Wednesday Apr 16
Common Ground Festival 2014: Violent Femmes, The Wailers added as opening acts
Another sure sign that summer is indeed right around the corner, several acts have been announced for the six-day Common Ground Music Festival, July 8-13.
Democrats launch call campaign against Renee Ellmers
An automated phone call encourages voters to urge Ellmers, a Republican from Dunn representing North Carolina's 2nd District, to vote against the budget plan this week.
Hot Rod Magazine
A Pair of SS396 Novas - Rare Finds
"My jaw dropped," Jonathan Large said. Finding one factory 396-powered Nova was enough of a surprise, but he found two-both Super Sports, both coupes, and both '70 models, the last year of the big-block in Chevrolet's compact car line.
Pullen Park Guide: Tips for parking and advice from a mom
As Pullen's popularity has skyrocketed, its existing parking lots near the amusement center have become woefully inadequate.
NC election officials identify hundreds of cases of potential voter fraud
Republican legislators on an elections oversight committee quickly reacted, calling the number of possible voter fraud cases “shocking,” “outrageous” and “proof positive” that fraud is occurring in North Carolina elections.
Kinston Free Press
Kinston to host first beer weekend
Tuesday was the start of North Carolina Beer Month, and Kinston will be taking advantage with a series of upcoming events, starting today.
Crews work to improve Johnston County road where teen was killed in crash
The Department of Transportation is making changes to a Johnston County road after a teenager was killed earlier this month.
Firefighters train to take care of their own
Contributed photo Firefighters from across the state participate in rapid intervention training at Robeson Community College.
The Sampson Independent
Jernigan receives Order of Long Leaf Pine
Courtesy photoOn Feb. 22, 2014, Oscar Harris, Dunn mayor and former state senator, presented Eugene Jernigan with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Regulators say Duke pumped coal ash into NC river
North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy illegally pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit into the Cape Fear River, marking the eighth time in less than a month the nation's largest electricity company has been cited for environmental violations.