North Carolina

 President Obama landed in Asheville this morning with plans to speak to students at West Wilkes High School.

To most residents of Raleigh, it may not come as a surprise that their city earned the title of America’s Best City. Raleigh shows the cultural graces that go along with anchoring the so-called Research Triangle, home to North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Among its […]

Hurricane Irene’s main thrust was still a day away from North Carolina but heightened waves began hitting the state’s Outer Banks and rain began falling in the southeastern part of the state Friday as the storm continued trudging toward the East Coast. National Weather Service meteorologist Rachel Zouzias said rain carried by Irene’s outer bands […]

The Hurricane Center expects Irene to target the Southeast coast as a strengthening hurricane after emerging from the Bahamas on Thursday. The coastal communities at risk to serve as Irene’s landfall point later this week lie from Miami, Fla., to Morehead City, N.C. North Carolina Department of Transportation evacuation routes “A look at [latest […]

About 150 drivers in the Triangle have already signed up but the program is still open to 300 more.

The state of North Carolina is working on a plan to compensate thousands of residents who were victims of state-mandated sterilization. State eugenics laws, which began after World War II and lasted up until 1977, sterilized men, women and children as young as 10-years-old in an attempt at better breeding and population control. Social workers […]

NORTH CAROLINA- Malikah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X was arrested in Mars Hill, North Carolina and charged with identity theft. Related: Top 9 episodes of The Cosby Show The New York Times reports: The warrant included charges of grand larceny and identity theft. A law enforcement official said Ms. Shabazz was accused of stealing […]

A dispute over leadership at a Henderson County church has turned from angry words to fist fights. About 30 police officers from five agencies were called to break up fights Sunday at Greater New Zion Baptist Church in Fletcher. Henderson County Sheriff’s Capt. Jerry Rice says the brawl is under investigation, and no one appears […]

A conference organized by a group known for white supremacist, anti-immigrant rhetoric is drawing new protests in Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer reports a militant Jewish group, along with liberal and anarchist organizations, are planning protests of the American Renaissance conference scheduled for Feb. 4-6. The Jewish Defense Organization says it’s called 40 hotels in the […]

North Carolina– The mother of a missing 17-year-old honor student from North Carolina said she was stunned to learn that “20 different guys” passed through the home where the girl was staying and that the girl was allowed to drink alcohol while visiting family in Baltimore.