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NC population estimates

Look up recently released 2016 population estimates for North Carolina counties, cities and towns from the US Census Bureau. New estimates for cities and towns will be released later this year.

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Tornado touches down in Davie County, NC

Michael Porter captured video of this tornado touching down in Davie County Wednesday afternoon, May 24, 2017 near Highways 801 and 601. In nearby Yadkin County, a gymnasium at an elementary school had two walls blown out and part of its roof ripped away. There were also reports of several vehicles flipped and property damage to homes.
Michael Porter
Tornado touches down in Davie County, NC 1:25

Tornado touches down in Davie County, NC

Wainstein discusses lack of evidence regarding UNC basketball player Rashad McCants 1:08

Wainstein discusses lack of evidence regarding UNC basketball player Rashad McCants

Watch a tornado form over Iredell County and touch down 0:16

Watch a tornado form over Iredell County and touch down

Wake County's School Counselor of the Year: 'I love what I do' 1:19

Wake County's School Counselor of the Year: 'I love what I do'