Aggregated North Carolina News Articles
- Co-inventor of the barcode dies
George Laurer was an electrical engineer with IBM in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park in the early 1970s, when he developed the Universal Product Code, or barcode.
Daily Mail. Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:18:46 +0000.
- Fizzled: NC's play for a drone company's HQ never got off the ground
Landing the project could've meant dozens of tech jobs in North Carolina.
Lauren Ohnesorge. American City Business Journals. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 19:36:54 +0000.
- Saturday Sessions: Mandolin Orange performs "Paper Mountain"
It's been a decade since Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz formed their folk duo Mandolin Orange in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. ...
CBS News. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:10:25 -0500.
- UPC inventor, George Laurer, dies at 94 in his North Carolina home
George J. Laurer, the man who invented the Universal Product Code (UPC) barcode and called Wendell his home died on Thursday. He was 94.
Wls. ABC News. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:07:23 +0000.
- Live grenade found in dresser donated to thrift store
A live grenade was found in a dresser donated to a North Carolina thrift store.
ABC News. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 19:07:37 -0500.
- Woman Dies After Accidentally Igniting Oxygen Tank with Her Own Cigarette
A 61-year-old woman in North Carolina passed away after reportedly igniting her oxygen tank with a cigarette she was smoking. Belinda Coble used an oxygen tank for medical reasons, according to WNCN. ...
Kayla Kunkel. Western Journal. Sat, 07 Dec 2019 07:05:57 +0000.
- Man convicted of death threat against Muslim candidate
A North Carolina man was convicted Friday of a charge he anonymously threatened to lynch a Muslim-American man who ran for a state Senate seat in Virginia, federal prosecutors said. ...
Michael Kunzelman. Washington Times. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:49:33 -0500.
- Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Sickens 1 In North Carolina
More than 102 people in 23 states including North Carolina have been sickened with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce from California.
Kimberly Johnson. Patch. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 09:09:10 -0500.
- N Carolina mayor wants to hike salaries for 900 city workers
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina mayor wants to increase salaries for hundreds of city workers, saying he recently learned only a portion of such workers can afford to live in the city. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 04:13:44 -0500.
- Gerhardt says Congress defines bribery, not the courts
After much discussion over bribery at Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing, Michael Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina Law School testified that bribery is defined by Congress, not the courts. ...
CBS News. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:06:57 -0500.
- EXCLUSIVE: LGA's Peggy Brookhouse reflects on changes in advertising industry, climate for women in business
The advertising executive has helped build LGA into a 60-person firm with clients including Bojangles' and Visit North Carolina. She will be honored at a luncheon on the Queens University campus in March.
Erik Spanberg. American City Business Journals. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000.
- 143 UFO Sightings In North Carolina So Far In 2019: What They Saw
The National UFO Reporting Center compiles witness accounts of unidentified flying objects every year from NC and elsewhere around the U.S.
Kimberly Johnson. Patch. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 08:59:14 -0500.
- US Marine, who enlisted after surviving Haiti earthquake, charged with smuggling guns
Authorities in Haiti seized weapons three weeks ago from a U.S. Marine who is now facing gun smuggling charges in North Carolina.
Robert Gearty. Fox News. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 18:44:58 GMT.
- Duke Energy Unit to Cut Rates, Boost Savings for Customers
Duke Energy's (DUK) subsidiary gets regulatory approval to reduce energy bill for its North Carolina customers.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:44:00 GMT.
North Carolina Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of North Carolina as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||10,146,788||1.11|
|July 1, 2015||10,035,186||1.01|
|July 1, 2014||9,934,399||0.94|
|July 1, 2013||9,841,590||0.98|
|July 1, 2012||9,746,175||0.99|
|July 1, 2011||9,650,963||0.96|
|July 1, 2010||9,558,915|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of North Carolina was 9,535,483.
In 2008, the estimated population of North Carolina was 9,222,414, whereas
in 2006, the population of North Carolina was about 8,845,343.
For detailed, up-to-date information about North Carolina's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about North Carolina
web page. For maps of North Carolina,
visit this North Carolina Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Raleigh, North Carolina.
North Carolina newspaper publishers
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addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
North Carolina library
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