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3 schools in Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville named US Green Ribbon Schools  WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C. — Three North Carolina schools were named U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools on Wednesday for their "innovative efforts to ...



Photos: PHOTOS: 2019 Fayetteville area proms  The Fayetteville Observer

It's prom season, and we'd love to see your prom photos. Email them to webmanager@fayobserver.com or send them to us in a message on Facebook, ...



Nephew charged in death of missing Raleigh woman, Nash County Sheriff says  Durham Herald Sun

Cleavon Williams of Spring Hope, who is a nephew of Sarah Denise Patterson of Raleigh, is charged with first-degree murder, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone ...



Bill Kirby Jr.: Late PWC lineman remembered at Douglas Byrd High School  The Fayetteville Observer

Junior Thornton had no clue where his wife was taking him Friday, and when she pulled their automobile into the Douglas Byrd High School parking lot off of ...



Armed standoff with Fayetteville police ends peacefully  The Fayetteville Observer

Police say a person who may have a mental illness fired a gun at a vehicle, broke into a home, and then got into a standoff with officers Tuesday afternoon on ...



Cumberland schools graduation dress code changes amid seniors petition  The Fayetteville Observer

A student's petition caused school officials to make sure that girls graduating from Cumberland County high schools can choose to wear dresses or pants at ...



Douglas Byrd student charged with false threat on school bus  The Fayetteville Observer

A Douglas Byrd High School student has been charged with making a false threat against students on a school bus, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said.



Suspended Reid Ross principal and teacher transferred - News  The Fayetteville Observer

The principal and teacher who were suspended from their positions at Reid Ross Classical Middle/High School in August have been transferred, school officials ...



Convicted sex offender accused of going on Douglas Byrd High School property  Fayetteville Observer

A convicted sex offender was accused Tuesday of entering Douglas Byrd High School property.Bobby Lee Martin, 31, of the 5300 block of Williamsburg Drive, ...



FayWHAT? Why arent we associated with Little League or Dixie Youth?  The Fayetteville Observer

The Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation Department is a massive agency that provides jobs for almost 300 full-time and part-time employees, ...



Cape Fear People for Sunday, July 15  The Fayetteville Observer

Cadets enrolled in the Army JROTC program at Douglas Byrd High School have successfully completed all phases of the Army JROTC Summer Leadership ...



Photos: PHOTOS: First day of school 2017  The Fayetteville Observer

Proud moms and dads from the Fayetteville area shares their children's first day of school photos with us in 2017. We'd love to see your children's back to school ...



Schools superintendent hears from Cumberland County residents  The Fayetteville Observer

Marvin Connelly Jr. thanked the residents who attended the first of his “Listening Tour” events on Monday, then asked them to get involved in Cumberland ...



See all our photos from Cumberland Countys graduations  The Fayetteville Observer

Congratulations to all our high school graduates! Here are the Observer's photo galleries from each of the ceremonies: Cape Fear, Douglas Byrd, E.E. Smith, ...



Valarie Kirk: Lawmen seek answers in 2003 shooting death  The Fayetteville Observer

In the early morning hours of July 6, 2003, bullets were fired from a white Pontiac Grand Am as it traveled up Amanda Circle, sending about 10 people running ...



ABC11 Best of the Class 2018  WTVD-TV

Raleigh's source for breaking news and live streaming video online. Covering Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville and the greater North Carolina region.



Hannah Tatman has an eye for art  The Fayetteville Observer

Hannah Tatman's got talent.Take it from Mona Brown and Sherrie Jager.“It's one of the best I've had over my eight years in being in charge of the North Carolina ...



Cumberland County teen finds wallet stolen during break-in, returns it to owner  WTVD-TV

ABC11 Together is highlighting the good deed of a local high school student.



Hurricane Florence: Fayetteville orders evacuations on Cape Fear and Little Rivers  The Herald-Sun

Hurricane Florence: Cumberland County and Fayetteville have ordered a mandatory evacuation for all people within one mile of the Cape Fear River and the ...



Cumberland County students celebrate Earth Day  The Fayetteville Observer

Elementary school students from Cumberland County learned about air quality, renewable energy, water, weather and wildlife during Earth Day celebrations ...



