Inspectors saw rodents, butt-scratching workers and filthy conditions at Rose Acre Farms North Carolina egg farm tied to salmonella outbreak in the Carolinas and seven other states. Eggs were sold in Waffle House restaurants and Walmart stores.
U.S. Rep David Price condemned recent ICE raids after meeting on Friday, April 20, 2018, with families of two men arrested in Orange County last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
The N.C. Values Coalition wants parents to not send their children to public schools on Monday as part of the nationwide "Sex Ed Sit Out." Critics say schools are providing "graphic, gender-bending" sex education instruction.
Thousands of students around the country walked out of school on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre to call for tougher gun control laws. A rally drew hundreds Friday afternoon in downtown Raleigh.
St. Augustine's University announces 22 job eliminations at the campus as part of a restructuring effort. Employees will be notified in the next few weeks. The private historically black university in Raleigh has struggled financially in recent years.
The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles has revised its guidelines for traffic stops to say that once a driver gives his or her name to an officer, he or she does not need to answer any more questions. The change was sought by the ACLU of North Carolina.
North Carolina Central University unveiled a new logo on Thursday, April 19, 2018 as part of a larger branding effort. So far, many alumni on social media have rejected the logo, saying it does not represent the institution.
The 2018 midterm elections in North Carolina are underway. Candidates from both the Democratic and Republican parties have so far had to pay the state fines, fees and forfeitures for campaign violations this year as well as in the 2016 elections and others.
Vice President Mike Pence continues his tour with "America First Policies" to tout tax cuts Friday at Charlotte's Park Expo. Pence will share a stage with U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis and Rep. Robert Pittenger. He'll also attend a fundraiser at the Westin.
Charlotte, North Carolina based Wachovia was sold to Wells Fargo 10 years ago at the peak of the 2008 economic recession. With the major banking business now facing its own financial struggles, people wonder if Wachovia could have survived.
The State Board of Community Colleges passed a policy to restrict community college employees to 12 paid holidays — the same number as other state and university employees. An audit this year found that half of the NC's community colleges gave its employees more holiday time off than other state workers.
Jackson Helms has lived longer than expected and gained relief from his severe epilepsy because of cannabidiol, or CBD oil. But The legalization of medical marijuana in North Carolina could help him further.
The Southern Pines Police Department in North Carolina is preparing its jail holding cells for pot smokers on 4/20 Day. A post on their Facebook page shows that they’re adding munchies to cells for additional marijuana related arrests.
Tornadoes, toppled trees and ripped apart homes, businesses and an elementary school in Greensboro and Reidsville, NC Sunday, April 15, 2018. Duke Energy crews were working Monday to restore electric service to more than 31,000 customers.