It has been a decade since Jason Ray, UNC’s Rameses mascot, was killed when a car ran over him as he walked in search of a snack on the shoulder of a New Jersey highway. Ten years later, his legacy lives on in the bodies and minds of others.
Duke Energy says it overpays NC solar developers $80 million a year, or about $20 a year for typical residential customers, under rates the state Utilities Commission set two years ago. The commission will hear testimony on new rates in April.
The only assets in a Rick Siskey investment fund the FBI has alleged was a Ponzi scheme were a $9 million “note receivable” and nearly $10 million in unspecified “other investments,” according to a federal court document unsealed Friday at the Observer’s request.