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Maurice Jennings, founder of Biscuitville, dies at 86

Sep. 22, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Maurice Jennings, the founder of the fast-food breakfast chain Biscuitville, has died at the age of 86. Executive consultant Al Lineberry Jr. of Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home in Greensboro confirmed on Tuesday that Jennings died last Saturday at a Greensboro retirement home of...

Wake Forest optimistic for semester; Elon heightens alert

Sep. 22, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

As one North Carolina university heightens its alert level in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases, another school expects its students will be able to remain on campus well into the fall. Elon University raised its alert level to high on Monday after 32 positive tests among students were reported last Friday...

Police charge North Carolina man with murder in hit and run

Sep. 21, 2020 7:58 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with murder in a fatal hit and run over the weekend, according to authorities. Greensboro police responded to a neighborhood around 1 p.m. Sunday where officers found Anthony Douglas Hill, 53, dead, the agency said in a statement. Paul Steven...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 9, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ Sept. 8 Winston-Salem Journal on President Donald Trump saying people who vote early by mail should show up at their local polling places on Election Day and vote again if their ballots haven’t been counted: So, the president of the United States went...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence looks to pass against LSU during the second half of an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. The top-ranked Tigers are 29-1 over the past two seasons and have won five straight ACC championships. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

No. 1 Clemson picked to win sixth straight ACC championship

Sep. 4, 2020 12:31 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Top-ranked Clemson is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference championship for a sixth straight season. The league released voting results Friday from media members for predicted order of finish and preseason all-conference picks, with the Tigers picked ahead of...

Prosecutors charge 19 in North Carolina with voter fraud

Sep. 2, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in North Carolina announced voter fraud charges Wednesday against 19 non-citizens accused of illegally casting a ballot in 2016. Each defendant voted in a federal election in 2016, and one defendant also voted in 2018, according to a news release from United...

Police say man in critical condition after stabbing at hotel

Aug. 27, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A man was stabbed in his hotel room in North Carolina and is hospitalized in critical condition, police said. Police officers in High Point were dispatched to a hotel Wednesday after the desk clerk reported that a woman said her boyfriend needed emergency medical attention, The...

Owners of 2 shopping centers plan to file for bankruptcy

Aug. 20, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The owner and operator of two North Carolina shopping centers has announced plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 1 with a restructuring deal already in place with most of its unsecured lenders. Thursday's announcement by CBL & Properties of the proposed...

Crowd protests outside US Postmaster's North Carolina home

Aug. 17, 2020 8:34 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 demonstrators converged outside the North Carolina mansion of the postmaster general, protesting the cutbacks, delays and other changes to the U.S. Postal Service that have created fears for mail-in voting ahead of the November presidential election. Protesters...

Jim Herman holds the championship trophy after winning the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Herman rallies to win Wyndham, qualify for FedEx playoffs

Aug. 16, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jim Herman's got a plan to keep his PGA Tour career thriving — play more rounds with President Donald Trump. Whenever Herman plays golf with the president, soon after he hoists a trophy. It happened in 2016 with his breakthrough victory at the Houston Open, again before he...