Edgecombe declares state of emergency

RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina county declared a state of emergency Wednesday because flooding closed a number of roads and led to evacuations,...

April 27th, 2017 |  


GOP slaps Cooper, appeals court to shrink

GOP slaps Cooper, appeals court to shrink

RALEIGH — The North Carolina legislature on Wednesday seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, overrid...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Police identify 2 women found dead last week

Police identify 2 women found dead last week

LUMBERTON — The two women whose bodies were found last week in Lumberton have been identified, but one mystery endures — how they died.Acc...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Tribe tweaks economic board’s makeup

Tribe tweaks economic board’s makeup

PEMBROKE — A resolution reorganizing the board of directors of Lumbee Tribe Holdings Inc. passed Tuesday by the Lumbee Tribal Council.The reorga...

April 26th, 2017 |  


NC residents keep watch on rising waters

RALEIGH — People in North Carolina were paying attention to rising rivers Tuesday after storms gave the state its worst drenching since a damagi...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Tom ForemanAssociated Press

CHARLOTTE — U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn’t mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina cou...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Override of Cooper veto on elections board complete

Override of Cooper veto on elections board complete

RALEIGH — Republican lawmakers have voted to override new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a bill that reduces his authority over stat...

April 26th, 2017 |  


4 charged in plot to kill prosecutor, agent

4 charged in plot to kill prosecutor, agent

LUMBERTON — Four people are being held at undisclosed jails after being charged with conspiring to kill a Robeson County prosecutor and a federa...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Tribal court denies petitioner election rolls

Tribal court denies petitioner election rolls

PEMBROKE — A petition arguing that the Lumbee Tribe’s Board of Elections should be ordered to release voter information, including enrollm...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Senate overrides Cooper veto

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans have quickly completed their part in overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a me...

April 25th, 2017 |