State & Local

  • New NC National Guard leader named

    Mon, Nov 04, 2019

    After more than 30 years of military service, Brig. Gen. Todd Hunt will take command of the North Carolina National Guard's nearly 12,000 soldiers and airmen and over 1,700 full-time federal and state employees as the state's 41st Adjutant General.

  • Air travel without REAL ID enters final year

    Thu, Oct 03, 2019

    Beginning October 1, 2020, every air traveler age 18 and above will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of ID to fly at all U.S. airports. Passengers who attempt travel without a REAL ID or other form of identification, such as a valid passport or U.S.

  • NC students push state's SAT average up

    Wed, Sep 25, 2019

    North Carolina’s high school class of 2019 widened the state’s lead with the nation on the SAT college entrance exam, according to results released today by The College Board, which administers the national exams.

  • Music to Everyone's Ears: NC Symphony Hosts Sensory-Friendly Concert

    Sat, Sep 21, 2019

    For some families with children living with autism and sensory challenges, leaving the house can be a difficult experience.

  • NC National Guard leader to retire

    Thu, Aug 22, 2019

    Governor Roy Cooper today announced that Major General Greg Lusk, 40th adjutant general for the North Carolina National Guard, plans to retire this winter.

  • Fox sightings rise as kit-rearing season peaks

    Fri, Jun 28, 2019

    Seeing foxes during the day recently? If so, it is likely because kit-rearing season is peaking. Young foxes, called kits or pups, are maturing and spending more time outside of the den, making sightings more likely.

  • Tillis lauds bill that funds military, takes a swipe at Turkey

    Fri, Jun 28, 2019

    The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the $750 billion National Defense Authorization Act, the primary piece of legislation that funds the nation’s armed forces, including more than $2 billion for military installations in North Carolina.

  • NC students perform well at National History Day competition

    Fri, Jun 28, 2019

    North Carolina students were among top 10 finishers in the National History Day Competition held June 9-13 at the University of Maryland, College Park.

  • NC polls show tight races

    Fri, Jun 21, 2019

    The results are the same, according to a pair of just-released polls, one from the right-leaning Civitas Institute, another from the left-leaning Public Policy Polling. Both show Gov. Roy Cooper (D) with a lead in his re-election bid against his presumed Republican opponent, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest.