LGBTQ People Sue North Carolina Over New ‘Bathroom Bill’

Some of North Carolina’s transgender residents are speaking out against the state’s House Bill 142. A group of LGBTQ people took action in a North Carolina court on Friday, filing a lawsuit in response to HB 142, a troubling piece of legislation passed by the state earlier this year. The lawsuit, backed by a handful Read more about LGBTQ People Sue North Carolina Over New ‘Bathroom Bill’[…]

Types of Insurance That May Apply if You Are Injured in a Car Accident in North Carolina

The Healthcare Executive's Simple Guide to FMV by the ABA In 2015, there were over 250,000 reported car accidents in North Carolina. And, unfortunately, statistics suggest that nearly every driver will be involved in at least one car accident in their lifetime. Given these numbers, you should be aware of the types of car insurance Read more about Types of Insurance That May Apply if You Are Injured in a Car Accident in North Carolina[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

$500 Million Opium Poppy Field Accidentally Found in North Carolina

We’re sorry, but your browser does not support this video. Please install Adobe Flash version 10 or later. Duration: 00:32 1 day ago Train Stabbing Suspect Reportedly Shared White Supremacist Posts on Facebook Climate Change Could Contribute to Lost Sleep Vitamin D in Utero Might Decrease Risk of Childhood Asthma Veuer 0:55 Veuer 0:54 Veuer Read more about $500 Million Opium Poppy Field Accidentally Found in North Carolina[…]

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Supreme Court’s North Carolina Congressional Districts Ruling Could Mean Trouble for Similar Texas Cases

AP WASHINGTON — In striking down North Carolina’s congressional district map, the Supreme Court sent Texas a firm warning Monday about how the state’s case may fare if it reaches that stage. The 5-3 North Carolina ruling affirmed a previous district court decision, which found that Republican state legislators there had “packed” black voters into Read more about Supreme Court’s North Carolina Congressional Districts Ruling Could Mean Trouble for Similar Texas Cases[…]

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North Carolina’s U.S. Senator Tillis Collapses at Charitable Race: AP

Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., in this file photo dated March 21, 2017. United States Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina collapsed while competing in a three-mile charitable race in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning, the Read more about North Carolina’s U.S. Senator Tillis Collapses at Charitable Race: AP[…]

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Cooper Optimistic About Many More Corporate Expansions into Nc

Sealed Air has officially moved to Charlotte, marking the city’s largest corporate relocation in history. The manufacturer, perhaps best known as the maker of Bubble Wrap and other packaging materials, on Wednesday held a ribbon-cutting of its new corporate headquarters off Tyvola Road. For North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, the event marked the first of Read more about Cooper Optimistic About Many More Corporate Expansions into Nc[…]