Strawberry farmers are taking extra steps to protect their crop as colder weather moves into the state this weekend. Overnight temperatures are forecast to drop below freezing for anywhere from four to eight hours. James and Bernie Kenan, who own Bernie's Berries & Produce farm in Greensboro, plan to turn on sprinklers Saturday night once temperatures drop below 35 degrees. 06:14 PM
Renovations will soon begin to turn a former Kmart building into Harbor Freight Tools's location. An Asheboro official said the hardware retailer got a building permit this week for this property on Dixie Drive.
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A federal judge in Winston-Salem sentenced Casey Parsons to 10 years in prison and Sandy Parsons to eight years. A grand jury indicted them after investigators say they defrauded the government for accepting benefits for Erica Parsons after her disappearance in 2011.
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Freshmen-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57
Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are one win away from getting back to the NCAA Final Four, this time with a talented group of freshmen. Justise Winslow 21 points and 10 rebounds for the South Regional's top-seeded Blue Devils in their 63-57 Sweet 16 victory over revived Utah on Friday night. 11:15 AM
Randolph Co. Emergency Services Building New Ambulance Bases
A Piedmont Triad county is working on giving people extra protection during emergencies, and hopefully saving lives. Randolph County Emergency Services is building some new ambulance bases and upgrading others. 03/27/2015 04:46 PM
Triad Organization Working to Eliminate Food Deserts
A Triad-based organization is working to bring the community together to fight an ever-growing issue. The i-Care Alliance mission is to end hunger and eliminate food deserts by 2020. 03/27/2015 06:06 PM
NASCAR Returns to Martinsville Speedway
NASCAR drivers were back on the track at Martinsville Speedway on Friday in Virginia hoping to qualify for Sunday's Sprint Cup. 10:26 AM
Rep. Alma Adams Encourages Students to Participate in National Art Contest
Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) visited her district on Friday, but this time it was for art, not politics. 03/27/2015 06:17 PM
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NCDOT Holds Public Information Sessions
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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. 03/27/2015 12:10 PM
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. 03/27/2015 07:15 AM
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