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.
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.
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
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
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
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Reports show the tree pollen count is high in North Carolina and allergy sufferers are feeling the symptoms. 03/29/2015 04:44 PM
Duke researchers will be featured on the CBS news show "60 Minutes" on Sunday night. Dr. Matthias Gromeier and Dr. Henry Friedman are getting attention for their work using polio to treat brain tumors. 03/29/2015 12:19 PM
No one was hurt in a Moore County house fire, but it did cause heavy damage to the structure of the house. Police said it happened on Sunday just after 1 a.m. on Graham St. near Carthage Road in Cameron. 03/29/2015 12:43 PM
Durham police released the name of the person whose body was found behind a home for sale on Saturday afternoon. Officers are calling the death of Tierra Hall, 17, a homicide. 03/29/2015 11:39 AM
Washington, DC bureau reporter Geoff Bennett gives a recap of the story lines that dominated the headlines on Capitol Hill this week. The first candidate for President officially kicked off his campaign and major changes are coming to Senate leadership. 03/29/2015 03:08 PM