The legislature invited Mark Martin to give a “State of the Judiciary” address Wednesday afternoon. This marks the first time since 2001 a chief justice has made such a speech to a joint House-Senate session since I. Beverly Lake Jr. did so in 2001. 07:26 AM
A House judiciary committee scheduled debate Wednesday on the measure, which cleared the Senate last week. Senate leader Phil Berger filed the bill in response to a local magistrate quitting his job rather than presiding after federal judges struck down North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban in October.
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A person familiar with the situation says Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials in New York on Wednesday to discuss his domestic violence case.
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Brunswick County Community Provides Support After Family Dies in House Fire
A house fire Monday in Supply took the lives of three people and an unborn child. Friends and neighbors say a tragedy like this hits the entire community hard so they are providing support to one another and doing what they can to get the family through it. 03/03/2015 05:02 PM
Large Consignment Sale Returns to Wilmington
A sale offering parents a chance to sell or buy gently used children's items is returning to Wilmington. The Kids Exchange event is one of the largest consignment sales in the country. 03/03/2015 11:23 AM
Bills Addressing NC Gas Tax, Incentives Undergo House Debate
North Carolina lawmakers are primed to debate what changes should be made to fiscal incentives offered companies to persuade them to build in the state. 03/03/2015 07:23 AM
Gov. McCrory Offers Public Education Hints in Budget Proposal
Gov. Pat McCrory says his two-year budget proposal for legislators would give North Carolina public school administrators more flexibility to offer raises to experienced teachers and to pay for textbooks or computers for classrooms. 03/03/2015 07:51 AM
IHOP Dishes Out Free Pancakes for National Pancake Day
It is National Pancake Day, which means anyone who makes a donation to Children's Miracle Network hospitals or other designated local charities will receive free pancakes at IHOP. 03/03/2015 08:09 AM
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Ice Finally Melted From Walkways, NC Zoo Reopens After Week
The North Carolina Zoo is scheduled to reopen Tuesday. It's been closed for seven days as zoo officials waited for ice to melt on five miles of pathways and bridges. 03/03/2015 07:42 AM
Three People And Unborn Child Killed in Fire
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NC Teenagers Easily Buy E-Cigs Online
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One in Three NC Bridges Not Up to Standard
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