CAROLINA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAROLINA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sealed Air moving its headquarters to Charlotte http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215041-79/charlotte-sealed-company-headquarters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215041-79/charlotte-sealed-company-headquarters.html.csp">Sealed Air moving its headquarters to Charlotte</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three years. A North Carolina committee that approves the state’s main tax break to attract businesses on Wednesday approved up to $36 million over 12 years if the company meets job and investment targets. The Elmwood Park, N.J.-based company also will receive at le...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150412014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215041@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:37:32 MDT South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58192185-59/christian-utah-carolina-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58192185-59/christian-utah-carolina-south.html.csp">South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T19:51:03.291-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former South Carolina cornerback Ahmad Christian will transfer to Utah this fall and be eligible to play in 2015, he told The Tribune by phone Wednesday night. As a redshirt sophomore last season, Christian was credited with 18 tackles, two pass break-ups and one forced fumble. He played in every regular-season game and started once, against Georgia in Week Two. It was reported that he was expected to compete for a starting spot in 2014, but he announced he was leaving the team before the Capit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58192185@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:51:03 MDT NFL: 49ers receiver Ellington gives up basketball to focus on NFL career http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177886-77/ellington-football-basketball-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177886-77/ellington-football-basketball-carolina.html.csp">NFL: 49ers receiver Ellington gives up basketball to focus on NFL career</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE IACOBELLI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moncks Corner, S.C. • Gone are the days when Bruce Ellington would rush from a basketball workout with South Carolina teammates to a football meeting room to learn the complex schemes of coach Steve Spurrier. Ellington’s only focus is the San Francisco 49ers and making an impact on the NFL. “It was fun, all the rushing around,” said Ellington, taken in the fourth round by the 49ers. “I thought I could do and I went after it.” Ellington hosted a youth camp Friday at his high school with his older...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581778862014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177886@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:18:36 MDT Districts debate merits of master’s for teachers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177218-68/pay-teachers-advanced-degrees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177218-68/pay-teachers-advanced-degrees.html.csp">Districts debate merits of master’s for teachers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMIE STENGLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T13:08:01.535-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate quality educators and angering teachers who say the extra training is valuable. More than half of the nation’s teachers have master’s degrees or higher, but the changing salary structure is giving pause to others considering the same path. Texas’ two largest school districts, in Houston and Dalla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177218@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:08:01 MDT Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58151667-68/island-north-saturday-storm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58151667-68/island-north-saturday-storm.html.csp">Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMERY P. DALESIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T11:30:01.939-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manteo, N.C. • Businesses on two of North Carolina’s barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada. Arthur was downgraded to a tropical storm early Saturday, but its near-hurricane strength winds delivered a powerful hit to Canada’s maritime provinces after brushing past the precariously exposed Outer Banks on the Fourth of July, causing far less damage than feared. Nova Scotia Powe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58151667@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 11:30:01 MDT North Carolina coast survives Hurricane Arthur http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149891-68/north-storm-carolina-hurricane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149891-68/north-storm-carolina-hurricane.html.csp">North Carolina coast survives Hurricane Arthur</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMERY P. DALESIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T18:30:05.517-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 06:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kill Devil Hills, N.C. • Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina’s dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea. The weather along the narrow barrier islands — whose beaches draw hundreds of thousands of tourists every summer — had already cleared by Friday afternoon as Arthur scooted north and its outer bands scraped the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581498912014-07-04T18:30:05.517-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T18:30:05.517-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149891@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:30:05 MDT Arthur approaches N.Carolina; vacationers head out http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58145970-68/arthur-banks-outer-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58145970-68/arthur-banks-outer-thursday.html.csp">Arthur approaches N.Carolina; vacationers head out</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMERY P. DALESIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T08:11:02.585-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 08:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rodanthe, N.C. • Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting