Spring is blooming on the North Carolina coast, as the Surf City Pier on Topsail Island has opened for the 2015 fishing season. 08:28 PM
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.
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The state released its new numbers Friday morning, showing February's rate was the same as January at...
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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. 07:15 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. 10:16 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. 07:31 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. 12:10 PM
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 09:50 PM
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State Lawmakers Reach Compromise on Gas Tax Solution
Under the new proposal, the gas tax would almost immediately drop down to 36 cents per gallon, which is a cent and a half less than it currently is. Next year, it would drop another penny, and then to 34 cents in July of 2016. 03/26/2015 04:04 PM
Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferries Increase for Easter, Spring Break
The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation is increasing its ferry runs on the Hatteras-Ocracoke route during spring break and the Easter holiday. The temporary spring schedule will increase the number of daily round-trip runs between... 03/26/2015 07:26 AM
Study: Loss of Federal Sand Dollars Equals Loss in Property Values
Based on a new study, an act of Congress could cause coastal property values to drop drastically. Researchers at UNC Wilmington, Duke and The Ohio State University recently published a report looking at the importance of federal funding for beach renourishment projects. 03/26/2015 05:43 PM
NC Lawmakers Take up McCrory Picks While Appealing Lawsuit
Senate Rules Chairman Tom Apodaca and House counterpart David Lewis said Wednesday they'll proceed with confirmations starting with McCrory's nominee to serve as State Bureau of Investigation director. McCrory nominees for state controller and banking commissioner also need legislative approval. 03/26/2015 07:04 AM
Officials Mark Statewide End of Operation Medicine Drop
The State Bureau of Investigation says 96 law enforcement agencies participated in 200 events across North Carolina receiving unused prescription drugs from anyone who wanted to dispose of them. 03/26/2015 07:20 AM