Carolinas

NC county officials consider making parents pay for children’s threats

In the past few weeks, several students have come to court in Harnett County, charged with making violent threats at school. Now it’s not just the students, but parents, who could face consequences.
Woody Durham in the Carolina Basketball Museum after his 2011 retirement (Photo: UNC Athletic Communications)

Celebration of life for Woody Durham scheduled at UNC

The family of former North Carolina play-by-play announcer Woody Durham will join the school in a celebration of his life.

DOT, researchers dive into history of Pappy’s Lane shipwreck

Recently, the DOT partnered with the University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute to study what is known as the Pappy’s Lane shipwreck.

Horry County to raise police pay in effort to retain officers

Horry County Council appears set to increase law enforcement officers' pay once next year's budget is passed.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

DEQ secretary makes case for additional GenX funding

Regulators will likely make public within a week the first batch of air monitoring results from Chemours’ Fayetteville Works emissions, a N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) official told legislators on Thursday.
Lynn Good (Photo: Duke Energy)

Duke Energy offers CEO big boosts to pay, severance package in effort to keep...

Duke Energy Corp.'s board is striving to keep CEO Lynn Good on the job, promising a bigger severance package if she's forced out the door in addition to raising her pay by 55 percent.
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Report: North Carolina hospital misdiagnoses cancer cases

A North Carolina hospital is under review after an investigation showed three patients received unnecessary cancer treatments and a fourth had a cancer diagnosis delayed.

Craigslist deal gone bad: Man robbed, dragged down Highway 17 in North Myrtle Beach

A Craigslist deal went awry Wednesday evening when a man was robbed and then dragged down Highway 17, according to a North Myrtle Beach police report.
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$100K bond for mom arrested for allegedly giving baby marijuana

A Wake County judge has set a $100,000 secured bond for the mother of the 1-year-old baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook.

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