thousands of vacationers and residents to leave parts of the state’s popular but flood-prone Outer Banks. Nichole Specht, 27, and Ryan Witman, 28, had pre-loaded their Honda CRV and left Hatteras Island at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, beating the expected traffic jam. The island was under a mandatory evacuation order for visitors and residents, with offic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581459702014-07-03T08:11:02.585-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T08:11:02.585-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145970@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:11:02 MDT Gross: North Carolina an environmental nightmare, except solar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145835-82/energy-carolina-north-solar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145835-82/energy-carolina-north-solar.html.csp">Gross: North Carolina an environmental nightmare, except solar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Daniel Gross</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Slate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T07:29:40.833-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 07:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">North Carolina has been something of a progressive nightmare lately. The Tea Party takeover of the legislature and draconian cuts in welfare spending have inspired the long-running Moral Monday protests. The story on energy and climate change hasn’t been much better. Gov. Pat McCrory, R, is a former employee of Duke Energy, the utility responsible for this year’s horrific coal ash spills. When a state study suggested rising seas would leave the Outer Banks underwater in a few decades, the state’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145835@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:29:40 MDT Ahead of July 4th, East Coast eyes tropical storm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142443-68/storm-north-hurricane-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142443-68/storm-north-hurricane-carolina.html.csp">Ahead of July 4th, East Coast eyes tropical storm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T16:48:20.802-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charleston, S.C. • As one of the year’s busiest travel weekends approaches, so does another visitor: Tropical Storm Arthur, expected to grow into a hurricane by the Fourth of July and hit most harshly at North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a popular getaway spot of thin barrier islands along the shore. The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season prompted a hurricane warning for a wide swath of the North Carolina coast and had officials, hotel owners and would-be vacationers as far north as ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142443@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:48:20 MDT NBA: Thirty years later, ’84 draft remains the greatest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58095798-77/guard-draft-forward-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58095798-77/guard-draft-forward-nba.html.csp">NBA: Thirty years later, ’84 draft remains the greatest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:38.568-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At long last, the Utah Jazz walked around in the summer of 1984 with heads held high. A perennial punching bag since the NBA franchise was born a decade earlier in New Orleans, the Jazz had just enjoyed their finest season — one highlighted by a division championship, their first-ever trip to the playoffs and more individual accomplishments than any team in the league. Frank Layden was named the Coach and Executive of the Year — a double unmatched to this day. Adrian Dantley won the scoring titl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58095798@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:38 MDT States sign deal with Duke Energy for river cleanup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58047669-79/duke-ash-spill-river.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58047669-79/duke-ash-spill-river.html.csp">States sign deal with Duke Energy for river cleanup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL BIESECKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T09:16:34.93-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Raleigh, N.C. • Environmental and wildlife officials in North Carolina and Virginia signed an agreement with Duke Energy Monday for the cleanup of toxic coal ash from the Dan River, which flows through the two states. The agreement requires Duke to pay any “reasonable” cost associated with the Feb. 2 spill at its power plant near Eden, which coated 70 miles of the river in gray sludge. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is also a party to the deal. Duke signed a similar agreement with the U.S. E...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580476692014-06-10T09:16:34.93-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-10T09:16:34.93-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58047669@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:16:34 MDT Longest average wait times for VA new patients http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58046933-68/texas-hcs-care-average.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58046933-68/texas-hcs-care-average.html.csp">Longest average wait times for VA new patients</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T14:40:01.588-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 02:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Veterans Affairs medical centers have come under criticism for long wait times for care. Here is a list of the facilities with the longest average waits as of May 15 for new patients seeking primary care, specialist care and mental health care, according to audit results released Monday. ——— NEW PATIENT PRIMARY CARE LONGEST AVERAGE WAIT TIME: 1. Honolulu, Hawaii: 145 days 2. VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend HCS, Harlingen, Texas: 85 days 3. Fayetteville, North Carolina: 83 days 4. Baltimore HCS, Mar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580469332014-06-09T14:40:01.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T14:40:01.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58046933@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:40:01 MDT