Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed legislation providing $435,000 to help treat a chemical pollutant in a North Carolina river because it omitted a much larger amount that his agencies sought to address drinking water protections statewide.
The country's largest electric company is refusing online access to federally mandated maps showing the scope of disaster resulting if a coal-ash pit burst and spilled its toxic muck onto neighboring properties.
A Central Carolina Fair worker who had climbed on top of the Ferris wheel trying to free a jammed car fell as onlookers watched on September 15 in Greensboro, NC. The worker was taken to a hospital with minor injuries and later released.
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Fair worker falls from Ferris wheel after trying to rescue children
Melvins': serving great burgers and dogs in Elizabethtown, NC since 1938
Fried chicken dipped in secret sauce, keeps folks coming back for more at Keaton's