There are 37 species of snakes in North Carolina and 6 are venomous (poisonous): the copperhead, the cottonmouth (water moccasin), the eastern diamondback rattlesnake, the pigmy rattlesnake, the timber rattlesnake and the coral snake. Photos.
Sanford native Britton Buchanan was the runner-up on Season 14 of NBC's "The Voice." We talk to Britton about Bruce Springsteen, his dancing skills, his upcoming recording projects with Alicia Keys and three concerts scheduled in North Carolina.
Marius Payton from WHBQ, the Fox affiliate in Memphis, will join the WNCN CBS 17 team on May 29 as the new weekday evening anchor. Payton replaces Sean Maroney who left in January. Payton joins Angela Taylor who replaced Sharon Tazewell.
Brian Kelley, the healthful living teacher and women's track coach at Apex High School, was suspended with pay after a video surfaced apparently showing him choking a male student on campus. The Wake County school system is investigating.
WNCN reporter and anchor Justin Quesinberry is leaving CBS 17 for the anchor job at Spectrum News Triad in Greensboro. Quesinberry has been at WNCN for 7 years and is married to Kelly Hinchcliffe, WRAL education reporter.
Going to the beach in North Carolina? The replacement of the Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet, which connects Hatteras Island with the mainland, is one of several bridge projects the N.C. Department of Transportation has in the works along the coast. Here's what to expect.
Cathy Moore is both Wake County's first female schools superintendent and first Latina superintendent. Moore says that while her background is important, her focus is on improving academic outcomes for the district's 160,000 students.
Two decades of hurricanes have left paths of destruction up and down North Carolina's coast. They've caused permanent flood damage, increased algae blooms, fish kills and "dead zones." Researchers at UNC and N.C. State are studying the effects in hopes of finding a solution.
Heavy rain is expected to move into the Triangle Wednesday afternoon, bringing strong winds and large hail, the National Weather Service in Raleigh reported. More rain is expected in the area on Memorial Day weekend.
Rosemary and John Abram live on a fixed income. Their apartment building on Morehead Ave. in Durham, NC was sold to a company in Texas in 2017. On April 1, 2018 they were given 30 days to vacate or apply for a renovated, more expensive unit.