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.
Years after North Carolina’s ban on video poker, fish game tables are flourishing. Arcade operators say they’re following NC law because the money a person can win or lose by playing the game is based on skill not luck.
What’s next for Interstate 77 toll lanes? They could be made more driver-friendly, N.C. Secretary of Transportation Jim Trogdon said, but he did not recommend any be converted to free lanes for full project.
J. Cole is behind Dreamville Festival, a daylong event that will be the first major concert event at Raleigh’s Dorothea Dix Park. Cole is a rapper from Fayetteville who has been hugely successful with five straight No. 1 albums, including this year’s “KOD.”
“Crazy Rich Asians,” which arrives in theaters this week, is the first time I’ve seen a movie on the big screen filled with characters who look like me and talk like me. It’s one victory against tokenism.
N.C. State football held a Victory Day football camp for members of GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh, an achievement center for individuals with Down syndrome, at Carter-Finley Stadium on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
Roy Cooper, the NAACP and an environmental group are suing over ballot language describing proposed constitutional amendments they say will mislead voters. A lawyer for legislators said the courts have no role in changing the constitution.
Charlotte TV chef Troy Gagliardo of Mooresville has ended his 11-year run on “WCCB News Rising.” NC chef Vivian Howard and “Top Chef” star Fabio Viviani gave endorsements on the back cover of his “Pseudo Southern” cooking book.
North Carolina ranks fourth in the nation for lightning deaths. We have tips on how to stay safe when caught outside in a storm, and things you should and shouldn’t do inside your home when there’s lightning.
Venues & restaurants in Charlotte NC have stopped using plastic drinking straws, citing environmental concerns. Blumenthal Performing Arts will switch to paper straws and start using cups that can be recycled or composted.
Never let your dog eat mushrooms that grow in the wild. An NC State University Vet School veterinarian and toxicologist tells how to rid your yard of mushrooms, what poisoning symptoms to look for and what actions to take if your dog eats a toadstool.