President Donald Trump's Republican National Convention is bound for Charlotte with boosted safety measures, but GOP doc concedes it remains a "high-risk event." (Image via Shutterstock)
GOP’s Doctor Concedes Charlotte-Bound RNC Is a ‘High-Risk Event’

President Trump's RNC is heading for Charlotte with boosted safety measures, but city is home of the highest coronavirus case load in NC.

A 'Black Lives Matter' marquee in Asheville, NC in July. The city has been the center of demonstrations after local officials voted against immediately defunding the police. (Image via Shutterstock)
After Asheville Votes Against Defunding Police, Demonstrators Take to the Streets

How the 'Defund the Police' movement touched down in Asheville, leading to tense moments with local police department.

A 5.1-magnitude quake hit with an epicenter in Sparta, NC Sunday morning, but despite the social media rumors, fracking was not to blame. (Image via Town of Sparta)
No, Sunday’s Earthquake in NC Was Not Caused By Fracking

NC experienced a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Sunday, but experts say the quake had nothing to do with fracking, despite the social media rumors.

Cleanup begins following the effects of Hurricane Isaias in Southport, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. The storm is past but researchers are expecting an extremely active hurricane season. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Why North Carolina Should Expect a Fierce Hurricane Season

Researchers are predicting an ‘extremely active’ hurricane season for NC, with climate change and warmer seas playing a part.

Buncombe County Commissioner Al Whitesides joined other members of the county board in voting for reparations this week in the western NC county. (Image via Whitesides' Facebook page)
This NC County Just Joined Asheville in Passing Reparations

Buncombe County in NC joined its county seat, Asheville, in apologizing for slavery and approving reparations to address racial inequalities.

A waterfront dock shows damage following the effects of Hurricane Isaias in Southport, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. A nearby nuclear plant reportedly lost power early Tuesday, spurring safety fears at the facility. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
As Isaias Approached NC, A Nuclear Power Plant Temporarily Lost Power

A North Carolina nuclear plant in the path of Tropical Storm Isaias reported an “unusual” loss of power Tuesday morning, officials reported.

President Donald Trump exits Air Force One as he arrives at Tulsa International Airport on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
‘Very Much the Business of the American People.’ Reporters Alarmed Trump’s Charlotte Convention Might Not Be Open to Press.

Members of the media outraged by news press might not be admitted to Trump's Republican National Convention in Charlotte.