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  1. Duke Energy CEO sees 55 percent jump in compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 11 | Courier-Tribune

    Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good made $21.4 million last year, an increase of 55 percent from the year before and her highest ever as chief executive, according to the company's proxy filing released Friday. Good's total compensation included a base salary of $1.34 million and $17.2 million in stock awards.


  2. FOCUS: Earlier alcohol sales on Sunday: Economy or religion? Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 10 | Courier-Tribune

    Editor's Note: The sale of alcohol was on the Asheboro City Council agenda again last week. This time the focus was on whether to allow earlier sales of alcohol on Sundays.


  3. 'An enduring legacy': Billy Graham laid to rest in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | Courier-Tribune

    As it lay before more than 2,000 mourners in Charlotte on Friday, the Rev. Billy Graham's casket was simple: pine, devoid of ornamentation, made by prison inmates.


  4. Graham to 'lie in honor' in Capitol Rotunda Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | Courier-Tribune

    The body of evangelist Billy Graham will lie in honor under the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next week as Congress pays tribute to a clergyman who counseled presidents and preached the Gospel to millions worldwide. Graham, who died at his home near Asheville Wednesday at age 99, will arrive at the white-domed Capitol on Feb. 28 and lie in honor there until the following day.


  5. Study: UNC should rethink teachers trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    When students in the UNC system's teacher training programs were asked what they would do for a child struggling to read, few could cite specific strategies, according to consultants who reviewed public university education programs. That finding, and others, are highlighted in a report out this week that identifies gaps in the 14 UNC teacher training programs that prepare undergraduates to be teachers.


  6. Pipeline protesters rally in RaleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    About 30 protesters occupied Gov. Roy Cooper's office Friday morning in downtown Raleigh, launching what they called a civil disobedience movement to block the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Protesters said they are initiating the next stage of their opposition to the planned natural gas pipeline a week after Cooper's administration issued a key environmental permit for the 600-mile underground conduit.


  7. Charlotte women's march offers new twists SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    A year ago, organizers of the Charlotte women's march were as shocked as anyone when an estimated 10,000 people packed the streets. "Maybe we'll get 100 people," Autumn Watson told her husband when she created a Facebook event for a Charlotte march because she couldn't get to the big event in Washington, D.C. This year about 7,000 people have replied that they're coming to Saturday's march, either on the Charlotte Women's March website or Facebook page.


  8. 'Billboards' racks up awards, tourism buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    As accolades and awards mount for the movie "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" - which was filmed in 2016 in Western North Carolina - the state is pitching the movie's various locales as tourist destinations. Visit North Carolina, the state's tourism division, has assembled a trip planner for visitors to "explore authentic locations from 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.'


  9. Forgotten Powerball ticket worth $200,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    "My husband and I keep the tickets in a little dresser beside our bed," King said in a statement released by "We had so much going on, we just forgot about them."


  10. Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina Pageant seeks contestantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    The Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina Pageant, a disability advocacy and activism program, seeks to honor women who utilize wheelchairs for their mobility for accomplishments and achievements, since the onset of their disability.


  11. Franklinville 'hemp house' constructed of prefab panels Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    A clutch of people cheered a few weeks ago as a crane lifted and human hands guided the last of the 16 prefabricated panels into place on a tiny house being built in the Living Well Community. It was a special occasion for Marty Clemons, who will live in the house on a little street called Infinite Way off N.C. 22. Several of her future neighbors were on hand to share in her excitement.


  12. Asheboro featured in P1t farm-to-table experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    People-first Tourism announced it is offering foodies the opportunity to meet with celebrated chefs and the charismatic local farmers who supply their kitchens with fresh ingredients. This holiday season, P1t is offering vouchers that can be redeemed for experiences from the N.C. mountains to the coast in 2018.


  13. Icy roads close sections of Blue Ridge ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    Southern sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Western North Carolina have been closed since Sunday because of snow and ice, The Asheville-Times reported. Mount Mitchell State Park, at parkway milepost 355, was closed Sunday morning and through Monday because the road is icy.


  14. Two quakes rattle N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    Two earthquakes were recorded in North Carolina Monday night and early Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A 2.2-magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:43 p.m. Monday about 14 miles southwest of Brevard, according to survey data.


  15. Hurricane Irma update: What to expect in North Carolina nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    Hurricane Irma's projected path has shifted greatly in recent days, and as of mid-day Saturday, the storm's center is expected to move across southwest Georgia on Monday and over Alabama on Tuesday. But the storm is still expected to impact North Carolina on Monday and Tuesday, with heavy rain in western North Carolina, including in the mountains, according to the National Weather Service.


  16. Uwharrie Forest rec fees may go up Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    WHAT IT IS: The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to increase recreation fees at several sites on the Uwharrie National Forest and the public is invited to provide input now through Sept. 25. WHY: Current pricing at many forest sites have remained static for over a decade and have not kept pace with other recreation sites with similar services and amenities, according to the USFS.


  17. Carolina Farm Credit photo contest voting under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    Voting to select the top three photos for the 2018 Carolina Farm Credit Calendar will be open to the public through July. More than 500 photos were submitted by Carolina Farm Credit members, employees and friends for the contest by the May 31 deadline.


  18. Senate passes "brunch bill" to loosen limits on alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    A couple of hours after slipping through a skeptical Senate Rules Committee, Senate Bill 155, aka the brunch bill, breezed through the full Senate Thursday by a 32-13 vote. Republicans were split, 22-12, and those divisions became apparent, mainly during a Wednesday meeting of the Senate's Finance Committee and to a lesser extent at the Thursday Rules session.


  19. Museum devoted to house cats? It just opened in N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    The American Museum of the House Cat has opened in North Carolina, proving that we as a nation have not yet run out of ideas for quirky roadside attractions. And quirky is the word.


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