A group of journalists from media outlets across North Carolina made the decision to work together, to hold leaders accountable and find any missing puzzle pieces in the state’s reporting of the pandemic.
The convention was originally set for May in Greenville, but GOP officials delayed the event until July. Now they’ll hold a virtual-only convention to choose delegates to the Republican National Convention and complete other business.
The firing of three Wilmington police officers for racist remarks allegedly caught on camera left many people with questions about why freedom of speech did not protect them and/or whether they could face criminal charges.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has announced that residents are now required to wear face masks in public and the state’s Phase 2 will “pause” and continue for three more weeks as coronavirus cases continue to rise at an alarming rate.
The New Hanover County District Attorney is in the process of either dismissing or reviewing around 89 pending cases connected to three officers terminated this week from the Wilmington Police Department.
Many North Carolina bars have been closed more than 100 days because of COVID-19 restrictions. Many owners believe their businesses should have been included in Phase 2 of the state’s reopening. Now that phase is extended, and bars will be closed at least three more weeks.
Mike Fulp, the owner of the half-mile 311 Speedway in Stokes County, advertised the rope in a pitch Wednesday on Facebook Marketplace that read: “Buy your Bubba Rope today for only $9.99 each, they come with a lifetime warranty and work great.‘'
The North Carolina General Assembly has failed to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a measure that would have allowed gyms and bars to open again despite his executive order keeping them closed due to COVID-19.
Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order of Phase 2 reopening is set to expire Friday, June 26. Many businesses not allowed to reopen under Phase 2 are hoping Governor Cooper allows them to reopen in the next phase.
One of the South’s largest grocery store chains is announcing a recall of some salads sold in its stores. Publix announced that Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Fresh Express 11.5-ounce Southwest Chopped Kit.
Protesters sued the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Friday over the tactics its officers used June 2 when hundreds of marchers were trapped on 4th Street, then pelted with tear gas, pepper balls and other chemical munitions.
Governor Roy Cooper has vetoed another bill that the North Carolina legislature passed to overturn parts of the governor’s executive order that keep certain businesses closed to discourage COVID-19′s spread.
North Carolina leaders say the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is by wearing a face covering. Discussion of requiring a mask for state residents in public settings is happening among local officials.
Gina Bond has multiple sclerosis. She gets special medicine a few times a year and, usually, it’s supposed to be free. But then she started getting a bill for thousands of dollars – with nobody willing to tell her why.