On the first anniversary of House Bill 2, there are many examples of how North Carolina has been affected economically. Statewide, the loss of marquee sporting events stands among them. In Winston-Salem, missed events have come to about $7.5 million in lost direct spending, tourism officials said this week.
A Forest City woman was charged with over 27 felony counts of fraud and theft while working as an in-home nurse for a Lake Lure couple, according to Rutherford County authorities.
A Burke County man charged in December with two separate cases of robbing and attempting to kill two McDowell citizens was given at least 25 years in prison in Burke County Superior Court.
SALISBURY- Police have charged a Salisbury woman with second-degree murder after a 19-year-old man died after she gave him silicone injections at her home.
A local hairstylist died Saturday when her car was struck by another vehicle in the intersection of U.S. 158 and Vance Road near Walkertown, authorities said.
WINSTON-SALEM — Two Winston-Salem men were arrested on drug charges Friday following an investigation over two months, the Davidson County Sheriff's Office said today.
NEBO — A four-day-old wildfire near the base of Shortoff Mountain grew a little more Saturday night and Sunday morning, with estimates north of 585 acres Sunday afternoon, said Burke County Fire Marshal Mike Willis.
THOMASVILLE — A car wreck, in which law enforcement said a man was found clutching a pillowcase full of heroin, led to a cache of drugs at another location.
The 40th Annual McDowell Fire, Rescue an EMS College is this weekend with 1,200 or more registered students from all over North Carolina.
An 18-year-old North Iredell High School student was in custody Thursday after making a false threat to other students on social media, Iredell Sheriff Darren Campbell said.
Investigators are looking into the death of a 3-year-old boy that was found dead on the porch of a house in Morganton on Wednesday morning.
The Statesville Police Department said it continues to await results from a forensics laboratory that may help to identify the driver who fled the scene of a fatal wreck last July.
The last moments of Tommy Dean Welch‘s life were spent sitting on a couch just before Amber Nicole Burch grabbed a .22-caliber rifle and shot him twice in the back of the head in October 2009, a Forsyth County sheriff’s detective said in court Thursday.
GREENSBORO — The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two men on marijuana charges in connection to 200 pounds of high grade medical marijuana seized from a large, wooden crate in a warehouse.
HIGH POINT — Police have made multiple arrests recently as part of a three-phase strategy aimed at the overall reduction in violent incidents that have increased in the past several months.