NC State Fair Inspector in Kiddie Land Was Actually Sex Offender, Say Police

This year, around a million people will attend the North Carolina State Fair. And one of those attendees was not who he said he was, according to authorities. ABC13 reports that a registered sex offender was arrested on Tuesday after…

Franklin Graham Mad About ‘Activist Judges’ Allowing Gay Marriage in His State

It’s been over a week since the Supreme Court denied appeals from several states that would have stalled same-sex marriage in those places. In many of those states, amendments to the state constitutions had rendered same-sex marriage illegal. But those…

Randy Travis’ Name Removed From Hometown Sign

Randy Travis’ hometown of Marshville, North Carolina, has a new sign and it is missing the country music singer’s name. Town Manager Fern Shubert explained that the town replaced both of their welcome signs this summer because they were falling…

Amber Alert in Virginia Called Off

An Amber Alert issued Saturday by the Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse for an abduction of a teenager has been called off. Fifteen-year-old Dustin Wade Shaver was found safe by authorities at approximately 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Virginia…

Kelli Bordeaux: Remains Finally Found

Police announced on Wednesday that the remains of a woman soldier that had been missing for two years were recently found. 23-year-old Fort Bragg-based Pfc. Kelli Bordeaux was last seen outside of the Froggy Bottoms bar on Ramsey Street in…

Clay Aiken Wins Congressional Primary, Opponent Dead

Clay Aiken made headlines earlier this year when he announced he would be seeking a congressional seat for North Carolina. Aiken and his opponent were deadlocked until the end, but Aiken squeaked out a win in the primary. Even if…

Miley Cyrus Postpones US Tour Dates Due to Illness

Miley Cyrus officially postponed the remaining dates on the U.S. leg of her Bangerz tour on Friday. The announcement on Cyrus’ website read as follows: “All remaining U.S. dates on the Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour have been postponed. Miley is…

Patrick Cannon, Charlotte Mayor, Resigns Pending Corruption Charges

Eight hours following his arrest on charges of bribery, extortion, and theft, among others, Mayor Patrick DeAngelo Cannon of Charlotte City, North Carolina, resigned from his post. The resignation was contained in a letter addressed to city manager Ron Carlee…

Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard, Dies at 72

Richard Petty Motorsports has announced that the NASCAR Hall of Famer’s wife Linda had passed away Tuesday at 72. Lynda Gayle Owens Petty died peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina, after battling cancer for the past several…

500-Pound Wild Boar is Killed by North Carolina Hunter

North Carolina hunter Jett Webb’s freezer is sure to be overflowing with pork after killing a 500-pound wild boar last month. The hunter reportedly killed the 8-foot long animal in Bertie County on land leased by the White Oak Ranch…

Kilah Davenport: Child Abuse Victim Dies At Age 4

“We know she’s dancing in heaven. She’s not in pain anymore,” said her grandmother Leslie Davenport. The four-year-old girl, who was severely beaten by her stepfather in May 2012, finally stopped breathing on Thursday. Kilah was at home with her…

North Carolinian Hunter Kills 500lb Hog

Every now and then our inner child jumps around like a relapsing drug addict on planet cocaine when the news showcases a wild beast like Big Foot or the Mothman that ‘proves’ to us that monsters DO exist and reality…

Coal Ash Spill Now Subject To Criminal Probe

The Associated Press is now reporting that the coal ash spill into a North Carolina river is now the subject of a federal investigation. The spill, which was discovered on February 2nd, resulted in tons of toxic materials seeping into…

Clay Aiken Is Running For Congress

Clay Aiken may have risen to fame in the early days of “American Idol” with his Southern charm and velvety voice, but he says he has a lot more to offer than entertainment, and he’s ready to prove it. 35-year…

Clay Aiken’s Rumored Run for Congress A Reality

Clay Aiken was rumored to be considering a run for Congress in North Carolina just a few weeks ago. Now it seems that rumor is far closer to a reality than it was before. The political website The Hill reports…

Klingon Letter Of Resignation Submitted By Councilman

Indian Trail, N.C. councilman David Waddell surprised fellow council after handing in his resignation letter. The resignation was not the surprise. Mr. Waddell, a grown man and a real politician, penned his letter in Klingon. For those who may be…

P.J. Hairston’s Career At UNC Is Over

P.J. Hairston, one of the top players on the team until this year, will not be reinstated by the University of North Carolina’s basketball team. He has sat out for the first 10 games of the season, and in a…

Elk Euthanized After Interaction with Photographer

After a video taken of a photographer interacting with an elk in North Carolina went viral, the elk was euthanized, leaving people outraged. The video was posted to YouTube earlier this month and the elk was put down just days…

Five Injured on Vortex Thrill Ride at NC State Fair

Five people were injured on Thursday night on the Vortex thrill ride at the North Carolina State Fair. According to officials, the ride started back up as riders were trying to exit. Of the five people injured, three are still…

Belmont, NC Drug Store Standoff Ends Peacefully

In a story that should be hailed as a shining example of two police departments working together towards a nonviolent goal, the Charlotte Observer reports a six-hour standoff between a lone gunman and law enforcement came to a peaceful end.…