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. 05:16 PM
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.
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Duke Energy is developing plans for the long term storage of the coal ash remaining at the Dan River Steam Station. A ruptured stormwater pipe sent an estimated 39,000 tons of ash into the Dan River in February 2014.
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Small Town Sees Economic Resurgence
There's momentum growing in a small Piedmont-Triad town that's been quiet for years. Once a thriving furniture manufacturing community, Liberty—like so many other small towns across the South—was quiet for a long time. 04:49 PM
Apple CEO, Gov. McCrory Call Out NC Religious Freedom Proposal
A proposed law in the North Carolina legislature is picking up national attention after being called out by Apple CEO Tim Cook for potentially fueling discrimination against LGBT community members. 04:53 PM
Duke Energy Executive Compensation Cut Over Coal Ash Spill
An annual statement released ahead of the company's May shareholder meeting says CEO Lynn Good's $8.3 million compensation in 2014 was cut by close to $600,000. The top financial officer and three other executives saw similar reductions in compensation tied to annual performance. 08:18 AM
NAACP Protests NC Senators Over Opposition to Lynch Appointment
Demonstrations will be held Monday at the offices of Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis to push for the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general. The Greensboro native was nominated months ago but the Senate continues to delay her confirmation. 07:21 AM
More Than 100 Roosters Saved From Cockfighting in Need of Homes
Animal rescuers are asking for the public's help finding homes for more than 100 roosters. In all, 117 roosters, along with 11 dogs and a duck, were saved during a cockfighting ring bust in Marlboro County, S.C., on Saturday night. 07:40 AM
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Locally Born Pepsi Now Second Most Popular Soft Drink
Pepsi, now a worldwide brand, got its start in New Bern. Now, it just bumped up to the second most popular soft drink in the U.S., beating Diet Coke, according to the Beverage Digest's Annual Industry report. It now trails only Coca-Cola. 07:44 AM
Duke Back in Final Four After 66-52 Win Over Gonzaga
A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga. 06:54 AM
Tax Filing Season Enters Final Stretch
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. 03/29/2015 03:57 PM
Greensboro Lowes Food Store Gets Makeover
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. 03/29/2015 01:59 PM
Farmers Work to Protect Strawberries from Cold Weather
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