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Gov. Pat McCrory’s push to create a new incentive program met stiff resistance in a House committee Wednesday, as lawmakers recommended rejecting the Senate-approved measure.
Defense witnesses on Wednesday testified that they trusted former East Gaston High School wrestling coach Gary Scott Goins and never saw any suspicious actions by the coach.
Organizers of a national convention of sports car buffs have dropped plans to use Pilot Mountain State Park in Surry County for a Sept. 11 hill climb, the convention’s host said Wednesday.

Charlotte Premium Outlets, the city’s first new mall in almost 10 years, opens Thursday, and mall officials are expecting thousands to visit during opening weekend.

Van Kirk was one of two Enola Gay fliers with Carolina connections. Bombardier Tom Ferebee was a farm boy from Mocksville.

The state House on Wednesday agreed to replace rules that protect North Carolina’s rivers and streams with new regulations written by a small group of industry insiders and regulators.

What started as a domestic disturbance call Monday ended in the arrest of two Moorseville residents on drug charges and outstanding felony warrants.

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