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ACC contemplates future home of conference headquarters

Oct. 12, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Commissioner Jim Phillips said the Atlantic Coast Conference is examining whether its conference headquarters should remain in Greensboro or consider relocating elsewhere. Phillips, who took over for retiring John Swofford earlier this year, said...

Police: North Carolina officer shoots armed suspect

Oct. 12, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer shot and wounded a suspect who authorities say ran from a traffic stop and pointed a gun at the officer, according to a news release. The Greensboro Police Department says officers stopped a car at an intersection...

Ex-NBA guard Smith makes tournament debut as college golfer

Oct. 11, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — J.R. Smith couldn’t help but feel anxious. Sure, he had spent 16 years playing in the NBA, making millions and winning two world championships in packed arenas at the highest level of a global sport. But he had never been in the situation like...

Fowler's quick strike rallies N.C. A&T past N. Alabama 38-34

Oct. 09, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jalen Fowler threw for three touchdowns and his 60-yard scoring pass to Bhayshul Tuten with 6:24 remaining rallied North Carolina A&T past North Alabama for a 38-34 win on Saturday. Fowler's game-winning toss was immediately on the heels of...

Ex-NBA guard Smith set to play 1st golf tourney for N.C. A&T

Oct. 08, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Former NBA guard J.R. Smith is set to make his debut next week as a golfer for North Carolina A&T. The school announced Smith will play his first collegiate tournament Monday and Tuesday at the Phoenix Invitational hosted by Elon. The...

Court: McCrory backers can be sued for defaming 2016 voters

Oct. 05, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some supporters of former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's efforts to contest the 2016 gubernatorial election results can be sued for allegedly defaming four residents who were falsely accused of voting twice, a North Carolina appeals court ruled Tuesday. ...

NC school surprises crossing guard on his 100th birthday

Oct. 03, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — On his 100th birthday, crossing guard Thomas Faucette woke up at 3 a.m. The World War II veteran had already celebrated with family and friends over the weekend. He didn’t know about the plans in motion. A premonition —...

Fowler, Martin power NC A&T past Robert Morris 41-14

Oct. 02, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jalen Fowler threw two touchdown passes and Jah-Maine Martin ran for 105 yards and two scores to lead North Carolina A&T to a 41-14 victory over Robert Morris in a Big South Conference opener on Saturday. Andrew Brown sandwiched two field...

North Carolina crossing guard celebrates 100th birthday

Sep. 30, 2021 08:20 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who reached his 100th birthday has been celebrated by the elementary school students he helps get through morning traffic and safely to class. Students at Peck Elementary School marked the milestone birthday for Thomas...

North Carolina couple convicted for multiple tax violations

Sep. 29, 2021 08:56 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina couple has been convicted of getting around paying employment and income taxes for almost a decade to pay for boarding their dog, a country club membership and visits to a spiritual adviser, the U.S. Department of Justice said. ...