Saturday 19 Aug 2017


Supreme Court Strikes Down N.C. Legislative Districts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that struck down 28 state House and Senate districts in North Carolina because they violated the rights of […]

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Tornado Hits Autryville Fire Department

(AP)--Officials in a North Carolina county say a tornado has destroyed a fire department. The Fayetteville Observer reports Sampson County Emergency Management said the Autryville Fire Department was destroyed

NCDOT Kicks Off Work Zone Awareness Week

Warmer weather means that drivers will see more transportation workers on the state’s roads and highways as a new construction season begins. To remind everyone to do their

North Carolina Grabs 6th NCAA Championship With 71-65 Win Over Gonzaga

It's OK, Carolina, you can open your eyes. An unwatchable game turned into a beautiful night for the Tar Heels, who turned a free-throw contest into a championship they've

Uber Driver Shot While Dropping Off Rider In North Carolina

Authorities are investigating after an Uber driver was shot when he was dropping off a customer. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police tell local media outlets the shooting happened at around 10 p.m.

North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Reset Gets Applause And Jeers

North Carolina's deal to undo its "bathroom bill" is receiving a mixture of complaints and applause. The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Friday that it's ready to start considering North

HB2 Repealed

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has signed into law a measure that rolls back the state's "bathroom bill." The Democratic governor signed the bill Thursday despite criticisms from the

Governor Discusses Opioid Crisis In NC

Governor Roy Cooper met with leading professionals from law enforcement, substance abuse treatment and health care about the best ways to fight the opioid crisis in North Carolina. “The

Cancer Screening Is Proposed Tax Refund Option In House bill

North Carolina individual income tax filers could have another option next year to share some or all of their refunds. A House bill approved by a wide margin Monday

‘Bathroom bill’ To Cost North Carolina $3.76B

The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years. That's despite