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After outrage over UNC blackface photos, NC’s online yearbook archive stays busy  Durham Herald Sun

A digital archive of yearbooks from North Carolina colleges and high schools has seen about twice its normal number of visitors in the past week, since the ...


NBA All-Star Game 2019: How to watch Team Giannis vs. Team LeBron, start time, what to expect  CNET

After some lackluster games devoid of defense, the NBA last year shelved the traditional Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference matchup for its All-Star ...


Pints and legislative politics: Podcast taping coming to TW Boons  Index-Journal

Want to get up to speed on South Carolina politics?


How to Watch Orlando vs San Antonio AAF Game Online  Heavy.com

The San Antonio Commanders and Orlando Apollos meet in a Week 2 AAF matchup Sunday. Here's how to watch the game online.


How to Watch NBA All Star Celebrity Game 2019 Online  Heavy.com

Various actors, musicians, comedians and athletes are set to take part in the 2019 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Here's how to watch a live stream online.


Leading Hosted Telecommunications Firm DigitalPhone.io Helps Nonprofits Improve Operations, Lower Costs & Move Ahead  PR Web

Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) March 19, 2018 -- Leading hosted telecommunications firm DigitalPhone.iohas concluded a multi-phase VoIP phone system ...


Landlines Predicted Obsolete by 2020; ULTATEL Explains What This Means for Businesses  Markets Insider

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Thanks to dwindling landline use, experts now predict that traditional telephone systems are about to ...


The Ultra-Pure, Super-Secret Sand That Makes Your Phone Possible  WIRED

*Fresh* from church on a cool, overcast Sunday morning in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, Alex Glover slides onto the plastic bench of a McDonald's booth.


Callers will soon ring a new area code in South Carolina  Charleston Post Courier

Regulators approved a new area code for the 803 region that includes Aiken, Columbia and Rock Hill, the second time in recent years that fast-growing S.C. ...


Duluth Trading Co. opens first North Carolina store in Greensboro  Greensboro News & Record

Duluth Trading Co. makes its North Carolina debut with a store in Greensboro.


New SC laws go into effect on New Year’s Day 2019  The State

A handful of new laws passed by the S.C. Legislature go into effect Jan. 1, 2019. Here is a look at those changes and how they will affect the lives of South ...


The Best States For Business 2018: North Carolina Leads The Way  Forbes

Low business costs and a highly-educated labor supply propel the Tar Heel State to the top of Forbes' 13th annual look at the business climates of the 50 states.


Carolina Panthers plan to build team HQ, practice facility in SC  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — The Carolina Panthers plan to build a team headquarters and practice facility in York County just over the state line from its Charlotte stadium, ...


Samsung brings 400 new jobs to South Carolina with a new customer care center  Digital Trends

Samsung customer *service* is getting a major upgrade. On Thursday, the South Korean technology company announced the opening of a new "consumer care ...


Hurricane Florence live updates: North Carolina coast prepares for storm impact | Raleigh  The Island Packet

Get live updates and the latest news from the North Carolina coast as Hurricane Florence heads our way. We'll bring you information on how residents are ...


Duke Energy wants to raise Upstate residential customers' rates by 12% next year  FOX Carolina

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Duke Energy announced Thursday it has filed a request with the Public *Service* Commission of South Carolina to raise rates ...


Days of flooding ahead in the Carolinas as Florence leaves at least 13 dead  CNN

Tropical Storm Florence's relentless rain is flooding parts of the Carolinas and promises even more for days, officials said Saturday, a day after it landed as a ...


Christian Right Aided the Ascent of Republican in Disputed North Carolina Race  The New York Times

Religious leaders are rallying around Mark Harris, a pastor turned politician whose victory is under scrutiny as the state conducts an investigation into possible ...


Body found in search believed to be missing North Carolina teen Hania Aguilar  CNN

Police say a body found in North Carolina has been preliminarily identified as 13-year-old Hania Aguilar, who was abducted outside her home three weeks ago.


‘Sextortion’ scam: SC inmates pose as women on dating app to trap soldiers, warrant says  Ledger-Enquirer

A search warrant filed in Charleston accuses prisoners in South Carolina of posing as underage girls on dating apps to catfish and extort soldiers in the U.S. ...


