Category: WSIC State News

WSIC Statewide News Stories

Price Gouging Law in Effect as Ian Approaches

Attorney General Josh Stein announced yesterday that the price gouging law is in effect after a statewide state of emergency…

Yellen Touts Biden’s Inflation Act in Triangle, Beasley a No-show (Again)

The Carolina Journal is reporting that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen was in the Triangle yesterday singing the praises of Biden’s…

Smoky Mountain Elk Fest for This Weekend CANCELLED Due to Impending Storm Approaching

The Haywood County Tourism Development Authority has made a decision to cancel the Smoky Mountain Elk Fest this weekend due…

North Carolina’s August County and Area Employment Figures Released

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 98 of North Carolina’s counties in August and remained unchanged in two. Edgecombe…

New Study Finds North Carolinians Spend Average of $16,024 to Purchase New Cars

Charlotte Stories is reporting that a recent study by Quantro Auto Group revealed that 1 in 5 (20%) car owners…

Wallet Hub Ranks NC #28 Out of 51 States in Overall Ranking of Best States for Teachers

Source: Cornelius Today With teachers making an average of $2,150 less per year than they did 10 years ago when…

Colleges, Universities Using Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Students’ Social Media & Email Accounts

Carolina Journal is reporting that a recently published years-long investigation by the Dallas Morning News has revealed that many colleges…

NCDMV License & Theft Bureau Receives National Award

The N.C. Division of Motors Vehicles’ License and Theft Bureau was awarded the Law Enforcement Agency Fraud Prevention and Detection…

Family of Murdered Police Officer Says Cheri Beasley is No Friend of Law Enforcement

In case you missed it, the Carolina Journal reported on the 25-year anniversary of the slaying of North Carolina State…

Tillis, Hassan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Ensure that Servicemembers Do Not Lose Out on Education Benefits

U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation to…