Carolinas

“Credible” threats force cancellation of July 4th events in NC city

A North Carolina city has canceled its Independence Day celebration, citing threats it received in connection with an ongoing homicide investigation.

North Carolina school teacher charged with sex with student

Local media outlets in Charlotte report that 26-year-old Charles Ray Naas was arrested Saturday and charged with taking indecent liberties with a student during tutoring sessions.

100+ graves damaged by vandalism

A man has been arrested in connection with the vandalism of more than 100 graves at a South Carolina cemetery.

Heirs of eugenics victims won’t appeal compensation ruling

Relatives of victims of North Carolina's sterilization program that operated until the 1970s have decided not to appeal a ruling that prohibits them from inheriting compensation payments.
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Missing NC airport employee found alive in Virginia

A woman who disappeared from her job at a North Carolina airport has been found alive in Virginia.
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Coast Guard rescues man in overturned kayak off NC coast

Coast Guard officials say a life jacket may be the reason that a kayaker in North Carolina's Oregon Inlet survived when his vessel overturned.
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General Assembly ends, but lawmakers to return soon, often

The North Carolina General Assembly has completed its primary work session for the year, but legislators plan to return to Raleigh in the weeks ahead to deal with unfinished business, including the replacement of electoral maps.

NO FLY ZONE! These tips from the pest pros shouldn’t bug you too much

Pest control experts say this summer could bring out more pests than usual and are offering up some tips to keep your yard a 'no fly' zone.
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SC sees first gas tax raise in decades this weekend

South Carolina's first gas tax increase in 30 years will help rebuild deteriorated roadways and bridges statewide, but transportation officials caution a smoother ride may be years away.

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