Presidential alert: US mobile phones get test message  BBC News

More than 200 million US mobile phones have received a test "Presidential Alert" notification. The trial is designed to check that a previously unused emergency ...


SC mayor says phone call was a threat; Katie Arrington says it was political talk  Charleston Post Courier

A phone call between GOP congressional candidate Katie Arrington and the mayor of local beach community Isle of Palms has caused a divide over whether ...


What is 5G E? Explaining AT&T’s misleading ‘new’ network on smartphones  Digital Trends

AT&T is rebranding potentially millions of 4G smartphones to make it appear as though they are on 5G networks, explaining that technologies deeply linked to ...


They went in to serve a warrant and were met with a barrage of bullets  CNN

Officer Terrence Carraway rushed to respond when a gunman opened fire from a home in Florence County, South Carolina. As the barrage of bullets kept ...


Hurricane Florence live updates: North Carolina and South Carolina | Raleigh  The Herald-Sun

As Hurricane Florence hurtles into the Carolinas and residents face what's now a Category 1 storm, our reporters and photojournalists are on the coast and ...


Police: 1 dead in shooting inside North Carolina mall store  Charlotte Observer

Police in a North Carolina town say a person was shot and killed during a dispute at a store inside a mall.


More outages expected as winter storm leaves nearly 100,000 SC customers without power  The State

The winter storm that was working its way across South Carolina Sunday plunged close to 100,000 power customers into darkness, according to the energy ...


Contact ABC11  WTVD-TV

Central North Carolina's source for breaking news and live streaming video online. Covering Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville and the greater region.


North Carolina election-fraud investigation centers on operative with criminal history who worked for GOP congressional candidate  The Washington Post

The state elections board, which subpoenaed Republican Mark Harris's campaign Monday, has collected information suggesting that high-level officials may ...


Cops use Facebook to find ─ and shame ─ SC man who dropped phone while running from them  The State

Deputies in Berkeley County, SC, took to Facebook to help find -- and publicly shame -- a suspect who dropped his cellphone while running from officers.


Behind the Wheel: Bill looks to ban hand-held phone use while driving  The Fayetteville Observer

You may know that it is illegal to use a cell phone to surf the web, tool around with apps or do anything beyond making a phone call while operating a vehicle in ...


Apple plans on hiring 20,000 people — possibly in North Carolina  Digital Trends

Apple is doubling down on its commitment to building a new campus, and it seems increasingly likely that the tech giant's new home could be in Research ...


‘We’re just getting prepared for the worst’: Florence pounds flooded Carolinas as death toll rises to 32  The Washington Post

Tropical depression Florence continued its march through the Carolinas, dumping torrential and historic amounts of rain.


Former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth released from prison  WQAD Moline

Rae Carruth, a former NFL star who was found guilty of conspiracy to commit the murder of his girlfriend."


A South Carolina school district just abolished snow days — and will make students learn online  The Washington Post

Sorry kids, no more all-day pajama parties, cartoon marathons and snowball fights when you're really supposed to be in school. A school district in South ...


911 service restored for mobile users across the Southeast, officials say  The News & Observer

Services have been restored Thursday afternoon to 911 centers throughout the Southeast following an outage that left some cellphone users unable to call 911.


New Pixel Phones and Other Gadgets Keep Google in the Hardware Hunt  The New York Times

Though sales of its devices have been slow, the search giant unveiled the Pixel 3, a smart speaker with a built-in screen and a tablet that doubles as a PC.


SC inmates used dairy farm, bakery, State House to smuggle drugs, phones into prisons  The State

Authorities say S.C. Department of Corrections inmates used a dairy farm, bakery, and the State House to smuggle drugs, mobile phones and other items into ...


At Butler High School in N.C., Bullying Led to Fatal Shooting of Student, Police Say  The New York Times

One 16-year-old is charged with murdering another during a fight in a crowded hallway at David W. Butler High School in Matthews, N.C..


The person giving you official travel advice may be an inmate  USA TODAY

A unique program in North Carolina trains female inmates to dispense travel advice and handle roadside assistance for official state toll-free numbers.


Cajun Navy descends on Carolinas to rescue you (and your pets)  The Herald-Sun

After Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey, the Cajun Navy storms the Carolinas ready to help before, during and after Hurricane Florence. They are sheltering ...


