RALEIGH - County governments and nonprofit groups pursuing farmland preservation projects have until Dec. 14 to apply for funding assistance from the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund. This year’s request for proposals includes statewide funding for conservat…
I don’t care how much you love your pumpkin spice/fall harvest/cinnamon apple candles this time of year — none of them compares to the aromas of a freshly baked cookie.
In North Carolina, more than 170,000 people are living with Alzheimer’s disease and over 466,000 family and friends are providing care.
Rusty’s Legacy rescues dogs from high-kill shelters. All dogs receive medical treatment, behavioral and temperament evaluations and are spayed or neutered before adoption with the exception of puppies under the age of 16 weeks. To find out how to adopt these loveable animals, contact Rusty’s…
Robert Redford has a solid history with playing the rascal, and with charming us all, and at 82 he's done it again with gusto in what may be his final acting role.
Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $1 billion jackpot in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, which would be the second-largest prize in U.S. history.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan pizza shop usually doesn't deliver, but an employee made a big exception to bring a pair of pizzas to a cancer patient and his wife 225 miles away in Indiana.
A woman left a 2-year-old boy on a stranger's porch in Texas, in an incident that was captured on camera and covered widely by local media.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman says a man broke into her house and made himself breakfast, took a bath, and washed his clothes.
The world's largest airplane took a stroll the other day. Under the cloudless skies of the Mojave Desert, it rolled out of its hangar and powered down the runway. Slowly at first, then faster, 60 mph, then 70, then 80. But it stopped just short of liftoff, like a sprinter pulling up just before taking the long jump.
Dia de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is coming back to Marion this fall and this time the celebration will feature a contest that is taking place now.
A Marion felon was arrested and charged after deputies and parole officers located a handgun at his home during a probation search, authorities said Thursday.
Computer hacking charges against a former Virginia teacher stem from a scheme dubbed "Celebgate" that netted private nude photos of celebrities and has already led to convictions in Illinois, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
A Black Mountain man and Old Fort woman were arrested and charged after officers located over three ounces of meth and $837 in cash following a traffic stop in Marion, authorities said Thursday.
The tug of war over Pocahontas — the Indian chief's daughter who was born on the James River and died on the Thames River — has been going on for more than 400 years.
ON LAKE MICHIGAN — On a sunny July morning, a group of teenagers gathered in a circle aboard a 71-foot research vessel named the Neeskay. The teens, members of a scientific mission called the Aquarius Project, cheered:
In 1989, Jerry Seinfeld, a nasally stand-up who could turn mundane observations into nightclub gold, and Larry David, a cantankerous comedy writer coming off a failed stint at "Saturday Night Live," developed an idea for a TV show.
Nebraska native Michael Meyers was born on Oct. 31, 1964, and for the better part of his life, this fact has been following him around like a relentless masked killer.