Franklin Academy dropped longstanding wording from its student handbook saying students couldn’t talk about being homosexual, bisexual or transgender. School leaders say it was a misunderstanding in wording that they’ve clarified.
One of the best known members of the wild horse herds living on North Carolina’s Outer Banks is actually a mule, who was believed to have died over the winter. However, he resurfaced with harem of mares.
Reps. David Price and GK Butterfield won’t sponsor private immigration bills to stop deportation for Jose chicas and Samuel Oliver-Bruno, immigrants in the country illegally now living in sanctuary in Durham.
The autopsy of Jacksonville 3-year-old Mariah Woods shows that her body was found in a zippered couch cushion cover filled with cement. She was wrapped in trash bags tied around her neck. She died from chloroform toxicity.
North Carolina state employees’ health care costs won’t go up in 2019 after State Health Plan leaders voted to keep premiums frozen at their 2018 rates. The good news for state workers comes at the same time that premiums in the private health insurance market are expected to rise.
As a UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees committee was briefed on July 17 about security for the upcoming academic year, about 20 protesters questioned the $390,000 that the university spends on safety around the Silent Sam Confederate monument.
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an 80-year-old woman from a cruise ship 150 miles from Wilmington, North Carolina. She was taken to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for treatment. (Video has no sound.)