Stories tagged: "007 LOCAL NEWS"

Highlands, NC, was recently named "America's best small mountain town" Travel & Leisure. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: NC Has ‘America’s Best Small Mountain Town’

Saturday is the first official day of fall and being in North Carolina makes it that much sweeter. Read on for NC Fall categories that we’re the best at. 

Cardinal & Pine Political Reporter Michael McElroy explains how negotiations over casinos could jeopardize Medicaid expansion.
How Casinos Could Derail Medicaid Expansion in NC

About 600,000 North Carolinians have been waiting for Medicaid expansion for more than a decade. Backdoor wrangling over casinos could jeopardize it. 

Rosalind Pichardo, the founder of the Philadelphia organization Operation Save Our City, demonstrates how to administer Narcan at the Health and Human Services Humphrey Building on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023, in Washington. Health officials held an event on Friday to mark the availability of the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone without a prescription. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Here’s How One NC County Is Recovering from the Opioid Epidemic

This eastern NC County is using the cash to buy more Narcan, an emergency overdose treatment. They’re also partnering with local orgs to reach more people. Share this with someone in Wilson. 

Canton Paper Mill Closing
There’s a Sense of Optimism Three Months After the Canton Paper Mill Closed

In May, one NC town lost the paper mill that fueled its economy. We found a surprising thing when we returned three months later. People are optimistic.

Law enforcement respond to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, after the university locked down and warned of an armed person on campus. (AP Photo/Hannah Schoenbaum)
Faculty Member Fatally Shot in UNC-Chapel Hill Building, UNC Students and Staff React

North Carolina's flagship university was locked down for several hours Monday after a shooting at the campus chemistry labs. A suspect has been arrested.

Cardinal & Pine Wins 7 NC Press Awards
Cardinal & Pine Wins 7 NC Press Awards

This year, we took home 7 awards, including three 1st-place awards for best newsletter, best video, and best multimedia journalism.

First Ward Park in Charlotte, NC
Spraygrounds, Cooling Stations, and Free Rides: Here’s What Charlotte Is Doing to Protect People from The Heat

Mecklenburg County, home to NC's largest city, is offering a lot of programs to protect people from the brutal heat.