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Jul. 07, 2015 @ 10:05 AM

NCHP reports 10 fatalities over holiday weekend

The North Carolina Highway Patrol (NCHP) announced a preliminary number of 10 motorists who died on state highways during the July Fourth holiday period.

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 08:31 AM

‘First In Freedom’ state license plate revealed

North Carolina is unveiling a new state license plate in recognition of the state’s historic role in the creation of the United States.

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 07:41 AM

Jobless rate increases in May

Unemployment rates increased in 97 North Carolina counties in May, decreased in two counties and remained unchanged in one county.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 09:01 AM

Supreme Court decision supports choose life license plates

In a victory for pro-life advocates, the Supreme Court today reversed a lower court decision striking down Choose Life license plates in North Carolina. Legislators in the Tar Heel State had petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that barred the state from issuing “Choose Life” license plates.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 08:37 AM

Moped registration begins July 1

Beginning July 1 motorists operating a moped on North Carolina roadways will be required to have their vehicle registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in accordance to House Bill 1145, which was approved last year.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Safe and sober driving this Fourth of July

In between the afternoon barbecues, evening fireworks and plans to celebrate with friends and family this Fourth of July holiday, law enforcement officers are asking motorists to remember to designate a sober driver behind the wheel.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 08:54 AM

Governor McCrory OKs 16 new bills

Governor Pat McCrory recently signed the following bills into law:

Jun. 25, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Giving canines a second chance

A crowd of community members, Community Pet Center (CPC) volunteers and board members, inmates and canines gathered at the Spindale House Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the graduation of four dogs from "A New Leash on Life."

Jun. 25, 2015 @ 08:12 AM

Third car crash victim remains in critical condition

The 31-year-old Rutherfordton man injured in the car crash Monday evening that claimed the lives of a teenager and a young adult remains in critical condition at Mission Hospitals in Asheville today.

Jun. 25, 2015 @ 07:58 AM

Gov. McCrory signs 12 new bills into law

Governor Pat McCrory has recently signed the following bills into law: