SPRING LAKE (AP) — Police have charged a resident of Spring Lake near Fort Bragg with human trafficking after a woman they say he held captive escaped and sought refuge at the Army post.
RALEIGH (AP) — Supporters of the legal use of medical marijuana in North Carolina are trying to persuade lawmakers to back it now that more than 20 states have similar laws.
RALEIGH (AP) — Some North Carolina senators worried about the resurgence of certain communicable diseases want to eliminate an exemption from North Carolina's childhood-vaccination requirements that is given to parents who oppose them on...
PEMBROKE — County Commissioner Raymond Cummings isn't convinced that the best answer to traffic problems at the busy intersection of N.C. 72 and Union Chapel Road is to make the intersection a four-way stop.
LUMBERTON — Some Robeson Community College employees could see their hours and pay cut during the fiscal year that begins in July.
PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's seventh annual Entrepreneurial Summit aims to help ease the stress of starting a small business.
RALEIGH — Senate Republicans offered their own economic development plan Wednesday that would further reduce North Carolina corporate income-tax rates and cap the use of the state's principal incentives tool in the Charlotte and...
RALEIGH (AP) — A General Assembly committee has rejected legislation proposing the North Carolina Education Lottery keep hidden from the public the names of winners of significant prizes.
RALEIGH (AP) — A former state senator, federal magistrate judge and president of an auto parts company are among the newest members of the University of North Carolina system's governing board.
ASHEVILLE (AP) — Authorities have charged a North Carolina man with first-degree murder in the deaths of a former contestant from the TV show “Food Network Star,” her husband and their unborn child.
NEW BERN — A frantic and bloodied mother whose three sons were killed in a knife attack jumped from an upstairs window and ran across the street for help, according to neighbors.
DUBLIN — The man shot by Bladen County lawmen on Tuesday evening has been identified as 24-year-old Declan Meirion Owen of Elizabethtown and two lawmen have been placed on leave as the investigation continues.
ROWLAND — South Robeson High School was placed on lockdown this afternoon after an armed person was seen off campus but near the school.
LUMBERTON — Prospect Elementary School is pretty stingy when it comes to the Battle of the Books.
DUBLIN — A person was shot and killed Tuesday night during a confrontation with Bladen County lawmen.
RALEIGH — A state representative of a district that includes part of Robeson County is the primary sponsor of a bipartisan bill filed Tuesday in both the House and Senate that could lead to lower electric bills in Lumberton and Red Springs as...
FAIRMONT — In hopes of finding a second person to help perform her job duties, Fairmont Town Manager Linda Vause on Tuesday night asked to have her title changed to acting town manager.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina high school students with strong grades could receive free community college tuition in a bill that's cleared its first legislative hurdle.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina's jobless rate was 5.4 percent for January, the third month in a row the figure has been relatively flat, according to numbers released Tuesday.
RALEIGH — Cities and counties can get on the information superhighway without leaving elderly and low-income North Carolinians in the dust, state lawmakers said Tuesday.
MAXTON — A representative from McGill and Associates said during the Maxton Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday that the town has been approved for a $2 million Community Block Development Grant.
SHANNON — A Pembroke man has been charged in the murder of a Shannon man who was found dead on Sunday.