Wake County cancels makeup day, SAT tests; Person, Vance also closed
School officials in Wake, Person and Vance counties canceled makeup days scheduled for Saturday due to slick road conditions.
- Sunshine, warm temps returning for weekend
Abundant sunshine will push temperatures into the mid-60s Saturday afternoon, making a week that included cold air, rain and another round of freezing precipitation a distant memory.
- Duke CEO: Ratepayers will cover coal ash cleanup
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good said Friday that ratepayers will shoulder most of the cost of emptying out the utility's 31 coal ash ponds in North Carolina.
- Candles, fireplaces busy after ice storm
Families without power after a day of ice storms in Orange County had the option to overnight Friday at C.W. Stanford Middle School where the Red Cross established an emergency shelter.
- Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us'
After she drove her minivan into the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, authorities say a pregnant South Carolina woman tried to call off bystanders hustling to rescue her three screaming children from the water that was rushing in through the windows.
- Maryland man arrested, child found safe
A Maryland man and his daughter were found in South Carolina Friday night, almost two days after the child, 11-year-old Caitlyn Marie Virts, was the subject of an Amber Alert.
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