Ralph Broome opened Carolina Preppers & Survivors supply shop last month to appeal to campers, outdoor enthusiasts and people who want to stock up for any natural or economic disaster.

Bank of America and Wells Fargo said Monday their capital levels would remain above regulatory minimums in the event of a hypothetical, “severely adverse” economic downturn.

Police arrested three suspects Sept. 2 in connection with a series of August robberies of Craiglist buyers.

Anna Smith, the Appalachian State University freshman whose body was found Saturday near campus, seemed “intent on harming herself,” a Boone Police official said Monday.

Hey Facebook, we see what you did there – rejecting a picture of Kevin Bond’s ailing infant son as Bond sought help raising money for a tiny heart transplant.

Charlotte-based Chiquita Brands said it’s examining limited concessions to get approval from European regulators.

Utilities Director Barry Gullet said crews expect to begin work on a broken valve in the Plaza Road area on Tuesday.

Gilberte Jill Kelley and Dr. Scott Kelley were investigated when the relationship between Paula Broadwell and former CIA director David Petraeus came to light.

The City Council approved a rezoning that will allow construction of a seven-story building with two hotels on Sharon Road.

The Daily Edit: 9.16.2014

The hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the NFL team after running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse.

Fowler: Panthers coach Ron Rivera should sit Greg Hardy one more game and then, starting Sept.28 at Baltimore, the coach should let Hardy play until his trial.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects DeAngelo Williams, the franchise’s all-time leading rusher, to return to practice Wednesday.

The Panthers give up 20 unanswered points to Myers Park in the second half, but hold on to win.

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