Beaches near Seven Villages on Hatteras and Ocracoke Island will be off-limits for vehicles this summer. 07:42 AM
Organizers of 'Fight for $15' say they'll announce the mobilization Wednesday at a news conference in Durham. They'll be accompanied by fast-food workers, home-care workers, students, allies and adjunct faculty.
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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.
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NC Commission Warns of Increase in Black Bear Sightings
The commission says if left alone, most transient bears will find their way out of town and back to their natural habitat. People are urged not to approach or follow bears, or get between a bear and its possible escape route. 07:14 AM
World’s Oldest Person Dies at Age 117
The world's oldest person has died. Japanese officials say Misa Okawa died Wednesday in Osaka of natural causes, she was 117-years-old. 08:40 AM
Beach Season Closing In on Delayed Improvement Projects at Carolina Beach
On Tuesday, the town of Carolina Beach celebrated the grand opening of its new and improved boardwalk as work to replace and improve infrastructure and landscaping along Cape Fear Boulevard continued. 03/31/2015 04:19 PM
TSA Pre Check Program Expedites Travel Time for Flyers
As temperatures warm up, many people will be booking flights for spring and summertime vacations. That's why TSA officials are offering travel tips to help your trip go smoothly. 03/31/2015 05:35 PM
NC Leaders Weigh In on National Debate Over Religious Freedom Legislation
The proposal was recently signed into law in Indiana and similar legislation has been filed in North Carolina. The nation has watched as protesters, business leaders and others have weighed in on that state's new religious freedom law. 03/31/2015 04:32 PM
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Newspaper-Backed Bill on Legal Notices OK'd by NC House
The chamber voted 115-4 on Monday night for the online posting mandate when local and state governments alert the public to proposed zoning and annexation changes, public hearing dates and other actions. 03/31/2015 07:19 AM
Lawmakers Initially Approve Measure to Lower NC's Gas Tax
The state House and Senate reached a compromised plan on how to reduce the tax rate, while at the same time stabilizing the revenue coming into North Carolina. 03/31/2015 07:30 AM
NC Lawmakers Hope to Raise Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction
North Carolina is currently one of two states that automatically prosecutes 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds as adults. The proposal would change that so when it comes to misdemeanor offenses, the offenders would be handled in the juvenile system. 03/31/2015 01:50 PM
GE Hitachi Opens One-of-a-Kind Nuclear Reactor Training Facility on Coast
On Monday, leaders with GE Hitachi in Wilmington showed off their newly-built reactor replica to U.S. Congressman David Rouzer, a representative from the office of U.S. Sen. Richard Burr and the media. 03/30/2015 04:29 PM
Two Music Festivals Ban Use of Selfie Sticks
If you're heading to some of the summer's most popular music festivals, don't bring your selfie stick. 03/31/2015 03:01 PM