News 13 Investigates: Duke Energy's smart utility meters not without problems  WLOS

Connectivity. In the mountains, it can disrupt phone calls, needed emergency help and, maybe now, your power bill. A News 13 investigation has uncovered a ...


Carolinas Hospital System sold to MUSC  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — The Medical University of South Carolina has purchased four South Carolina hospitals, including two Pee Dee facilities.


Ryan Hilinski takes another step toward becoming a Gamecock  The State

South Carolina Gamecocks football quarterback Ryan Hilinski signed his financial papers on Wednesday, taking another step toward becoming a USC player.


South Carolina students bomb the ACT, falling behind Mississippi  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina's graduating class of 2018 didn't fare well on the ACT college readiness test: Students' scores were ahead of Nevada's but behind Mississippi ...


North Carolina police force asks Google for data from devices near crime scenes  Digital Trends

Police in Raleigh, North Carolina, have been quietly issuing warrants to Google, requesting account data from mobile devices that are tracked as coming close ...


South Carolina basketball game hosting Missouri rescheduled for Sunday  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina's next basketball game will come after a day's delay.


North Carolina mother alleges racism at private pool  BBC News

A black woman has alleged racism after the police were called when she entered a North Carolina swimming pool, in an incident that has gone viral. Jasmine ...


Massive sex blackmail scheme run by SC inmates targeted military, officials say  Myrtle Beach Online

More than 400 military *service* members across the United States have fallen victim to sexual blackmail schemes run by inmates in S.C. prisons, officials said ...


NC GOP leader raises possibility of impeaching justices over amendment ruling  The Charlotte Observer

NC Republican Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse says Democrats on the Supreme Court could face impeachment over a constitutional amendments ruling.


Winter storm hits parts of Georgia, Carolinas and Virginia, causing power outages and treacherous travel  Washington Post

A major winter storm unleashed its assault on the Southeast on Sunday, draping southern states with snow and ice as forecasters warned of treacherous travel ...


Snow days will become online class days in some SC schools districts  Charleston Post Courier

When the weather outside is frightful, students in a few South Carolina school districts won't find their day so delightful. Five districts are replacing snow days this ...


Phone call allegedly discussing requests from Zion Williamson’s family brought up at trial  The News & Observer

Kansas assistant coach Kurtis Townsend discussed the financial requests of the family of recruit Zion Williamson, who's now a Duke forward, during a phone call ...


Winter means more whales, dolphins stranded on NC beaches. Here’s one story from January  Charlotte Observer

A dolphin stranded on the beach near Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina. OBX Marine Mammal Stranding Network members were nearby but the ...


For 10 years, a chemical not EPA approved was in their drinking water  CNN

For almost 10 years, a South Carolina couple saved jars of tap water worried there was something wrong with it. Now the EPA is investigating and the scientist ...


In This North Carolina Coastal Town, ‘Downtown Is Literally Underwater’  The New York Times

NEW BERN, N.C. — There is plenty of past in this city, 308 years of it: colonial governors, Union troops, communities of freed slaves and yes, hurricanes, plenty ...


New fee replaces textbook shopping at 5 South Carolina tech schools  Charleston Post Courier

Following a national trend in the textbook industry, five South Carolina technical colleges have begun charging an automatic fee for electronic textbook access in ...


Virginia College campus in Greensboro closes after parent company calls it quits  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The local campus of Virginia College closed Wednesday as its struggling parent company announced that it will shut down all of the schools ...


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Phone: (803) 758-1251; Fax: (803) 758-1171; LSchulze@wistv.com. News Department. News Director Brad Hyatt (803) 758-1266 BHyatt@wistv.com; Assistant ...


North Carolina police make arrest in fatal stabbing at hotel  Charlotte Observer

North Carolina police have arrested a suspect in a fatal stabbing at a hotel.


Samsung wants to force its folding Galaxy phone on us this year whether we want it or not  PCWorld

Samsung has been threatening to release a folding phone for the better part of five years, and now it looks like it might actually happen. In an interview with ...


Hurricane Florence: Trump declares emergency, approves aid  The Herald-Sun

President Donald J. Trump declared the threat of Hurricane Florence an emergency in North Carolina and South Carolina and ordered federal assistance as the ...


