- Judge: Rowan leaders must stop Christian prayers at meetings Updated: May-04-15 3:50 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - A federal judge ruled Monday that Rowan County commissioners must stop opening their meetings with prayers that almost always referred to Christianity.
- Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water Updated: Apr-21-15 4:54 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina officials are advising dozens of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals.
- Civil War: Lee's surrender at Appomattox, then and now Updated: Apr-09-15 4:06 pm
APPOMATTOX, Virginia - The surrender of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant 150 years ago Thursday effectively ended the Civil War. This is a rolling account of commemorative events that include a re-enactment of Lee's last clash with Grant's troops, and of the Confederate surrender in a Virginia farmhouse on April 9, 1865. Interspersed are historical accounts from 150 years ago: