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 […]
RALEIGH The back-and-forth of North Carolina’s voting laws has left North Carolina’s county election boards scrambling to adapt, the state’s Republican Party head said Wednesday.By reverting to the voting rules in place before the […]
LUMBERTON, N.C. – Police say that the westbound lanes of Highway 40 are washed out through Johnston County as floodwaters rise in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Emergency crews in boats rescued hundreds of people […]