Grocery prices increasing significantly on certain items during pandemic

GROCERY PRICES INCREASING SIGNIFICANTLY ON CERTAIN ITEMS DURING PANDEMIC

Have you noticed the price of eggs and other commodity items increasing in the last two weeks? Read on for the explanation from grocery...

In Wake Co., stricter stay-at-home rules will close some gun stores

IN WAKE CO., STRICTER STAY-AT-HOME RULES WILL CLOSE SOME GUN STORES

With a statewide order to stay at home set to go into effect Monday at 5 p.m., North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper defined some "essential"...

 
 
 
Fayetteville mayor considering curfew to limit social gatherings

FAYETTEVILLE MAYOR CONSIDERING CURFEW TO LIMIT SOCIAL GATHERINGS

Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin has asked the city's legal staff to research the possibility of a nighttime curfew in the city to address...

NCHSAA remains hopeful for return of high school sports after pandemic suspends activities

NCHSAA REMAINS HOPEFUL FOR RETURN OF HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AFTER PANDEMIC SUSPENDS ACTIVITIES

This Thursday will mark three weeks since the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced basketball state championships would...

 
 
 
Raleigh nonprofit uses virtual office visits to protect at-risk patients

RALEIGH NONPROFIT USES VIRTUAL OFFICE VISITS TO PROTECT AT-RISK PATIENTS

A nonprofit medical provider in Raleigh has started its own virtual medical visits online - and the timing is perfect.

'Entire town' of Middlesex without power after crash snaps utility pole

'ENTIRE TOWN' OF MIDDLESEX WITHOUT POWER AFTER CRASH SNAPS UTILITY POLE

Nash County officials said an entire town is without power after a car crash.

 
 
 
It's illegal to ask for a hair or spa appointment at home during the pandemic

IT'S ILLEGAL TO ASK FOR A HAIR OR SPA APPOINTMENT AT HOME DURING THE PANDEMIC

If you're looking for a hair stylist or a masseuse to provide those services at your home during the statewide order, don't. State...

North Carolina closes 25 state parks to promote social distancing

NORTH CAROLINA CLOSES 25 STATE PARKS TO PROMOTE SOCIAL DISTANCING

Dozens of North Carolina's state parks are closing as the statewide stay-at-home order takes effect.

 
 
 
24 residents test positive for coronavirus at Northampton rest home

24 RESIDENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS AT NORTHAMPTON REST HOME

A cluster of coronavirus cases has been identified in Northampton County, 26 in all, with 24 cases at Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi.

Congregation, community rally to support Northampton rest home after cluster of coronavirus cases

CONGREGATION, COMMUNITY RALLY TO SUPPORT NORTHAMPTON REST HOME AFTER CLUSTER OF CORONAVIRUS CASES

A cluster of coronavirus cases has been identified in Northampton County, 26 in all, with 24 cases at Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi.

 
 
 
Coronavirus coverage in North Carolina, March 27, 2020: Rowan County resident is now fourth in NC to die from COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE IN NORTH CAROLINA, MARCH 27, 2020: ROWAN COUNTY RESIDENT IS NOW FOURTH IN NC TO DIE FROM COVID-19

Here are the latest updates on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in North Carolina and across the globe.

Congregation, community rallies to support Northampton rest home after cluster of coronavirus cases

CONGREGATION, COMMUNITY RALLIES TO SUPPORT NORTHAMPTON REST HOME AFTER CLUSTER OF CORONAVIRUS CASES

A cluster of coronavirus cases has been identified in Northampton County, 26 in all, with 24 cases at Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi.

 
 
 
Cooler days on way after weekend of record heat

COOLER DAYS ON WAY AFTER WEEKEND OF RECORD HEAT

Central North Carolina will see some relief after an unseasonably warm weekend. Fayetteville saw a record fall when the temperature...

With no customers, Cary spa and wedding venue host blood drive

WITH NO CUSTOMERS, CARY SPA AND WEDDING VENUE HOST BLOOD DRIVE

Spa Retreat Cary has teamed up with a local wedding venue to host a Red Cross blood drive during an emergency shortage.

 
 
 
Instacart shoppers may strike over treatment during COVID-19

INSTACART SHOPPERS MAY STRIKE OVER TREATMENT DURING COVID-19

Instacart shoppers are planning a nationwide strike on Monday, March 30, over treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Stay-at-home' order makes it more difficult for domestic violence victims to seek help

'STAY-AT-HOME' ORDER MAKES IT MORE DIFFICULT FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS TO SEEK HELP

Interact, an organization that helps domestic violence victims in Wake County, has seen an increase in callers asking for shelter during...

 
 
 
N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences offers Science at Home page

N.C. MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCES OFFERS SCIENCE AT HOME PAGE

The downtown Raleigh museum's Science at Home page includes virtual tours, a jellyfish cam, a teen newsroom and links to lots of other...

Wake County sheriff sued over halting pistol permits

WAKE COUNTY SHERIFF SUED OVER HALTING PISTOL PERMITS

Gun rights activists filed a lawsuit against a North Carolina sheriff who temporarily halted handgun permits amid a surge of interest...

 
 
 
Person killed in Hope Mills shooting

PERSON KILLED IN HOPE MILLS SHOOTING

One person was killed Sunday morning in a shooting in Cumberland County.

Trooper killed in Wayne County crash remembered as 'outstanding young man'

TROOPER KILLED IN WAYNE COUNTY CRASH REMEMBERED AS 'OUTSTANDING YOUNG MAN'

A N.C. State Highway Patrol trooper was killed in a crash that happened Friday night.

 
 
 



Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Following numerous closures of offices and stores this year, Macy's announced Monday it will furlough 130,000 people. Read more ...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first responders

Dollar General announced Monday that its stores will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying... Read more ...

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been stolen from a museum in the Netherlands closed due to Covid-19. The piece was on temporary loan, with officials of both... Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

Alan Merrill - who co-wrote the song “I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett - died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus. Read more ...

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Last week, the IOC and Japanese organizers postponed the Olympics until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

The coronavirus' toll on New York soared to frightening new heights on Monday, including a spike of more than 250 deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read more ...

Indiana recruiting medical students, retired doctors to help during COVID-19...

Indiana recruiting medical students, retired doctors to help during COVID-19 surge

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Monday making sweeping healthcare-related changes in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus cases. Read more ...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service in front of packed crowd

A live stream of Sunday's three-and-a-half-hour church service showed scores of congregants. Read more ...

32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming...

32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming forecast for next quarter as coronavirus continues to spread

More than 47 million Americans could lose their jobs in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic, sending the unemployment rate to 32%, according to a recent study from... Read more ...