Drivers won't need a pass to drive through the park or to make brief stops in the park, Park Superintendent Cassius Cash said.
It’s hard to believe now that the rundown, one-story building near the intersection of Rhoney School Road and Tipps Road, about a mile from N.C. Highway 10, was once “the happening spot on the weekends.” But that’s exactly how Roger Shuford remembers the site back when it was known as Propst…
A few days short of the one-year anniversary of his threat to blow up two blocks of the nation’s capital, Floyd Roseberry will be returning to his home. On Aug. 19, Roseberry, 50, left rural Cleveland County and drove his black pickup 450 miles north to Washington. There, he parked the truck…
A federal jury awarded David Duvall, 57, $10 million in October 2021 after the panel determined that Duvall proved that his race and gender were motivating factors in Novant Health’s decision to terminate him, according to jury’s verdict form.
The “kindly grandma” who stalked the mail in multiple neighborhoods needs to file a change-of-address form. In coming years, Charles Morgan Harrell will be receiving her mail in federal prison.
CHAPEL HILL — Former UNC System Board of Governors Chair Harry Smith says Phil Berger, the powerful leader of the North Carolina Senate, wanted then-interim UNC System President Bill Roper out of the position in 2019, and he wanted Smith to make it happen.
Images of spidery lightning filling the sky off North Carolina’s new Rodanthe “Jug Handle” Bridge hint it might soon become an Outer Banks attraction all its own. The 2.4-mile bridge, which opened July 28, is 24.5 feet above the Pamlico Sound and affords users a chance to see for miles in ev…
WILSON — A sport utility vehicle crashed into a Wilson County fast-food restaurant on Sunday, killing two customers.
The Rockefeller Foundation, in partnership with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, is prepared to distribute five COVID-19 tests by mail to households who request them. In Guilford County, families living in about a dozen ZIP codes qualify for these free tests, according to accesscovidtests.org.
In separate letters to UNC Medical Center and Wilson Medical Center, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services cited both hospitals’ “substantial noncompliance” with federal health care rules. UNC and Wilson have until early this week to provide new plans to fix the problems or face the cancellation of their Medicare contracts in late September.
The Democratic Governors Association, which Gov. Roy Cooper chairs, has taken criticism for funding advertisements that could work in favor of more conservative Republican candidates. Former President Donald Trump remains popular among the GOP base, so highlighting his ties to a candidate could help that candidate in a primary election, giving Democrats a farther-right opponent in the general election who they hope would be easier to beat.
While North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race between Democrat Cheri Beasley and Republican Ted Budd is drawing the most attention, the 2022 election will also determine control of the state legislature. North Carolina’s General Assembly has a Republican majority, and Gov. Roy Cooper — whose term runs through 2024 — is a Democrat.
There are no mandated plastic bag fees or bans in North Carolina. A Durham County nonprofit is working to change that, but will have to wait a while longer.
While serving as the state’s commissioner of prisons for the past three years, Todd Ishee faced formidable challenges: responding to the spread of COVID-19 inside prison walls, encouraging thousands of inmates to get vaccinated, and keeping prisons safe and secure despite the most severe staff shortages in recent history.
Greensboro, High Point, Kannapolis and Monroe are among cities and towns that have already launched their programs. Even tiny towns like Madison, which boasts about 2,200 residents, in Rockingham County, have started a social district. Winston-Salem, Charlotte and Durham are considering creating similar districts.
The NC Unidentified Project relies on partnerships, grants and donations to help them complete the identifications. They have a GoFundMe and as of Saturday, it had raised $1,950. It costs upwards of $5,500 to identify one person.
What started as a way to share recipes with others dealing with fertility challenges — along with a side hustle feeding area college students — evolved into a massive support network who celebrated with Rachael and Tom Sullivan every step of the way. Baby girl Sutton Ryleigh arrived on July 25.
The program that began in January was funded by $15 million in the 2021 two-year state budget that Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law late last year. The Firefighters’ Health Benefits Pilot Program is a supplemental insurance policy that gives firefighters newly diagnosed with certain cancers a $25,000 lump sum as well as reimbursing up to $12,000 in out-of-pocket medical expenses.
The Wake County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deputy shot in the line of duty Thursday night as Ned Byrd, according to a press conference. Byrd, a 13-year veteran of the department, was shot multiple times late Thursday night in eastern Wake County, the Sheriff’s Office reported. The shooting occurred near a gas station on Auburn Knightdale Road and Battle Bridge Road, reported ABC11, ...
Aeronautica Landing is a tribute to the spirit of invention, exploration and aviation focused on both the history and future of flight, the theme park said.
She's one of the most popular drivers in her fifth season at Winston-Salem's famed quarter-mile track.
“The defendant’s conduct served only to advance the mob’s progress toward the building,” prosecutors said in a court memorandum.
If 7-year-old Emmett Miller wins in the voting on mulletchamp.com, which lasts all next week, he'll take home a $2,500 prize.
Fifty more rescued beagles from a Virginia breeding facility are now in North Carolina and eventually will be up for adoption.
The campaign committee for Attorney General Josh Stein, facing trouble for a TV ad aired against a rival in 2020, plans to ask a federal court to block enforcement of a state law making it illegal to knowingly circulate false reports to damage a candidate's election chances.
It’s not the last word on the case in the courts, but any further potential ruling would likely come after ballots have already been printed with the Green Party’s candidates listed.
Three big cats, including a white tiger, taken from their former keepers have found a permanent home at Carolina Tiger Rescue, an animal sanctuary in Chatham County. The “Tiger King” cats were among 68 big cats rescued last year from the Tiger King Park in Oklahoma.
A Huntersville woman claimed a $1 million lottery prize Wednesday on a ticket she bought in Mooresville.
“What a day! What a bird!” tweeted Brenda Hiles-Hurt of Greensboro. “Amid all the trouble in the world, a little splash of happiness.”