RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Lincoln County and parts of Catawba County have been placed under state quarantine rules for the imported fire ant as efforts continue to monitor the spread and address control measures. With the announcement by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the quarantine now includes 71 counties.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A historically black college in Greensboro is closing one of its five dorms to save money. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that Bennett College is closing Pfeiffer Residence Hall. The women's college had said Nov. 22 it was laying off nine of its approximately 200 employees to help cover a budget shortfall of nearly $3 million.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory's administration has rolled out a scaled-back model to Medicaid reform in North Carolina after an effort unveiled several months ago fell flat. The first Medicaid overhaul proposal would have had up to four statewide managed-care companies or other entities deliver treatment.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina National Guard is holding a redeployment ceremony for two units at its armory in Siler City. The ceremony for the 112th Financial Management Detachment and 430th Ordnance Company was Sunday.
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