.”…

North Carolina’s Legislature Seeks to Protect Free Speech on Campus

Speech on Campus

Over the past year, speakers on college campuses have increasingly been disinvited, silenced, and maltreated. The General Assembly of North Carolina has taken notice: On June 30, it passed a bill, HB 527, aimed at restoring and preserving free speech at the University of North Carolina. The bill now awaits the signature of Governor Roy Cooper, who has not said whether he intends to approve it and must, according to…