Monday Jul 28
Jacksonville Daily News
NC attorney general won't defend gay marriage ban
North Carolina's attorney general said Monday his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.
Tyrrell County Men Accused Of Robbery In Jail
Tyrrell County deputies were unlocking a car when they say a man told them he was robbed around 7:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Fonsoe and Railroad Street in Columbia.
The Charlotte Observer
High standards and Common Cores end
The nationwide Common Core initiative seems at risk of death by a thousand cuts.
NC company recalls chicken due to misbranding
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall by B. Roberts Foods of Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday.
Adams advances at North & South Women's Amateur
PINEHURST, North Carolina Former UNCW women's golfer Lori Beth Adams posted a pair of match-play victories to advance to the semifinals of the 112th North & South Women's Amateur on Friday at the Pinehurst Resort.
Rocky Mount Telegram
House, Senate leaders talk about N.C. budget
General Assembly leaders made little progress Tuesday on teacher pay and lottery advertising in budget negotiations even though Senate GOP members announced they would back off requiring teachers to give up earned job protections to get proposed large raises.
Census Bureau: N.C. saw highest increase of people living in poverty areas from 2000 to 2010
The Triangle may be the Land o' Plenty, but the increase of North Carolina residents living in poverty outpaced the rest of the nation between 2000 and 2010.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Reality show reels in tourists
Few vehicles could be seen at restaurants or stores and there was a single vehicle at the town's visitor center.