Residents who want to keep Pittsboro's charm told the town board last week to look 20 miles to Apex for inspiration. The town is considering an overlay district downtown that would tighten future development standards within a quarter-mile radius of the Historic Courthouse.
South Carolina’s CrossRoads Pawn & Audio raised a sign promoting the sale of AR-15s while chiding Dick’s Sporting Good’s decision to no longer sell assault-style weapons in all of its stores. Some residents were concerned of the sign’s proximity to a high school.
Mildred Council, owner of the famed Mama Dip's Kitchen in Chapel Hill, has died. She was an icon of Southern cooking, who was known not just for her famous food but for her activism and community service.
Durham start-up Dova Pharmaceuticals received approval Monday from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for a drug that controls bleeding in patients with chronic liver disease. These patient usually require a platelet transfusion, but will now be able to take a pill instead.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport recently bought two Mamava Suite pods, one for each terminal, from Mamava Inc. of Burlington, Vermont, to give nursing mothers a private place to pump breast milk or breastfeed their babies and infants.
Apple is running into backlash from gay-rights advocates as it considers North Carolina for major expansions. Amazon has also been asked to avoid areas that don't have protections for the LGBTQ community.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline says its surveys show the rare yellow lance mussel doesn't live in streams the pipeline will cross. Environmental groups want to set limits on how many of the mussels can be accidentally killed during construction.
A new GenX pollution bill from the NC legislature would give power to Democratic Governor Roy Cooper to shut down the Chemours factory responsible for polluting the Cape Fear River, which provides drinking water for Wilmington and Eastern North Carolina.
Midwives delivering babies in North Carolina want independence, support birth center regulations, and say women need more access to home births in new survey. In rural parts of the state, there aren't many healthcare options for pregnant women.
A letter signed by 130 members of the U.S. House of Representatives asks the Trump administration not to change a rule that allows the spouses of Indian and Chinese tech workers to work legally in the country.