If Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry ever campaigns in Eastern North Carolina, he may have some explaining to do.
According to "Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue," in 1992 when Perry was a promising Texas politician but not yet governor, he tried some Eastern North Carolina barbecue from King’s of Kinston, which was served at the Republican National Convention in Houston. (Read more)
Hurricane Irene left its mark in Pamlico County. Although Vickie Moseley-Jones suffered minor damages, her heart goes out to those residents who sustained significant damages, some who even lost their homes.
Moseley-Jones will be honored for her community service by the NAACP in an event scheduled for Saturday. Marshall Williams, vice president of the Craven County Chapter of the NAACP, said that Moseley-Jones is a great asset to the students and faculty at Craven Community College. (Read more)
Sen. Buck Newton, a Republican who represents Wilson and Nash counties, was appointed Wednesday to co-chair the Municipal Power Agency Relief committee, which will seek ways to cut electric costs for customers served by ElectriCities. (Paid Content)
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Wilmington contractor has been sentenced for mail fraud for bilking the New Hanover ABC Board out of $43,000 used to build a garage at the home of an ABC official. (Read more)
Nash County Register of Deeds Barbara Sasser has died.
Sasser, 74, died Tuesday at Wake Med in Raleigh. The five-term register of deeds had been battling cancer for several months. (Read more)
Judge Greg Mathis Weighs in on the execution of Troy Davis. (See video)
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A panel of three judges has found two North Carolina men innocent of a murder to which they had once pleaded guilty. (Read more)