State & Local

  • 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.

  • Burlington Royals’ Fan Fest tonight at renovated Burlington Athletic Stadium

    Fri, Jun 21, 2019

    The Burlington Royals and the City of Burlington will celebrate the newly renovated and expanded Burlington Athletic Stadium tonight with the first ever

  • Colleges rated on alumni support

    Wed, Jun 12, 2019

    College Consensus, a college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published a guide to the "50 Most Supportive Alumni Networks for 2019."

    Three North Carolina universities made the list, Duke at #8, UNC-Chapel Hill at #32, and Wake Forest at #33.

  • Air Canada begins RDU-Montreal flights

    Tue, Jun 11, 2019

    Air Canada recently inaugurated their new, non-stop service between Montreal and Raleigh which will operate with a 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ).

  • State warns of continued risk of floods

    Mon, Jun 10, 2019

    Weather forecasts show additional rains and flooding may continue to impact North Carolina today and into this evening. Flash Flood Watches and Flood Warnings continue across portions of western North Carolina through this evening.