Raleigh http://wfae.org en Trying To Make Charlotte Google's Next "Fiber-Hood" http://wfae.org/post/trying-make-charlotte-googles-next-fiber-hood <p></p><p>The city of Charlotte was recently given a bit of homework. How the city answers a series of questions will determine if neighborhoods like South Park, Uptown and Dilworth will be Google’s next fiber-hoods. So what could Google Fiber in Charlotte mean for consumers and businesses alike? &nbsp;</p><div> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Tom Bullock 46375 at http://wfae.org Trying To Make Charlotte Google's Next "Fiber-Hood" DMV May Eliminate Written Exam For Licensed Drivers http://wfae.org/post/dmv-may-eliminate-written-exam-licensed-drivers <p>The DMV is looking to make a few big changes this year to reduce wait times. For one, there's a proposal to eliminate the written test requirement for out-of-state residents to get a North Carolina driver's license.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:04:30 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 45948 at http://wfae.org DMV May Eliminate Written Exam For Licensed Drivers A Trifling Place, Episode 14: Charlotte vs. Raleigh http://wfae.org/post/trifling-place-episode-14-charlotte-vs-raleigh <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to <em><a href="http://wfae.org/topic/trifling-place" target="_blank">A Trifling Place</a></em>, a podcast dedicated to exploring the ins-and-outs of Charlotte.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte has a lot of nicknames. Some of them are flattering and others … not so much. One of them is "The Great State of Mecklenburg." Much of this has to do with how Raleigh perceives Charlotte and vice versa.</span></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:50:51 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 39169 at http://wfae.org A Trifling Place, Episode 14: Charlotte vs. Raleigh NC Driver's Licenses To Have Different Look For Immigrants On Deferred Status http://wfae.org/post/nc-drivers-licenses-have-different-look-immigrants-deferred-status <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced last week that it would be issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to young illegal immigrants who are granted&nbsp;deferred action&nbsp;status by the Obama administration. But local immigration activists are not happy with how the licenses look. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 05:03:38 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 21660 at http://wfae.org NC Driver's Licenses To Have Different Look For Immigrants On Deferred Status