NC had 104 tornado warnings in 2018. This statewide drill reminds us how to stay safe.  Durham Herald Sun

At Hunter Magnet Elementary in Raleigh, students participated in a statewide tornado drill, with Nick Petro of the National Weather *Service*, who said "every ...



Clayton police seek person who left scene after shooting teen in front yard  Durham Herald Sun

An 18-year-old teen was shot in the leg Friday afternoon with non-life threatening injuries, and Clayton Police are looking for the suspect, according to a news ...



Wake County schools may close for Muslim holiday in 2021  Raleigh News & Observer

Most, if not all, of Wake County's students are in line to get the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr off from school in 2021. But it will pose a challenge for some high ...



Racist and homophobic graffiti spray painted at Enloe High School. Police are investigating.  Durham Herald Sun

Raleigh police and the Wake County school system are investigating after racist and homophobic graffiti was found on the exterior of Enloe High School.



The wait is over - Fayetteville's Publix opens this weekend  WTVD-TV

The Publix grocery store chain is expanding its reach in the Sandhills. The brand new store opens Saturday on Raeford Road.



Six Cumberland County students charged in fight  WRAL.com

Fayetteville, N.C. — Six female students at Douglas Byrd High School were arrested Wednesday after a fight broke out on campus, the Cumberland County ...



Fayetteville high school quarterback facing 'sexting' charge  WTVD-TV

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- A high school quarterback is on the bench and under investigation for allegedly sending sexually explicit photos to his girlfriend.



If you heard those booms in Raleigh last night, here’s why  Durham Herald Sun

A military training exercise came to a Raleigh neighborhood Thursday, and some residents reported on social media that they heard helicopters and booming ...



‘Rest well knowing the Klan is awake!’ say KKK recruiting flyers tossed into NC yards  News & Observer

The Ku Klux Klan went recruiting for new members in the Asheville, NC area on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Asheville Police said residents in West ...



30 years after ending Clemson playing career, Woolford earns his degree  The Fayetteville Observer

Donnell Woolford had many great moments on the football field at Clemson between 1985-88. There were three Atlantic Coast Conference championships, ...



Wake students win top national prize for their ‘truly impressive’ bus safety invention  Durham Herald Sun

Sixth-grade Wake County students won the top award in a national contest on Tuesday, earning $110,000 in prizes for their school for an invention that makes ...



Former Wake County commissioner will run for Raleigh mayor  Raleigh News & Observer

Former Wake County Commissioner Caroline Sullivan announced she would run for Raleigh mayoral seat in the 2019 municipal election.



Durham school bus hit by stray bullet; driver treated for injuries from flying glass  The News & Observer

A stray bullet hit a Durham school bus on Friday afternoon, according to ABC11, The News & Observer's media partner.



Man shoots two children in the head in road-rage incident with their dad, NC cops say  Durham Herald Sun

A North Carolina boy, 9, and his 7-year-old sister were both shot in a road rage incident between their father and another man who's charged with opening fire ...



Fewer NC drivers got arrested for DWI during the holidays  The News & Observer

Fewer drivers were charged with impaired driving or DWI in North Carolina during this year's annual three-week Booze It or Lose It crackdown over the holidays, ...



With 16 flu deaths, NC hospitals tell kids to stay away unless they need medical care  The News & Observer

WakeMed in Raleigh and Cary and UNC hospitals in Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Hillsborough are banning visits by children 11 and under as a flu season ...



Child was struck and killed by Amtrak train in West Raleigh  Durham Herald Sun

A CSX railroad official called 911 Thursday and reported that a child was struck by an Amtrak train in West Raleigh.



Former student found with gun on Grays Creek High School campus  WRAL.com

A 19-year-old was arrested Thursday after he was found inside a car with a handgun on the Grays Creek High School campus.



Man charged after Durham County shooting  Durham Herald Sun

A 26-year-old man is in jail after authorities say he shot and injured another man in north Durham on Monday.



Football coach Russell Stone leaves Village Christian for Hickory  Fayetteville Observer

The veteran coach, who led the Knights to the NCISAA state final last season, was approved by the Hickory Public Schools board Monday. Russell Stone is ...



NC Supreme Court will hear libel case SBI agent brought against N&O  Raleigh News & Observer

The Supreme Court of North Carolina will hear the appeal made by The News and Observer Publishing Company and Mandy Locke in a libel case brought by ...



