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Andy Griffith dead at 86; NC reacts
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 8:30pm.

video Legendary actor Andy Griffith has died at his home in Dare County. Sheriff Doug Doughtie says in statement Griffith died Tuesday at about 7 a.m.

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General Assembly extends film incentives, heads home
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 3:03pm.

Before adjourning their session, state lawmakers gave final approval to extending film incentives today.

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Legislature wraps up work with flurry of bills
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 2:18pm.

The North Carolina Legislature has completed its work for the year following a seven-week session. The House adjourned Tuesday afternoon after action on more than a dozen bills. The Senate finished voting on legislation around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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Flags lowered to honor NC-based crew in wildfire plane crash
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 2:13pm.

Flags at state buildings across North Carolina were lowered today in honor of the Charlotte-based crew of an Air National Guard plane that crashed over the weekend.

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Funeral set for officer shot at Fort Bragg
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 12:29pm.

Funeral services have been set in Texas for a battlefield surveillance unit leader killed by a fellow soldier at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

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NC legislature bans sea level science
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 12:26pm.

North Carolina legislators have approved a four-year ban on using a state-sponsored science panel's predictions on the rate of sea level rise in dealing with coastal development issues.

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Urgent care firm settles billing with US for $10M
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 10:46pm.

Federal prosecutors in North Carolina say an operator of urgent care clinics in six states will pay $10 million to settle allegations it submitted false and inflated bills to taxpayer-supported benefit programs.

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NC Senators postpone consideration climate change bill
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 10:41pm.

North Carolina Senators have decided to postpone consideration of a state-sponsored science panel's warning of rising sea levels until July 2016, calling instead for more studies.

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Legislature overrides death penalty bill veto
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 3:35pm.

The Legislature is cancelling Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of legislation rolling back a state law giving North Carolina's death row prisoners a method to seek a reduced sentence because of racial bias.

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