Sheriff's deputies say 22-year-old william Hewett escaped Thursday by posing as his brother. He was serving time for felony assault with a deadly weapon, fleeing to elude arrest, communicating threats, speeding and failure to appear. 08:48 PM
“Freedom for All” is a multi-panel exhibit that is on display at the Fort Fisher State Historic site through February 12th. The exhibit is part of several activities organized by the state’s Department of Cultural Resources to commemorate the Civil War’s 150th anniversary.
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If you have an ear for frogs and toads the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher needs your help.
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Chilling Domestic Violence PSA Slated to Air During Super Bowl
A chilling, first-of-its-kind PSA is set to air during the Super Bowl Sunday night, raising awareness of domestic violence. The NFL teamed up with the No More campaign to make the minute-long spot. 04:29 PM
North Carolina Public Schools Celebrates 175th Anniversary
On Friday, fourth-grade students from Williamsburg Elementary School had the chance to explore a replica of the very first one-room school house. 03:22 PM
Search Near NC coast for Escaped Jail Inmate
Authorities tell local news outlets that 22-year-old William Earl Hewett of Southport got out of the jail after he posed as another inmate late Thursday. Hewett was in jail on charges that included assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, and communicating threats. 11:05 AM
Restaurants Prepare for Business Increase During Super Bowl
The National Retail Federation expects total spending to top $14 billion nationwide. 02:44 PM
Robinson, Lowe to Fill Vacancies at NC General Assembly
Caldwell County Republican leaders chose former state Rep. George Robinson on Thursday night to succeed veteran lawmaker Edgar Starnes in the 87th House District. Robinson defeated Starnes' wife Marilyn. Edgar Starnes left the legislature to work for State Treasurer Janet Cowell. 10:36 AM
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NC Polar Bear Makes Prediction for Winner of Super Bowl 49
Are you going wild waiting to see who’s going to win Super Bowl 49 this Sunday? Well, you are not the only one. 07:42 AM
Voter ID Law Argued in Wake Co. Court
The legal battle to challenge the state's controversial voter ID law is starting to take shape. The actual trial is still months away, but motions are being heard today from both sides in Wake County. 05:15 PM
UNC Students Rally in Support of Building Name Change
Several hundred students rallied on UNC Chapel Hill campus Friday afternoon, calling for university leaders to meet three demands regarding the school's racial history. 07:30 PM
Brunswick Deputies Rescue 27 Neglected Animals from Elderly Woman's Home
Police have charged a 73-year-old Shallotte woman with animal cruelty after Brunswick County deputies rescued 27 cats and dogs from her home. 01/29/2015 05:03 PM
New Havelock City Hall Opens to the Public on Friday
The city hall is just a few feet away from the nearly 70-year-old city hall building. 01/29/2015 06:17 PM