In local news:
Once again, the Queen City has earned high marks for the quality of life it offers, landing at No. 10 on a recent ranking by GOBankingRates.com of the best places to live nationwide. The study highlights 12 cities — out of 270 locales analyzed — that boast high salaries and low costs of living, with necessities such as rental rates, grocery prices and utilities taken into consideration. Raleigh also made the list, trailing Charlotte at No. 12, while Durham came in at No. 5.