RALEIGH — Members of the state legislature voted on Tuesday morning to create a subcommittee to investigate the N.C. High School Athletic Association and the association will appear before the subcommittee for a hearing on Thursday afternoon.
New studies show shortcomings in the state’s infrastructure with crumbling bridges and roads putting North Carolinians at risk.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina's programs that spend tax dollars on scholarships for low-income students to attend private schools and for children with disabilities to receive special education would be altered in a measure approved by the state House.
Carteret County resident Christine Hanks never cared much for politics. She had never contacted a school board member, her legislator, or the governor on any issue.
KINSTON (AP) — Two North Carolina police officers were placed on leave after at least one of them was shown on video throwing punches at a Black man who was taken to the ground after a foot pursuit.
DUNN (AP) — A North Carolina child was struck by a car and killed, and the driver is facing multiple charges, including driving while impaired, police said.
RALEIGH (AP) — Many North Carolina legislators say it's still the right time to seek making daylight saving time permanent in the state, advancing a House measure Tuesday to move clocks up an hour for good if Congress allows it.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has 85,000 doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines it will offer to people who had been scheduled to receive a single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday, state health officials said in an afternoon news conference.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina House members on Tuesday commenced their biennial efforts to give local school systems more flexibility over when they can hold classes, as a committee passed several school calendar measures.
OCRACOKE (AP) — Ferry service on Pamlico Sound resumed on Tuesday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continued work on shoaling issues in Bigfoot Slough near Ocracoke.
CHARLOTTE (AP) — The number of gun purchases in North Carolina is rising based on an analysis of federal background checks.
James Melonas thinks the state’s national forests are a reflection of the communities across North Carolina.
A House Judiciary committee is scheduled Tuesday, April 13, to take up a bill that would fully reopen bars and restaurants, as long as they follow specific safety guidelines.
GREENVILLE (AP) — A former East Carolina University music instructor who promised the school a $500,000 gift actually has left more than ten times that total, which boosts the number of scholarships the school of music can award, officials have announced.
Former N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday, April 14, plans to announce on his radio show he will immediately enter the race for U.S. Senate in 2022, sources confirm to Carolina Journal.
BLADENBORO (AP) — Two people found dead inside a North Carolina home have been identified, according to a sheriff's office.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina's latest law requiring photo identification to cast ballots went on trial on Monday, with attorneys for voters challenging the mandate by arguing it still disproportionately prevents Black residents from carrying out their constitutional right.
WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — A North Carolina man who survived a shooting in front of his house was shot to death two weeks later while he sat on his porch, police said.
Public school teachers in North Carolina receive an average annual salary of $53,392 for the current school year, according to the latest figures from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. That puts the state second best in the Southeast — behind Georgia — in average teacher pay.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One of two police officers accused of pepper-spraying and pointing their guns at a Black Army officer during a traffic stop has since been fired, a Virginia town announced late Sunday, hours after the governor called for an independent investigation into the case.
EAST LAKE (AP) — Dead. Pale. Devoid of limbs.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sixth person has died following a shooting earlier this week at the hands of a former NFL player who also killed four members of a South Carolina family, local officials said Saturday.
GREENSBORO(AP) — Charles French’s “How to tie a bow tie” was once the No. 1 video on YouTube.
Thousands of health care workers across North Carolina, charged with the care of patients, have declined to get COVID-19 vaccinations, even as eligibility has opened to the entire state.
Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday, April 9, signed two bills into law designed to help students who lost more than a year of in-person learning because of the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.