Category: WSIC State News

WSIC Statewide News Stories

AAA: Cheaper gas likely as crude oil falls to lowest price in months

Crude oil prices have fallen to their lowest levels since May, declining $5 per barrel on the…

Two NC men accused of impersonating federal officers, home robbery

The Forsyth County Drug Task Force says Freddie Wayne Huff II, 41, of Lexington and Rahain Deriggs,…

238 UVA students kicked out for not complying with COVID vaccine mandate

The University of Virginia removed 238 students from its rolls for not meeting the school’s coronavirus vaccine…

NC humorist Jeanne Robertson dead at 77

Jeanne Robertson, who parlayed her appearance in the Miss America pageant into a career as a speaker…

Drug Trafficker Involved in the Importation of Cocaine from Connecticut to New Hanover and Brunswick Counties Sentenced to More Than 10 Years in Federal Prison

Marcus Robinson, 45, of Winnabow, North Carolina, was sentenced on August 13, 2021 to 128 months in…

Great Smoky Mountains to require reservations and parking fees near popular waterfall

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has unveiled a controversial “pilot project” to charge visitors $14 to park…

House Bill 398 makes it easier for residents to get handguns

The North Carolina Senate has approved legislation that makes it easier for residents to obtain a handgun….

Criminal justice bill OK’d by NC House Criminal justice bill revises body cam rule

A wide-ranging criminal justice bill designed to push bad officers out of North Carolina law enforcement while…

Fred Hits Western North Carolina Hard

The remnants of Tropical Depression Fred hit parts of western North Carolina hard, triggering flooding and mudslides….

NC Senate Rejects House Budget Proposal

The North Carolina Senate rejected the House version of the state’s two-year spending plan, paving the way…