LATEST: Emergency Operations Center loses phone service  The Fayetteville Observer

Fayetteville Observer reporters are feeding updates in real time as Hurricane Florence hits our region. Check here for the latest throughout the day and into the ...


Cell carriers waive overage fees for customers affected by Hurricane Florence  The State

Sprint, Verizon and AT&T are waiving overage fees for customers impacted by Hurricane Florence. Customers in South Carolina, Virginia and North Carolina ...


‘One call after another.’ Kids playing with a disconnected phone flood 911 with calls  The News & Observer

Did you know a disconnected cell phone can still call 911? Neither did some kids in Utah who dialed police 30 times New Year's Day while playing with one, ...


Trump declares state of emergency in both Carolinas as Hurricane Florence nears  The Herald-Sun

President Donald Trump has declared of State of Emergency in both North and South Carolina, in anticipation of damage done by Hurricane Florence.


'No one comes to help us': Florence cleanup highlights Wilmington's stark social divide  The Guardian

In the largely black neighborhood of Northside, the power is out and resources are scarce. In wealthier Monkey Junction, it's a different story.


Some Duke Energy customers claim smart meters are making them sick. Here's how you can opt out.  WTVD-TV

New options are now available for some Duke Energy customers who want to "opt out" of a controversial new technology. Starting October 1, Duke Energy ...


I-95 and I-40 reopen to all traffic, hundreds of other NC roads still closed  The Herald-Sun

Interstate 95 and I-40 through North Carolina are now open to all traffic for the first time since floodwaters from Hurricane Florence forced them to close more ...


LIVE BLOG | Tracking Florence Across The Carolinas  WFMYNews2.com

Florence is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic flash flooding, and significant river flooding.


What Stephen Garcia told Ryan Hilinski about Gamecocks... and Five Points  The State

Former South Carolina QB Stephen Garcia has reached out to future South Carolina quarterback Ryan Hilinski to offer advice. The two have formed a friendship.


Apple products stolen from Raleigh AT&T store; address left behind | Raleigh  The News & Observer

Three men robbed a Raleigh, North Carolina, AT&T store of $26000 worth of Apple iPhones and Apple watches earlier this month. One of the men accidentally ...


Harnett deputy suspended after teen assaulted while recording arrest  WRAL.com

A Harnett County deputy was placed on administrative leave on Tuesday, a day after a video was posted to Facebook showing him roughing up two girls who ...


How NC colleges ranked in this year’s U.S. News standings  The Charlotte Observer

U.S. News and World Report changed its methodology this year, adding how well colleges serve low-income students. How Duke, UNC Chapel Hill, NC State, ...


The University of South Carolina has a new logo. Reviews are mixed.  Charleston Post Courier

The focal point of the University of South Carolina's new logo is not a palmetto tree, a stylized silhouette of the campus's historic Horseshoe, or even a ferocious ...


Top South Carolina candidate refuses to quit congressional race after abuse discovery  Charleston Post Courier

Archie Parnell, a Democratic congressional hopeful who earned national attention after nearly winning in deep red South Carolina last year, is resisting pleas to ...


We Have Reached Peak Screen. Now Revolution Is in the Air.  The New York Times

With smartphones, everything digital has been managed through screens. Now that all of our visual capacity has been captured, the tech giants are starting to ...


R. Kelly documentary screening evacuated over phone threats  Charlotte Observer

A screening of an upcoming documentary detailing abuse allegations against singer R. Kelly was evacuated after phone threats were made to the Manhattan ...


56 digital health mergers and acquisitions in 2018  MobiHealthNews

Updated 12/21 with additional deals. MobiHealthNews has been tracking mergers and acquisitions in the digital health space since 2013, and with the ...


An exit-by-exit guide to eating along Interstate 26 in South Carolina  Charleston Post Courier

In searching for the best homegrown alternatives to chain restaurants off Interstate 26 exits, you don't have to stray far to find distinctly regional tastes along with ...


How to get around SC road closures during Florence flooding  Charleston Post Courier

A week after Hurricane Florence struck, portions of interstate highways and hundreds of roads remain closed in the Carolinas.


