The Department of Health and Human Services released its newest numbers on Thursday. So far 137 people in North Carolina have died from the virus this season, passing last year’s total. Most of the deaths have occurred in people age 65 and older. 12:50 PM
Abortion-rights groups want the Republican-led legislature to keep its hands off rules proposed by state regulators for how North Carolina abortion clinics must operate. Several Democratic lawmakers plan to join health providers and activists at a Thursday news conference at the Legislative Building.
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Toxic waste was found beneath Hanes and Lowrance Middle Schools in the early '90s. School leaders are interested in rebuilding on the same site, however parents want the new school built elsewhere.
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Winston-Salem Police Arrest Suspects After Early-Morning Robbery
Officers say the Walgreens at 2125 Cloverdale Avenue was robbed. Police then made contact with the suspects on Business 40 westbound between Rt 158 and Linville Rd. 08:54 AM
North Carolina Parks Set Attendance Record
Around 15.6 million visitors visited the state's 39 parks and recreation areas last year—which is a 10 percent increase from 2013. Fort Macon logged more than 1 million visitors in 2014. 07:37 AM
NC Sheriff Says it Appears Bear Killed Woman Known for Feeding Animals
Officials in Tyrrell County say a woman known for feeding bears may have been killed by one of the animals. 08:08 AM
Wreck on 3-Way Highway Merge Claims Two Lives
Two people were killed and two others hurt in a crash in Greensboro on Wednesday. 01/28/2015 08:24 PM
Stokes County Considers Jail Expansion
The Stokes County sheriff and other county officials want a bigger jail. Local leaders say it isn't just about inmate safety; more space could help get part of the county's budget back in the black. 01/28/2015 05:00 PM
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Transportation Committee Meets to Discuss Moped Regulations
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As NC Legislature Begins, Gay Marriage Takes Center Stage
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Survey Finds Average Age Kids Start Drinking is 13
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