Virginia (2-0, 0-0 ACC) at No. 21 North Carolina (1-1, 0-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ACC Network)
Line: UNC by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police officers violated civil rights law when they forced a blind man and his service dog to leave a mall and threatened to arrest him for trespassing if he didn't, according to a lawsuit filed by a North Carolina advocacy group.
North Carolina State looked sharp in its opener only to fall flat in its marquee nonconference road game that included a pair of key season-ending injuries.
And with the six-time Atlantic Coast Conference champions looming on the schedule, Dave Doeren needs his Wolfpack to regroup quickly in Saturday’s home game with Furman.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Charges have been filed against a North Carolina man who authorities say splashed a deputy with paint thinner, a sheriff's office said.
The Durham County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that deputies responding to a domestic dispute ordered two men to end their argument late Wednesday night.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A memorial service will be held Friday for Jim Snyder Jr., an attorney, author and conservative candidate for statewide office in North Carolina.
Snyder, 76, died Sunday at his Lexington home after an extended illness, daughter Elizabeth Snyder Lancaster said Thursday.
A shaky opening-night performance dealt a quick blow to North Carolina’s goal of winning its Atlantic Coast Conference division championship. The 21st-ranked Tar Heels know they can’t afford another early stumble with yet another loss to Virginia.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man who was prohibited from buying a gun because of a prior conviction has pleaded guilty to getting his girlfriend to buy one for him, a federal prosecutor in North Carolina said.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials with Great Smoky Mountains National Park have scheduled three town hall events to introduce the public to the history of Blacks within and around the park.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the history of Blacks in the park by attending a 30-minute program, according to a news release.
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Virginia visits No. 21 North Carolina on Saturday night in a critical matchup for the Coastal Division race.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Rep. Verla Insko, the longest-serving House Democrat currently in the chamber, announced on Wednesday she won't seek reelection next year.
Insko joined the state House in 1997 and became a consistent, liberal voice on expanding health care access and mental health service reforms.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders are aiming to finalize a North Carolina state government budget and complete redistricting by the end of October, House Speaker Tim Moore said on Wednesday.
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Police have opened an investigation after a woman was found unconscious and pulled from the surf at a North Carolina beach.
Wrightsville Beach police responded to calls around 11:30 p.m.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — One of three people shot in separate incidents in a North Carolina city has died, police said Wednesday.
Winston-Salem police said Charles Edward Anderson Jr., 27, died at a local hospital after he was shot on Tuesday, the Winston-Salem Journal reported.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The flap over absentee ballots in North Carolina's 2020 election resurfaced Wednesday at the General Assembly as Republicans gave final approval to legislation that would limit Democratic Attorney General Josh Stein's ability to enter future legal settlements.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Charges have been filed against a North Carolina man after his 17-month-old child was left inside a car outside his home, police said Wednesday.
The Fayetteville Police Department says officers were dispatched to a home on Sept, 5 in response to a report of an unresponsive child.
BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested for sex offenses involving a teenager, a sheriff’s office said Wednesday.
The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that Andrew Tyler Lewis, 26, of New Bern was arrested on Tuesday after an investigation just outside of Morehead City.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte division of the FBI says it is launching a campaign across North Carolina to raise awareness about federal hate crimes and to encourage people to report them.
A news release from the agency on Monday says the campaign is part of a nationwide effort coordinated through FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Department of Transportation spent less than predicted in the second half of 2020, a state performance audit showed. But the report's authors said the agency hadn't carried out key recommendations from an audit last year that found several hundred million dollars in overspending.
WINSTON -SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a fatal shooting in 2018 that authorities say resulted from an argument over a drug deal.
RICHBURG, S.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man died after his van ran off Interstate 77 in South Carolina and hit a brick welcome sign for Chester County, authorities said.
Gregory Morris Hill, 70, of Charlotte, North Carolina, died at the scene of the crash Monday afternoon, Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker said.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An eastern North Carolina industrial operation said it is investigating whether safety procedures were followed after an accident that killed two workers over the weekend.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's unemployed need higher and longer jobless benefits from the state more than ever now that additional federal benefits created during the COVID-19 pandemic expired this month, advocates for workers and the poor said Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A fund set up to honor George Floyd and raise awareness about racial injustice said Monday that it has awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships since it was created.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who threw a brick through a courthouse window during a protest related to George Floyd's death has been sentenced to more than a year in prison.
Alexander Pridgen of Greenville was sentenced to 15 months at a hearing Monday in federal court in New Bern.
ELKIN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with shooting two men during a fight at Friendship Motor Speedway in Elkin, local authorities said.
The Surry County Sheriff’s Office said two off-duty deputies working security at the speedway on Saturday night were alerted about the shooting and found two men shot, news outlets reported.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Two employees at an eastern North Carolina industrial operation died at the site on Sunday, authorities said. Sheriff's detectives were investigating what happened.
Cumberland County deputies arrived Sunday afternoon at the Valley Proteins Inc.
PEMBROKE, N.C. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl was critically injured after being shot in southeastern North Carolina along with her mother, authorities said Sunday.
