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Hammocks Beach State Park in North Carolina is adding 290 acres thanks in part to the state, a land conservation group and the heirs. The sale was some 8 1/2 years in the making and resulted in a 10 million dollar deal to the two heirs. The land was once used as a retreat for black teachers and...
Homeowners Insurance in North Carolina is a big item in Raleigh this year. There are several bills being introduced that deal with homeowners insurance. The bills are there to try and help homeowners especially along the coast in flood zones. The problem is that if the legislation is too harsh...
Haiku devotees will have a good time in Chapel Hill on April 26th. April is national poetry month and the NC Haiku Society is having its annual conference in Chapel Hill this Saturday.There will be a series of haiku and senryu workshops as well as a walk through nature. Lenard D. Moore will spe...
3813 APRIL PLRALEIGH NC 27612 $450,000 | 5 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS | Multi CAR PARKING | 3533 SQUARE FEET | MLS: 1996300 Cul-de-sac classic in the heart of North Raleigh. This beauty is situated on a .56 acre lot. There are five bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Need a first floor master suite? ...
100 TRAMWAY CIR ANGIER NC 27501 $225,000 | 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS | Multi CAR PARKING | 2620 SQUARE FEET | MLS: 1991766 Turn key Greystone Crossing charmer. Greystone is a great community that comes complete with a swimming pool for relaxing with your neighbors. Covered rocking chair front...
The North Carolina state legislature changed the way the Wake County Governing Board is elected. On the surface it seems like a good idea but drill down and it turns into a partisan issue. The county has 12 municipalities but nine do not have representation on the board. That is because of the...
The property tax for Durham could rise by one cent for the 2015-2016 budget. The increase would be for new firefighters and police which to me seems like a worthy cause. The departments do need to show a need and also how the new officers would be utilized. The current property tax for Durham i...
Why does the legislature keep tacking bad amendments to good bills. This bill will affect Short Sale sellers in the Raleigh and Durham area as well as the rest of the state if passed. Please read the bill and send a Call TO Action to your state senator. When the seller's bank accepts less tha...
Raleigh collection trucks will continue to pick up debris from the last few ice storms for the next couple of weeks. They will also contract with CrowderGulf for extra collection people and equipment. The heavy snowfall and freezing weather has kept city collection trucks off the streets as we...
Our yard in Virginia Beach was full of Cardinals. We don't live as close to woods in Durham as we used to and this is the first Cardinal to come visit us and he was a beauty.