Durham’s people of honor: See who made the short list  Raleigh News & Observer

Durham is celebrating its 150th anniversary as a city, and named 150 late Durhamites to honor. Here's the short list of 29. Some names you know, like James E.



Cumberland County takes steps to bar hot bats  The Fayetteville Observer

All of the bats used by Cumberland County softball teams have been tested for legal compression.



New retailers have opened at RDU, including this one with distinctly local roots  The Herald-Sun

Root & Branch, one of 15 retailers to open in recent months at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, has local connections: Pam Blondin of Deco in Raleigh and ...



Outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease may be traced back to NC casino, officials say  The Herald-Sun

Jackson County, North Carolina and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians public health officials are investigating cases of Legionnaires' disease in people ...



Driving into downtown Raleigh on Capital this weekend? Be prepared for a detour.  Raleigh News & Observer

Southbound Capital Boulevard will be closed this weekend so workers can shift traffic to the new bridge over Peace Street. Southbound Capital is scheduled to ...



Tiffany Daniels roars for Food Lion  The Fayetteville Observer

Food Lion has been very, very good to Tiffany Daniels.The Fayetteville native has worked for the Salisbury-based company for 23 years. She's a customer ...



NC trooper shared his ‘random thoughts’ on Instagram. Now he’s on administrative duty.  Durham Herald Sun

A veteran trooper with the NC State Highway Patrol has been placed on administrative duty while the agency investigates comments on social media about ...



Mother left 9-year-old and toddler on Cary roadside and sped away, police say  The News & Observer

A mother left her 9-year-old and 19-month-old children by the side of a road in Cary and then sped away, police say.



Bullying preceded fatal shooting of Butler High student, officials say  The News & Observer

A student has died after a shooting at Butler High School Monday in Matthews. The suspected gunman at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School is a fellow student, ...



NC State Fair food worker charged with cocaine possession  The News & Observer

A worker at the NC State Fair has been charged with cocaine possession, a felony.



‘Take steps now’ as ‘major’ hurricane Florence heads toward Carolinas, NC governor says  The Herald-Sun

Gov. Roy Cooper announced a state of emergency in North Carolina ahead of Florence, which strengthened into a hurricane Sunday, and warned of dangerous ...



Apex High teacher suspended after video shows him choking a student  The Herald-Sun

An Apex High School teacher has been suspended after a video surfaced on social media apparently showing him choking a male student on campus.



Chapel Hill becomes 2nd Triangle school to cancel varsity football season. Here’s why  Durham Herald Sun

A third Orange County high school over the last two years is shutting down its varsity football program for one season due to lack of participation.



Wake County parents plead to school board: Don’t reassign our children  The News & Observer

Wake County parents pleaded with the school board to not reassign their children to different schools for the 2019-20 school year. The board made some ...



Fayettevilles first Publix store opens in Tallywood  Fayetteville Observer

Fay Council stood in freezing temperatures for an hour and a half before the new Publix Super Market at Tallywood Shopping Center opened at 7 a.m. today.



Garner Magnet High School student charged after bringing handgun, drugs to school  WRAL.com

A 17-year-old was charged Wednesday after he was found with a gun at Garner Magnet High School.



‘I don’t think I will ever feel safe again’: NC teacher ‘violently attacked’ on trail, he says  The Herald-Sun

A Johnston County teacher says he doesn't know if he will “ever feel safe again” after he says he was “violently attacked and robbed” on a greenway in broad ...



A car was traveling 197 mph during a street race near Raleigh, trooper says  The News & Observer

A video posted to Facebook shows the speedometer of a street-racing Dodge Challenger hitting 197 mph last month near Raleigh, according to court ...



The NC DMV headquarters must move in two years; here’s where it may go  The News & Observer

The state Division of Motor Vehicles has begun looking for a place to move the more than 500 people who work in its headquarters near downtown Raleigh, and ...



Fayetteville teen takes plea deal in sexting case  WTVD-TV

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- A high school quarterback has agreed to a plea deal that will get him out of felony charges that could have seen him forced to register ...



Families on waiting list to get into this Orange County school  The Herald-Sun

Orange County Schools has its first dual language immersion program at New Hope Elementary School between Chapel Hill and Hillsborough where students ...



