Wake County school administrators are proposing new regulations on the ways live animals can be brought to schools as classroom pets and for instructional purposes. Administrators say the new policy is needed because of the concerns about allergies and other health issues that students and staff might encounter when these animals are brought to school.
North Carolinians should get ready for a sea-level rise over the next three decades that could be as little as 3.5 inches on the southern coast and as much as 10.6 inches in the northern Outer Banks, a state science advisory panel said Tuesday.
North Carolina offered Mercedes-Benz USA $15.4 million worth of incentives to encourage the company to move its headquarters from New Jersey to the Raleigh area. That’s considerably less than the reported $23 million offered by Georgia.
UNC-Chapel Hill is hosting “Carolina Conversations” to promote open dialogue about difficult issues of diversity. Tuesday’s discussion centered on damage inflicted by anonymous social media with future topics to focus on religion, gender and political thought.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson calls for changes to a religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn’t intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation. Hutchinson initially supported the bill and his office had said he plans to sign it into law.
Durham County District Court Judge William A. Marsh III on Wednesday said a teen charged with the death of his ex-girlfriend could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted of first-degree murder.