Robeson County sheriff's deputies responding Saturday night to a report of two people being shot while traveling in a vehicle in Pembroke found the mother and child with gunshot wounds, according to the sheriff's office.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man shot this weekend while sitting on his porch has died, police said Sunday.
Timothy Lee Jackson, 58, of Winston-Salem, died at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital after being shot in the torso outside his home Saturday evening, Winston-Salem police said in a news release.
CURRITUCK, N.C. (AP) — Charges against an Outer Banks motorist now include second-degree murder after an 11-year-old girl struck by a vehicle on a North Carolina road last month died.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sam Howell’s reputation has largely been built on what he does throwing the football for No. 24 North Carolina.
His footwork carrying the ball drew most of the attention Saturday night.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Last week, Lideatrick Griffin’s 70-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter sparked a 20-point comeback for Mississippi State in an eventual win over Louisiana Tech.
On Saturday against North Carolina State, Griffin made his presence felt a whole lot faster.
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) — Grant Wells accounted for four touchdowns, all in the first half, and Marshall defeated North Carolina Central 44-10 on Saturday night.
Wells completed 31 of 40 passes for 318 yards and three touchdowns with one interception.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Certain felons released from prison or never incarcerated and who registered to vote recently in North Carolina will remain eligible as litigation over their right to vote continues, the state’s highest court has ruled.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A second man has been charged in connection with this week’s drive-by shooting death of a 3-year-old boy while he slept inside his home in North Carolina’s largest city, police announced on Saturday.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mataeo Durant ran for three first-half touchdowns and quarterback Gunnar Holmberg finished with a pair of scoring runs as Duke beat North Carolina A&T 45-17 on Friday night
The Blue Devils (1-1) broke a tie in the waning seconds of the first half on the way to only their fourth victory in their last 19 games stretching back to October 2019.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy who was sleeping inside his home, police said Friday.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said in a news release that detectives filed multiple charges against Qua’Tonio Stephens, 21, including accessory after the fact to murder, seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and three counts of shooting into an occupied dwelling.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed two bills on Friday that would have limited how public school teachers can discuss certain racial concepts and raised penalties on those who engage in violent protests.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who bought scratch-off tickets from the same convenience store over four years is celebrating his third big prize, lottery officials said.
The N.C. Education Lottery says in a news release that Terry Splawn of Concord continued his run of good luck on Monday when his $20 ticket produced a $100,000 win.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A defendant in a North Carolina trial who was shot by a police officer after he scuffled with sheriff’s deputies inside a courtroom has died, officials said Friday.
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that the shooting occurred on Thursday inside the Person County Courthouse in Roxboro after Christopher Thomas Vaughan, 35, tried to take a bailiff’s weapon.
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (AP) — The last of five men wanted in connection with a shooting death in North Carolina in May are in custody, a police chief said.
Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Bobby Martin said Shelvy Edwards, 25, and Denzel Ashe, 21, have been arrested, news outlets reported.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge has set a mid-October deadline for state lawmakers to follow a court-ordered plan to provide full funding for improving public education or he will take action himself.
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 2:
GAME OF THE WEEK
North Carolina State at Mississippi State. The Power Five matchup against a Southeastern Conference foe features two teams coming off big wins.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police have apprehended a man wanted for homicides in two North Carolina cities over three days, according to a news release Thursday.
The Greensboro Police Department said Malek Anthony Moore, 29, was arrested on a local street without incident after receiving a phone call from a resident.
Georgia State (0-1) at No. 24 North Carolina (0-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (RSN).
Line: UNC by 25 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy has been fired after he was accused of assaulting a female, authorities said.
The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Donald Ray Mabe, 47, of High Point, no longer works for the department, WGHP reported Thursday.
GRAHAM, N.C. (AP) — The organizer of a North Carolina get-out-the-vote rally last year that ended with police pepper-spraying and arresting participants has been convicted of resisting an officer and failing to disperse at law enforcement’s command, but a judge ruled that he did not riot.
Middle Tennessee (1-0) at No. 19 Virginia Tech (1-0), Saturday at 2 p.m. EDT (ACCN).
Line: Virginia Tech by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (AP) — Three men are charged with murder and a search is underway for two more suspects in connection with a death in North Carolina in May, police said.
Roanoke Rapids police charged Anthony Shearin, 20, Shantron Person, 20, and Stepheon Ashe, 22, with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, news outlets reported Thursday.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Country singer Brett Eldredge has had another encounter with wildlife, this one involving a bear at a North Carolina home.
This week, Eldredge posted a video of the run-in after the bear entered a garage at a home in Asheville, North Carolina, as he was about to go on a hike, The Charlotte Observer reported.
Mike Leach knows Mississippi State can play a complete game.
He hopes that facing North Carolina State spurs his team to put it all together for 60 minutes.
The Bulldogs built a 14-0 lead against Louisiana Tech, then yielded 34 unanswered points before mounting the biggest comeback in school history for a 35-34 opening-game win.