Gov. Pat McCrory says he won't let opponents prevent the state from expanding what Republicans consider improvements to North Carolina's economy and state government since he took office three years ago.
Volunteers from Forsyth County are joining in the search for an Appalachian State University student who has been missing for a week.
The Charlotte Observer reports volunteers from Kernersville were preparing on Wednesday to walk along the Mountains to Sea Trail, a 900-mile route of footpaths beginning in the Blue Ridge Mountains, to look for Anna Marie Smith. The 18-year-old freshman from High Point was last seen on the campus in Boone on Sept. 3.