Hokies eager to get back to work when North Carolina visits

Virginia Tech returns from a week off for self-scouting and healing with a pretty clear sense of the challenge ahead. The Hokies (5-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) are a game behind No. 8 Miami and Virginia in the loss column in the ACC’s Coastal Division, and they can’t really afford to stumble before playing both Read more about Hokies eager to get back to work when North Carolina visits[…]

N.C.A.A.: North Carolina Will Not Be Punished for Academic Scandal

Coach Roy Williams and the North Carolina men’s basketball team after winning the 2005 national championship game. Several members of that team took fraudulent “paper” classes. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The N.C.A.A. did not dispute that the University of North Carolina was guilty of running one of the worst academic fraud schemes in college sports Read more about N.C.A.A.: North Carolina Will Not Be Punished for Academic Scandal[…]

KKK distributes flyers outside North Carolina football game criticizing removal of Confederate statues

The Ku Klux Klan chose to target a high school football game for its defense of Confederate statues, sending a North Carolina school district scrambling to determine why the racist organization chose a high school football game as the ideal ground on which to spread targeted racist propaganda. As reported by the News & Observer, Read more about KKK distributes flyers outside North Carolina football game criticizing removal of Confederate statues[…]

Georgia Tech controls clock, beats North Carolina 33-7

Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall (16) is brought down by North Carolina safety Donnie Miles (15) after a long run in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Atlanta. Georgia Tech won 33-7. (John Bazemore/Associated Press) ATLANTA — For Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson, the math was simple. Read more about Georgia Tech controls clock, beats North Carolina 33-7[…]

Thousands flee North Carolina’s Outer Banks ahead of Hurricane Maria

A tropical storm warning is in effect for a swath of the North Carolina coast from Bogue Inlet to the Virginia border. HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. — North Carolina’s Outer Banks are bracing for the effects of Hurricane Maria, even though the storm is expected to pass the state at least 150 miles offshore. Officials estimate Read more about Thousands flee North Carolina’s Outer Banks ahead of Hurricane Maria[…]

Three Interesting Restaurants For A Great Dining Experience In Hickory NC

Located in the western part of the state, Hickory, North Carolina is a city whose downtown area looks nice for starters. Don’t you like it that cities try to keep their old historical downtown storefronts? Maybe one of the three restaurants we are going to look at is in the downtown area. Let’s get to Read more about Three Interesting Restaurants For A Great Dining Experience In Hickory NC[…]

The 15 Most Instagrammable Spots In Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville, North Carolina is one of the top-ranked U.S. destinations to visit right now. But despite all its recognition as a trendy place to go, this mountain city is still a mellow artists’ community at heart. Between buzzy breweries and biscuit shops, you’ll find historic landmarks and businesses that have served travelers for generations. And Read more about The 15 Most Instagrammable Spots In Asheville, North Carolina[…]

Utah father who fled sentencing for daughter’s death captured in North Carolina

SALT LAKE CITY — A Monroe, Sevier County, father suspected of fleeing the state before he could be sentenced for his infant daughter’s death has been arrested in North Carolina, according to police. David Lewis Anderson, 38, was scheduled to be sentenced in 6th District Court in Richfield on Sept. 5, but he didn’t appear, Read more about Utah father who fled sentencing for daughter’s death captured in North Carolina[…]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local):

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): As South Carolina’s governor was issuing warnings about Tropical Storm Irma for the state’s residents, the the progress of Tropical Storm Irma, the storm toppled a massive oak tree on an apartment building he owns. Gov. Henry McMaster says a massive oak tree fell Read more about JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local):[…]