"Southern Charm in Full Bloom” is the slogan for the North Carolina Azalea Festival, but will the recent snap of cold weather delay the azaleas from being in full bloom by the start of the festival? The chilly weather has not stopped gardener Steve Skavroneck from spending extra time tending to his flowers. 04:35 PM
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.
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The Duke Blue Devils matchup against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in Houston on Sunday night. On the line is a trip to the final four. Time Warner Cable News reporter Ryan Welch is in Houston with the team as they prepare for tipoff.
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"Smoke Alarm Rally" Aims to Prevent House Fire Fatalities
Brunswick County resident Ruth Kye has lived in her home for 45 years. For that entire time she's only had one smoke alarm, located in her bedroom. Thanks to Brunswick County Emergency Services and several fire departments in Brunswick County, Kye now has three smoke alarms in her home. 09:24 AM
Surf City Pier Opens for 2015 Fishing Season
Spring is blooming on the North Carolina coast, as the Surf City Pier on Topsail Island has opened for the 2015 fishing season. 03/27/2015 07:28 PM
CFCC's Successful Real Estate Program Shows Signs of Market Improvement
A successful real estate school along the coast houses some good news for the region. The past recession forced Sandy Borowiec out of the banking business into home selling. 03/27/2015 01:45 PM
Freshmen-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57
Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are one win away from getting back to the NCAA Final Four, this time with a talented group of freshmen. Justise Winslow 21 points and 10 rebounds for the South Regional's top-seeded Blue Devils in their 63-57 Sweet 16 victory over revived Utah on Friday night. 03/28/2015 10:15 AM
State Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged From January
The state released its new numbers Friday morning, showing February's rate was the same as January at... 03/27/2015 09:20 AM
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Museum to Mark Vietnam Veterans Day With Play, Other Events
The program is scheduled to begin on Friday and continues on Saturday at the museum in Raleigh. A play titled Etchings in Stone that includes audience participation will be performed Saturday night at the museum. North Carolina Vietnam veteran Ron Harris wrote the play. 03/27/2015 06:15 AM
31 Years Ago: Carolinas Tornado Outbreak
This weekend marks 31 year years since one of the largest outbreaks of tornadoes in North and South Carolina history. 03/27/2015 09:16 AM
Adoptive Parents of Missing NC Teen Will be Sentenced for Tax Fraud
U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder delayed the sentencing last month for Sandy and Casey Parsons on tax fraud charges after a hearing revealed the conditions under which Erica Parsons lived before she disappeared in 2011. She was 13 at the time, and wasn't reported missing until 2013. 03/27/2015 06:31 AM
Women's NCAA Sweet Sixteen Set to Tip Off in Greensboro
The second-seeded Florida State Seminoles face the third-seeded Arizona State Sun Devils on Friday night in a Greensboro Region semifinal. And South Carolina will be facing off against the UNC Tar Heels at 7 p.m. 03/27/2015 11:10 AM
Onslow Co. Moves Forward with Plans for New Middle School Building
At a meeting on Thursday, the board approved a bid to start construction on the foundation. The 150,000 square foot building will feature 45 classrooms and 14 resource rooms. It will have a capacity of 950 students. 03/26/2015 08:50 PM