Federal, state and local officials will meet in Mebane this week for a workshop aimed at finding ways to help improve the quality of life in economically disadvantaged communities.
Eighteen public colleges and universities in North Carolina are being recognized for their leadership in reducing the amount of energy they use.
North Carolina has been honored for a state program supported by Governor McCrory that helps local governments, state agencies, schools and universities save money on utility projects.
State officials have for the second year in a row recognized a company with facilities in Greensboro for having outstanding environmental performance.
More than 150 hotels and other tourism-oriented businesses have earned special recognition for their work to conserve natural resources, thanks to a state program that demonstrates Governor Pat McC
Stanley Black & Decker will be recognized Wednesday as the first facility of its type in North Carolina to be honored for its commitment to superior environmental performance.