Sunflowers won’t be planted at Dix Park due to COVID-19 pandemic

Sunflowers will not be planted at Dorthea Dix Park this year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter and cancel plans, the Park confirmed.

Morrisville police officers, firefighters save deer stuck in mud hole

Morrisville police said they are accustomed to saving ducklings from drains, but a deer in a mud hole was one for the books.

Concord youth detention center worker tests positive for COVID-19

 A staff member at the Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center in Concord self-reported a positive test for coronavirus on Friday.

Live music returns to Asheville’s River Arts District

Live music filled the streets of Asheville’s River Arts District for the first time in months.

Burr submits final Russia report before leaving chairmanship

The last active investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia is over.

Freeman park closes to vehicles after reaching capacity limit

Due to reaching capacity limits and concerns for public safety, Freeman Park closed to vehicle traffic on Saturday.

Dreamville Festival to be canceled completely; refunds will be issued

Dreamville Festival, which was rescheduled from April to August due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will now be completely canceled.
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Sen. Richard Burr’s phone seized in FBI insider trading investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation seized a cellphone belonging to North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr as part of a probe into controversial stock sales at the induction of COVID-19 in the United States.

Atrium Health loses $30M in first quarter of 2020

A North Carolina health care system has lost nearly $30 million in the first quarter of this year as it dealt with the coronavirus pandemic.

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