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New NC laws on arson, domestic protections begin Thursday

Nov. 30, 2022 15:41 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tougher penalties for certain types of arsons and large-scale thefts at stores in North Carolina are among all or portions of 10 new state laws approved by the General Assembly this year that will take effect on Thursday. The enacted legislation creates new...

NC health agency appealing ruling on services for disabled

Nov. 30, 2022 15:35 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's government is appealing a trial judge's order that demands many more community services by certain dates for people with intellectual and development disabilities who otherwise live at institutions, the top state health official said Wednesday. ...

Officials: Jacket hot from dryer sparks blaze at NC home

Nov. 30, 2022 14:20 PM EST

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A jacket hot from a dryer sparked a fire that damaged a North Carolina home early Tuesday, a fire official said. Firefighters responded to a home on Herman Blue Court in Burlington around 12:20 a.m. and found light smoke coming from the home, the Burlington...

College Football Picks: AAC title is glimpse into CFP future

Nov. 30, 2022 13:55 PM EST

There is one game this championship weekend that truly feels like winner takes all. No. 18 Tulane hosst No. 22 UCF in the American Athletic Conference title game Saturday. The winner is all but guaranteed a spot in a New Year's Six bowl; that would be the Cotton this year. ...

UNC's Maye rides star-making season into ACC title game

Nov. 30, 2022 11:34 AM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Drake Maye has put up big numbers all season for No. 24 North Carolina. Now he has a chance to lead the Tar Heels to something more: an Atlantic Coast Conference championship. The second-year passer has played so well that he stirred national buzz as a...

Threadgill makes 3 at buzzer, Charlotte beats Davidson in OT

Nov. 29, 2022 23:00 PM EST

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Jackson Threadgill made a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer and Charlotte beat Davidson 68-66 in overtime on Tuesday night. Aly Khalifa had 19 points and 16 rebounds for the 49ers (6-2). Igor Milicic Jr. scored 18 points while going 6 of 11 from the floor,...

North Carolina Central wins 79-66 over UNC Asheville

Nov. 29, 2022 22:34 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Kris Monroe scored 23 points as North Carolina Central beat UNC Asheville 79-66 on Tuesday night. Monroe shot 9 for 13, including 5 for 9 from beyond the arc for the Eagles (4-3). Justin Wright scored 16 points and added three steals. Eric Boone shot 3 of 4 from...

Morsell hits 6 3s, N.C. State beats William & Mary 85-64

Nov. 29, 2022 22:05 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Casey Morsell scored 23 points, Terquavion Smith had 13 points, five rebounds and seven assists and North Carolina State beat William & Mary 85-64 on Tuesday night. Morsell tied a career-high with six 3-pointers as N.C. State went 12 of 28 (32%) from...

Bothwell scores 23 as Furman defeats Appalachian State 65-61

Nov. 29, 2022 21:02 PM EST

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell scored 23 points as Furman beat Appalachian State 65-61 on Tuesday night. Bothwell shot 6 for 14 (1 for 5 from 3-point range) and 10 of 10 from the free-throw line for the Paladins (5-2). Jalen Slawson scored 16 points and added 12 rebounds and...

North Carolina board certifies general election results

Nov. 29, 2022 18:30 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's State Board of Elections certified the results of the November general election on Tuesday after an extensive canvassing process designed to ensure the votes have been tabulated correctly. The five-member panel tasked with overseeing statewide...