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NC Army base celebrates role of women in defense
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 08/24/2012 - 7:06am.

Fort Bragg is honoring the legacy of military women with a speech by an Army pioneer.

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NC chapter of NAACP slated to register voters
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 08/24/2012 - 6:10am.

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is set to announce a statewide mobilization for voter registration planned for this weekend.

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NC county settles federal discrimination case
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 9:24pm.

A western North Carolina county has settled a racial discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice after a government employee repeatedly used a racial epithet at work.

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Soldier accused in hazing demoted, loses pay
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 9:22pm.

One of the soldiers accused in the hazing-related death of an Army private has been demoted and forced to forfeit part of his pay.

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Pat McCrory gets endorsement of NC chapter of NFIB
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 2:50pm.

Republican Pat McCrory has won the endorsement of North Carolina's leading small business group in this fall's race for governor.

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Ryan speaks out against military cuts
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 1:19pm.

Republican Paul Ryan says Mitt Romney will prevent planned cuts to the US military if elected president.

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Romney says US energy independence is achievable
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 1:18pm.

The GOP presidential candidate says his plans for reaching that goal include increased offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina.

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NC, feds agree on adult care homes
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 11:20am.

North Carolina health officials and federal attorneys have reached an agreement that could move thousands of residents in adult care homes with serious mental illness into community housing.

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Chapel Hill to appeal order on cell phone ban
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 9:47am.

Chapel Hill will appeal a judge's order blocking the town from enforcing a ban on cell-phone use while driving.

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17 sea turtles released on NC coast
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 9:44am.

Seventeen young sea turtles have been released in the waters of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast with the help of the Coast Guard.

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