Tag Archives: North Carolina News

North Carolina News – April 25, 2022

North Carolina News – April 25, 2022

OBIT-DOWLESS-NORTH CAROLINA-DISPUTED ELECTION Dowless, key figure in NC absentee ballot fraud probe, dies RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The key player in a North Carolina absentee ballot fraud probe that led to a do-over congressional election has died. The family of Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr. and a friend confirmed he died Sunday at his daughter’s Bladen…read more »

North Carolina News – April 22, 2022

North Carolina News – April 22, 2022

AP-US-STINKY-PEAR-INVASION- Callery pears: An invader ‘worse than murder hornets!’ NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A stinky but handsome and widely popular landscape tree has become an aggressive invader. Callery pears create dense thickets that overwhelm native plants and bear four-inch spikes that can flatten tractor tires. Bradford pears and other ornamental Callery pears were cultivated from…read more »

North Carolina News – April 21, 2022

North Carolina News – April 21, 2022

AP-US-STINKY-PEAR-INVASION- Callery pears: An invader ‘worse than murder hornets!’ NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A stinky but handsome and widely popular landscape tree has become an aggressive invader. Callery pears create dense thickets that overwhelm native plants and bear four-inch spikes that can flatten tractor tires. Bradford pears and other ornamental Callery pears were cultivated from…read more »

North Carolina News – April 20, 2022

North Carolina News – April 20, 2022

ELECTION 2022-SENATE-ROBINSON NC Senate ad emphasizes lieutenant governor backing of Budd RALEIGH. N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson endorses Ted Budd for next month’s U.S. Senate Republican primary in a new commercial in which he also criticizes ex-Gov. Pat McCrory. Robinson appears in an ad from the Club for Growth Action super…read more »

North Carolina News – April 19, 2022

North Carolina News – April 19, 2022

ELECTION 2022-SENATE McCrory, Budd still close in NC Senate campaign fundraising RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Senate hopeful Ted Budd is benefitting from President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a super PAC’s commitment to flood airwaves and mailboxes to help him as the May 17 Republican primary approaches. But rival and former Gov. Pat McCrory still…read more »

North Carolina News – April 18, 2022

North Carolina News – April 18, 2022

CARJACKING-TWO ARRESTED 2 accused of carjacking woman, 74, caught in North Carolina ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have apprehended a man and a woman accused of assaulting and carjacking a 74-year-old woman. News outlets report the Craven County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responding to the call learned that the woman had been…read more »

North Carolina News – April 14, 2022

North Carolina News – April 14, 2022

AP-US-MEADOWS-VOTER-REGISTRATION Mark Meadows removed as North Carolina registered voter RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An elections board in a North Carolina county has removed Mark Meadows, a former chief of staff to President Donald Trump, from its list of registered voters after documents showed he lived in Virginia and voted in the 2021 election there. Questions…read more »

North Carolina News – April 13, 2022

North Carolina News – April 13, 2022

AP-US-SCI-RAINIER-HURRICANE-SEASON Pouring it on: Climate change made 2020 hurricanes rainier Human-caused climate change made the record-smashing 2020 Atlantic hurricane season even wetter. A new study on the record busy hurricane year found it was 5% rainier than it would have been had their been no global warming from the burning of fossil fuels. There were…read more »

North Carolina News – April 12, 2022

North Carolina News – April 12, 2022

CHILD KILLED-WATERFALL Pennsylvania child swept over North Carolina waterfall SYLVA, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff’s office says a 3-year-old Pennsylvania girl was killed after she was swept over Whitewater Falls in North Carolina. News outlets report the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that Nevaeh Jade Newswanger of Denver, Pennsylvania, had been…read more »

North Carolina News – April 11, 2022

North Carolina News – April 11, 2022

FATAL POLICE PURSUIT Report of state park intruder leads to fatal police pursuit STUART, Va. (AP) — A police pursuit prompted by a call about an intruder at a state park in Virginia has left an elderly man dead and a North Carolina woman charged with vehicular homicide. Authorities say rangers at Staunton River State…read more »

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