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District 12 of 'The Hunger Games' is now a historic place

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. North Carolina officials announced earlier this week that the Henry River Mill Village in Hildebr...

'The Profit' says limits on US flag size unconstitutional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reality television star contends in a court filing that a North Carolina city's size ban on a huge America flag flying at his recreational vehicle store is unconstitutional. ...

D-Day's 75th anniversary renews interest in some classrooms

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As the 75th anniversary of D-Day approaches, historians and educators worry that the World War II milestone is losing its resonance with today's students. In Nor...

New trial ordered for white homeowner in death of black man

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's second-highest court says a white homeowner who reported "hoodlums" in his neighborhood before he shot and killed an unarmed black man should get a new trial. ...

'Riley Howell is a hero' Student who attacked gunman lauded

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — David Belnap stood on his North Carolina college campus aching from the latest U.S. school shooting as he held a candle and wore a homemade T-shirt with "Riley Howell is a hero"...

Vigil planned after 2 killed, 4 wounded in campus shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A shooting that killed two and wounded four at a North Carolina university left students scrambling for shelter and prompted fresh calls for ways to keep campuses safe. ...

North Carolina campus shooting leaves 2 dead, 4 injured

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A shooting on a North Carolina university campus left two people dead and four wounded Tuesday, prompting a lockdown and causing panic across campus on the last day of cla...

Time runs out for prisoner trying to prove his innocence

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lee Wayne Hunt died a prisoner, officially deemed guilty of a double murder — even though a co-defendant absolved him in a conversation with a lawyer that remained secret for deca...

Museum acquires statue, complete with glitter, nail polish

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An impressive marble sculpture of the first king of Israel, which disappeared from public view for 150 years, has been acquired by a North Carolina art museum from a boarding scho...

Man seeks new trial in death of Michael Jordan's father

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A man convicted in the killing of Michael Jordan's father more than 25 years ago is continuing his decades-long attempt to prove he wasn't involved in the murder. ...

Hurricane-walloped North Carolina votes again after Big 1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For a Southern state regularly exposed to major hurricanes, call it a fall election Florence-style. In 2016, North Carolina voters cast their ballots just four w...

Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas, where some rivers are still rising and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes on Monday before ri...

Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate. ...

Major flooding lingering more than a week after Florence

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Major flooding remains in eastern North Carolina more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Gov. Roy Cooper said Saturday that nine of the state...

Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence's fury

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Benetta White and David Lloyd slogged through waist-deep water filling their yard to escape Hurricane Florence's latest life-threatening punch to a town in the Carolinas. ...