Once every 17 years, a population of cicadas ranging from Connecticut to the Appalachian highlands of North Carolina emerges to annoy everyone within earshot. The last time east coasters saw this brood was in 1996, making 2013 yet another year of annoying insect pests. The only question is, when will we start to see this year’s cicada brood? Radiolab, the … Read the rest
Charlotte, NC – A woman in North Carolina had her juvenile son arrested for allegedly stealing her Pop-Tarts. According to the Charlotte Observer, the woman called police on Monday to report that her Pop-Tarts had been stolen from her home. Show More Summary
University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers uncover surprising insights about how nerve cells rewire themselves, shedding light on a process linked with neurodegenerative diseases and neurodevelopmental disorders like schizophrenia and autism.
ACCC Commissioner John Swofford did offer up not exactly a ringing endorsement for keeping the ACC men’s basketball tournament in North Carolina earlier this week. As reported by the Greensboro News & Record: “There is interest in [New York City] being part of the rotation,” Swofford said Monday. “But until we really have a clear [...]
Former Blue Grass Boy, Roger Smith of Milton, Indiana passed away Wednesday, May 22 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. He was 86 years old. Born in Amelia, VA July 11, 1926, Roger grew up in North Carolina and started learning guitar, and later fiddle and banjo, as [...]
Whoopsie! The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday accused South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley of appointing a white supremacist to her steering committee. In February, the Republican governor announced she had formed the committee to explore her re-election options. Roan Garcia-Quintana of Greenville was listed as one of the 164 co-chairs. The Anti-Defamation League has [...]
As solar and wind power grow, rich but out of date industries such as the coal and nuclear industries are beginning to quiver. Naturally, with buildings full of money, they’re also fighting back and paying others to fight back. They’re struggling to survive. Show More Summary
All Times Eastern College Baseball ACC Tournament, Durham, NC Pool Play Virginia vs. Georgia Tech -- Fox Sports Net-regional, 11 a.m. Miami vs. North Carolina -- Fox Sports Net-regional, 3 p.m. Florida State vs. Virginia Tech -- Fox Sports Net-regional, 7 p.m. Big Ten Tournament, Minneapolis, MN 2nd Round Illinois vs. Show More Summary
The Carolina Panthers signed defensive tackle Star Lotulelei, the 14th overall pick in April's draft, to a four-year deal, his agent told the Associated Press on Wednesday. The 6-foot-2, 311-pounder out of the University of Utah is "extremely...Show More Summary
The Carolina Panthers added another linebacker to their roster Wednesday by claiming Ryan Rau off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Rau was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Portland State University by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012. He was released by the Eagles at the end of training camp but re-signed to the…
The Master of Horror Returns With Another Chilling New Novel JOYLAND Available in the UK This June from Titan Books LONDON, GB - MAY 22, 2013 - Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, JOYLAND tells the story of the...Show More Summary
I vote yes: In addition to a new nomination process, the CRC unanimously adopted a draft charge for the science panel. The panel is responsible for providing scientific reports and conducting scientific studies for the CRC. However, after the panel released a study that estimated the future impact of sea...
A husband and wife from Greer, South Carolina, were sentenced for filing false tax returns. Julie Greene Tucker, 52, received 33 months in prison and her husband, James Dean Tucker, 54, received eight months of house arrest and five years of probation. Show More Summary
The Obama administration publicly acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that U.S. drone strikes have killed four American citizens since 2009, including the previously undisclosed death of a North Carolina resident who left the United States for Pakistan and was later indict …
North Carolina traveled a rocky road last season with the departure of the Big Four. The Tar Heels were working with very little starting experience, and most players were forced into roles they haven't been at UNC. Heck, by the end of the season, P.J. Show More Summary
The Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with first-round pick Star Lotulelei. The former Utah defensive tackle was the No. 14 overall selection in April's NFL Draft.
Will Anthony Weiner be able to pull a Mark Sanford in the upcoming New York City mayoral race? He certainly hopes so. If you remember from a few weeks ago, Mark Sanford was the disgraced former South Carolina governor who rocketed back to political relevance after winning a special election for a vacant House seat. Show More Summary
New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado shows that households with dogs are home to more types of bacteria – including bacteria that are rarely found in households that do not have dogs. The finding is part of a larger study to improve our understanding of the microscopic life forms that live in our homes. read more
Wayne Gretzky letting his hair down is not as attractive as you might think. The Great One was hanging out with the carefree attitude of a retired sports legend, which led to some rather priceless photo ops with nearby fans. Deadspin...Show More Summary