Updated: 02/26/2014 - Perhaps comforting news for Marines when it comes to their uniforms: the Commandant has given the green light to rolled sleeves in non-combat areas.
Posted: 02/24/2014 - The average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline rose 12 cents, to $3.41, during the past two weeks.
Updated: 02/22/2014 - Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member and second-eldest daughter of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 99.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - North Carolina native and singer-songwriter James Taylor is starring in a television ad for an environmental group urging viewers to challenge efforts to allow natural gas exploration in the state through fracking.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - One North Carolina beach town has put a moratorium on building so-called mega-houses.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to revamp its 40-year-old system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern medical developments.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - A Kinston restaurant is in the running for a big honor.
Updated: 02/21/2014 - Students in Beaufort County will be heading to school Monday morning at the regular time.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - Republican congressman Paul Ryan says he's keeping his options open about a prospective run for president but won't be looking at the 2016 contest in earnest until after Congress breaks for the year.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - Cee Lo Green says he's quitting as a coach on "The Voice."