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Sep. 15, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Inmate who escaped in Anson County captured

An inmate who escaped from the Anson County jail has been arrested in Union County.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 08:23 AM

Flags will be lowered today

Governor Pat McCrory has ordered all North Carolina and United States flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset on Thursday in recognition of Patriot Day.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

A South Carolina man killed his five children, ages 1 to 8, then dumped their bodies wrapped in trash bags in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Chiquita to talk with potential buyers

Not even a month after flatly rejecting a takeover bid by two Brazilian companies, Chiquita softened its stance and will open its books to them.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

McCrory mum on signing NC coal ash regulation law

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory won't say how he plans to handle a proposed new law regulating Duke Energy's toxic coal ash pit that he's suggested includes an unconstitutional provision.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 01:03 PM

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar receive FTC request

Dollar Tree Inc. said Tuesday that it has received a request from the Federal Trade Commission for more information about its proposed takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Pisgah Inn operator gets 10-year contract

The operator of Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway has been awarded a contract to operate for another 10 years.


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 11:17 AM

Facebook generates $680 million in economic output

Since breaking ground in 2010, the Facebook Data Center in Forest City has generated $680 million in economic output.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

Kellogg to lay off 161 at Charlotte bakery

Kellogg Co. says it will begin layoffs at its Charlotte bakery in November as it edges closer to shutting down the operation.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

A North Carolina judge has overturned the convictions of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case.