The U.S. Geological Survey said a 2.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in western North Carolina Tuesday morning near Hot Springs, northwest of Asheville. The report on the earthquake on the USGS site said it occurred 6.1 kilometers (3.7 miles) beneath the surface. The Citizen-Times reported the temblor could be felt in downtown Asheville, but no damage was reported.
BATON ROUGE, La. Three police officers were shot to death and several others wounded in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, the city’s mayor said, as the country remained on edge in the wake of police […]
WILSON In Eastern North Carolina communities, family owned boutiques and gift shops, mom and pop diners, and specialty stores are plentiful. Small towns encourage and promote shopping locally so consumers support their neighbors and […]
WILSON — Wilson County District Court Judge Beth Freshwater-Smith sweeps past Rocky Mount attorney and City Councilman Lamont Wiggins to win the permanent seat as District 7 Judge representing Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe Counties. “I […]