Alamance commissioner Tim Sutton referred to slaves as workers during a meeting of the commission. Sutton was referring to his great-grandfather's service in the Confederate army during the Civil War and said
“It is my understanding that when he died ... that some guys on the farm, you can call them slaves if you want to, but I would just call them workers, that they raised a good bit of my family. When the time came, my great-grandmother gave them land.'
A tow truck driver was killed on Miami Boulevard Friday morning. The tow truck was towing an SUV from an earlier accident when the driver apparently lost control of the tow truck. The truck went off the road and hit a large tree, the collision forced the SUV into the cab.
The International Baccalaureate Programme at Hillside High School sends students to the nation's top universities. Principal William Logan says "false perceptions" prevent some parents from considering the program.
Gov. Roy Cooper is encouraging fans to stay home from Thursday night's Wake Forest - NC State game in Raleigh. “My advice, if they don’t cancel this game, would be to watch it on TV, listen to it on the radio, online."