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No. 21 Tar Heels heading into hornets' nest vs. Georgia Tech

Sep. 23, 2021 03:28 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 4: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 21 North Carolina goes on the road to face Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets gave No. 9 Clemson all it could handle last week in a 14-8 loss at Clemson. The Tar...

NC Senate maneuvers again to keep public records bill alive

Sep. 22, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans have used another parliamentary maneuver to try to get legislation to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's desk that would increase public access to the personnel history of government employees. The Senate voted Wednesday...

NC road-building costs could scale back long-term projects

Sep. 22, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina government would need billions of dollars in additional road-building funds if it wants to carry out currently planned projects for the next decade, according to recent cost reassessments. The gap between the costs for committed...

North Carolina man found lying in street dies after shooting

Sep. 22, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — An 18-year-old has died after he was found lying in a North Carolina street with gunshot wounds, police said. Mount Airy police said officers were doing a security check at a location shortly after midnight Wednesday when they found John Flores...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 22, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer. Sept. 19, 2021. Editorial: What happens if NC Republicans defy the courts on schools funding? Superior Court Judge David Lee has set a mid-October deadline for state lawmakers to comply with rulings in the decades-long Leandro...

North Carolina man accused of assault of 4-year-old

Sep. 22, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is charged with child abuse after health care workers reported a 4-year-old child was brought to a hospital with a severe head injury, a sheriff’s office said Wednesday. In a news release, the Carteret County Sheriff’s...

College Football Picks: Neutral sites for 2 ranked matchups

Sep. 22, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

Last week, college football gave fans one of its tastiest, and unfortunately rare, treats when Auburn visited Penn State. Good teams. Great setting. Entertaining game. What college football is all about. This week, not so much. ...

Sheriff: 2 killed in North Carolina home invasion

Sep. 22, 2021 10:38 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were fatally shot in a home invasion early Wednesday, a North Carolina sheriff’s office said. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responding to a report of a home invasion and shooting at a Fayetteville home...

Feds settle with two N. Carolina schools, agency over funds

Sep. 22, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — AmeriCorps has announced settlements with two North Carolina universities and a service agency which requires a payment of more than $800,000 to the U.S. to resolved allegations of false claims for grant money, a federal prosecutor says. Acting U.S....

Late NC political giant Basnight remembered by ex-colleagues

Sep. 21, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former colleagues of the late Senate leader Marc Basnight gathered Tuesday to remember his lasting contributions to North Carolina and to view a portrait of the Outer Banks Democrat that will hang in the chamber. Gov. Roy Cooper, former Lt. Gov....