58 F
Wilmington
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Home News Associated Press

Associated Press

About a dozen arrested protesting NC GOP’s legislative work

About a dozen people wearing clerical collars and business suits face charges after disrupting the North Carolina Senate to protest Republican policy priorities.

NCDOT eliminating 81 positions to comply with budget law

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is eliminating 81 positions to comply with last year's state budget law that required it outsource more work to the private sector.

House panel backs easing NC gun laws

Advocates for gun rights in North Carolina are pushing to expand who can carry loaded weapons and where they can do so.

Nominees announced for new World Video Game Hall of Fame

Fifteen video games that have engrossed gamers for untold hours have been named finalists for the new World Video Game Hall of Fame.

NC lawmakers may change how schools give A through F grades

By EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- Legislators are considering changes to how North Carolina educates its young, including giving learning growth more...

NC autism services mandate for insurers clears Senate

North Carolina-regulated health insurance plans would be required to cover autism diagnosis and treatment under legislation that has support from a number of advocacy groups and now most state senators.

Religious conservatives lobby for ‘religious freedom’ law

Religious conservatives are lobbying North Carolina lawmakers to pass legislation that supporters say protects expressions of faith but that opponents contend would legalize discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Rare Honus Wagner baseball card sells for $1.32 million

A Honus Wagner T206 baseball card has been auctioned for $1.32 million in online bidding.

2 injured when Amtrak train hits car southeast of Raleigh

Authorities say two people were injured when the car they were in was struck by an Amtrak train at a grade crossing in North Carolina.

Most Read

Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.