Newborns are celebrated Friday, when estimates suggested that Wake County would hit a million people. Who put the county over the mark? No one really knows.
A heavily anti-fracking crowd turned out for the second public hearing on proposed rules for shale gas exploration in North Carolina. But the crowd was significantly smaller than organizers predicted.
But poaching of wild Venus flytraps from their only natural home is southeastern North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina has put the plant on a precarious footing.
Freedom House: “We see declines in media freedom on a global level, driven by governments’ efforts to control the message and punish the messenger.”