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Program aims to reduce surrenders with free pet food, care

Jul. 02, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Help is on the way for Guilford County residents struggling with the increasing costs of feeding and caring for their pets. Guilford County Animal Services recently created the Mobile Pet Assistance Center to help reduce the number of dogs and cats that get...

EEOC: 2 fired for not joining company Christian prayer

Jun. 28, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

Two employees with a North Carolina company say they were fired after refusing to participate in the firm’s daily Christian prayer meetings, which they said went against their respective religious beliefs, according to a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. ...

ACC changing scheduling model for football in '23 and beyond

Jun. 28, 2022 11:56 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference is going forward with a plan to change its football scheduling model, with the biggest change being the elimination of divisions. The new plan, adopted by the league’s athletic directors and faculty athletic representatives on...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jun. 22, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News & Observer. June 21, 2022. Editorial: The Black Lives Matter movement drives a resurgence at NC’s HBCU’s On this Juneteenth the Black Lives Matter movement can claim a major accomplishment: It has helped to reinvigorate...

NC officer faces manslaughter charge in fatal shooting

Jun. 07, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina police officer was indicted on a manslaughter charge in a fatal shooting in November, authorities said. Guilford County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that a grand jury returned an indictment charging officer Matthew...

Hogs' rally highlights big offensive day in NCAA regionals

Jun. 05, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

Six of the top eight seeds were unbeaten through two days of an NCAA baseball tournament marked by potent offenses and few surprises until Arkansas staged a dramatic comeback against No. 7 Oklahoma State on Saturday night. No. 1 Tennessee, No. 3 Oregon State, No. 4 Virginia Tech, No....

New butterfly house debuts at Greensboro Science Center

Jun. 04, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — People can get up close and personal with butterflies with the latest addition to the Greensboro Science Center. Along with the new Cole Family Monarch Conservation Center and Butterfly House, visitors can also experience the butterfly’s life cycle as part...

East Carolina keeps rolling, pounds Coppin State 17-1

Jun. 03, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Bryson Worrell homered from both sides of the plate, driving in four runs, in the third inning and top-seeded East Carolina rolled past fourth-seeded Coppin State 17-1 on Friday in the Greensboro Regional. The Pirates (43-18), the overall No. 8 seed making...

Ex-North Carolina trooper sentenced for selling firearms

Jun. 03, 2022 08:25 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man convicted of selling firearms while he was an N.C. State Highway Patrol trooper has been sentenced to three years in prison, federal officials said. Timothy Jay Norman, 47, of Browns Summit, was sentenced on Thursday, U.S. Attorney...

NC House primary winner Buansi takes seat, succeeding Insko

Jun. 01, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A local government attorney and former town council member was seated Wednesday at the North Carolina House, replacing veteran Rep. Verla Insko, who formally stepped down this week. Allen Buansi of Orange County was appointed Tuesday to succeed Insko, who...