An original ruling by the lower court said the "20-week threshold" would make some "pre-viability abortions" illegal, which would be in violation of the Supreme Court's 1992 ruling in the case of Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Several pro-life organizations and more than a dozen Republican states supported North Carolina in the effort, according to Fox News.
Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, a professor of coastal research at Florida International University, is known as one of the world's foremost beach experts and goes by the name Dr. Beach. Every year, he compiles a list of the top beaches with a very specific set of criteria ranging from water temperature to number of sunny days in the area and appearance of the water.
Gas Prices Hit Seven-Year High Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend. Many people are planning to hit the road this weekend for the first time in more than a year – if they can afford to fill up their tank, that is. Gas prices have surged to their highest point in 7 years, due to a […]
The high gas price or the shortage may not be stopping some from still traveling during the Memorial Day holiday. According to AAA, 1.1 million North Carolinians are expected to travel during the holiday weekend. That’s about a 61% increase from last year, when fewer than residents traveled, due to the pandemic. Gas prices are […]
Since several states have dropped the statewide mask mandate a lot of major stores are as well. A number of major retailers including Walmart, Target, and Starbucks will no longer require customers or employees to wear facemasks inside the store. The move comes after the CDC released new guidelines last week that fully vaccinated people […]
Officers were called for a wellness check at a residence in the Brown's Chapel area of Watauga County on Wednesday morning. This was reportedly after the homeowner and his family were unaccounted for and did not show up for work, according to the statement.
On Tuesday, the FBI said is has opened a civil rights investigation into Brown's death to determine whether federal laws were violated. The agency said it will work with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina to assess the case and the role played by deputies. They provided no further comment about the case, citing the ongoing investigation.
North Carolina Unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month in February. The state Commerce Department reported on Friday that North Carolina’s February unemployment rate was 5.7%, compared to 5.9% in January. The U.S. rate in February was 6.2%. DES says North Carolina’s February 2021 unemployment rate increased 2.1 percentage points from a year ago. […]
As North Carolina COVID-19 metric continues to trend downward, Governor Roy Cooper announced that he is will ease coronavirus restrictions statewide. During a press conference Tuesday, Gov. Cooper said he will sign an Executive Order that will continue to ease restrictions in several areas starting Friday, March 26 at 5 p.m. but the mask mandate […]
The battle to fill Richard Burr's soon-to-be vacated seat has well-known politicians like Walker, along with outsiders such as Lara Trump dropping their names in the hat as the Republicans try to regain the majority back in the chamber they lost in November's election cycle.