As April 15 draws near, many Americans who are yet to file their taxes will be part of the last-minute rush to get it done. Based on estimates from the National Retail Federation (NRF), a little more than 15 percent of Americans will wait until April to file. However, experts advise taxpayers among that crowd to take careful steps to maximize their refunds.
If you'd like your grocery store to have some more innovative shopping options, you're not alone. Lowes Foods managers proved they have some creative ideas when the chain held a makeover competition fall of 2014.
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. 03/28/2015 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. 03/28/2015 11:45 AM
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. Updated 03/27/2015 06:00 PM
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. 03/28/2015 11:15 AM
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
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 drivers were back on the track at Martinsville Speedway on Friday in Virginia hoping to qualify for Sunday's Sprint Cup. 03/28/2015 10:26 AM
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
The state released its new numbers Friday morning, showing February's rate was the same as January at... 03/27/2015 10:20 AM
The department's divisions are hosting informational sessions about the Draft State Transportation Improvement Program or "STIP” 03/27/2015 08:46 AM