RALEIGH. N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly on Tuesday eliminated the appointment powers of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper for a local community college trustee board and gave them to legislative leaders, who are currently Republican.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper would be stripped of his power to appoint members of the community college trustee board in Senate leader Phil Berger's home county under legislation approved Wednesday by the state House.
WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff is calling for an investigation after an inmate at the county jail died from a self-inflicted injury, the fourth suicide reported in 15 months.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina insurance agents have been accused of submitting false insurance claims to collect more than $30,000, authorities said.
The N.C. Department of Insurance said in a news release that Christian LaFabian Ratliff, 34, of Rockingham, was charged with insurance fraud obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.
EDEN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man wanted on multiple charges was arrested after allegedly shooting into his mother’s home and leading deputies on a chase, a sheriff's office said.
The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded early Monday to a domestic situation involving a mother and son at a home in Eden, news outlets reported.
MAYODAN, N.C. (AP) — A teenager has been jailed following a shooting into an apartment which investigators say was targeted, according to a North Carolina sheriff's office.
The Mayodan Police Department said officers responded to an apartment complex around 6:30 p.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina district attorney who admitted a scheme where he and another prosecutor hired each other’s wives to skirt ethics rules now has his law license back.
State Bar records show Craig Blitzer’s license was restored Aug.
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (AP) — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons died at his home in Rockingham, county officials announced Thursday.
Richmond County government offered condolences in a Facebook post, calling Clemmons “a great friend to all and an awesome leader in our community.”
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state Rep. Jerry Carter, a longtime Baptist pastor who joined the legislature two years ago, died early Tuesday at age 66, a fellow minister said.
Carter died at Duke Hospital in Durham from complications after surgery late last week to treat a rare gastrointestinal disorder, according to Aaron Shelton, assistant pastor at Reidsville Baptist Church.
EDEN, N.C. (AP) — The body of the last person missing from a North Carolina river accident that killed five people has been found, weeks after a family rode inflatable tubes over a relatively small but dangerous Duke Energy dam.
EDEN, N.C. (AP) — The body of a fourth tuber has been found in a North Carolina river following a deadly accident in which a family on a recreational float went over a dam, local officials said Sunday.
EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Searchers combed a North Carolina river Friday for two missing tubers after a family on a recreational float went over a dam, resulting in three deaths and the rescue of four people from the water.
EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a river on inflatable tubes went over a dam in North Carolina, authorities said.
Rockingham County Emergency Services Director Rodney Cates told reporters Thursday that a group of nine people tubing on the Dan River went over the Duke Energy dam in Eden around sunset on Wednesday.
WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — The suspect in the shooting deaths of two motorcyclists and the wounding of third is headed back to North Carolina.
WGHP-TV reports that court documents from Bullitt County, Kentucky, show Martin Calvin Cox Jr., 41, of Browns Summit has agreed to be returned to North Carolina to face murder charges.
WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — A suspect in the shooting deaths of two motorcyclists and the wounding of third in North Carolina has been taken into custody in Kentucky, a sheriff said Tuesday.
Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page told a news conference Tuesday afternoon that Kentucky State Police had taken Martin Calvin Cox Jr.