More than 270 students will be allowed to move into new residence halls at University of North Carolina Asheville after the university and the State Construction Office reached an agreement late Friday with the Department of Insurance over safety concerns in the buildings.
Traffic on numerous downtown Hillsborough streets will be affected Saturday morning by a fire truck processional in honor of Orange Rural Assistant Chief of Training and Safety Jeffrey Holden, who died Monday.
Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered flags to be flown at half staff in honor of Orange Rural firefighter Jeff Holden, who died Monday at the main station on Churton Street after rescuing a construction worker.
Prosecutors outlined the evidence against Maurice Wiley, who is charged with killing Hong Zheng on April 15, at a bond hearing in Durham County court. A $2 million bail was set. Zheng owned China Wok in Durham.
The University of North Carolina Asheville must find places for hundreds of incoming students to live, after state Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey determined that five new residence halls are unsafe and prohibited the university from using them.
North American eels travel thousands of miles of Atlantic Ocean to breed – many of them beginning their journey in North Carolina – before returning home. A North Carolina scientist is working to shed light on the mysterious creatures.
Raleigh’s Growth and Natural Resources Committee made its recommendation for backyard cottages, granny flats or accessory dwelling units. Raleigh Council members recommend an overlay district. The rules will go back to the full council.
Corporal punishment including spanking will be allowed in one North Carolina county after Robeson County’s board of education voted narrowly to disallow the practice. That leaves Graham County in western North Carolina as the only county that continues the practice.