Tag archive for ‘North Carolina’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Maryland governor to wave green flag at Coca-Cola 600

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has a new gig for Memorial Day weekend. The Republican governor will serve as honorary starter and wave the green flag Sunday at the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Warrants issued for 2 men in North Carolina man’s death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Police have issued warrants for two men in the death of an Uber driver whose body was found five days after he was reported missing in North Carolina. Local media outlets reported Friday that More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Passenger allegedly leaped off plane after trying to bite an attendant

A passenger went berserk aboard an American Airlines flight Thursday, attempting to take a bite out of a flight attendant, and then jumping off the plane onto the tarmac in North Carolina. The plane had already More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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North Carolina county limits time dogs can be tethered

MANTEO, N.C. (AP) - Officials in a coastal North Carolina county have limited the amount of time that dogs can be tethered without a break. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reported (http://bit.ly/2rY28M1) dogs in More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Meteorologists confirm multiple tornadoes in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed tornadoes have struck in several locations across North Carolina. The weather service office in Blacksburg, Virginia, said on its Twitter page Thursday More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Cops seize poppy plants with opium value of $500M

A field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million, a sheriff says. Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said the only other opium poppy More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Tornado targets North Carolina town, levels fire station

AUTRYVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A day after a tornado ripped through a small North Carolina town, its fire chief says the department is "semi-operational." The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/2rjWB5k ) that More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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North Carolina school draws criticism for lunch debt threat

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina school principal's effort to collect school lunch debt has drawn ire. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/2rUXYDA ) Haw Creek Elementary School Principal More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Possible tornadoes damage homes, property in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Possible tornadoes flipped mobile homes, toppled trees and damaged a gymnasium as a series of storms rumbled through North Carolina on Wednesday, officials said. There were no immediate reports More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Teen banned from graduation over her shirt could be expelled

With only days until graduation, a North Carolina honor roll¬†student has been banned from the ceremony and may even be expelled — all over a shirt she wore to school. Summer was wearing an off-the-shoulder More...