Two people face charges in connection to a shooting early Thursday morning. Stan Ballard, 45, faces multiple charges including selling liquor and operating a bar without a license, as well as three counts of misdemeanor child abuse. Mara Simon, 33, is charged with larceny of a motor vehicle. 01:12 PM
Companion bills introduced in the state House and Senate this week have the state playing a $66 million role in the film grant program, whereas the governor's budget proposes $10 million a year.
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A Camp Lejeune Marine received the Silver Star for valor during a 2012 firefight in Afghanistan.
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Wood Pellet Storage Facility Worries Nearby Sunset Park Residents
Construction of the two 150-foot-tall domes is a project by the wood pellet company Enviva. The facility will be used to receive, store and ship wood pellets. Residents are concerned about the location, just 200 feet from the neighborhood's boundaries. 07:48 AM
CFCC Receives Grant to Host French Film Festival
Cape Fear Community College is one of only two community colleges in the nation to receive a grant to host a French film festival. The festival kicks off Friday evening with the film "Farewell, My Queen" and will include a total of six French films with English subtitles. 05:25 PM
Obama Visits SC for First Time Since 2008 Election
President Barack Obama is holding a town-hall meeting Friday at Benedict College in Columbia to discuss the importance of community involvement. It is his first visit to South Carolina since being elected in 2008. The visit comes on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Selma voting-rights marches. 07:28 AM
US Adds Robust 295K Jobs; Jobless Rate Falls to 5.5 Percent
U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent from 5.7 percent. 09:18 AM
Report: Sulaimon Not Currently Under Investigation for Sexual Assault
An attorney for Rasheed Sulaimon says an investigation into claims against the former Duke University guard was closed when claims couldn't be substantiated, according to a report in the Raleigh News & Observer. Sulaimon was dissmissed from the team by coach Mike Krzyzewski in January 08:58 AM
Through My Eyes
In this series, "Through My Eyes," Time Warner Cable News reporters speak with African-American youth and adults about the issues black males face and how they feel in today's America. How has the country progressed since the Civil Rights marches of the 1960s and how do African-American men feel they are perceived in today's world? Watch it the full special now!
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NC Rep. McHenry Introduces 'No Free Rides Act'
As federal judges debate whether President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration is legal, a North Carolina congressman is promoting legislation that would block tax benefits for undocumented immigrants. With the No Free Rides Act, Rep. Patrick McHenry wants to ban any undocumented immigrant from using the earned income tax credit. 08:51 AM
Gov. McCrory Announces Initiative to Find Jobs for Veterans, Keep Them in NC
A new initiative from the governor's office will help veterans find jobs in our state. 03/05/2015 08:39 PM
Ringling Bros. to Eliminate Elephant Acts from Circus
It's the end of an era for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' iconic elephant acts. The company announced on Thursday it will phase out the elephants from their traveling circus performances by 2018. 03/05/2015 06:39 PM
State Board of Education Votes to Revoke Charters from Some Charter Schools
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