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NCFREE Association released its 2019-2020 Legislative Business Rankings.

Legislature’s economic budget policies created a boom decade in North Carolina.

RALEIGH, N.C. – The influential N.C. Free Enterprise Foundation (NCFREE) gave Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) top marks in its annual Legislative Business Rankings report.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — The state's Senate leader has appointed Henderson County Sen. Chuck Edwards as co-chair of an unemployment insurance committee.

The Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Unemployment Insurance is responsible for monitoring the Gov. Roy Cooper administration’s Division of Employment Security. It also oversees insurance laws and policies in North Carolina.

The deadline is this week for Western North Carolina farmers affected by flooding last year to apply for disaster aid.

Farmers in Henderson, Transylvania, Buncombe, Haywood and Rutherford counties have until Wednesday to sign up for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Agricultural Disaster Program.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving says there's a loophole in North Carolina law when determining alcohol impairment on the side of the road. MADD says roadside measurements currently recorded are not fully used. The organization says a recent stop in the mountains, like many statewide, illustrates subjectivity in whether DWI charges are filed or not, and it wants to see the law change.

RALEIGH, N.C. -Upon the nomination of Sen. Chuck Edwards, Jeanette Butterworth has been appointed to the N.C. Charter School Advisory Board by the NC General Assembly.