Michael updates: At least 6 killed by storm in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina  The Washington Post

Tropical Storm Michael continues to march through the Southeast, still packing powerful winds and flood-causing rains. Michael made landfall in the Florida ...


South Carolina Man Who Ambushed Officers Had 129 Guns at His Home, Sheriff Says  The New York Times

A South Carolina man who the authorities say ambushed law enforcement officers, fatally shooting a police sergeant and wounding six other officers, had 129 ...


Carolina Chiropractic Plus expands to Morganton for 3rd location  Morganton News Herald

After 11 years in practice with locations in Rutherford County and Polk County, Dr. Sarah Merrison-McEntire set her eye toward Morganton.


Hundreds of NC inmates are on the move because of Hurricane Florence  The Charlotte Observer

North Carolina officials say they've begun evacuating hundreds of inmates from state prisons and county jails that are in the projected path of Hurricane ...


3 found dead in North Carolina home; murder warrants issued  The State

Two adults and an infant have been found dead in a central North Carolina county home, and authorities say they've issued warrants for a suspect in what's ...


A mother paid South Carolina prison gangs thousands to keep her son alive  Charleston Post Courier

The phone call from prison came on a sweltering summer morning. The woman immediately sensed an unfamiliar tremor in her son's voice.


Exploding iPhone gave SC man severe burns, lawsuit says. Rare but real, experts say  The State

A Sumter man is suing Apple after he suffered severe burns because of an exploding iPhone 6, the lawsuit says. Ronnie Portee went through five surgeries ...


Battered and low on money, SC’s rural poor suffering from latest storm  The Charlotte Observer

Crystal Simmons, a working mother who lives in Wallace, suffered the loss of water, power, phone *service* and her road during Hurricane Florence. She is ...


Hurricane Florence: A list of where to donate money to victims  The Charlotte Observer

Get a list of where people can donate time or money to charities, nonprofits and other disaster relief organizations that will help victims and survivors of ...


Jobs at All Levels Now Require Digital Literacy. Here's Proof.  Education Week

Education Week visited Delaware's largest employer for a closer look at how digitization is changing the workplace.


More than 70,000 in Guilford County remain without power; repaired Horse Pen Creek Road reopens after Michael damage  Greensboro News & Record

Restoring power could take days, Duke Energy says.


‘An act of violence’: How a Sun City woman’s Google search cost her $18,000  Island Packet

Laura Marks clicked a Google ad in her Sun City Hilton Head, South Carolina, home for tech support. She bought firewall protection so strong “the Russians ...


Sharks, dishwashers and guns: A running list of viral hoaxes about Hurricane Florence  The Washington Post

The Internet exists, and so does Hurricane Florence. The inevitable result? An ever-growing tally of online hoaxes about the dangerous storm, hoping to go viral ...


They thought living in churches would protect them. Now they fear nowhere is safe  CNN

After Samuel Oliver-Bruno's arrest, other undocumented immigrants living in sanctuary churches in North Carolina face a haunting question this Christmas: Will I ...


Hurricane Florence: Rescues in New Bern, Craven County NC, Beaufort County  Myrtle Beach Online

Hurricane Florence caused flooding in New Bern and Craven County, North Carolina. Multiple residents were rescued from rising floodwaters and storm surges ...


Virginia, North Carolina could be tech hub as Amazon, Apple consider campuses  Digital Trends

Apple and Amazon are both said to be considering new facilities in North Virginia to expand their operations. Amazon's second headquarters would house some ...


Oklahoma attorney accused of solicitation of murder, witness tampering arrested in North Carolina  Tulsa World

Authorities in North Carolina arrested a Jay attorney accused of solicitation for first-degree murder, witness tampering and racketeering related to his contact with ...


4,815 phones taken from SC inmates in past year. Is the contraband crackdown working?  The Herald

S.C. Corrections Department head Bryan Stirling told lawmakers Thursday what the state prison system is doing to combat cellphones and other contraband ...


Facebook stores its data in this rural North Carolina town, where the privacy debate is just beginning to catch on  The Washington Post

FOREST CITY, N.C. — It was slow at the thrift shop, and manager Stephanie Henderson, 38, was looking at her laptop, trying to discover all that Facebook had ...