New Island Appears off North Carolina Coast, Tourists Rowing over Despite Warnings

A new island off the coast of North Carolina (not pictured) revealed itself over the past few months. (iStock) There’s always a new place to be discovered on this little blue marble of ours. A new island, just off the tip of Cape Point in Buxton, N.C., has practically crept up overnight. The island is Read more about New Island Appears off North Carolina Coast, Tourists Rowing over Despite Warnings[…]

North Carolina Burglary Fail: Would-Be Burglar Beaten by Resident

John Alexander Bracken is accused of breaking into a home and getting into a fight with a resident. (Fox 46) CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. – A man accused of breaking into a home in Carolina beach reportedly ended up getting into a fight with the resident. Scott Hettinger with the Carolina Beach Police Department tells WECT-TV Read more about North Carolina Burglary Fail: Would-Be Burglar Beaten by Resident[…]

North Carolina Man Receives Shocking $100 Million Charge on Water Bill

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – The water bill wasn’t so bad, but the service charge was eye-popping. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Kieran Healy of Orange County in central North Carolina got a water bill for $189.92. The service charge was a dollar shy of $100 million. Hey @owasa1, I just got a water Read more about North Carolina Man Receives Shocking $100 Million Charge on Water Bill[…]

Civil Liberty Groups Decry North Carolina’s Restrictive Laws Push

Over the past six years, North Carolina has pushed some of the most restrictive legislation in the country, civil liberties groups say — and they caution that the state’s push could represent the proverbial “canary in the coalmine.” In two separate cases within the past few weeks, the North Carolina legislature suffered significant defeats in Read more about Civil Liberty Groups Decry North Carolina’s Restrictive Laws Push[…]

Cam Johnson Makes Case for Release from Pitt, Transfer to North Carolina

(Photo: Tommy Gilligan, USA TODAY Sports) Cam Johnson, the sought-after graduate transfer from the University of Pittsburgh, has finally chosen his next school from an array of suitors: North Carolina. Now the pertinent question becomes: Will he see the court for the Tar Heels this coming season? Normally, this wouldn’t even be a question. Graduate Read more about Cam Johnson Makes Case for Release from Pitt, Transfer to North Carolina[…]

North Carolina High School Principal Apologizes for Student’s ‘Sexist’ Yearbook Quote

A North Carolina high school principal apologized on Wednesday after a student’s offensive statement was published in the school’s yearbook. A senior at Panther Creek High School in Wake County submitted a quote to the yearbook committee that read: “I don’t know what’s worse, candy corn or women’s rights,” according to The News & Observer. Read more about North Carolina High School Principal Apologizes for Student’s ‘Sexist’ Yearbook Quote[…]