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.
NEW YORK On Friday the U.S. government released robust jobs data in its monthly report that said nonfarm employers added 235,000 workers to their payrolls last month, with the unemployment rate dropping a tenth […]
WINDSOR, N.C. Bertie County schools operated on a two-hour delay Friday as a 10-block area of downtown Windsor remained submerged from 18 to 20 inches of rain that fell on the area from Tropical […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student held captive in North Korea for 17 months, has been released, but a former U.S. official said on Tuesday he is in a coma and […]