Demonstrations will be held Monday at the offices of Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis to push for the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general. The Greensboro native was nominated months ago but the Senate continues to delay her confirmation.
An annual statement released ahead of the company's May shareholder meeting says CEO Lynn Good's $8.3 million compensation in 2014 was cut by close to $600,000. The top financial officer and three other executives saw similar reductions in compensation tied to annual performance.
Pepsi, now a worldwide brand, got its start in New Bern. Now, it just bumped up to the second most popular soft drink in the U.S., beating Diet Coke, according to the Beverage Digest's Annual Industry report. It now trails only Coca-Cola. 07:44 AM
A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga. 06:54 AM
As April 15 draws near, many Americans who are yet to file their taxes will be part of the last-minute rush to get it done. Based on estimates from the National Retail Federation (NRF), a little more than 15 percent of Americans will wait until April to file. However, experts advise taxpayers among that crowd to take careful steps to maximize their refunds. 03/29/2015 03:57 PM
A cold weekend during this time of year could have a huge effect on strawberry crops in North Carolina.The sprinklers at the Lineberger's Berry Hill Farm have been running all night, and they'll remain on through Sunday morning. 03/29/2015 01:15 PM
The first swim clinic, held at Queens University, taught recent amputees and those who were born with mobility challenges how to be comfortable in the water. 03/29/2015 02:33 PM
A man was arrested after a hit and run that killed a 42-year-old man in Charlotte. 03/29/2015 02:13 PM
One person died in a wreck this morning in Rowan County. 03/29/2015 01:51 PM
The need for speed drew thousands to Concord from forty-eight states and twelve different countries. 03/28/2015 05:58 PM
Pet owners know just how much it can cost to keep him happy and healthy, but that hasn't slowed pet ownership in the U.S. or the amount of money flowing into the pet industry. This weekend, hundreds of dogs got a chance to show off their skills at the Speedway Classic of the Carolinas in Concord. 03/28/2015 02:00 PM
Spring is here and so are allergies. Dr. Caroline Hobbs gives tips to combat spring allergies. 03/28/2015 02:45 PM