It's a relief to hear tropical storm Alberto is headed out to sea just 8 months after Hurricane Irene devastated parts of the east. People are still rebuilding their homes and businesses from that storm.
A North Carolina high school teacher has been suspended following the release of a YouTube video in which she is heard yelling at a student in class and telling him it's wrong to criticize President Barack Obama.
Perdue issued the order late Monday before the Legislature soon begins to debate its own proposed pathway to allow certain forms of shale gas exploration, including hydraulic fracturing -- also known as fracking.
The North Carolina General Assembly dramatic changes last year to the state criminal justice system that were billed as a way to eliminate the need for additional prison beds and to reduce repeat offenders.
Friends who knew state school board member Kathy Taft of Greenville say it was upsetting to hear graphic and disturbing new details about what happened to her the night she was killed as the trial got underway for the man accused of killing her.