Tag archive for ‘North Carolina’
By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Local business, visitors impacted by NC forest manhunt

BREVARD, N.C. (AP) - As the search for an armed suspect believed to be in a national forest in North Carolina entered its third day, access restrictions derailed visitors' plans and disrupted local businesses. The More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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North Carolina investigators find 4 dead dogs at kennel

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Investigators have found four dead dogs in a North Carolina kennel after a walk-through of the business led to the removal of 18 animals. The Times-News of Burlington reports Randy Jones, More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Church brought Brazilians to North Carolina and used them as ‘slaves’

SPINDALE, N.C. — When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to move to the mother church in North Carolina at the age of 18, his passport and money were More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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North Carolina man, 19, faces multiple child sex charges

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (AP) - A 19-year-old North Carolina man has been arrested on multiple child sex charges. The Daily Herald of Roanoke Rapids reports Edmond Tyler Baird was arrested Saturday after an investigation More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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N. Carolina storms bring lightning strikes, relief from heat

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Several homes were damaged by lightning strikes as severe thunderstorms moved through central parts of North Carolina over the weekend. Authorities say two homes in Wake County suffered strikes More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Coast Guard rescues 5 from ocean miles off N Carolina coast

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Five boaters are safe after their boat capsized about eight miles off the North Carolina coast. The U.S. Coast Guard say the boaters were plucked from the Atlantic Ocean early Sunday. Two More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Congregation works to save century-old chapel

EDENTON, N.C. (AP) - A black congregation and leaders of one of North Carolina's oldest towns are teaming up to save a hurricane-damaged chapel built more than a century ago. Grants from prestigious national organizations More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Bonner Bridge to be closed for work on replacement project

NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) - Lane closures are scheduled for next week on the Bonner Bridge on the North Carolina coast as the replacement project goes into the next phase. The N.C. Department of Transportation says the More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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North Carolina unemployment rate reaches 11-year low in June

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's unemployment rate reached an 11-year low of 4.2 percent in June, a drop that one economist described as a mirage. N.C. State University economics professor Mike Walden tells More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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North Carolina woman accused of stealing money from father

MARION, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are looking for a North Carolina woman accused of stealing her father's money and property. The McDowell County Sheriff's Office said in a news release posted on its Facebook page More...