CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge has ordered public officials to turn over detailed information and what steps they are taking to prevent coronavirus outbreaks in state...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities are now reporting more than 6,000 coronavirus cases after more than 280 new cases were identified.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A COVID-19 outbreak at a North Carolina state prison has spread to more than 250 inmates, prison officials said Friday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two of North Carolina's largest counties are modifying stay-home orders meant to curb COVID-19.
Late Thursday, state officials reported eight staff members and...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman was charged with attempted first-degree murder after investigators say she set another woman on fire, police said.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman is hospitalized in critical condition after she was intentionally set on fire during a domestic dispute, police said.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the leader in the early delegate count for the Democratic nomination, is leading the return of presidential candidates to North Carolina as days...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer is coming to North Carolina for the second weekend in a row.
The billionaire environmental activist planned events for...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer is spending the weekend campaigning in North Carolina in advance of participating in his party's last televised debate before the...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — As he labors to win over black voters whose support is vital to his Democratic presidential bid, Pete Buttigieg found a receptive host on Sunday in a civil rights activist...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) is visiting eastern North Carolina as he works to improve his standing in a Super Tuesday state and with...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a 9-year-old has died after drowning in a retention pond near his home.
The Goldsboro Police Department said Monday on Facebook that...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — State investigators say three people from eastern North Carolina have been charged with fraudulent voting during last year's primary elections.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tessa sat at attention in the grass on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base intently watching Staff Sgt. Jacob Cokkinias, who was wearing a thick, dark protective coat and staring...
CLINTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina state trooper has been placed on administrative duty after shooting at a man who pointed a gun at him.
The N.C. Highway Patrol says in a statement that...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The family of an inmate who died after struggling with officers in a North Carolina jail two years ago has filed a civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit in federal...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — All of the roads that were closed in North Carolina by Hurricane Florence are now open.
It took seven months since the storm's historic rains and flooding before the...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a man's body has been found in a lot adjacent to a shopping center.
Goldsboro police tell news outlets that the unidentified body was...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Laura Ann Waters went through a very difficult time in her life several years ago. Her 16-year-old cat had to be put to sleep. Her father-in-law passed away, followed by her...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A beloved North Carolina barbecue restaurant has closed over apparent tax problems.
Multiple news outlets report Wilber's Barbecue in Goldsboro recently shut its...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a man who forced his way into a mobile home was shot and killed, while one of three people inside the home was wounded.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have arrested a mother and stepfather after they say a teenage girl was found naked on a highway.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A retired businessman will join the North Carolina Senate after Republican activists chose him as a successor to a veteran legislator who resigned this month.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Hillery Eugene "Gene" Price, an honored journalist whose career spanned nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 90.
Sue Price Johnson, his daughter and former Associated Press staffer, said her father died at a hospice in Raleigh after a long illness.
Gene Price became editor emeritus at the Goldsboro News-Argus after a nearly 50-year career during which he served as managing editor as well as editor.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's statewide school board is halting plans to strip a second academically low-performing school away from local control.
Multiple media report that the State Board of Education will allow Wayne County school leaders a third option beyond shutting down Carver Heights Elementary School next year or turning it over to a private operator.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says the vandalism of two vehicles is being investigated as a hate crime stemming from an interracial relationship between two teens.
A Wednesday release from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office says that on Dec. 27 a white family's minivan was found spray-painted with a swastika and several racial slurs, while another vehicle was set on fire.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have filed charges against a North Carolina woman who they say set fire to her ex-boyfriend's home.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are holding a man without bond after the bodies of a man and a woman were found inside a North Carolina home.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office told news outlets deputies went to the home of 49-year-old Steven Mackie Friday morning in response to a 911 call regarding a shooting. After deputies spoke with the caller, Mackie was ordered out of the home.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — State transportation officials have scheduled three public hearings to gauge sentiment about plans to extend Interstate 795.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is holding hearings beginning Thursday in Faison to pitch the idea of extending I-795 south from Goldsboro to Interstate 40 in Sampson County.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have charged a 16-year-old with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a former classmate.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman who was given the wrong lottery game ticket is celebrating that mistake.
The N.C. Education Lottery said in a news release that Zerineia Carmichael of Goldsboro wanted to buy the Carolina Panthers lottery game ticket Sunday, but the store clerk gave her a "777" ticket instead.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina principal accused of raping a 12-year-old student has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted injury.
