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Archive - Jan 23, 2012

NC gay marriage ban supporters launch effort

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Supporters of a constitutional question on May's ballot in North Carolina say the amendment is needed to protect traditional marriage from those who want to expand what is legal in the state. Full story...
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County adopts plan to replenish Carolina Beach sand

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New Hanover County Commissioners put a new plan into place to make sure the sand on Carolina Beach will be replenished after a project cooperation agreement with the government runs out. Full story...
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Remembering Joe: Penn State loses its legend

I didn't grow up a Penn State fan. I didn't grow up idolizing Joe Paterno. Sure, I knew who he was -- saw him on ESPN, knew he'd won a whole bunch of football games -- but I didn't really know much about the man some called "a living legend." That all changed when I rolled into State College for my freshmen year at Penn State in 2005.

Charlotte votes on rules making DNC protests harder

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Charlotte leaders are looking at rules to restrict political demonstrations ahead of this year's Democratic National Convention. Full story...
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Rembrandt exhibit draws 150,000 to NC art museum

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The North Carolina Museum of Art says its three-month exhibit of Rembrandt paintings collected by Americans pulled a big crowd. Full story...
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NC city council may halt police search practice

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The Fayetteville City Council could vote to put a temporary freeze on a type of police search that has drawn criticism as disproportionately focusing on black residents. Full story...
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Volunteers clean up NC battlefield after Irene

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Volunteers are working to make sure that last year's big storm won't spoil the events planned to mark the 150th anniversary of a North Carolina Civil War battle. Full story...
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Shelby police search for suspect in shooting death

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Police in Shelby are looking for a suspect in the weekend shooting death of another man. Full story...
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2 arrested as Occupy Raleigh marks 100th day

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Two protesters are due in court as the Occupy Raleigh movement marks the 100th day since it began in October. Full story...
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