Saturday 04 Apr 2020


Internet Speeds Drop, Then Rebound, In Some N.C. Cities

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As more people work from home because of the coronavirus pandemic, internet speeds slowed down last month across the state of North Carolina. But the Raleigh […]

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N.C. Hospitality Industry Says 370K Out Of Work

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's restaurant and hotel operators are pleading for state financial aid and tax deadline relief as closings and reduced travel from the new

N.C. COVID-19 Unemployment Payments Starting To Go Out

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor says that the first coronavirus-related unemployment payments will be paid starting next week as the state is flooded with tens of

N.C. Health Officials Report 11 More Flu Deaths

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina health officials are reporting 11 additional deaths from complications of the flu. The N.C. Division of Public Health reports five people died

Major N.C. Disaster Declared; More Local Orders Ahead

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina can now receive additional emergency assistance for COVID-19 after the federal government granted Gov. Roy Cooper's request for a major disaster area

COVID-19 Kills Two In North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor has reported the state's first two deaths from coronavirus. Gov. Roy Cooper issued a statement Wednesday saying a person from Cabarrus

N.C. Tax Deadline Delayed; Unemployment Claims Exceed 80,000

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's state April 15 tax filing deadline has been pushed back due to the new coronavirus. The Department of Revenue announced the delayed

N.C. Deputies Pull Over Stolen Trailer Full Of Toilet Paper

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — With toilet paper flying off the shelves, a North Carolina truck diver caused a stir when he was pulled over hauling 18,000 pounds of

Governor: First Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 “Community Spread” In N.C.

Governor Roy Cooper says the first case of "community spread" of the COVID-19 coronavirus has been confirmed in the state.  During a Thursday afternoon press conference, Gov. Cooper

N.C. Jobless Claims Surge From Virus Layoffs

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Unemployment benefit requests in North Carolina surged this week due to the new coronavirus as business activity slowed and as a ban on dining


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