Goldsboro police said on their Facebook page Monday that Orange County sheriff's deputies notified them that the body of 35-year-old Richard Omar Knight was found in a wooded area with a self-inflicted injury. The specific nature of the injury wasn't given.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they are trying to find a school principal who had sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl.
News outlets report that Goldsboro police on Friday charged Richard Omar Knight with statutory rape and other charges.
Knight, 35, was principal of the Dillard Academy in Wayne County at the time of the alleged offense. He's since been suspended from the charter school.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tax liens filed against a North Carolina mayor's construction contracting company say it owes more than $850,000 in federal taxes.
The Goldsboro News-Argus reported Sunday the liens against Goldsboro Mayor Chuck Allen's Allen Grading Co. posted to the state secretary of state's website show 12 instances of unpaid taxes dating to 2013.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The body of a woman has been found in a container alongside a road in North Carolina.
Citing a Goldsboro police release from Tuesday, news outlets report that 62-year-old Rocky Marciana Ashford was arrested in connection with the death of 59-year-old Contrena A. Wooten.
Wooten's body was found inside a container near the Salvation Army Thrift Store on Monday. Her cause of death hasn't been confirmed, pending an autopsy.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sludge washed from buried coal-ash pits by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters hasn't polluted a neighboring North Carolina river with heavy metals at levels concerning to human health, state environmental officials said.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A woman who took in more than two dozen dogs and cats during Hurricane Florence has been charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license.
Tammie Hedges, founder of Crazy's Claws N Paws animal rescue, was arrested Friday after 27 dogs and cats were confiscated from a temporary shelter.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local):
More North Carolina counties have qualified for federal disaster aid for their homeowners, renters and businesses reeling from Hurricane Florence damage.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Flooded rivers from Florence's drenching rains have swamped coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approach their crests Monday.
North Carolina environmental regulators say several open-air manure pits at hog farms have failed, spilling pollution. State officials also were monitoring the breach of a Duke Energy coal ash landfill near Wilmington.
As rain from Florence continued to lash the Carolinas, the region's swollen rivers were beginning to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms Sunday, raising pollution concerns.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have arrested three people in connection with the death of a 7-month-old boy whose body hasn't been recovered.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A church in North Carolina is recognizing 25 years of work by its pastor, who also has been influential in the civil rights movement.
Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro will have a special service Sunday to honor the Rev. William Barber.
The Rev. Traci Blackmon will preach. She is the executive minister of Justice & Witness Ministries of The United Church of Christ and leads Christ The King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Officials in Goldsboro, North Carolina, are still waiting to be contacted by the families of the following individuals whose burial vaults were unearthed by Hurricane Matthew in 2016:
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It was Father's Day when Larry Monk got the frantic call from his sister: Their father's burial vault was missing from its place in the cemetery.
Monk soon learned that wasn't all. It had been gone for nearly two years, and the family only learned about it when another sister went to put flowers on the grave.
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. (AP) — Julie Beck brought a secret weapon to the fastest-hammer contest -- an electric hammer.
"The problem was I couldn't find any power, and you know an electric hammer doesn't work too good without power, but minor details," she joked.
So Beck, president of the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce, had to settle for a regular hammer, but was still able to out-hammer her opponent, Wayne County Chamber President Kate Daniels.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An inmate at a North Carolina jail set a mattress on fire, forcing officials to move other inmates to a different floor and leading to traffic detours around the courthouse.
NEW YORK (AP) — Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died. He was 84.
NPR said Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer's disease in Potomac, Maryland. He retired in 2014.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The attorney for a North Carolina found guilty of murder says he is appealing the verdict.
The Goldsboro News-Argus reports a Wayne County jury found 25-year-old Timothy Jerome Midgette guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of 20-year-old Laquan Devon Pearsall in the parking lot of an apartment complex. Court documents show robbery was the motive in the shooting.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A former U.S. Air Force master sergeant has been sentenced to up to six years in prison for a fatal drunken driving crash in 2016.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A winter weather advisory has been issued for parts of the Carolinas that could face freezing rain.
The National Weather Service issued the warning for about 10 counties in eastern North Carolina and South Carolina's Dillon and Marlboro counties through Wednesday morning.