State & Local
Sat, Feb 29, 2020
A prison in eastern North Carolina was placed on lockdown Saturday after one inmate allegedly killed another in a brawl. Officials at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Maury, NC said Kevin R. Taylor, Jr., 23, was struck with a homemade weapon around 1:15 p.m.
Wed, Jan 08, 2020
Fines were recently levied against stores in Chowan, Columbus, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Hertford, Mecklenburg, Pasquotank and Vance counties because of excessive price-scanner errors, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division says.
Mon, Dec 16, 2019
If you’re planning to hit the roads, ride the rails or fly the friendly skies this Christmas, expect to bring your patience along with your luggage.
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) has a wide lead over Republican primary challenger Sandy Smith, of Winterville, NC, according to the latest poll from the conservative-leaning Civitas Institute, a Raleigh-based think tank.
Wed, Dec 11, 2019
North Carolina's Ag and Consumer Services department hopes residents will heed warnings about the potential risks of using propane and space heaters.
Mon, Dec 09, 2019
If you liked tracking stats for your favorite NCAA college football team throughout the 2019 season, you may not have known there was an extra reason to cheer on the defense.
Mon, Dec 09, 2019
If your power comes from Duke Energy, a drop in your electric rates this winter season may already have shown up on your bill, the company says.
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
U.S. small business owners are entering the new decade on a high note, with 82 percent anticipating year-over-year revenue growth as they close out 2019, according to Charlotte, NC-based Bank of America’s “Small Business Owner Snapshot.”
Tue, Dec 03, 2019
The Carolina Panthers have parted ways with head coach Ron Rivera, owner David Tepper announced Tuesday.
The Panthers currently have a 5-7 record in the NFC South.
Thu, Nov 28, 2019
The North Carolina Department of Commerce released new county tier designations for 2020 on Wednesday.
The designations, which are mandated by state law, play a role in several programs that assist in economic development.
Eight counties will change tier designations for 2020.