Sunday 22 Apr 2018

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Local Resident Will Head State Fair

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler recently named Kent Yelverton of Fremont as the new manager of the North Carolina State Fair. Yelverton replaces Wesley Wyatt, who […]

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18 More Die From Flu In N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Flu deaths in North Carolina this season have exceeded the count for all of last season with about three months left. The state Department of

17 More Flu Deaths In N.C.

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- Flu deaths in North Carolina are now at 165. Updated data from the Dept. of Health and Human Services shows 17 deaths —

New Bill Phases In Smaller Class Sizes

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- In yet another clash between Democratic Governor Roy Cooper and the GOP legislature, Cooper says he will let a bill pass, without his

“Survive The Drive” Launched In Neighboring Counties

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with state troopers and local law enforcement agencies using high-visibility traffic enforcement in a new

Over 30 More Dead From The Flu In N.C.

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- Health officials say there were 34 flu deaths in North Carolina last week, the fourth straight week in which the death toll has

Governor Announces “Hometown Strong” Rural Initiative

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- Governor Cooper announced Hometown Strong, a new initiative to partner with local governments to support local economies, improve infrastructure, and strengthen rural communities. “Small

Superintendent Discusses Charter Schools

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- While many in traditional public education say charter schools and other alternatives are a drain, one school leader says they provide a needed

Doctor Says Stay Home If You’re Sick

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- New data on the flu's impact in North Carolina shows 20 deaths during the week that ended January 27th were related to complications with

Super Bowl Sober Driving

With the Super Bowl on Sunday, now is the time for drivers to get a game plan in place if they’ll be drinking. NCDOT and the Governor’s Highway