State & Local

  • Propane safety paramount as cold weather approaches

    Wed, Dec 11, 2019

    North Carolina's Ag and Consumer Services department hopes residents will heed warnings about the potential risks of using propane and space heaters.

  • Pinehurst: Christmas tree collection, trash pickup, and office hours

    Tue, Dec 10, 2019

    The Village of Pinehurst’s governmental offices will be closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25, 2019 in observance of the Christmas holiday, and Wednesday, January 1, 2020 for New Year's Day.

  • Citizens needed for Aberdeen Planning Board

    Tue, Dec 10, 2019

    The Town of Aberdeen says it needs to fill vacancies on the Planning Board, and is asking citizens to complete an application if they’re interested in filling one of the two open spots.

  • Eva Perry library closes for renovation

    Mon, Dec 09, 2019

    Regular readers and story time scholars in Apex and Cary will have an upgraded and updated library to call home in 2020.

    Beginning today, Eva Perry Regional Library is closed in preparation for a months-long renovation.

  • Stop, prepare to go around (and around)

    Mon, Dec 09, 2019

    The intersection of N.C. 98 and Moores Pond Road east of Wake Forest is scheduled to become an all-way stop this week as an interim safety measure until a roundabout can be designed and constructed.

    Currently, drivers on N.C. 98 do not have to stop.

  • Newcomers join Holly Springs Town Council

    Mon, Dec 09, 2019

    At the Holly Springs Town Council’s first December meeting, new Council Members Aaron Wolff and Shaun McGrath took the oath of office.

  • Wake Forest Christmas parade canceled due to threat of violence

    Mon, Dec 09, 2019

    One week after the Town of Wake Forest announced plans to proceed with its annual Christmas parade, despite the participation of a local Confederate group, the board of directors for the non-profit that sponsors the event - with Town support - decided to cancel the parade over concerns about publ

  • Quarterback sacks filled grocery sacks

    Mon, Dec 09, 2019

    If you liked tracking stats for your favorite NCAA college football team throughout the 2019 season, you may not have known there was an extra reason to cheer on the defense.

  • Power costs to decrease, just in time for winter: Duke Energy

    Mon, Dec 09, 2019

    If your power comes from Duke Energy, a drop in your electric rates this winter season may already have shown up on your bill, the company says.

  • Early morning homicide in Charlotte

    Mon, Dec 09, 2019

    Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 2700 block of North Brevard Street, which is in the Eastway Division.