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California drought causing trees to die by the ‘millions,’ scientist says

The devastation the California drought has caused to conifer trees in the Sierra Nevadas over the last couple of years "is far greater than previously observed," NASA scientists said in announcement of the publication of new map of the region.

Severe drought creeps into western North Carolina

Drought is creeping into western North Carolina, with parts of four mountain counties now considered in a severe drought.

Rising climate fears bring urgency to Paris meeting

The world’s biggest conference on climate change started today in Paris, with the pressure on leaders from over 150 countries to stem the most destructive effects of global warming.

Drought worsening in western North Carolina

The latest report shows the drought is getting worse in western North Carolina.

Actor Tom Selleck accused of theft

A lawsuit accuses actor Tom Selleck of stealing truckloads of water from a public hydrant and bringing it to his ranch in drought-stricken Southern California.

Forecast calls for drought in central North Carolina

A forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says drought is likely to develop in central North Carolina through September.

All of NC out of drought, dry conditions for first time in three years

videoFor the first time in more than three years, North Carolina is not experiencing drought or abnormally dry conditions, according to the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

Drought returns to Southeastern North Carolina

Parts of Brunswick and New Hanover County are again classified under drought status, as rain continues to elude the coast.

National drought a double-edged sword for NC farmers

video The drought across much of the country is threatening to drive up the price of a lot of the food we eat. Here in the Cape Fear it's a double-edged sword for corn farmers.Demand is high for their product, but the heat is taking a toll on the crop as well.

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Years in the Making: Hoggard Softball wins first state championship

The last time the Hoggard softball team played for a state championship was 2019, when they fell in a heartbreaking game three to South Caldwell. On Saturday night, in the NCHSAA Class 4A State Championship game the Vikings flipped the script to claim their first title in program history.

Ocean Ridge Plantation residents hold a candlelight vigil 3 months after deadly EF-3 tornado

The Ocean Ridge Plantation community came together to hold a candlelight vigil to remember the victims, and honor the survivors of the deadly EF-3 tornado that tore through the community 3 months ago.

Crash victim had posted videos riding in Tesla on Autopilot

The May 5 crash in Fontana east of Los Angeles is under federal investigation.

Great American Songbook concert will be live from Cameron Art Museum

Cameron Art Museum is partnering with Opera Wilmington presenting the Great American Songbook concert live in CAM’s outdoor courtyard on Sunday, May 16, from 3 pm to 4 pm.