• N.C. gets money for Matthew recovery

    RALEIGH — North Carolina has received more than $198 million in federal grants to help families and communities recover from Hurricane Matthew. Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday announced that most of the money — $159 million — will go to four counties hardest hit by the hurricane: Robeson,…

  • Indictments Spark Reform in Winston-Salem Housing Group

    RALEIGH — The indictments of two former members of the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem and a private developer in a property-flipping scheme have triggered much-needed local reform and better transparency in a federal program dogged by corruption nationwide, officials say.