As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds.
A hearing is set next month on whether the Forsyth County Commission can resume its policy of allowing sectarian prayer before its meetings.
The University of North Carolina is spending nearly $800,000 with a public relations firm as it deals with the results of an investigation of academic and athletic problems at the Chapel Hill school.
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis are campaigning in the eastern part of the state as the days dwindle before North Carolina voters decide who will represent them for the next six years.
Police say the suspected gunman in a North Carolina courthouse shooting has turned himself in.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office has arrested Joyce Williams, 41, of Moore Road in Tryon, for selling/delivering a schedule II controlled substance.
The first snow of the season could fall this weekend in the mountains of western North Carolina.
Asheville's city manager is ordering a review of police force operations in light of recent reports of problems which include low morale and forced overtime.
The operators of a North Carolina third-party payroll company have been indicted after federal prosecutors say they took more than $11 million from their clients and used it for themselves.
A 12-year-old Mebane girl plans to sponsor hayrides on Halloween to raise money for breast cancer awareness.