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North Carolina

Judge rejects most NC election changes sought in lawsuit

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — A federal judge on Tuesday refused to order a wide array of changes to North Carolina’s election ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:41 pm

News

Hurricane Alpha? Amped up season forecast, names may run out

BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer   Already smashing records, this year’s hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. In ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:40 pm

Beaufort County

Governor declares emergency as NC prepares for Hurricane Isaias

From the Office of Gov. Roy Cooper   North Carolina is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Isaias with plans including safeguards for COVID-19. Gov. ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, July 31, 2020 5:10 pm

Obituaries

Danny Ray Cobb Jr.

Danny Ray Cobb Jr., 41, of Greenville, died Friday, July 3, 2020. A viewing will be held Thursday, July 16, 2020, from 5 p.m. to ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:55 pm

Coronavirus

NC lieutenant governor to sue over COVID-19 orders

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest informed Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper Thursday that he intends to sue over the way Cooper ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, June 26, 2020 11:37 am

News

Unpublished play about North Carolina massacre rediscovered

By BEN STEELMAN The StarNews   WILMINGTON — The author of “A Raisin in the Sun” spent the last years of her life writing a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:40 pm

News

North Carolina county removes Confederate statue

GREENVILLE — The anonymous Confederate statue topping a 27-foot (8 meter) monument outside a courthouse in eastern North Carolina was removed Monday after local officials ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:14 pm

Business

N.C. health chief laments virus trends as order soon expires

By GARY D. ROBERTSON RALEIGH — North Carolina’s COVID-19 case trends have worsened since the economy has reopened in recent weeks, the state health secretary ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:09 pm

North Carolina

Residents want old slave marketplace removed from NC town

By HAYLEY FOWLER The Charlotte Observer FAYETTEVILLE — The U.S. Constitution was ratified in North Carolina at the Market House in downtown Fayetteville, and the ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, June 22, 2020 7:40 am

Business

Governor: Decision on shuttered businesses comes next week

By GARY D. ROBERTSON RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said on Monday he’ll announce early next week whether businesses still shuttered because of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:40 am

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