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

N.C.

NC Zoo increasingly adding plants to its mission

READ MORE:
The North Carolina Zoo is expanding its efforts to protect endangered and unusual plant life as well as animals. Full story...
»

NC tests probe whether gas fracking pollutes water

READ MORE:
North Carolina will be a testing case to help determine whether a natural gas drilling method called fracking contaminates drinking water supplies. Full story...
»

Protesters interrupt speech by Wells Fargo CEO

READ MORE:
Protesters in North Carolina disrupted a speech by the head of one of America's biggest banks, and at least a dozen were escorted from the talk. Full story...
»

2 with ties to Perdue surrender at Wake jail

READ MORE:
Two people with close ties to Gov. Bev Perdue have surrendered at the Wake County jail on charges related to campaign finance violations. Full story...
»

NC students headed for school year 5 days longer

READ MORE:
The academic year for North Carolina's public school students is set to get five days longer next year. Members of the state Board of Education said Wednesday a new state law taking away teacher training time and replacing it with five more classroom days should take effect with the new school year in August. Full story...
»

Preacher Billy Graham admitted to NC hospital

READ MORE:
A spokesman for the Rev. Billy Graham says the famous evangelist has been taken to a hospital near his home in North Carolina for treatment of his lungs. Full story...
»

NC food distribution center will create 35 jobs

READ MORE:
The Save-A-Lot company will open a new food distribution center in Lexington that will create at least 35 new jobs and supply the company's stores within a 150-mile radius. Full story...
»

No charges against NC teacher in assault case

READ MORE:
Prosecutors say no charges will be filed against a Clay County teacher who tied a student to a chair and taped the child's mouth shut. Full story...
»

NC private university lowers tuition to compete

READ MORE:
A small private college in Raleigh is lowering student tuition next year to attract students from middle-class families. Full story...
»

NC revenue collections ahead of projections

READ MORE:
North Carolina's revenue collections are still ahead of projections set when legislators drew up the state government budget this year. Full story...
»

Perdue's campaign: She's still running in 2012

READ MORE:
Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign staff has dismissed a comment by a North Carolina state House member who predicted she won't run for re-election next year. Full story...
»

Jury selection begins in Eve Carson's murder trial

READ MORE:
Jury selection is now under way in the case of one of the men charged with killing Eve Carson. About 50 potential jurors were interviewed Tuesday morning in the case of Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr. Full story...
»

Feds in Edwards case seek to bar expert testimony

READ MORE:
Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to bar two former commissioners from the Federal Election Commission from testifying as expert witnesses at the upcoming trial of former Democratic presidential contender John Edwards. Full story...
»

NC approves deal to bring Chiquita from Ohio

READ MORE:
A North Carolina economic development panel has approved a $22 million incentives deal to bring the global headquarters of banana giant Chiquita Brands International from Cincinnati to Charlotte. Full story...
»

Judge denies defense motion in UNC leader's death

READ MORE:
A judge has denied a defense motion to prohibit prosecutors from introducing evidence from the slaying of a Duke University graduate student in the trial of a man accused of killing the student body president at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill more than three years ago. Full story...
»