A bill authorizing High Point to annex areas completely surrounded by the city is making its way through the General Assembly. Supporters say annexing these so-called "doughnut holes" is in the best interest of public safety and ensures property owners would share in the cost of city services but the proposal is generating opposition in Davidson County. 07:05 PM
Preliminary reports from the North Carolina Forest Service counted 66 wildfires across 491 acres of private and state-owned land throughout the state on Tuesday. That was one of the highest tallies for the entire month of March.
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Nearly 300 students marched across the Duke University campus Wednesday after a noose was found hanging from a tree overnight. The discovery was made around 2 a.m. in front of the Bryan Center.
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Hundreds of Pinwheels Planted in Greensboro for Child Abuse Prevention Month
Several Greensboro agencies planted 300 pinwheels to raise awareness of the impact child abuse has on the community and mark the beginning of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The pinwheels were planted at the Greensboro Police Department's Eastern Substation, each representing an agency involved in helping children across the county. 05:00 PM
Greensboro Historians Reflect on 1936 Tornado
On April 2, 1936, a tornado touched down in Greensboro leaving behind a trail of destruction. The twister tore an 11 mile path through the city, causing 14 deaths and more than 100 injuries. 01:38 PM
Talk it Out NC Campaign Aims to Prevent Underage Drinking
Two lives are lost every week in North Carolina to underage age drinking. The North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission launched a campaign four months ago called Talk it Out NC to battle the ongoing issue. 05:24 PM
Pet Experts Express Caution Over Rabbits, Ducklings as Pets During Easter
It is the season for chicks, ducklings and bunnies, but many experts warn these so-called Easter pets don’t always make the best house guests. Animal Shelter workers and Southern Store employees warn that it’s a commitment. 04:49 PM
Lawmakers Seek to Make Changes to NC Abortion Law
Some state House Republicans have filed a bill that aims to make more changes to North Carolina's abortion law. Supporters say this is an effort to increase safety and stop the use of taxpayer dollars. Opponents say they believe this proposal could be damaging. Updated 07:00 PM
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You can follow the Duke Blue Devils all week right here on Time Warner Cable News. Duke tips off against Michigan State at 6 p.m. Saturday. Sports directors Mike Solarte and Jim Connors, along with reporters J.B. Ricks and Cristen Drummond will have live and on scene reports from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, as well as one-hour editions of Jersey Mike's Sports Night.
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Indy the Site of Past Success for Coach K, Blue Devils
The Duke Blue Devils are expected to arrive Wednesday in Indianapolis for their record-tying 12th Final Four under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Though they still have two games to win, they may just be in the right city to pull it off. 09:42 AM
NC Central University Senior Killed in Car Wreck
The NC Central University community is mourning the loss of one of its own Wednesday morning after a crash killed a student Tuesday night. School leaders say senior Chekeria Reid of Greensboro died in a car wreck on Highway 55 near Crete Street in Durham. 07:18 AM
'Fight For $15' Plans Announcement About Next Mobilization
Organizers of 'Fight for $15' say they'll announce the mobilization Wednesday at a news conference in Durham. They'll be accompanied by fast-food workers, home-care workers, students, allies and adjunct faculty. 07:05 AM
NC Beer Month Returns for Third Year
April is North Carolina beer month, presented by Visit North Carolina and the NC Craft Brewers Guild. It showcases the state's thriving beer culture by urging people to explore more than 100 breweries that call North Carolina home. 08:20 AM
Report: Higher Than Usual Number of Orcas Being Born
The Center for Whale Research says four Orca babies have been born in the last three months off the coast of British Columbia—a higher number than usual. This baby boom brings their total number to 81 whales. 08:47 AM