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4 hrs ago | Burlington Times News
Advocacy groups representing parents and public education are suing North Carolina officials after the General Assembly passed a law this year allowing taxpayer money to help pay private school tuition.
Should PBS receive government funding?
Should nudity be off-limits on prime-time TV?
7 hrs ago | News Observer
But there won’t be Sunday voting in the May 2014 primary, and a symbolically significant community center in Southeast Raleigh will not be among the primary early-voting sites.
On Nov. 26, Wake County celebrated its Annual Farm City Day at Adams Vineyards in Willow Spring with food and fellowship for all present.
The 6-foot, nearly 300-pound jailer then handcuffed the limp, 5-foot 7-inch, 119-pound inmate and radioed for help.
The Wake County Public School System says administrators at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh made a mistake by not informing a mother until two days later that an 18-year-old boy hit her 14-year-old daughter in the face on campus last month.
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC A man committed to putting people behind bars was booked into New Hanover County Detention Center Monday night.
The trial of a former corrections officer in the death of an inmate at the Wake County Detention Center will resume Tuesday.
For the third year in a row, Freekibble.com and Ellen DeGeneres' natural pet food company, Halo, Purely for Pets, will make the holidays brighter for homeless dogs and cats across the nation, including those in Anson County.
Self Storage Solutions in Raleigh, N.C., recently astounded a homeless tenant in need by waiving her more than $700 in overdue rental fees, which allowed her to reclaim her belongings.
Wake County officials are warning people living near Ralph Stephens Road and Village Walk Drive in Holly Springs about a kitten found on Friday.
Shannon Johnstone hugs a pit bull mix named Nancy Botwin while taking photographs of the shelter dog at a former landfill Wednesday in Raleigh.
A North Carolina photographer hopes her pictures of shelter dogs at a former landfill will help find homes for them and raise awareness of the need for spaying and neutering.
As an audience countdown struck "one," the Lucky Strike tower at the American Tobacco Campus Friday lit up with rows of multicolored bulbs.
About a year after a Wake Forest mother pushed the state to investigate why several local teenagers were battling a rare form of cancer, state officials say they have found no cause or reason to classify the cases as a cancer cluster .