The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is preparing to introduce a new electronic system for renewing and issuing licenses with new features that include a laser-engraved 3-D photo of the driver.
The California Democratic Party plans to mobilize to help defeat a proposed constitutional amendment in North Carolina that would make clear traditional marriage is the only domestic legal union recognized by the state.
Prosecutors have asked a federal judge in North Carolina to bar those in the upcoming trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards from mentioning his poor health because of concern it could create sympathy among jurors.
North Carolina Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton was first out of the box to run for the Democratic nomination for governor after incumbent Beverly Perdue decided not to seek re-election. Now he's traveling the state trying to remind people why he should be their choice to win the nomination.
Two conservative-leaning organizations have started what they call a voter education effort to highlight what they say are good things in the Republican-written budget for North Carolina state government.
The Legislature's fiscal watchdog agency says there's still room to pare down the dozens of aircraft in North Carolina's fleet, including a high-end helicopter often used to ferry company executives looking to build in the state.
As many as 4,000 people, most living in North Carolina adult care homes, could lose Medicaid-paid services for personal assistance as patient qualifications are aligned with requirements for patients living at home.
A spokesman for North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue says her one-day trip to Pennsylvania to examine a natural gas exploration method wasn't publicized because she was only gathering information and held no public events.