Wednesday also will feature a march to the Legislative Building and demonstration by ministers and other activists led by the state NAACP opposed to Republican policies.
In July, Winston-Salem based Reynolds American announced the takeover of Greensboro-based Lorillard.
A number of organizations hosted a 'state of our rivers' event on Tuesday, near the site of the spill. The EPA has done quarterly sampling tests on the Dan River's water since the spill and believe the river is thriving. 09:38 AM
The first Republican-led confirmation hearing of the Obama administration is about to get underway as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general. 07:29 AM
Murthy is coming to Charlotte as part of a cross-country listening tour to meet with community stakeholders, public health officials, faith leaders, and others from the charlotte community. 08:09 AM
North Carolina’s new film grant program is now open to interested productions. 01/27/2015 05:12 PM
The school said Douglas Perez, 21, of Waxhaw was found in his Seahawk Landing apartment. 01/27/2015 03:58 PM
2015 North American International Auto Show
Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
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State education leaders and lawmakers are working to address North Carolina’s shortage of high quality teachers, something they’re calling a crisis. More than 200 people gathered in Cary on Tuesday for the UNC Board of Governors Education Summit. 01/27/2015 06:11 PM
The Food and Drug Administration has named a prominent Duke University cardiologist to its No. 2 leadership position, tasked with overseeing drugs, medical devices and tobacco products. 01/27/2015 03:44 PM
They reopened the case in February of 2013 when evidence used to convict Sledge was determined to be questionable. 01/27/2015 10:37 AM
Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr are proposing a plan to allow the federal government to get energy sources from North Carolina's coast. 01/27/2015 11:52 AM
The state has released the unemployment rate for December and it is continuing to drop to its lowest rate in six years. 01/27/2015 11:44 AM