"Elementary years are the key and essential years to getting a child to enjoy school and making that a good, successful time for them to set them up for success later in life," Murray said.
If your daily routine includes a stop at Starbucks, you may have to pay more for that steaming cup of joe. The Seattle-based coffeehouse chain is hiking prices -- again.
Fire investigators say a home is a total loss following an afternoon fire that sent a woman to the hospital.
A three-judge panel has ruled that a lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Raleigh over an allegation of child sexual abuse by a priest can move forward.
For most people, getting dressed every morning seems like a simple task. But at 17 years old, Lauren Thierry's son Liam still has trouble dressing himself. That's because Liam has autism.
A former Chadbourn police officer is accused of sending nude photographs to a minor's cell phone.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol along with the Division of Law Enforcement Wildlife Resources Commission released the totals for "On the Road, On the Water, Don't Drink and Drive" campaign for the period of Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5.
The Kure Beach Town Council is set to decide on an amended zoning ordinance.
Laugh it up, Fuzzballs: Han Solo is getting his own movie, and it's going to be helmed by "Lego Movie" directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord.
A spokesman for Paula Deen says she didn't post a 2011 Halloween costume photo on her Twitter account showing her son Bobby in dark makeup as "I Love Lucy" character Ricky Ricardo.
Officials say an F-16 fighter jet collided with a Cessna over South Carolina, killing two people aboard the smaller plane.