North Carolina


The Great Smokey Mountains of North Carolina. The state placed fifth in a national poll of the best states in America. (Image via Shutterstock)
North Carolina Makes the Top Five in Head-to-Head Matchup of States

The Tar Heel State has beautiful mountains, beaches, and a boatload of personality. Good call, America.

After a racially disproportionate rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in Lenoir County in Kinston, locals are focusing more on getting the shot to locals. (Image via screenshot)
After a Bumpy Vaccine Rollout, This Is How One Eastern North Carolina County Put Locals First

Triangle residents drove 90 minutes to get a vaccine in Lenoir County, making for a racially disproportionate rollout in Kinston.

Rev. Greg Drumwright (L) leads a chant as counter-protesters confront supporters of US President Donald Trump during a rally to protest results from the 2020 Presidential election in Raleigh, North Carolina, on November 14, 2020. Despite the claims of Republicans in North Carolina and in the Trump administration, a four-year investigation found no evidence of widespread fraud in the state.  (Photo by Logan Cyrus / AFP) (Photo by LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images)
The GOP’s Voter Fraud Investigation in North Carolina Was a Fraud

Federal prosecutors in Trump's administration investigated claims of widespread voter fraud in North Carolina, but found nothing of the sort.

A couple fills out ballots together at the O.P. Owens Building on November 3, 2020  in Lumberton, North Carolina.  After a record-breaking turnout during the 2020 election, Democrats and Republicans are at odds over Democrats plans to expand voting access through the 'For the People Act.' (Photo by Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images)
How North Carolina Became the Model for Democrats’ Nationwide Push to Expand Voting Access

Since Election Day, Republicans have filed hundreds of bills aimed at restricting voting access. But the federal ‘For The People Act’ would introduce sweeping, NC-like voting reforms nationwide.

A monument to Confederate soldiers is seen in front of the Alamance County Courthouse in Graham, NC, in 2020. (Image via AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
North Carolina NAACP Sues to Topple Confederate Monument in Graham

Civil Rights Groups Turn to Courts for Help Toppling North Carolina Confederate Statue.

UNC head coach Roy Williams celebrates after his team's 89-72 victory over Michigan State in this file photo from the championship game at the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in 2009. (Image via AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
No April Fool’s Joke: Roy Williams to Retire from UNC Basketball

Roy Williams, the head coach of UNC’s basketball team is retiring, after nearly five decades of coaching.

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania in January. (Image via House Television/AP)
NC’s Madison Cawthorn Skipped Vote but ‘Happy’ COVID Relief Funds Going to His WNC District

The office of US Rep. Madison Cawthorn praised federal funding for local health clinics but forgot to mention he and other Republicans didn’t vote for it.