A 35-year-old Greenville man could receive a life prison sentence if he’s found guilty in a trial that started Monday for the shooting death of a woman outside her home on Tyson Street.

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College football head coaching jobs are opening across the country, kicking off the annual musical chairs tradition as the regular season ends.

Decorated D.H. Conley wrestler Walker Kassnove reached the 100-win plateau for his career during first week of the season.

BYH, learning English is difficult, but it can be taught through tough thorough thought though.

Having been associated with the Army all my life, I’ve seen firsthand the effects of service to our country: the patriotism and pride in one’s country, the camaraderie, being fully taken care of by the system, honor and integrity, etc.

When a Civitas Institute poll came out showing Governor Roy Cooper’s approval rating two points underwater, Republicans rejoiced. They had been predicting an imminent decline in Cooper’s public support essentially from the day he took office, and here was confirmation — albeit five years and…

From the dumb messaging of “defund the police” to fear-mongering over critical race theory, extreme ideas and rhetoric from the left and right have become, for too many, litmus tests of loyalty. If one party is for it, everyone in that party must be for it; if the party is against it, everyo…

Over 150 years and more, the people and families of Farmville have helped the community survive and thrive, according to a historian helping the town mark its sesquicentennial.

Drummer Bob Aiken has long been a fixture in the local music community and has a string of friends, fans and bandmates as a result. His story, from tapping with pencils and sticks to the drum throne, has a cadence uniquely his own. And here it is, in his own words:

On a beautiful summer vacation day in 1999, seated at a winery table in rural New York, before tasting any of the local gewurztraminer, we squinted at a couple at a nearby table. Outside, riesling and merlot grapes cascaded along 11 steep and narrow lakes that were plowed out by mile-thick g…

Q My father had another child many years after I was born. I overheard him telling my aunt that my younger sibling is so much “easier.” I don’t know if this means that he found me hard to raise, or if it’s just easier this time because he has already learned the ropes. Should I take offense …

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Three people were shot and wounded Friday during an apparent fight between two groups at a North Carolina mall crowded with shoppers on the day after Thanksgiving, the police chief said.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New state data shows more than 1.3 million of the roughly 8.2 million North Carolina adults who qualify for a COVID-19 booster shot — or one in six eligible residents — have gotten the extra protection against a virus that has killed about 775,000 Americans.

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The city manager in Newport, Rhode Island, is standing by the city police department's review of the 1966 death of an employee of wealthy heiress Doris Duke that found that there is no new information that would change the result of the original investigation that determined it was an accident.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, helped a local food kitchen prepare Thanksgiving meals for the needy before leaving town — like millions of other Americans — to resume their family tradition of spending the holiday on tiny Nantucket island in Massachusetts.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state Sen. Ben Clark announced Monday his run for U.S. House in the state's 4th Congressional District. He is looking to secure the Democratic nomination in a GOP-leaning district outside Raleigh that is expected to be one of the most competitive races in …

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LONDON (AP) — The emergence of the new omicron variant and the world's desperate and likely futile attempts to keep it at bay are reminders of what scientists have warned for months: The coronavirus will thrive as long as vast parts of the world lack vaccines.