GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE EAST FACING SLOPES AND ADJACENT NORTH CAROLINA FOOTHILLS TODAY.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — North Carolina rebounded with a much-needed victory last week at Miami and the No. 22 Tar Heels look to keep pace in the ACC Coastal Division title race when they visit longtime rival Virginia on Saturday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville is determined to get back on the gas against North Carolina State after its high-scoring offense was slowed down by Duke.
As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Deborah Ross has outraised and outspent Republican incumbent Richard Burr during the past three months.
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man is facing felony charges after being accused of making a bomb threat against a GOP office in North Carolina.
LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco is offering to take over Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company and try to make up for a decline in smoking in the U.S. and Europe.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — After squandering two big leads already this season, the Carolina Hurricanes were determined not to let this one slip away.
APEX, N.C. (AP) — Voters in the key presidential battleground of North Carolina demonstrated keen interest on the first day of early voting, as some waited in line for more than an hour Thursday to cast ballots.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy must create a formal plan for handling coal ash swept away from a power plant during Hurricane Matthew's flooding.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's Republican attorney general asked a judge Thursday to block the Democratic governor's order banning discrimination in state government against LGBT people, in an escalating dispute over the protection language.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker keeps hearing from his friends around the league that the Charlotte Hornets won't be as good after losing Jeremy Lin, Courtney Lee and Al Jefferson to free agency in the offseason.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The News & Observer of Raleigh has been ordered to pay about $6 million to a State Bureau of Investigation agent who won a libel lawsuit against the newspaper.
DETROIT (AP) — Stopping to pick up a stray penny off the ground may not seem worth the effort, yet one bank is trying to change that mindset by placing 100 fake pennies across the country worth $1,000 apiece.
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) — As a tumultuous campaign nears an end, undecided voters across the country watched the final debate of the U.S. presidential race with a mix of skepticism and rapt attention Wednesday night.
SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — A 16-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in North Carolina has been closed by a series of wrecks that killed at least two people.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Conservationists and regulators are at odds over how much coal ash was swept away by flooding during Hurricane Matthew — state inspectors say it would fit in the bed of a pickup truck while a watchdog group argues it's a much larger spill.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal prosecutor said Wednesday that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, a political donor and the donor's business won't face legal action following an examination of state prison contracts once held by the company.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — National environmental groups say they're spending $3 million within the next three weeks on television and the internet with ads critical of North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, who's in a close race with Democratic challenger Deborah Ross.