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Lawsuit: Ex-Volvo worker fired because he wasn't Swedish

Jan. 14, 2020 6:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Romanian-born former employee at Volvo was left out of business talks, turned down for a promotion and ultimately fired because he wasn't Swedish, according to a lawsuit. Luke Diventi is suing Volvo Group North America LLC for job discrimination, The Charlotte Observer reported on...

Hugley carries E. Tennessee St. past UNC-Greensboro 64-57

Jan. 8, 2020 10:16 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Joe Hugley came off the bench to score 14 points to lift East Tennessee State to a 64-57 win over UNC Greensboro on Wednesday night. Bo Hodges had 13 points and six rebounds for ETSU (14-3, 3-1 Southern Conference). Tray Boyd III added 11 points. Lucas N'Guessan had three blocks...

North Carolina A&T needs OT to edge Florida A&M 97-90

Jan. 6, 2020 11:12 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Maye had a career-high 24 points as NC A&T defeated Florida A&M 97-90 in overtime on Monday night. NC A&T led 43-29 at halftime, but Florida A&M rallied and forced overtime. The Aggies stepped it up in the extra period to earn the 7-point win. The Rattlers' 52...

Good Samaritan stops man accused of trying to kidnap girl

Jan. 6, 2020 8:04 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mother says she's thankful to the good Samaritan who stopped a man trying to kidnap her daughter. Timothy Jon Fry, 55, tried to grab the 8-year-old girl as she came out of a restaurant's bathroom Dec. 27, Greensboro police spokesman Ron Glenn told news outlets...

Haygood leads NC A&T past Mid-Atlantic Christian 123-61

Jan. 3, 2020 7:49 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Devin Haygood had 19 points and North Carolina A&T easily defeated Mid-Atlantic Christian 123-61 on Friday for interim coach Will Jones' first win at the helm. It was NC A&T's third highest point total in program history. Fred Cleveland Jr. and Ronald Jackson added 16...

Miller scores 31 to carry UNC-Greensboro over Mercer 72-63

Jan. 1, 2020 9:42 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had a career-high 31 points and school record nine steals and UNC Greensboro topped Mercer 72-63 on Wednesday night. James Dickey had 12 rebounds for the Spartans (12-3, 2-0 Southern Conference), who earned their fourth consecutive victory. Ethan Stair had 18 points...

UNC Greensboro routs William Peace 106-34

Dec. 28, 2019 7:55 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting and added five steals as UNC Greensboro overwhelmed Division III-member William Peace 106-34 on Saturday. Miller's effort helped the Spartans (11-3) shoot 57% from the floor. Michael Hueitt Jr. had 14 points, while James Dickey...

UNC Greensboro's balanced attack downs N. Kentucky 67-50

Dec. 21, 2019 9:05 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Angelo Allegri scored 12 points and Kyrin Galloway scored 10 and UNC Greensboro beat Northern Kentucky 67-50 on Saturday. The Spartans (10-3) now have won seven of their last eight games. UNC Greensboro led 34-25 at intermission and emerged from the break to take control with a 14-0...

FILE - This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo shows House Committee on Homeland Security member Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C. speaking during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Walker announced late Monday, Dec. 16, that he won’t run for anything in 2020 — making him the second North Carolina Republican congressman standing aside because of recent redistricting. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

N Carolina Rep. Walker won’t run in ‘20, eyes Senate in ‘22

Dec. 17, 2019 8:38 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mark Walker announced late Monday he won’t run for anything in 2020 — making him the second North Carolina Republican congressman standing aside because of recent redistricting. Walker’s decision comes as the political composition of his 6th Congressional...

North Carolina State's Markell Johnson (11) makes a last-second basket as UNC Greensboro's Malik Massey (2) defends during an NCAA college basketball game in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)

Johnson's heave lifts NC State past UNC Greensboro 80-77

Dec. 15, 2019 7:28 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Markell Johnson knew there were only a few seconds left in a tie game as the inbound pass came his way with North Carolina State facing overtime. “Get it up before the time went out,” Johnson said, “that was the only thing that was going through my mind.”...