Durham Academy to screen ‘Maynard’ for the public  The Herald-Sun

Durham Academy to screen 'Maynard' documentary on MLK Day. Durham to hold sidewalk meetings for LaSalle Street.



‘We smell it’: Worker called 911 to report breaking gas line before Durham explosion  Raleigh News & Observer

Durham city officials released additional information and a 911 recording from the gas leak and explosion that killed a coffee shop owner and injured others in ...



Storm-battered UNCW will tentatively resume classes Oct. 1. UNCP classes start Tuesday.  The State

Hurricane Florence damage cleanup continues on UNC Wilmington and UNC Pembroke campuses in North Carolina.



You should feel sick: Speaker says racial caste system in NC schools is our choice  The Herald-Sun

Writer Nikole Hannah-Jones tells 600 North Carolina education advocates at Duke University that they're responsible for tolerating schools that kill black ...



Search resumes Tuesday for driver of truck that went into the Neuse River early Sunday  The Herald-Sun

Divers have resumed the search of the Neuse River near Kinston for the driver of a tractor-trailer truck that drove off a bridge on the U.S. 70/258 bypass and was ...



NC man touched raw shrimp after Hurricane Florence. It left him fighting for his life  The Charlotte Observer

A North Carolina couple didn't have to eat the *fresh*-caught shrimp they bought a few weeks after Hurricane Florence to find out something was wrong with them.



After hurricane, UNCW faces extensive rebuilding at hefty price tag  The News & Observer

Hurricane Florence caused about $140 million in damage at UNC Wilmington, and university leaders say they hope to accomplish repairs with a combination of ...



Prosecutor: Teen had gun in waistband, showed it to Garner Magnet HS students  WRAL.com

A judge on Thursday increased the bond for a teen found in possession of a gun at Garner Magnet High School on Wednesday.



Storm to cause ‘days of impact,’ Cooper warns. How much snow, ice will Triangle get?  The Herald-Sun

A weekend storm could hit the Triangle early Sunday morning with up to 5 inches of snow predicted in Raleigh, the National Weather *Service* predicts.



Two arrested on burglary charges in Fayetteville  WRAL.com

Fayetteville police arrested two men Saturday in connection with a robbery in the 900 block of Odom Drive that occurred around 11:45 a.m. on Friday.



Man charged in kidnapping and rape of 15-year-old girl in North Raleigh last year  The Herald-Sun

A 28-year-old Apex man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he kidnapped, beat, and raped a 15-year-old girl in North Raleigh last year.



Durham man killed when pickup truck strikes manhole cover  The News & Observer

Durham police say a 41-year-old Durham man was killed when his truck crashed Friday afternoon at Harvest Street and Cheek Road.



After banning Confederate flag, Orange County Schools taking steps for students of color  The Herald-Sun

Orange County Schools will increase access to rigorous courses and use restorative practices to improve educational outcomes for black and Hispanic students ...



Middle Creek student's arrest latest as schools crack down on threats  WRAL.com

By Jodi Leese Glusco, WRAL.com director of *content* and Adam Owens, WRAL reporter. Apex, N.C. — A Middle Creek High School student is the latest to be ...



Malcolm X: Durham City Council didn’t honor him last year, but will now.  Raleigh News & Observer

Malcolm X will be honored by the Durham City Council in May. The civil rights leader was assassinated Feb. 21, 1965. He was born May 19, 1925, and would ...



Remnants of Hurricane Michael are closing roads, canceling flights in North Carolina  The Herald-Sun

A small but growing number of roads in Western North Carolina are closed because of flooding and downed trees as the remnants of Hurricane Michael move ...



Police investigating death of woman on I-85 in Durham  The Herald-Sun

The Durham Police Department is investigating the death of a woman found along Interstate 85 late Sunday night of Labor Day weekend. Police now say they ...



Huh? North Carolina Teen Couple Faces Felony Charges for Sexting Photos of Themselves  Essence.com

The two teens are being tried as adults for possessing photos of minors... However, those minors are themselves.



Tree, menorah lightings, and parades in Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro  The Herald-Sun

2018 Durham tree lighting, Durham Holiday Parade, American Tobacco tower, Chapel Hill tree, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade, JCC Hanukkah Festival, ...



