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.
RALEIGH N.C. lawmakers asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to stay a U.S. federal court’s decision ordering them to redraw legislative districts and hold new elections in November 2017. On Tuesday a three-judge panel […]
RALEIGH N.C. Senate lawmakers passed a constitutional amendment Wednesday that caps the amount that the state can raise income taxes. If the bill becomes law, voters will consider a constitutional amendment on the November […]
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 […]