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Past articles by Holden:

NC real estate group seeks end to statewide eviction moratorium as landlords struggle

North Carolina has paid more than $133 million to help 36,000 people stay in their homes. → Read More

Gas prices still up in NC as demand outstrips supply; other items see price hikes

Those rising prices are now going beyond the gas station and making their way into grocery stores. → Read More

NC residents can get help with rent as eviction moratorium set to expire

“You don’t have to be late on your rent to apply in order to qualify for assistance,” said a state official. → Read More

Travelers greeted with long lines, missed flights at RDU amid Memorial Day surge

An RDU spokesman says they are opening additional parking lots that you can book online to try and keep up with traveler demand. → Read More

Gas shortage continues in the Triangle; NC still above 60% of gas stations without fuel

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — According to GasBuddy 68% of Raleigh gas stations on Saturday afternoon still do not have gas, leaving many Triangle drivers sitting in long lines as prices continue to rise. “I do understand it’s a hack situation and there’s nothing we can do about it,” said Jermaine Barnes. “We need to have […] → Read More

Even with pipeline back up and running, expert says Triangle gas prices could creep up to $3 a gallon

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — With the rise in the demand for gasoline due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, and concerns about supply, people are questioning what they’re going to have to pay at the pump. “You’ve got to ride and got to get to work,” said Roger Holloman. “You’ve got to do what you’ve got […] → Read More

Visitors slowly making their way back to the Triangle, tourism official says

“You can now start to have some norm and by that, I mean you can now feel more confident going out to eat at a restaurant even if you can’t sit outside,” said Visit Raleigh’s Scott Peacock. → Read More

Big change to COVID-19 protocols start Monday at Johnston County schools

Starting Monday, big changes are on the way for a local school district, but questions remain about whether students feel comfortable being on school grounds without a mask. → Read More

Already hot Wake County real estate market expected to tighten with higher prices as Apple arrives

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — With Apple bringing 3,000 high-paying jobs on the way to Wake County there are questions rising about what that could mean for the local housing market. “Prices are going up considerably,” said Jon Tennant, a real estate broker with the Jim Allen Group. Tennant says the real estate market in Wake County […] → Read More

8th Annual Socks & Undie 5k Rundie held Saturday

The event brought together runners from across the Triangle for an in-person race. → Read More

Wilson employers having difficulty finding people to fill hundreds of job openings

"We have over 1,600 jobs across all sectors," said Burwell Stark, manager of the NCWorks Career Center. → Read More

After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the Southern Ideal Home Show is in full swing

With the weather warming up, home show officials say people are looking to put their stimulus checks to work. → Read More

Full-time return to Wake County classrooms comes with challenges, middle school principal says

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The Wake County School Board approved a plan weeks ago allowing students to return to in-person learning Thursday, but some schools may not welcome full classes for at least a week. As Wakefield Middle School prepares to welcome students back into classrooms, Principal Alison Cleveland admitted things are a little hectic. […] → Read More

Some Triangle college students eager to get vaccinated after becoming eligible

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — College students across North Carolina are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. “I miss my friends and family, but I don’t want to risk my health or their health,” said N.C. Central University senior Lashai Jarrell. After months of waiting no amount of rain was going to keep Lashai Jarrell from […] → Read More

Two-thirds of NC 8th graders aren’t ‘proficient readers’ by high school. Here’s how NC lawmakers are working to change that

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — North Carolina lawmakers want to encourage kids to learn the science of reading and get them hooked on phonics. “We’ve got to do something different to move the needle,” said Senate Leader Phil Berger. “Our students need more intensive resources in order to help them learn,” said NCAE President Tamika Walker-Kelly. […] → Read More

NC lawmakers aim to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Virginia will join 35 other states in legalizing marijuana. Over the past decade, more than 185,000 people have been arrested for possession of it in North Carolina. New legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly hopes to change the way pot is policed. “The Nash County Sheriff’s Office focuses on guns, […] → Read More

NC bill would ban transgender women from sports

"Males cannot participate in female sports," said Rep. Mark Brody (R-District 55). → Read More

NC income tax filers get another month for returns, too

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina tax filers will get another month to complete their individual state returns, in keeping with the IRS decision to push its April 15 deadline back to May. The state Department of Revenue announced this week the traditional tax filing and payment deadline is now May 17, just like the […] → Read More

‘He loved us and he loved everybody’ – Family says of NC trooper who died after battle with COVID-19

Trooper Brent Montgomery passed away with his wife and children at his side. → Read More

Raleigh pharmacy gets in on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A COVID-19 vaccine may be closer to home than you think, but supplies are limited. At Hayes Barton Pharmacy in Five Points the phone has been ringing off the hook, and owner Brent Talley says it’s not just people looking to fill their prescriptions. “As pharmacists, we’ve been giving vaccines for […] → Read More