A Fayetteville, North Carolina, woman went to Dollar Tree to get some Dove soap, but it was closed. She went to Food Lion and bought a $5 Mega Bucks scratch-off ticket that won the top prize of $200,000.
Thomas Farr is expected to get a confirmation vote in the Senate before the end of the year. Twice nominated by President Donald Trump as a judge, he has been in limbo since advancing through committee.
Northwood neighbors got a postcard from NC Department of Transportation about plans to widen I-40, but what they didn’t expect to see was Eubanks Road rerouted to run a busy five-lane road through their homes in Chapel Hill.
Missing NC teacher Patrick Braxton-Andrew was reported dead in Mexico and was a homicide victim, his family posted on Facebook. A ‘criminal organization’ is responsible, the family said, citing authorities.
NC General Assembly GOP caucuses will elect their leaders. Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore are running for another term in a new session with fewer Republicans in the legislature.
UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt said the university has received thousands of responses from students, faculty, alumni and the public about what should be done with the toppled Silent Sam Confederate statue.
The Tar Heels held its inaugural “Education Day” at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. The game was held earlier than normal so fifth grade students from each of the 11 elementary schools in the CHCCS district could attend the game. The students received pamphlets and workbooks that taught them about basketball and health.
Schools in the Nash-Rocky Mount district in North Carolina were put on what officials call a “soft” lockdown because Rocky Mount police received a threat Thursday that there would be a shooting at one of the system’s schools.
East Carolina Chancellor Cecil Staton issued a statement late Wednesday afternoon clarifying that Pirates football coach Scottie Montgomery’s future won’t be decided until the final three games are played.
A Helping Hand director Jennifer Ashley says we have made great strides, like the Americans with Disabilities Act, but we have much to do in accommodating dementia and other changes that come with age.