North Carolina

A lithium mining startup promised to make a rural pocket of North Carolina a clean-energy boomtown. But perceived slights and concerns over water have turned neighbors against the project.
The Republican congressman has been at odds with GOP officials in both North Carolina and in the U.S. House.
U.S. Rep. Ted Budd has won a crowded Republican primary for retiring GOP Sen. Richard Burr’s seat in North Carolina.
Across the U.S., an exodus of House Democrats has put a half dozen congressional seats up for grabs.
Over 50 shell casings were found at one location, suggesting a "large exchange of gunfire," Winston-Salem police said.
Joseph Anthony McKinnon appeared to have been nearly done filling the grave in his backyard when he collapsed, said deputies in Trenton, North Carolina.
The incident allegedly occurred after an unidentified male came onto DaBaby’s property without permission and was shot in the leg.
Smith’s opponent, state Sen. Don Davis, has cast votes to undermine abortion rights.
Internal emails show pipeline firms provided North Carolina and Virginia leaders with draft letters and talking points praising their own projects.
National groups’ efforts to buoy Valerie Foushee – and sink Nida Allam – are angering local progressives.