North Carolina

12 Little Known Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Life

You’ve probably heard the phrase “karma is a b$tch!” before. But do you really know what karma means? It isn’t some sort of punishment, it’s actually …

Spirituality

This Beloved Soul Food Restaurant Was Busted for Using Food Stamps to Stock Fridges - Munchies

Rebecca Ingram and Mary Frances Ingram, the owners of Becky's and Mary's Restaurant, have been serving down-home soul food in High Point, North Carolina for more than 40 years, cooking the kind of fried chicken and collard greens that you wish your grandmother had the kitchen skills to make. …

American South

American Airlines Calls Police to Force NAACP’s Rev. William Barber Off Plane

On Friday night, Rev. William Barber II—president of the North Carolina NAACP and leader of the Moral Mondays movement—was forced off of an American …

Policing

Missing Alabama teen found safe in Texas 16 months later

<b>by:</b> Updated: Apr 23, 2017 - 7:54 AM<p><b>HIGHLAND HOME, Ala.</b> - An Alabama teen who vanished without a trace two years ago after taking out the trash has …

Charlotte

Tim Tebow has his best week in minors with 6 hits

An update on Tim Tebow's first season with the Columbia Fireflies, the New York Mets' Class A affiliate. This week, Tebow and the Fireflies completed …

Baseball

The crime-abuse connection, more on the bathroom bill, Denver reefer tours | Letters to the Editor

<b>Reduce abuse, reduce crime</b><p>Re: "Texas has chance to save billions -- Lawmakers should expand programs that keep children safe, says Madeline McClure," …

Texas

D.C. Nike Opening Recruiting Notes

<b>Subscribers click here to read:</b><b><br>D.C. Nike Opening Recruiting Notes</b><p><i>To read the full report, and all the rest of this site's recruiting scoop, you will</i> …

UNC Chapel Hill

Randy Moss' Son Thaddeus Transferring to LSU from NC State's Football Team

Thaddeus Moss, the son of former All-Pro receiver Randy Moss, will transfer from North Carolina State to LSU next season.<p>The tight end announced the move on his personal Twitter account (h/t Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports):<p>Moss appeared in five games as a true freshman for the Wolfpack last season.<p>He …

College Football

Driver Licenses From Nine States Won’t Be Valid IDs for Domestic Flights in 2018

Time to start applying for a passport.<p>Beginning Jan. 22, 2018, travelers from nine states will no longer be able to travel with only their driver’s …

TSA

10 Big States Taxing Internet Sales

Business

'Empire' star has North Carolina roots

— Award-winning actress and star of Fox’s hit drama “Empire” Taraji P. Henson has fond memories of visiting North Carolina every summer.<p>The …

American South

Bonded Cats Never Stop Cuddling At Shelter, Two Hours After Waiting...

Two beautiful bonded cats never stopped cuddling when they were waiting for their forever home at the shelter.<p>Meet Princess and Sweet Pea.<p>SPCA of …

Cute Animals

North Dakota lawmakers resume session, face deadline

North Dakota's Legislature will meet at least a few more days this session as House and Senate negotiators iron out differences in last-minute bills …

North Dakota

NWSL MATCH RECAP | North Carolina Courage 1, Thorns FC 0

<b>CARY, N.C.</b> – Playing their first road match of the 2017 season, Portland Thorns FC conceded a late goal to the North Carolina Courage, falling 1-0 in …

Soccer

Chicago, CA Join Growing List of Places Banning Travel to NC

HRC and Equality NC hailed the news that Chicago and California are maintaining their bans on taxpayer-funded travel to North Carolina. The …

Equality

North Carolina civil rights center faces conservative ire

A center founded at the University of North Carolina by a civil rights attorney to help the poor and disenfranchised is the latest institution to …

Civil Rights

Voter List Delhi 2017: Here's how you can find your name on the MCD election voter list

Over 1.32 crore voters will cast their poll on Sunday for municipal elections in Delhi across 272 wards.<p>The voters will seal the fate of over 2,500 …

American South

Students want Raleigh school named for integration fighters

A group of eighth-grade students wants the Wake County school board to name a future school after a local African-American family who fought for …

Education

Florida voters could restore voting rights to almost 2 million felons in 2018

A constitutional amendment will appear on the ballot if it gets enough signatures.<p>More than 1.6 million former felons could have their right to vote …

Civil Rights

2017 NFL draft: Top 5 specialists | Possible competition for Panthers’ Graham Gano

The Observer’s top 5 specialists available in the 2017 NFL draft:<p>1. Zane Gonzalez<p><b>College:</b> Arizona State<p><b>Ht.:</b> 6-foot-1. <b>Wt.:</b> 190.<p><b>Projected round:</b> Fourth.<p>…

Charlotte

What to Watch: Abbott breaths news life into bathroom bill

For months, Gov. Greg Abbott stayed silent and Texas' bathroom bill languished in the Legislature amid mounting criticism from LGBT activists and …

American South

Long odds don't stop lawmakers from big change bills

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Michigan's governor and lawmakers haven't had a raise in 15 years.<p>LANSING — Sometimes, when legislators introduce a bill, they’re …

Government

Wreck on I-77 kills two in Charlotte

Two people were killed in a wreck in northwest Charlotte Sunday morning. The single-vehicle crash happened around 7:15 a.m. on Interstate 77 …

Charlotte

Capitol Watch: NY lawmakers return, face budget hangover

Proposals to end child marriage, address government corruption and revise the state's antiquated voting laws await New York state lawmakers returning …

Government

North Carolina's long summer vacations are being challenged

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some folks can't get enough of summer. Others see it as a problem that needs fixing.<p>For more than a dozen years, North Carolina has mandated the beginning and end of summer vacation for public schools. The law was designed to support tourism at the state's beaches and mountain …

Education in North Carolina

The Georgia law that could suppress Democratic turnout in Jon Ossoff’s special election

A new lawsuit alleges that a Georgia voter registration law violates federal law.<p>Georgia won’t permit newly registered voters to participate in the June 20 runoff election for the state’s sixth Congressional district — a restriction that a new lawsuit argues is illegal.<p>The National Voter …

American South

Asheville council to look at race and traffic stops

ASHEVILLE - A presentation on data showing a disproportionate number of minority drivers have been stopped and searched by local police will be heard …

Asheville

Where are college basketball's best transfers going for 2017-18 season?

Transfer season is in full swing. The full list is nearing 500 names, and more players are being added every day. All offseason long, we'll be …

NC State Wolfpack

How a Concord company landed millions in tax breaks despite questions over its finances

North Carolina officials repeatedly raised questions about the finances of a high-tech battery company before pledging millions of dollars in tax …

Charlotte

Mark Emmert Admits NCAA Accepted The "Absolute Minimum" In Its Return To North Carolina

In speaking with the Associated Press sports editors at their annual meeting with commissioners on Thursday night, NCAA president Emmert acknowledged …

March Madness