Authorities: Woman critical after son shoots her in head  WLS-TV

One person was shot in the head on Ireland Drive near Raeford Road in Fayetteville on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.



Inmate suspected of sending threats to Durham police and Raleigh City Hall to frame his ex  The News & Observer

A North Carolina prison inmate is suspected of trying to frame his ex-girlfriend by sending threatening letters to the Durham police headquarters and a series of ...



Drone company will go slow with its food delivery in Holly Springs  The Herald-Sun

Flytrex, the Israeli company that plans to begin using drones to deliver food in Holly Springs this fall, says it wants to start slowly, with two or three simple routes ...



FTA letter for Durham Orange Chapel Hill light rail project  Raleigh News & Observer

A draft federal risk report sent to GoTriangle last week delivered some good news — and some bad news — for the 18-mile Durham-Orange light-rail project.



‘Explosively breeding’ frogs are literally dropping from above in NC, experts say  The News & Observer

A population boom of tens of thousands of frogs and toads has emerged on North Carolina's coastal plane in the wake of Hurricane Florence, creating reports of ...



These Southwest Durham parents don’t want a light-rail yard by their school, homes  The Herald-Sun

A group of Durham elementary school parents are “greatly troubled” about GoTriangle's plans for a light-rail yard near their homes and school in southwest ...



WTVD gets 3-year, exclusive broadcast rights to Christmas Parade. WRAL will air it, too.  The Herald-Sun

ABC11 signs a 3-year contract for exclusive broadcast rights to air the 2018 downtown Raleigh Christmas Parade. WTVD won the rights in 2017 from rival WRAL ...



Do your genes hold the secret to your success? Duke and UNC researchers explain.  The Herald-Sun

A study by Duke and UNC researchers explores genetic association with educational attainment, career advancement,and wealth accumulation.



Alumni want NC to recognize Raleigh’s first public high school for blacks  News & Observer

The Washington Graded and High School class of 1951 wants the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources to install a historical marker at the school.



He traded drugs with an 18-year-old who died. Is he a murderer?  Durham Herald Sun

Nathan Windham is charged with second-degree murder after selling heroin to Kevin Cummings, who died from an overdose three days after his 18th birthday.



Right-wing news editor accuses UNC lecturer of assault at Silent Sam protest  The Herald-Sun

Alt-right Big League Politics editor Patrick Howley charges UNC lecturer Dwayne Dixon with assaulting him during Aug. 20 Silent Sam Confederate statue ...



Durham mayor calls on Trump to ‘end hateful rhetoric’ after Pittsburgh violence  The Herald-Sun

After the Tree of Life synagogue murders, Durham Mayor Steve Schewel calls on President Trump and followers to 'end hateful rhetoric.'



Roxboro police search for man suspected in fatal shooting  The Herald-Sun

Roxoboro police are looking for Terrel Wiley, who has been accused of shooting and killing 23-year-old Daquan Harris.



Fayetteville basketball player Najee Thomas breaks backboard with dunk  HighSchoolOT

Seventy-First High School big man Najee Thomas had a game-stopping dunk on Monday night - literally.



4 inmates on death row seek permanent stays of execution due to racial bias  CBS17.com

A state Superior Court judge ruled in 2012 that Cumberland County prosecutors intentionally dismissed African-American potential jurors in death penalty cases ...



Kestrel Heights’ appeal denied; high school to close after school year  News & Observer

An appeal to keep Durham's public charter Kestrel Heights High School open has failed. The State Board of Education unanimously denied the appeal Thursday ...



Fayetteville investigators wait to talk to pedestrian in fatal crash  WRAL.com

Police said Tuesday they still are trying to determine why a woman darted out in front of a motorcycle on the All American Freeway in Fayetteville Monday night, ...



PHOTOS: Our high school graduation favorites  Fayetteville Observer

We shot hundreds of photos from the graduation ceremonies at Cumberland County high schools. These are our favorites.



Man crossing I-440 on foot at night killed when hit by car, truck  The News & Observer

A man from Maryland died late Tuesday, June 19, 2018, when he was hit by a car and a tractor-trailer while he was crossing Interstate 440 on foot and in dark ...



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