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.
While a trickle of shareholders were seen entering Reynolds Americans headquarters in Winston-Salem, shareholders of Lorillard met at the Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte.
A Clemmons botanist and her son have been harvesting local herbs and transforming them into teas. But their real work, they say is teaching others the benefits of harvesting their own. 02:27 PM
Starting on July 1, moped owners will have to register their vehicles and get a license plate from the DMV. That will run you $18. However, state lawmakers are calling for further regulation. 06:16 PM
Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly. 03:04 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said alcohol is the most commonly abused drug among youth in the United States. The same report found 10 percent of eighth graders said they've had a drink in the past month. 05:16 PM
North Carolina's NAACP leader has challenged new rules about public assembly in the state Legislative Building as part of protests targeting policies by the GOP-led Legislature. 01:38 PM
2015 North American International Auto Show
Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers need help to identify the man they say sprayed a 2-year-old pit bull with pepper spray. 04:44 PM
Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue. 10:26 AM
Seven crew members, including U.S. Navy Capt. Michael John Smith of Beaufort, died in the accident. 02:04 PM
The Winston-Salem bank says they have identified and fixed a problem in their system that charged some clients overdraft fees or showed an incorrect balance. 02:44 PM
A number of organizations hosted a 'state of our rivers' event on Tuesday, near the site of the spill. The EPA has done quarterly sampling tests on the Dan River's water since the spill and believe the river is thriving. 09:38 AM