A federal grant funded an initiative to get healthier foods in corner stores. A North Carolina legislative committee also is studying ways to help alleviate food deserts, which are defined as any places where residents live more than a certain distance...
Farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock because toxic sludge from a massive coal ash spill has settled to the bottom, a report by university researchers found.
Duke announced that redshirt sophomore Rodney Hood will enter the 2014 NBA draft, coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Friday. Hood joins Jabari Parker, who announced he was leaving Thursday.
Walker Harnden of Pittsboro has just whistled his way into the record books. Harnden, a 19-year-old sophomore oboe major at The UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, recently whistled the highest note anyone is known to have ever whistled.