Hoke County A couple and their 17-year-old son died in a car accident Friday night in Hoke County. Authorities say the other vehicle ran a stop sign and that alcohol is believed to be a factor. 11:59 AM
Friends and family members gathered Saturday night in Cary to celebrate the life of a man who was killed in a hit-and-run accident. They honored 50-year-old Tom Anstey who was killed Monday when a drunken driver hit the back of his motorcycle on Interstate-440 near Glenwood Avenue.
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Organizers with the grassroots movement Link in the Chain want to let police officers, sheriff's deputies and troopers know they're appreciated. More than a dozen people held signs with the #BlueLivesMatter outside the Greensboro Police Department Saturday, enduring some drizzle to show support for our men and women in blue.
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More Than 200 Ft. Bragg Families Receive Computers at Giveaway
In a partnership between Ft. Bragg, Lenovo, and the Kramden Institute 250 computers were given away on Saturday. 03:05 PM
NC Supreme Court Upholds Duke Energy Rate Increase
On Friday, the NC Supreme Court agreed the utilities commission's approval in 2013 of a profit rate for Duke Energy Carolinas, was supported by competent and substantial evidence and no improper costs would be paid for the increase. 04:27 PM
Expanded Blackbeard Exhibit Opens at Museum in Beaufort
The exhibit includes new artifacts from the ship, Queen Anne's Revenge, and a new conservation laboratory. It opens Saturday. Staff members from the lab in Greenville will conduct demonstrations about how to conserve artifacts from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 03:33 PM
Big Splashes Unlikely as NC Lawmakers Start 2015 Session
The General Assembly reconvenes Wednesday following a two-week hiatus from opening day ceremonies to get down to passing legislation for the next two years. 01:14 PM
UNC Chancellor Folt Responds to Lawsuit Filed by Former Athletes
UNC Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt acknowledged Friday at a council meeting that the university is under enormous legal pressure after two former students filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA. 08:13 AM
Today in NC History: Jan. 24
In the Spotlight
In 1961, a B-52 bomber, carrying two nuclear weapons, crashed in Wayne County, 10 miles northeast of Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base. Three members of the eight man crew were killed.
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Volvo Plant Could be Heading to NC
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Annual Conference Focuses on Mental Health Issues
State leaders, mental health professionals and those most affected by the disease gathered in Chapel Hill on Saturday morning for an annual event that works to inform North Carolinians about mental health and develop ways to work with people suffering with different forms of mental illness. 08:30 AM
Johnston Co. Students Mourning Loss of 2 Classmates Killed in Train Accident
Students at Smithfield Selma High School in Johnston County are ending their school week with heavy hearts after losing two of their classmates in a train accident. 01/23/2015 05:59 PM
New Details in Rape Allegation Against Duke Fraternity
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