19 min ago | The Mountain Times
This drawing from the Library of Congress helps illustrate the harsh conditions that affected health, troop movement and even battle outcomes during the Civil War.
1 hr ago | The Mountain Times
The Avett Brothers' Bob Crawford performs at MerleFest 2013. MerleFest and The Mast Farm Inn in Valle Crucis will host the N.C. Bluegrass Pavilion at the 2013 IBMA World of Bluegrass, offering a variety of workshops, videos and music with a focus on North Carolina-based musicians and events.
1 hr ago | Philanthropy Journal
U.S. Housing and Urban Development awarded $806,566 in a second round of grants to support 16 local homeless housing and service programs in North Carolina.
2 hrs ago | Watauga Democrat
North Carolina Senate leaders on Sunday released a $20.6 billion state budget proposal for the 2013-14 fiscal year as part of a biennium budget plan.
5 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News
The Swansboro Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded a $3,000 grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina as part of the Nourishing North Carolina initiative.
8 hrs ago | Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity
The NC Omega Beta Chapter at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received the University's award for "Most Campus Involvement." The Brothers at NC Omega Beta are involved in a gamut of organizations, Student Government, IFC, Honor Court, Club Football, the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, Dance Marathon, Relay for Life, Club ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk
Here are ten of the most significant studies on staving off Alzheimer's, with an expert verdict from the Alzheimer's Society's Jessica Smith That was the claim yesterday from scientists at Oxford University who suggested a daily dose of vitamin B could stave off the condition's devastating progression.
A bill granting driving privileges to North Carolina residents who are living in the country illegally is headed to the state House floor.
Dozens of people who live off of Independence Boulevard came out Tuesday night to learn about plans to widen it.
The U.S. Senate this week has started to fine-tune the huge, new five-year farm bill, working through votes on a series of amendments that will include a proposal to eliminate federal subsidies for tobacco insurance.
North Carolina's Rowan-Salisbury School System has won the 2013 Sylvia Charp Award for District Innovation in Technology, presented by T.H.E. Journal and the International Society for Technology in Education .
With vexing problems facing our state leaders, here's a fix many kids - and adults - would deem a "no-brainer:" Legislators can make North Carolina's communities safer and save millions of dollars with a change to the way the we treat 16- and 17- years olds charged with misdemeanors.
That's where the "Extension Fairy" videos come in. Together, Morgan and Sanchez make videos on topics such as agri-tourism and trimming crepe myrtles a little more fun like making sure people don't commit "crepe murder". "Crepe murder is so sad.
So long as that energy is in the form of oil and gas, of course, existing energy companies can control prices by manipulating supply.
The search and rescue mission continues this evening after a massive tornado touched down Monday afternoon.
The North Carolina Press Association is claiming victory in a battle to maintain government notices in newspapers, but the war isn't yet over.
A former North Carolina lawmaker is set to face a jury over accusations he used a pair of government-funded non-profit corporations as personal piggy banks.