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  1. North Carolina farmers start counting flood lossesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 3 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Hendersonville farmer Randy Edmundson thinks about 70 of his 110 acres are under water after the storms. Edmundson told the Asheville Citizen-Times many of his crops have drowned and the wet conditions will delay planting.


  2. Flooding washes piles of trash and debris into area riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    WLOS-TV in Asheville reports trash and debris have been flowing along the French Broad River, and some has been caught by dams or trestles, creating large piles. Eric Bradford, director of operations for Asheville Greenworks, said about 75 percent of the debris starts out as litter on the roads.


  3. Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatened dam is OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a dam early Wednesday and closed a highway in western North Carolina as the center of the storm lashed the nation's midsection hundreds of miles away. About 2,000 people were evacuated for several hours after emergency managers said the Lake Tahoma dam was in danger of "imminent failure."


  4. 4 dead, 3 children hurt in Asheville shootingRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A man shot his girlfriend and her five children in their North Carolina home - killing the woman and two teens - before shooting himself, police said Thursday. Asheville Police Chief Tammy Hooper said the shooting happened Wednesday night after Maurice Laron Garner, 35, got into an argument with his girlfriend at the Asheville hospital where she worked.


  5. Harry Anderson, a Night Courta star, dies at age 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    If you didn't know that Harry Anderson was an Asheville, N.C. resident, it's a tragic time to find out. Harry Anderson, the 'Night Court' star who made Asheville his home, died at age 65 at his home in Montford, Asheville police confirm.


  6. FBI opens criminal probe of police beating in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Federal agents have opened a criminal investigation into a white North Carolina police officer shown on body camera footage beating a black man accused of jaywalking. State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Patty McQuillan said in an email Wednesday that an FBI criminal investigation was launched into the actions of Asheville police officer Christopher Hickman on Aug. 25, 2017.


  7. NC Lt. Governor wants Graham statue to replace Aycocka s at U.Sa .Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Lt. Gov. Dan Forest tweeted Tuesday, "soon, a statue of Billy Graham will reside in the US Capitol Building showing our admiration for the life he lived, the faith the held, the Gospel he preached and the pride we have in calling him our own." Forest wrote a letter to the architect of the Capitol, asking the Joint Committee of the Library of Congress to approve North Carolina's request to replace the statue of Governor Charles B. Aycock in Statuary Hall with a statue of Reverend Billy Graham.


  8. Grahama s body begins journey from mountains to CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Freeway motorists pulled aside to watch the Rev. Billy Graham's motorcade as the religious leader's body moved across his home state of North Carolina on Saturday.


  9. One Love Tennis plans free trip to Fed Cup, wins awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The group will be sending more than 40 of its participants to watch Serena and Venus Williams in the Fed Cup this weekend in Asheville. The trip will be completely free for the kids! One Love's executive director Lenny Simpson has been honored by the United States Tennis Association with the Marilyn Sherman Spirit Award for extraordinary spirit in growing the game of tennis.


  10. Governor Roy Cooper declares emergency ahead of snow, coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    An Arctic wave of wintry weather is expected to spread snow across the width of North Carolina, from the mountains to the coast. Schools closed early Tuesday from the Tennessee border to Asheville ahead of the rush of snow and cold.


  11. Duke Energy asks customers to reduce electricity use during cold snapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Duke Energy Progress officials are asking customers to reduce electricity use until 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15 to help avoid potential high energy demand on the electric grid caused by frigid temperatures, according to a news release. The release said Duke Energy Progress serves customers in western and eastern North Carolina including Raleigh, Wilmington and the Asheville region, and northeastern South Carolina including Sumter and Florence.


  12. Florida man donates property for Blue Ridge Parkway in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A Florida man has donated five undeveloped home sites that will add to the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the 21-acre property known as Woodfin Creek Headwaters was donated to the Conservation Trust for North Carolina.


  13. Light ice in mountains as brutal cold crosses North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Sunday afternoon and evening for nearly all of the mountains. Temperatures are already below freezing, so the light rain, drizzle and snow is freezing immediately when it hits the ground.


  14. New Tax Legislation means big savings for small breweriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    On Friday, President Trump signed into law the most significant tax legislation in three decades. The overhaul includes tax cuts that are projected to save the alcohol industry $4.2 billion over a two year period.


  15. Education Lottery moving Wilmington office to new location, closed FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Lottery players in the Wilmington area looking to claim a big prize will pick up their checks in a new location in Wilmington beginning Monday. Operations at the old office, located at Market Station, 5214 Market Street, Suite 108, will end today, Thursday, at 5 p.m. The office will be closed on Friday as the move to the new location is made.


  16. Duke Energy might increase your ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The Latest on regulatory hearings to decide how large a rate increase to allow a Duke Energy subsidiary : The nation's largest electric company has agreed to seek a lower rate increase on more than a million North Carolina customers and charge a lower potential profit margin, but still wants nearly $200 million a year to clean up the toxic byproducts of burning coal. Duke Energy Corp. and consumer advocates working for the North Carolina Utilities Commission said Monday they've agreed to a partial settlement as the company's seeks a reduced 13 percent rate increase.


  17. Ashley celebrates four at signing dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Emily King, Taylor Long, Samantha Luscher and Averee Gerold of Ashley High School all celebrated their signing today in front of a packed crowd of friends, family and coaches. Taylor and Samantha will play volleyball, one to Cape Fear and one to UNC-Asheville.


  18. Vi Lyles elected as Charlottea s first female African American mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A nearly 30-year veteran of local government was the definitive choice of voters on Tuesday and she will become the first African-American woman to run North Carolina's largest city. Vi Lyles, Charlotte's mayor pro tem, sent out a Twitter post saying "We are victorious!" With most of the city's 168 precincts reporting unofficial returns, Lyles had 58 percent of the vote, compared to 41 percent for City Councilman Kenny Smith.


  19. Police: Escaped inmate captured while drinking GatoradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Police in North Carolina have captured an escaped inmate after they found him drinking a Gatorade while sitting outside a doctor's office. Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan told a news conference that 42-year-old Michael Lee Calloway was captured Thursday morning after being spotted in Biltmore Park in Asheville.


  20. North Carolina college to cover tuition cost for some next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A private college in North Carolina plans to cover the cost of tuition for all incoming, in-state students eligible for federal or state need-based aid starting next year. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa will offer its NC Free Tuition Plan for students new to the school beginning in fall 2018.


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