WASHINGTON - The contentious confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary, cemented concerns among civil rights advocates that she would either ignore or dismiss the Education Department's role as chief enforcer of the nation's civil ri…
Authorities said Wednesday they arrested and charged a Marion man and two additional suspects for breaking into a home he was previously evicted from.
AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson said CNN is ripe for expansion into social media and mobile, and he wouldn't consider a divestiture to win approval of his company's $85.4 billion merger with Time Warner Inc. despite President-Elect Donald Trump's problems with the news network.
Ivan Monteiro, a Brazilian soccer coach with national and International experience, will be conducting camps at McDowell High School for youth soccer players and coaches in McDowell County throughout the months of January and February.
Donald Trump was the overwhelming choice among voters in Davie and western Forsyth counties in the November election, winning every precinct by substantial margins.
Reynolds American Inc.’s board of directors on Tuesday accepted British American Tobacco PLC’s $49.4 billion megaoffer, another iconic local company bought by a larger global rival.
President Barack Obama largely commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, an Army private convicted in 2013 of taking secret diplomatic and military documents and disclosing them to WikiLeaks.
The formerly empty white walls at the McDowell County Public Library in Marion are now displaying colorful and interesting works by local artists.
If you ask West Marion Elementary teachers what they think about teacher assistant Terri Miller, you’ll see their eyes light up.
CHARLOTTE - Officials from Appalachian State and East Carolina gathered at the Carolina Panthers' home Tuesday. Five seasons from now, the Mountaineers and Pirates will be back in Bank of America Stadium.
A federal judge has agreed to address Friday the legal complaints addressing Gov. Roy Cooper's attempt to expand the state's Medicaid program.
Although much has been accomplished since the days of the Rev. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement, the march continues and the struggle is real, said the Rev. Stephon Goode on Monday.
Donald Trump's relationship with the reporters who cover him has often been testy. But not all the news coverage of the president-elect has been contentious or critical of late. Take, example, this splashy recent headline: "Tiger Woods: Donald Trump Crushed It at Golf."
The mega-offer of British American Tobacco Plc buying full ownership of Reynolds American Inc. has been accepted by the Reynolds board today.
A growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as a protest of Trump's worldview and his criticism of civil rights icon John Lewis, congressman of Georgia.
If Martin Luther King Jr. had lived to witness 21st-century U.S. presidential elections, he would have had a very different reaction to the outcomes in 2008 and 2016, comedian and actor D.L. Hughley said Monday.
Donald Trump met Monday with Martin Luther King III, who said he used his time with the president-elect to discuss strategies to fix the U.S.'s "broken voting system."