The search for the driver of a tractor-trailer truck that went into the Neuse River near Kinston over the weekend has been scaled back, after repeated efforts to find him in the murky, fast-moving water have been unsuccessful.
More than 100 former and current UNC-Chapel Hill student-athletes have signed an open letter condemning the university’s recent proposal to put the Silent Sam statue in a new $5.3 million building on campus.
UNC teaching assistants and instructors are on strike, withholding over 2,200 student grades, over proposal to put Silent Sam Confederate statue in an university history center. Faculty signed a letter of support.
Some Durham bus routes may be dropped or changed as GoDurham faces a budget shortfall. The city’s bus system leaders want to make more buses run on time and serve the most riders, so less-used routes could be eliminated.
The drive home from downtown Raleigh will get easier for a lot of people Friday when the ramp from northbound Capital Boulevard onto Wade Avenue reopens, eliminating a detour that includes Peace Street and Glenwood Avenue.
UNC Rex Healthcare has opened the Triangle’s first hospital-based food pantry for patients who may need help eating well in the days after going home. The pantry is managed by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and stocked by Food Lion, which contributed $125,000 to get it started.
In an interview with the NC Farm Bureau's Lynda Loveland, Duplin County hog farmer Joey Carter talks about the stress of multi-million dollar verdicts against his operation and the loss of his hogs and livelihood. Full interview at https://bit.ly/2B.
Investigators had DNA evidence linking Michael Ray McLellan to a 2016 rape a year before charging him in the murder of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar, but the sheriff’s office did not follow up, the county district attorney said Tuesday.
The staff at Trinity Oaks, a senior living community in Salisbury, N.C. helped make sure residents Rev. Maurice Staley, 91, and Mary Kidd, 97, got a chance to go sledding after a winter storm dumped about a foot of snow in the area.
St. Augustine’s University has been removed from probationary by its accreditation agency. The Raleigh university had been on probation for two years because of concerns about financial problems and questions of institutional effectiveness.