Two police officers in a north-central North Carolina town are on paid leave as the State Bureau of Investigation reviews the shooting death of an African American man that occurred following a 911 call.
For many high school seniors, financial aid is the only thing that makes college attainable, but according to an associated press analysis of federal data the number of high school seniors applying for federal college aid dropped in the first weeks of the pandemic and still remains below last year’s levels.
The latest ECU poll, conducted June 22-25, shows a virtual tie in the race for president in North Carolina, with former Vice-President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump among registered voters by one percentage point 45% to 44%.
The North Carolina Zoo has reopened after closing for nearly three months due to the pandemic. Debbie Fuchs, the Zoo's Public Information Officer, said there have been many changes including time ticketing. Visitors will need to go online to purchase a ticket for a specific time. Fuchs said this is to ensure shorter lines into the zoo and better social distancing.