North Carolina is the fifth state to report a case of the South African variant. Data suggest the mutant strain of COVID-19 may be more contagious than those previously discovered. As of Feb. 11, eleven cases of infection with the variant had been identified in the Carolinas, along with California Maryland and Virginia.

David Reeves, 27, of Gastonia, N.C. was arrested Feb. 5 and charged with threatening the President of the United States and others. According to a news release from the U.S Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, Reeves was arraigned on Thursday morning in Mecklenburg County.

President Joe Biden and North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper are working both sides of the COVID-19 argument when it comes to opening schools. In public, they've both urged the need for schools to be opened for regular business, but the reality is do they really?

As of Thursday afternoon, 10,226 North Carolinians have died from the virus. A sobering total along with 811,000 cases in less than a year. About 8.9 percent of those cases were reported in Mecklenburg County. North Carolina is the fifteenth state to report over 10,000 deaths.

According to BetOnline.ag, data using Twitter geo-tracking was compiled over the past week, including hashtags and direct keyword phrases about which athletes are the best or greatest ever. Out of over 130,000 tweets, the study revealed that North Carolina and South Carolina are split on who they say is the greatest of all time in sports.

After watching the videos of the death and destruction done by rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6th during yesterday's impeachment trial of Donald Trump, it became apparent to me this country needs civility again. It's not just the actions of what happened that day in Washington D.C., but we as a society have reached a point where people are driven by anger; instead of kindness

The article opens by saying, "Four years ago, Pat McCrory couldn’t find a job." From there, it takes a dive through Pat's gubernatorial loss in 2016, and how he ended up at WBT as one of the most successful on-air personalities in the station's recent history.

The founder of Hustler magazine in the 1970's fought for the right to publish such risque material, citing the first amendment in cases that made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Flynt's battle was detailed in the Oscar-nominated 1996 film, 'The People vs. Larry Flynt', where he was portrayed by Woody Harrelson.

Military personnel say Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in San Bernardino County, California, notified the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department last week of the missing explosives, but have not been asked to assist with the investigation, according to CNN.

The battle to fill Richard Burr's soon-to-be vacated seat has well-known politicians like Walker, along with outsiders such as Lara Trump dropping their names in the hat as the Republicans try to regain the majority back in the chamber they lost in November's election cycle.