Now that the ACC Tournament has left Greensboro for a few years, the city's game plan is to attract more soccer tournaments. In 2014, soccer tournaments resulted in $22 million for the Greensboro community. That’s down from the $40 million range about three years ago. 05:03 PM
The 2015 North Carolina Zoo season officially kicks off Wednesday, and there are plenty of new and expanded exhibits for people to check out.
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With the deadline to file your taxes just two weeks away, you might be in a pinch to find someone to prepare your return. The arrest of a High Point woman in a tax preparation scheme serves as a warning about the need to choose wisely.
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Greensboro Police Department Makes Progress on Cold Case
The Greensboro Police Department is continuing its efforts to solve dozens of cold cases. The department started the year with 89 cold cases and it's now down to 86, but there is one in particular where officers say they're making progress. 11:08 AM
NC Leaders Weigh In on National Debate Over Religious Freedom Legislation
The proposal was recently signed into law in Indiana and similar legislation has been filed in North Carolina. The nation has watched as protesters, business leaders and others have weighed in on that state's new religious freedom law. 04:32 PM
NC Lawmakers Hope to Raise Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction
North Carolina is currently one of two states that automatically prosecutes 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds as adults. The proposal would change that so when it comes to misdemeanor offenses, the offenders would be handled in the juvenile system. 01:50 PM
Newspaper-Backed Bill on Legal Notices OK'd by NC House
The chamber voted 115-4 on Monday night for the online posting mandate when local and state governments alert the public to proposed zoning and annexation changes, public hearing dates and other actions. 07:19 AM
Rolling Stones Return to Raleigh With U.S. Stadium Tour
There is a big concert announcement for the Capital City—the Rolling Stones are coming to Raleigh. The rock band announced a 15-city stadium tour Tuesday that will kick off May 24 at Petco Park in San Diego, California. 12:01 PM
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Lawmakers Initially Approve Measure to Lower NC's Gas Tax
The state House and Senate reached a compromised plan on how to reduce the tax rate, while at the same time stabilizing the revenue coming into North Carolina. 07:30 AM
Two Music Festivals Ban Use of Selfie Sticks
If you're heading to some of the summer's most popular music festivals, don't bring your selfie stick. 03:01 PM
Special Task Force Forms to Renew Efforts in 1980 Murder of Forsyth Teenager
Several law enforcement agencies announced Monday at the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office they formed The Ronda Blaylock Homicide Task Force to renew efforts in a nearly 35-year-old cold case. 03/30/2015 09:55 PM
PTI Airport Undergoing Colorful Changes
People traveling to and from Greensboro can expect to see some colorful improvements both inside and out at Piedmont Triad International Airport. Airport officials are working with a public-art consultant to enhance the traveling experience by adding artwork throughout the airport. 03/30/2015 05:16 PM
FTC May Meet With RJR and Lorillard on Merger This Week
We could see a decision this week on the proposed merger of Reynolds and Lorillard. The Wall Street Journal reports the two companies are expected to meet this week with the FTC on their proposed merger. 03/30/2015 05:00 PM