Seven crew members, including U.S. Navy Capt. Michael John Smith of Beaufort, died in the accident.
A Clemmons botanist and her son have been harvesting local herbs and transforming them into teas. But their real work, they say is teaching others the benefits of harvesting their own.
They voted to approve the $27 billion deal between Reynolds American and Lorillard. The deal still needs the approval of the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected in the first half of the year. 10:53 AM
Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly. 03:04 PM
North Carolina's NAACP leader has challenged new rules about public assembly in the state Legislative Building as part of protests targeting policies by the GOP-led Legislature. 01:38 PM
Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue. 10:26 AM
2015 North American International Auto Show
Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
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Murthy is coming to Charlotte as part of a cross-country listening tour to meet with community stakeholders, public health officials, faith leaders, and others from the charlotte community. 08:09 AM
They were arrested in a drug bust yesterday in the Catawba Heights Neighborhood. 09:58 AM
A number of organizations hosted a 'state of our rivers' event on Tuesday, near the site of the spill. The EPA has done quarterly sampling tests on the Dan River's water since the spill and believe the river is thriving. 09:38 AM
The first Republican-led confirmation hearing of the Obama administration is about to get underway as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general. 07:29 AM
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board named Ann Clark as its superintendent on Tuesday evening. 01/27/2015 09:45 PM