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.
Last week, about 100,000 Wake County traditional calendar students were supposed to give up the first three days of their spring break to make up snow days. But school leaders say, as expected, some were unwilling or unable to break their spring break plans.
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
Duke University once again secured its spot in the Final Four. Students couldn't be more proud after the Men's Basketball team overpowered Gonzaga University. 11:14 AM
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh is working with other charities to collect donations for the families of the three workers who were killed and one who was injured in the scaffolding collapse in Raleigh last week. 02:54 PM
Authorities say shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday a man robbed the Big Win Sweepstakes in the 4000 block of Wake Forest Road. 10:34 AM
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
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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
A local division of the Go Drone-X Association held their final race of the season on Sunday. F1 FPV uses cameras and drones to race each other through different courses. 09:03 AM
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
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
A fire brought two major Fayetteville congregations together. Saint John's opened their doors and hearts to Saint Joseph's members on Sunday morning. 03/29/2015 05:30 PM