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Hagan and Tillis in a battle of 'extremes' in NC
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:20:43 -0700
FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2014, photo, Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., makes a comment during a live televised debate with North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis at UNC-TV studios in Research Triangle Park, N.C. North Carolina’s Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes.
NC insurers press for higher homeowner rates
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:00:05 -0700
North Carolina's insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow homeowners' coverage costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in agreements ...
Flights to Philly, Charlotte debut
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:15:39 -0700
Fort Wayne International Airport continues to spread its wings.Daily nonstop flights from Fort Wayne to Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina, began Thursday.
NC insurers press for higher homeowners rates
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:43:36 -0700
North Carolina's insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow homeowner's coverage costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in agreements with customers.
Sutton loses license for five years
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:08:50 -0700
The N.C. Bar suspended the law license of a controversial Greenville attorney for five years Thursday, effectively destroying his chances of becoming a district court judge in Pitt County.
John Wayne's heirs lose 'Duke' legal brawl
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:00:43 -0700
John Wayne had a two-fisted image but heirs of the late movie star have lost a legal throw-down over use of his nickname, Duke.
N.C. suspect in church break-in facing charge from Pittsylvania County
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:23:44 -0700
A North Carolina man indicted in connection with church break-ins is facing an additional charge lodged by Pittsylvania County investigators — and more charges are possible, according to police.
N.C. county sheriffs’ pay varies with commissioners’ whims
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:23:28 -0700
Four years ago, after longtime Wilson County Sheriff Wayne Gay lost re-election in the Democratic primary, local residents learned that he was among the highest-paid sheriffs in the state. Gay had been making more than $160,000 a year in salary and other compensation.
Arrest made in string of Pittsylvania Co. church burglaries
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:45:14 -0700
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office says a suspect has been arrested in connection to a string of church burglaries.
Murphy man arrested on drug charges
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:06:16 -0700
An investigation into illegal drug distribution results in one arrest.