More Headlines

Obama Rides The Rails To DC For Inaugural Kickoff

Posted: 01/18/2009 - Invoking hope and history, President-elect Barack Obama rolled into the capital city Saturday night after pledging to help bring the nation "a new Declaration of Independence" and promising to rise to the stern challenges of the times.

Read More

Who Is Michelle Obama?

Posted: 01/17/2009 - She is the family powerhouse who demanded that her husband quit smoking and who, when he called her to celebrate a legislative accomplishment, cut him off to say ants were overrunning the kitchen and bathroom and he needed to bring home traps.

Read More

NCDOT Suspending Projects Around Inauguration

Posted: 01/17/2009 - North Carolina is suspending work on some major construction projects as it prepares for traffic heading to and from President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration.

Read More

Obama: 'Dramatic Action' Needed Now To Fix Economy

Posted: 01/17/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama made a pitch for his massive economic stimulus plan at a Midwestern factory that manufactures wind turbine parts, saying Friday his proposal would make smart investments in the country's future and create solid jobs in up-and-coming industries.

Read More

UN To Obama: Don't Change Afghan Strategy

Posted: 01/16/2009 - The top U.N. official in Afghanistan said U.S. President-elect Barack Obama should resist calls to change strategy in Afghanistan, urging him instead to focus on implementing the one already being pursued.

Read More

In Farewell Speech, Bush Says He Kept Nation Safe

Posted: 01/16/2009 - As Americans get ready to turn the page on George W. Bush, the president offered his own first draft of history, saying that while his policies have been unpopular there can be little debate about the results: "America has gone more than seven years without another terrorist attack on our soil."

Read More

Obama's AG Pick On Track For Confirmation

Posted: 01/16/2009 - Eric Holder appears headed for confirmation as attorney general after declaring a new course in U.S. counterterrorism policy, but a Senate panel still wants to hear more about his decisions as a Clinton administration Justice Department official.

Read More

Hagan Supports New Bailout

Posted: 01/15/2009 - North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan supports the release of $350 billion in bailout funds, shifting her position just a few months after opposing a bailout bill that passed while she was running for Congress.

Read More

Hollywood Coming East For Inauguration

Posted: 01/14/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration next week could make Washington resemble Hollywood on Oscar night, only colder.

Read More

Perdue Making DC Trip, Stimulus Expected Topic

Posted: 01/14/2009 - Gov. Beverly Perdue said North Carolina would have to make "draconian cuts" in the state budget without help from the federal government in an expected economic stimulus package.

Read More

Stakes High In Bailout Vote For Obama, Democrats

Posted: 01/14/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama eventually will gain access to the second half of the $700 billion financial bailout fund — politics notwithstanding and more likely sooner than later.

Read More

Clinton Navigates Confirmation Hearing Smoothly

Posted: 01/14/2009 - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton smoothly took on policy questions, from the acute to the arcane, in a gentle job interview to be the nation's top diplomat, but could not dispel tougher questions about whether her husband's charity work poses an ethical conflict.

Read More

Hagan Receives Committee Assignments

Posted: 01/13/2009 - Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C. has been assigned to two Senate committees, one of which impacts North Carolina's military community and the other playing to her experience as a state lawmaker.

Read More

Bush On Bush

Posted: 01/12/2009 - President Bush reflects on his 8 years in office at a farewell news conference.

Read More

Ex-Deputy NC Budget Leader Perusse Now Director

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Perdue named Charlie Perusse budget director Monday. He was deputy for six years under director David McCoy until last August. That's when he was named acting director after McCoy became state controller.

Read More

Senate Democrats Expect To Seat Burris

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Senate Democratic leaders say they expect to swear in the former Illinois attorney general in the coming days, barring objections from Republicans.

Read More

Bush Reportedly Rejected Israeli Plea To Raid Iran

Posted: 01/11/2009 - President George W. Bush rejected a plea from Israel last year to help it raid Iran's main nuclear complex, opting instead to authorize a new U.S. covert action aimed at sabotaging Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program, The New York Times reported.

Read More

Goldsboro High School Student Going To See Obama

Updated: 01/10/2009 - As one Governor is being sworn in others are getting ready for the inauguration of another. A local warrior plans to attend president-elect Barack Obama's swearing in ceremony.

Read More
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability