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Tom Hoge watches his drive on the ninth hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Hoge remains tied for Wyndham lead halfway through round

Aug. 14, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tom Hoge was still tied with two others for the lead halfway through the second round of the Wyndham Championship on Friday. Hoge was part of a three-way tie with Roger Sloan and Harold Varner III at 8-under par after the first round of the weather-impacted tournament. Hoge shot 68...

Harold Varner III misses his birdie putt attempt on the seventh hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Varner III, Hoge, Sloan share Wyndham lead tied at 62

Aug. 13, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Harold Varner III, Tom Hoge and Roger Sloan each shot 8-under 62 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Wyndham Championship, the PGA Tour's final regular-season event before the FedEx Cup playoffs. Varner started the go-low parade at at Sedgefield Country Club with an...

Healthcare systems in Virginia, North Carolina plan to merge

Aug. 12, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia-based Sentara Healthcare and North Carolina-based Cone Health have announced plans to merge, a move that would pair systems with a combined worth of $11.5 billion. After about 18 months of talks, the Norfolk-based company took the first step on Tuesday toward consolidating its...

ACC limits football schedule to 11 games; Notre Dame will play 10 ACC foes and be eligible for the conference title game

Jul. 29, 2020 4:47 PM EDT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — ACC limits football schedule to 11 games; Notre Dame will play 10 ACC foes and be eligible for the conference title game.
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Trump welcomes 'The Walking Marine' to White House

Jul. 27, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday welcomed a Marine veteran to the White House as he completed his 300-mile walk to the nation's capital to raise awareness about the problem of veteran suicide. Terry Sharpe, 69, was met at the Washington Monument by Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President...

North Carolina woman attacked by rabid fox while on her bed

Jul. 23, 2020 10:48 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman said she was attacked on her bed by a rabid fox who entered her home through a dog door. The animal came into Julie Loflin’s bedroom in Greensboro Sunday night, jumped on her bed, bit her finger, and grabbed her ankle by its mouth, she told WGHP-TV....

Judge weighs N.C. voting rule change demand with COVID-19

Jul. 20, 2020 4:15 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A judge is listening to arguments this week about whether the COVID-19 pandemic demands wholesale changes to North Carolina's voting systems this fall. U.S. District Judge William Osteen scheduled three days of hearings starting Monday involving a lawsuit by two voting advocacy...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jul. 15, 2020 4:22 PM EDT

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ July 13 The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer on North Carolina's school reopening plans: Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday drew a path through the uncharted terrain of a pandemic. He announced that North Carolina’s public schools will open in...

Statue marking graves of Confederate soldiers is toppled

Jul. 9, 2020 8:54 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A Confederate monument has been toppled in a cemetery in the North Carolina city of Greensboro. The News & Record reported Wednesday that the statue of a musket-carrying soldier had stood for a century to mark the graves of about 300 unknown Confederate soldiers. The monument...

First Black woman to serve on Greensboro City Council dies

Jul. 7, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Katie Dorsett, the first Black woman to serve on North Carolina’s cabinet as well as on the Greensboro City Council, has died. She was 87 The city issued a statement saying Dorsett died on Monday, two days short of her birthday. No cause of death was listed. Dorsett served...