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WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: 3-month-old dies when tree falls on home

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The death toll from Hurricane Florence and its remnants has risen to 17 as officials say a 3-month-old died in North Carolina when a tree landed on a mobile home. Gaston County manager Earl Mathers said in an email to commissioners … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: 3-month-old dies when tree falls on home

WILMINGTON, N.C. | Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. “The risk to life is rising with the angry waters,” Gov. Roy Cooper declared as the storm’s death toll climbed to 15. The storm … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

WILMINGTON, N.C. | Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C.  — A mother and baby killed when a tree smashed into their house are among several deaths caused by Hurricane Florence. The monster storm felled trees all around Wilmington, causing many more close calls and damaging homes and cars. Authorities say the woman and her 8-month-old child died when the tree smashed into … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence

WILMINGTON | 4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

WILMINGTON, N.C.  — Blowing ashore with howling 90 mph winds, Hurricane Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast Friday in what could be just the opening act in a watery, two-part, slow-motion disaster. At least four people were killed. Forecasters warned that drenching rains of 1 to … Continue reading WILMINGTON | 4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

GREENSBORO, N.C | Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C — Brandt Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday at the Wyndham Championship, falling one shot shy of matching the record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole, becoming the 10th player in PGA Tour to break 60. Jim Furyk set the record with a 58 in the final round of … Continue reading GREENSBORO, N.C | Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship

CONCORD, N.C | NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

CONCORD, N.C — NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing. The 38-year-old Kahne announced his intentions Thursday on Twitter, saying “I’m not sure what the future holds for me, but I’m at ease with the decision that I have made.” The former Hendrick Motorsports driver has 18 victories in 15 years … Continue reading CONCORD, N.C | NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

DURHAM, N.C. | Krzyzewski: No ‘plan of execution’ for NCAA hoops reforms

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t believe the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough. Speaking two days after the governing body announced numerous changes following a high-profile corruption scandal in college basketball, Krzyzewski on Friday said he approves the intent behind the changes but added that “they don’t have a plan of execution.” … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Krzyzewski: No ‘plan of execution’ for NCAA hoops reforms