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Eat Heathly @ Island Breeze Grill

Far too long diners have been forced to eat bland foods with little or no seasoning. No longer! Island Breeze Grill applauds the adventurous and gives foodies- in - training a push with various specialties items that invite experimentation. Whether you go with the slowly roasted tender curried Goat or the jerk chicken salad, you simply can't...

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2 killed, 1 injured in Winston-Salem car crash

The Associated Press
© November 23, 2014

WINSTON-SALEM

Two Kernersville men died and a third injured after their sports car ran off a road and crashed into several parked cars.

Winston-Salem police said Sunday the accident happened when a 1999 Ford Mustang slammed into several cars on private property late Saturday.

Police say killed in the

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N.C. likely to join legislative push on Uber, Lyft

By Jonathan Drew
The Associated Press
© November 23, 2014

RALEIGH

North Carolina has become an attractive market for smartphone-based car services such as Uber and Lyft, which are drawn to the state's mid-sized cities that have college students and young professionals but lack extensive mass transit. It's also one of many states where little

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N.C. Republicans pick Moore to be new House speaker

By Emery P. Dalesio
The Associated Press
© November 22, 2014

ASHEBORO, N.C.

North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Saturday picked state Rep. Tim Moore of Cleveland County to become the next leader of the state House of Representatives.

House Republicans selected the 44-year-old Kings Mountain attorney and metal recycling company owner as

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corolla wild horses in danger from development?

corolla wild horses in danger from development?

Wild horse of Corolla grazing. The ruling from the Appellate Court could endanger their longterm survival by reducing the amount of land available for them to graze.

With a July ruling from the NC Appellate Court it’s difficult to say where plans to develop a commercial district in Swan Beach stands, although by a quick read it looks like there is r

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Outer Banks Group seeks candidates for summer jobs

Outer Banks Group seeks candidates for summer jobs
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Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site announce two workshops designed to encourage local interest in the 2015 summer seasonal hiring process.  The Outer Banks Group hires approximately 82 summer seasonal employees each year.  The workshops will be held at the following times a

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NC motorists see lowest gas prices in 5 years

The Associated Press
© November 22, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

More North Carolinians are heading over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving, and they will find the trip won’t cost nearly as much as it has recently.

AAA Carolinas says 1,345,000 North Carolinians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home. About 1,210,500 of those

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Phone scam hits several states, including N.C.

The Associated Press
© November 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES

A months-old phone scam that originated in Los Angeles is now targeting people across the country.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Rouzan said four deputies fielded up to 100 calls Friday morning from people reporting scam calls in states such as Florida, Ohio, Texas, North C

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Second N.C. child dies from flu complications

The Associated Press
© November 21, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.

State health officials say a second child in North Carolina has died of complications from the flu.

The state Department of Health and Human Services reported the death on its website Friday.

While neither the child's age nor identity have been released, the website reports the victim was

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nc ferry crew receive award for heroism

We love getting the ferry to Ocracoke and are proud to share this article by the Ocracoke Current about a North Carolina ferry crew receiving the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Safety and Heroism. Last September, the crew rescued two people in rough seas off of Ocracoke Island. John and Renee Hoffman’s sailboat was capsized by deteriorating wea

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October jobless rate in N.C. drops to 6.3 percent

The Associated Press
© November 21, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.

North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling.

The state Commerce Department reported Friday that the jobless rate in October dropped to 6.3 percent, down from 6.7 percent in September. The national rate fell a fraction in October to 5.8 percent.

State employment increased by more than

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Group wants guns banned from Harris Teeter, Kroger

The Associated Press
© November 21, 2014

DURHAM, N.C.

Grocery store chain Kroger is getting a push from a group of mothers to ban guns from its stores, including Harris Teeter locations.

Moms Demand Action on Thursday delivered more than 72,000 petitions to Harris Teeter's Matthews headquarters. They want the company to ban openly carried

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