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New Hanover County Projects and Employees Receive Local Awards

At today’s Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition Awards Luncheon, two New Hanover County projects received Outstanding Stewardship Awards for innovation and environmental awareness: the newly-renovated 320 Chestnut Street building in downtown Wilmington and New Hanover County Cape Fear Museum Park at 814 Market Street.

PRICE HIV/AIDS HOUSING AMENDMENT PASSES HOUSE

Today, a bipartisan amendment introduced by Congressman David E. Price (D-NC) and Congressman Robert Aderholt (R-AL) passed the House of Representatives during consideration of H.R. 3700. The Price-Aderholt amendment would update the outdated funding formula for the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program, which provides affordable housing grants for Americans with HIV and AIDS, to better serve communities where the need for support is most acute.

McHenry Applauds End of HAMP Program

Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on passage of the consolidated appropriations bill and, more specifically, Title VII which terminates the Making Home Affordable Initiative effective December 31, 2016

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Rite Aid

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Rite Aid property located at 8110 Mallard Creek Road in Charlotte, North Carolina for $4,320,000

PRICE FLOOR REMARKS ON FUNDING BILL

Congressman David E. Price (NC-04), Ranking Member of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following floor remarks in support of the Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations omnibus bill, which would fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Brewers of Asheville & Western North Carolina to Receive SEIA’s Solar Champion Award

Brewers of Asheville and Western North Carolina today are being presented with the SEIA® Solar Champion Award, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced

CHECKS ON THE WAY TO 1,400 IN NC FOR FAULTY FORECLOSURES BY SUNTRUST

Cash payments of nearly $2 million are on the way to approximately 1,400 North Carolina mortgage borrowers who were wrongly foreclosed on by SunTrust, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Friday.

Congresswoman Adams Introduces Resolution To Support Ending Homelessness

Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) today introduced a resolution which is aimed at addressing and combating homelessness in America. The resolution calls on Congress to provide adequate funding for federal affordable housing programs

Register your school to participate in NCDOT’s 17th Annual Bridge Building Competition

The N.C. Department of Transportation invites all middle and high schools to participate in what has become an exciting, yet competitive event at the NCDOT — the 17th Annual Statewide Model Bridge Building Competition. The competition is designed to create a greater awareness of STEM education and its relationship to transportation careers provided by NCDOT.

Rouzer applaudes today’s court decision to block Obama’s water rule nationwide

Congressman Rouzer released a statement applauding a federal court’s ruling today that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule change to the definition of “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act cannot be enforced nationwide.

$1.8 MILLION AWARDED TO NC PROJECTS TO PROTECT WATER QUALITY, CONSERVE NATURAL HABITAT, AG...

$1.8 million in grants will go to projects intended to protect waterways, preserve wildlife, improve water quality, and help farmers with conservation and environmental management efforts, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced toda

New Hanover County Leaders Learn from InterCity Leadership Visit on Economic Development and Quality...

An overnight visit earlier this week to a top tourism destination in the U.S. that also has a progressive economic development program is invigorating local officials to work toward a regional approach in bringing economic prosperity to southeast North Carolina. More than two dozen elected and business leaders spent Monday and Tuesday learning best practices in industrial recruitment, tourism, development, and how to collaborate with local government and economic development agencies to ensure a quality of place.

Duke Energy Corp. to Reduce Emissions from Power Plants in North Carolina, Fund Environmental...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with Duke Energy Corporation (Duke) to resolve Clean Air Act violations at five coal-fired power plants across North Carolina. The settlement resolves long-standing claims that Duke violated the federal Clean Air Act by unlawfully modifying 13 coal-fired electricity generating units located at the Allen, Buck, Cliffside, Dan River, and Riverbend plants, without obtaining air permits and installing and operating the required air pollution control technologies

Duke Energy Corporation to Reduce Emissions from Power Plants in North Carolina, Fund Environmental...

The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement with Duke Energy Corporation to resolve Clean Air Act violations at five coal-fired power plants across North Carolina. The settlement resolves long-standing claims that Duke violated the federal Clean Air Act by unlawfully modifying 13 coal-fired electricity generating units located at the Allen, Buck, Cliffside, Dan River and Riverbend plants

Good News for Unemployed Workers: Statewide Effort Helps 20,000 Keep their Homes

But in North Carolina, almost 6 percent of the state’s labor force – more than 279,000 – won’t be celebrating. Instead, they face a continuing struggle to find work and keep their homes out of foreclosure. For these displaced workers, the North Carolina Foreclosure Prevention Fund offers hope.

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How One Agent Is Surviving In Today’s Market

Raleigh, NC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the 3rd consecutive year in a row Rupert Bryan has not only won all the top awards in the Coldwell Banker Falls Office, but he is also ranked as one of the Top Agents in the Triangle (#18 Triangle Business Journal Residential Realtor)

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Energy Assistance Money Still Available in New Hanover County

The New Hanover County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) until March 31. The program provides a one-time annual vendor payment to help eligible families pay their energy expenses.