The Craven County Board of Education discussed redistricting at their meeting Wednesday in New Bern. The board brought up issues that were of concern for teachers, students and parents. Last week they held three forums to gather public input. 08:09 PM
An election law from two years ago moved the presidential primary from May to just three days after South Carolina’s, which takes place in February. However, the February primary would break national Republican Party rules.
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Sen. Richard Burr made a stop in Havelock on Wednesday to help showcase the F-35 Lightning II demonstrator. Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point is expected to receive 94 of the jets in the coming years.
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Proposal Looks at Future of Transportation in Port City
Cape Fear transportation leaders have released a draft of several projects to improve the region's roadways, sidewalks, railways and bike paths. 04:22 PM
Students Rally After Noose Found on Campus of Duke University
Nearly 300 students marched across the Duke University campus Wednesday after a noose was found hanging from a tree overnight. The discovery was made around 2 a.m. in front of the Bryan Center. Updated 04:15 PM
Suspect Wanted in New Hanover Co. for Dragging Deputy
A man is wanted in New Hanover County after the sheriff's office says he dragged a deputy with his car Tuesday night. Authorities say Kyeric Sweet, 21, is a known felon who has several warrants out for his arrest. 03:57 PM
Weather Conditions Increase Chances of Outdoor Fires
Preliminary reports from the North Carolina Forest Service counted 66 wildfires across 491 acres of private and state-owned land throughout the state on Tuesday. That was one of the highest tallies for the entire month of March. 06:19 PM
Talk it Out NC Campaign Aims to Prevent Underage Drinking
Two lives are lost every week in North Carolina to underage age drinking. The North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission launched a campaign four months ago called Talk it Out NC to battle the ongoing issue. 05:24 PM
Follow Duke in the Final Four on TWC News
You can follow the Duke Blue Devils all week right here on Time Warner Cable News. Duke tips off against Michigan State at 6 p.m. Saturday. Sports directors Mike Solarte and Jim Connors, along with reporters J.B. Ricks and Cristen Drummond will have live and on scene reports from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, as well as one-hour editions of Jersey Mike's Sports Night.
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Pet Experts Express Caution Over Rabbits, Ducklings as Pets During Easter
It is the season for chicks, ducklings and bunnies, but many experts warn these so-called Easter pets don’t always make the best house guests. Animal Shelter workers and Southern Store employees warn that it’s a commitment. 04:49 PM
Lawmakers Seek to Make Changes to NC Abortion Law
Some state House Republicans have filed a bill that aims to make more changes to North Carolina's abortion law. Supporters say this is an effort to increase safety and stop the use of taxpayer dollars. Opponents say they believe this proposal could be damaging. Updated 07:00 PM
Flood Insurance Rates May Skyrocket With New Bill in Effect
The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 goes into effect Wednesday. It essentially takes away federal subsidies that helped offset the cost of flood insurance. In areas that are considered maximum risk, premiums that were $500 a year could skyrocket to as much as $20,000 a year, if not more. 12:23 PM
Indy the Site of Past Success for Coach K, Blue Devils
The Duke Blue Devils are expected to arrive Wednesday in Indianapolis for their record-tying 12th Final Four under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Though they still have two games to win, they may just be in the right city to pull it off. 09:42 AM
Report: Higher Than Usual Number of Orcas Being Born
The Center for Whale Research says four Orca babies have been born in the last three months off the coast of British Columbia—a higher number than usual. This baby boom brings their total number to 81 whales. 08:47 AM