Iconic North Carolina barbecue spot closes over taxes owed
A beloved North Carolina barbecue restaurant has closed over apparent tax problems.Multiple news outlets report Wilber's Barbecue in Goldsboro recently shut its doors, with a sign posted saying the property had been seized due to nonpayment of taxes. WRAL-TV reported the Wayne County Clerk of Court said multiple tax liens had ...
Post-Florence coal ash tests at 1 site yet to raise alarms
Sludge washed from buried coal-ash pits by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters hasn't polluted a neighboring North Carolina river with heavy metals at levels concerning to human health, state environmental officials said.Three old coal-ash dumps capped with soil and trees at Duke Energy Corp.'s closed H.F. Lee power plant in Goldsboro plant ...
Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms
Flooded rivers from Florence's driving rains have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approach their crests Monday.
Swollen NC rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fears
As rain from Florence continued to lash the Carolinas, the region's swollen rivers were beginning to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms Sunday, raising pollution concerns.
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