Duplin teacher assistant in fatal crash on way to school
A teaching assistant at North Duplin Junior-Senior High School died Tuesday morning while driving to work, officials said.
Despite ban, sweepstakes cafes fight to stay open
A year after the state Supreme Court upheld a North Carolina law banning sweepstakes cafes, some of the places where people play fast-moving computer games that mimic Vegas-style slots are still open for business.
Authorities find missing pilot dead in plane in Duplin County
Emergency management officials in Duplin County said late Monday that they found dead the pilot of a missing plane that left Jacksonville Sunday morning en route to Detroit.
Duplin County town has oldest Veterans Day tradition
Veterans Day parades happen all over the country, but one in the Duplin County town of Warsaw has been taking place longer than any other community in America - 93 years.
Ex-prosecutor stands by murder conviction of exonerated man
A retired prosecutor said Thursday that the decision not to retry a man in the 1987 shooting death of a Duplin County bootlegger doesn't change his belief that the man was involved in the crime.
Man wrongly convicted of murder walks free from Wake prison
A man imprisoned for more than 20 years for the murder of a Duplin County bootlegger was released Tuesday evening from the Wake Correctional Center in Raleigh.
Hog farmers, neighbors again at odds over waste
More than a decade after state regulators tried to improve the operation of hog waste lagoons at pork production farms across eastern North Carolina, farmers and their neighbors are locked in a new battle over the foul odor and pollution from the lagoons.
McCrory halts Rural Center spending after critical audit
Gov. Pat McCrory ordered Thursday that the flow of state money to and spent by the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center stop immediately. The move comes one day after a state audit criticized the nonprofit for a lack of oversight and exorbitant salaries.
Sampson deputies searching for homicide suspect
Sampson County sheriff's deputies were searching Sunday for a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Magnolia Saturday afternoon.
Convicted killer waits to learn whether he will be freed
A man who's been imprisoned for more than 20 years for murder was waiting Friday to find out whether a judge will throw out his conviction and free him.