N.C. R. App. P. 40. Consolidation of Actions on Appeal
Two or more actions that involve common issues of law may be consolidated for hearing upon motion of a party to any of the actions made to the appellate court wherein all are docketed, or upon the initiative of that court. Actions so consolidated will be calendared and heard as a single case. Upon consolidation, the parties may set the course of argument, within the times permitted by Rule 30(b), by written agreement filed with the court prior to oral argument. This agreement shall control unless modified by the court.
287 N.C. 671; 324 N.C. 613; 354 N.C. 598; 354 N.C. 609; 363 N.C. 901.