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Man finds message in bottle from 1994 in western Michigan

It isn't quite a message in a bottle, but an Ohio man says he found a 21-year-old message secreted in a camera film case that had traveled some 40 miles down the Grand River in western Michigan.

‘The Great Gatsby’ home for sale

F. Scott Fitzgerald's former home on the market for $3.8M

SC legislators expect to pass domestic violence compromise

The Legislature appears poised to pass a bill aimed at stemming South Carolina's persistently high rates of domestic violence, following weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations between the House and Senate.

NC House budget tweaked; debate schedule changed, too

Debate on the North Carolina House budget is being pushed back another day. The chamber had planned to meet Wednesday night to consider amendments and hold the first of two recorded votes on the two-year state government spending plan.

Authorities looking for pair in death of 18-month-old

Police in Fayetteville have issued warrants for a woman and her fiance in the death of an 18-month-old girl.

NC state Sen. Bingham says this term will be his last

A Republican state senator says this two-year term in the North Carolina General Assembly will be his last.

Bin Laden papers include loving notes, terrorist application

US intelligence officials on Wednesday released more than 100 documents that were seized in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, including a loving letter to one of his wives and a job application for his terrorist network.

Spotify introduces video, radio service

While saying that it still a music company at heart, Spotify says it is expanding is lineup to include podcasts, news radio and video streaming.

ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle peanut butter salmonella criminal case

ConAgra Foods has agreed to pay $11.2 million in criminal fines and forfeitures to settle a charge that the company shipped salmonella-tainted Peter Pan peanut butter from its Georgia plant more than eight years ago.

Low gas prices mean more travelers in NC this Memorial Day

More than a million North Carolinians are expected to hit the highways this Memorial Day for the start of the summer travel season.

Judge temporarily halts fracking approvals in NC

A judge has ordered North Carolina not to approve any fracking operations until the state Supreme Court rules on a legal question about how state panels are formed.

Blue crabs top North Carolina’s commercial fishing catch

A new report shows that 2014 was a banner year for commercial fishing in North Carolina.

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Multiple injuries in traffic accident in Southport

The accident happened on Long Beach Road near Faith Boulevard. Fire and EMS are treating those injured.

Swimmer drowns in Surf City

Advanced life support was administered from Pender EMS and Fire and the Surf City Fire Department, but the victim did not survive.

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.

First NFL player ruled inactive for COVID-19 test

ATLANTA (CBS) - A.J. Terrell has officially been ruled out for Week 3 as the first NFL player to be placed on the league's...