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Ethics Complaint

According to the 2017-18 annual report of the Legislative Ethics Committee, one lawmaker was privately admonished after the committee received a complaint

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:55:03

9th District Primary

Early voting for the May 14 Republican primary starts Wednesday in Mecklenburg, Union and the six other counties in the 9th Congressional District.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:52:45

Amazon Facility

Amazon has signed a lease for a second Triad facility, this time for space in Piedmont Corporate Park in Guilford County.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:52:05

Franklin Shooting

Judge Lisa Bell says she will sign an order for the release of the 11 minute-plus video from the body camera of Wende Kerl, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer who shot and killed Danquirs Franklin.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:49:48

Prison Riot

An investigation continues today following a riot at Piedmont Correctional Institution where 12 people were injured and four stabbed, receiving serious injuries.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:49:07

Schools Rules

North Carolina's statewide school board is moving to preserve rules about how school buses operate, charter schools run and administrators are held accountable.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:48:13

NAACP Investigation

The relationship between Spencer town staff, particularly Manager Terence Arrington, and the Board of Aldermen bubbled to a boil Monday as the Salisbury-Rowan NAACP announced the start of an investigation and threatened a lawsuit following a leaked recorded phone call between Arrington and board member Sylvia Chillcott.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:47:33

Farm Incomes

Falling prices for crops such as corn and soybeans have been the single biggest cause of declines in farm income, according to area crop experts.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:46:18

Plane Crashes

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration will be leading the investigation into a Statesville flight that ended in a fatal crash Monday.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:45:22

Asheville Water

There's more brown tap water in store for some Asheville residents, according to the city.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:44:02

Space Picture

N.C. State graduate-turned-astronaut Christina Koch gave a nod to her home state Monday when she tweeted a photo of the Outer Banks taken from the International Space Station.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:42:53

OBX Nonprofit

A nonprofit is beginning to support the three national parks along North Carolina's Outer Banks.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:42:14

Forest Fees

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for public input on a proposal to increase fees for some recreation activities in western North Carolina. The agency announced the proposal for four areas on the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests on Monday in a news release.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:41:27

Boone Energy Goals

The Boone Town Council voted 4-1 on April 18 to establish clarified energy goals for the town: climate neutrality in municipal operations by 2030, 100 percent clean renewables in municipal operations by 2040 and 100 percent clean renewables for the entire Boone community by 2050.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:40:50

Highway Patrol Helicopters

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is preparing to unveil two new law enforcement helicopters.

MODIFIED: 04/23/19 16:39:55

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