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The Associated Press, Author at Washington Daily News

Education

HS sports oversight revamp clears another panel

RALEIGH (AP) — Legislation to replace the North Carolina High School Athletic Association with a new commission to administer interscholastic sports advanced through another Senate ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:40 pm

News

Bill changing NC high school sports oversight OK’d by panel

RALEIGH (AP) — Legislation that would end the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s century-long role overseeing state interscholastic sports cleared a Senate committee Wednesday, ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 3:07 pm

Education

NC GOP would ban K-12 promotion of views about race

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Republicans advanced legislation Wednesday defining how teachers can discuss certain concepts about race and racism inside the classroom. GOP Senate ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 7:20 pm

News

Nearly 10,000 winners to split $3.6M NC lottery jackpot

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Nearly 10,000 winners of a North Carolina lottery game will split the $3.6 million jackpot. The Charlotte Observer reported that the 9,307 ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, July 12, 2021 3:18 pm

News

North Carolina owner of venomous snakes facing charges

RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina man whose venomous snake escaped from his home and terrorized a neighborhood for several days is facing multiple misdemeanor ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, July 8, 2021 1:17 pm

Crime

Tarboro officer on leave after gun goes off, hits man

TARBORO (AP) — A North Carolina police officer has been placed on administrative leave after his gun went off and wounded a motorist who drove ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 9:53 am

Health

Costs watched as Medicaid managed care begins in NC

RALEIGH (AP) — After six years of preparations and delays, most of North Carolina’s Medicaid recipients switched over to managed care Thursday with its developers ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, July 1, 2021 3:11 pm

News

Tenants still protected as NC eviction moratorium nears end

RALEIGH (AP) — Six North Carolina Republican officials voted on Tuesday to end statewide eviction protections for renters starting Thursday, rejecting Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 3:45 pm

Beaufort County

Juul to pay $40M in teen vaping suit settlement

DURHAM (AP) — Electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. will pay $40 million to North Carolina and take more action to prevent underage use and ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, June 28, 2021 7:49 pm

Coronavirus

North Carolina announces first COVID vaccine lottery winners

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina on Monday announced its first COVID-19 vaccine lottery winners of a $1 million cash prize and $125,000 college scholarship. Winston-Salem ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, June 28, 2021 12:55 pm

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