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Western Wake water plans worry Fayetteville

Cary, Apex, Morrisville and RTP want more water from Jordan Lake. But politicians and environmentalists in Fayetteville say they strongly oppose the plan unless the Wake County towns spend millions…Click to Continue »


Wake County school board and commissioners expect better relations at joint meeting

Wake County school board members insist it won't be Kumbaya on Monday, but the joint meeting with the county Board of Commissioners should be far less contentious than when they've…Click to Continue »


Crash death takes 5th Appalachian State student this year

A 21-year-old Wake Forest man's death in a traffic accident is the fifth Appalachian State University student to die during the current school year.Click to Continue »


Dare officials ask attorney general to look into gas prices

Dare County commissioners are asking the state attorney general's office to look into the cost of gasoline on the Outer Banks, where prices are surpassing the state average by 20…Click to Continue »


NC court supports regulators' decision to allow higher Duke Energy rates

North Carolina's highest court has upheld another decision that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to increase some electric bills. The state Supreme Court agreed Friday the Utilities Commission's approval in…Click to Continue »


$300,000 in wine stolen from famed restaurant is found in Greensboro

More than $300,000 in world-class wine stolen from a famed Napa Valley, California, restaurant has been recovered from a private cellar in North Carolina.Click to Continue »


Drescher: Reporter, a UNC graduate, says Haitians are strong, hopeful

Despite natural disasters and political upheaval, reporter Jacqueline Charles says Haitians are hopeful that tomorrow will be different, even when the odds seem to be against them.Click to Continue »


Shaffer: Victims' family haunted by the killer who got away

For nearly four decades, a Bladen County family took comfort believing that a killer had been captured, convicted and sent to prison - that the system had delivered justice for…Click to Continue »


Caller says teen was trying to help another off railroad tracks before both were hit in Smithfield

A woman who called to report a fatal train accident Thursday afternoon told a 911 dispatcher that a teenaged boy appeared to be trying to pull another one off of…Click to Continue »


Early ratings anticipate hard-fought race for NC governor

Two reports out Friday say NC Republican Gov. Pat McCrory can’t expect to cruise to re-election.Click to Continue »


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