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North Carolina fire chief resigns after Facebook post

Jun. 2, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

BAYBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina fire chef resigned after a comment he made on a Facebook post referring to people protesting the death of George Floyd at a local city hall. Chief Steven Jennings of the Triangle Fire Department turned in his resignation in a letter on Monday, the Sun Journal of New...

North Carolina appliance manufacturer closes due to COVID-19

May. 19, 2020 1:18 PM EDT

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appliance manufacturer has announced it is shutting down until further notice after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Lore McKenna, director of corporate communications for BSH Home Appliances Corporation North America, said the company was informed of the...

In this satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Arthur off the coast of North Carolina, Monday, May 18, 2020. The storm dropped several inches of rain on parts of eastern North Carolina and flooded roads before moving out to sea away from the state. (NOAA via AP)

Tropical Storm Arthur hits North Carolina coast with rain

May. 18, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

Tropical Storm Arthur moved out to sea Monday after dumping heavy rain on North Carolina as forecasters warned that the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season could continue to whip dangerous surf and rip currents for another day or more along the U.S. East Coast. The storm represented another early...