Candidates running for Mayor of Oak Island answer questions during a forum hosted by WECT and the League of Women Voters.
A storm system that spread snow, sleet and freezing rain widely across the nation's midsection is headed toward the densely populated Eastern seaboard promising more of the same.More >> A powerful storm that crept across the country dumped a mix of snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region and headed northeast Sunday, turning NFL playing fields in Pennsylvania into winter wonderlands,...More >> Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second most...More >> North Korea on Monday acknowledged the purge of leader Kim Jong Un's influential uncle for alleged corruption, drug use, gambling and a long list of other "anti-state" acts, apparently ending the career of the...More >> An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million in an online auction.More >> An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million in an online auction.More >> South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former President Nelson Mandela, starting planned events to commemorate the liberation struggle icon that will...More >> In death, Nelson Mandela unified South Africans of all races and backgrounds Sunday on a day of prayer for the global statesman - from a vaulted cathedral with hymns and incense to a rural, hilltop church with goat-skin...More >> The government is back at work, and markets are laden with fruits, pork, fish and bread. Shredded trees are sprouting new leaves. Above all, the sounds of a city getting back on its feet fill the air: the roar of...More >> The government is back at work, and markets are laden with fruits, pork, fish and bread. Shredded trees are sprouting new leaves. Above all, the sounds of a city getting back on its feet fill the air: the roar of trucks...More >>
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A lawsuit filed more than a decade ago against Attorney General Roy Cooper and his campaign for a television commercial aired during his first winning run for the job may finally goMore >> A lawsuit dating back to 2000 against NC Attorney General Roy Cooper has received a trial date for spring of 2014.More >> WASHINGTON, DC (WECT) – The Senate Majority PAC group has launched a second ad campaign supporting Senator Kay Hagan in her bid for re-election. The 30-second ad on YouTube does not yet appear on theMore >> The Senate Majority PAC has launched a new ad campaign, supporting Sen. Kay Hagan and criticizing the candidate many consider the front-runner to oppose her bid for re-election in 2014. Click on the link inside this story to see the ad.More >> RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A judge has found North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and 11 others guilty of second-degree trespassing and violating building rules while protesting in April at the stateMore >> A judge today found a dozen "Moral Monday" protestors, including the state NAACP President, guilty of trespassing for their demonstration at the General Assembly building in April. More >> ELON, NC (WECT) – More people trust their local leaders to do what is right compared to state or federal politicians. That's one of the results of a new Elon University Poll released on Wednesday. AboutMore >> More responders to a new Elon University Poll say they trust their local city council or county commissioners to do what is right than elected state or federal leaders. They also want to know the location of hazardous chemicals and expenses of government officials. Click on the link inside this story to see the raw data and summary.More >> RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to roll out a North Carolina public school teacher pay proposal early in 2014 but isn't talking specifics as his top education adviser, teachers andMore >> Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina wants to get seek feedback on plans to address the issue of teacher pay in the state's public schools.More >>