Gov. Pat McCrory hopes the expanded exhibit will attract more visitors to the zoo, which he says could be the centerpiece of an economic engine in the state.
As Carol Folt arrived from the Ivy League, a cloud hung over UNC-Chapel Hill: The crisis that had enveloped academics and athletics for three years still carried unanswered questions how did the bogus classes for athletes start, and why?
In the wake of the academic-fraud scandal at North Carolina, the question must be asked yet again: Is excellence in big-time intercollegiate athletics fundamentally compatible with academic excellence at a national research university?
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In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy.