make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

N.C.

North Carolina's seafood harvest dropping

READ MORE:
videoNorth Carolina's seafood harvest is dropping. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries said the state's fish and shellfish harvest dropped last year to the lowest level in a decade. Full story...
»

Woman gets life in slaying of great aunt after pleading guilty to murder

READ MORE:
A 32-year-old Newport woman has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder and other charges in the slaying of her great aunt nearly two years ago. Full story...
»

Full NC House gives initial OK to tax bill

READ MORE:
The North Carolina House has tentatively agreed to a wide-ranging tax bill that caps municipal business privilege taxes and places an excise tax on electronic cigarettes. Full story...
»

ACLU wants judge to put NC voter ID law on hold

READ MORE:
Advocacy groups are asking a federal judge to put key provisions of North Carolina's elections overhaul law on hold for the November election. Full story...
»

NC treasurer says health plan strong financially

READ MORE:
State employees and retirees may avoid higher insurance premiums in 2015 because North Carolina's public-employee health insurance plan is spending less on patients than expected. Full story...
»

Students get off bus before it catches fire

READ MORE:
Onslow County school officials say a charter bus carrying students home from a music competition has caught fire. Full story...
»

Judge strikes down new NC teacher tenure law

READ MORE:
videoA judge has ruled that a law cutting teacher job protections in North Carolina is unconstitutional. Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood said Friday that veteran teachers have an established right to a layer of review beyond school administrators when they face firing. Full story...
»

April unemployment rate falls to 6.2 percent in NC

READ MORE:
videoMore people are in the job market in North Carolina and more are finding work as the state's unemployment rate dropped slightly last month. Full story...
»

NC scientists to issue 30-year sea level forecast

READ MORE:
videoA North Carolina commission has decided to ask scientists to only make a 30-year prediction of how fast the ocean will rise off the state's coast. Full story...
»

John Edwards wraps up 1st case since 2012 trial

READ MORE:
Former US senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards' return to the courtroom as a lawyer ended with a settlement and a mistrial. Full story...
»

Panel sets new rules for NC Legislative Building

READ MORE:
A General Assembly commission has approved new rules on how people can gather in the Legislative Building in Raleigh. The rules approved Thursday update several provisions, including what signs are allowed, and extending building hours. Full story...
»

Animal protection groups lobby on NC breeding bill

READ MORE:
Animal protection activists are still hopeful a law regulating large commercial dog breeding in North Carolina can pass soon even as legislation sits in the Senate and a key chamber leader there has vowed not to consider it in 2014. Full story...
»

Remains of soldier missing two years found, suspect charged

READ MORE:
Fayetteville police say that after a two-year investigation, the remains of missing soldier Kelli Bordeaux have been found and a person has been charged. Full story...
»

NC court frees taxpayer money to private schools

READ MORE:
Advocates for using taxpayer money for tuition at private or religious schools have new hope after North Carolina's Supreme Court removed a lower judge's order blocking the program's start this fall. The high court on Wednesday said the program could go ahead while lawsuits are being debated in court. Full story...
»

Minister pleads guilty to kiddie porn charge

READ MORE:
A Wayne County minister has pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography in federal court, the US Attorney's Office says. Full story...
»