The American Legion is taking on the VA backlog in our state and trying to help veterans get their claims answered. 04:24 PM
Luke Martin Jr., 97, the son of a Civil War soldier and former slave, died on Sunday.
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Starting on July 1, moped owners will have to register their vehicles and get a license plate from the DMV. That will run you $18. However, state lawmakers are calling for further regulation.
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Gov. McCrory Applauds Offshore Drilling Proposal for Carolinas
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
Survey Finds Average Age Kids Start Drinking is 13
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said alcohol is the most commonly abused drug among youth in the United States. The same report found 10 percent of eighth graders said they've had a drink in the past month. 05:16 PM
As NC Legislature Begins, Gay Marriage Takes Center Stage
Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly. 03:04 PM
Health Experts Encourage Tea Drinking During Winter
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. 02:27 PM
NAACP-Led Protests Resume at North Carolina Legislature
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
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29 Years Marked Since Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion
Seven crew members, including U.S. Navy Capt. Michael John Smith of Beaufort, died in the accident. 02:04 PM
EPA Officials: Dan River Thriving Nearly One Year After Coal Ash Spill
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
Committee Begins Search for new UNCW Chancellor
An 18-person committee began reviewing resumes Tuesday and narrowing a pool of more than 50 applicants for the UNCW chancellor job. 02:05 PM
Famed SC Civil Rights Protesters Have Convictions Erased
It has been 54 years since they were arrested for ordering food from a "whites-only" lunch counter. The men were convicted of trespassing and breach of peace and chose to serve hard labor for 30 days rather than allow a civil rights group to post their bail. 11:24 AM
Senate to Begin Hearings for President Obama's Attorney General Nominee
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