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Courier-Tribune

  • Charlotte radio personality killed in motorcycle crash
    Nathan Richie, a former Charlotte radio host who recently had landed his dream job, died in a motorcycle accident Saturday morning in Indian Land, S.C., while on his way to meet his father-in-law to celebrate Father’s Day. He was 53.Most recently, Richie was a host for WLKO-FM (102.9 “The Lake”), ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-21-2018
  • N.C. lawmakers push for prominent role in selecting judges who rule on their laws
    RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers have spent much of the past year hinting at a much anticipated proposal to change how the judges who rule on the constitutionality of their laws get to the bench.The vision was rolled out Wednesday evening in a news release from the office of state ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Miss Moore among semi-finalists
    RALEIGH — Miss Moore County Megan Huff was among the scholarship semi-finalists in the Miss North Carolina and Outstanding Teen pageants being held in Raleigh this week.Grabbing the preliminary awards for the first preliminary competition were Miss Wilmington Carli Batson and Miss Queen City Taylor Foley, tying for the Talent ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Understanding CL in sheep, goats
    In the small ruminant industry, there is a disease that is often the hot topic of discussion. Often thought of as the “hush hush” disease, it is called Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL).CL is caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis. The disease can rear its ugly head in two forms, external abscesses ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Triangle leads N.C. in tech job openings
    RALEIGH — Tech is a hot jobs sector in North Carolina, but nowhere is it hotter than in the Triangle, a new report suggests.In May, employers posted 22,309 information-technology jobs across the state, the N.C. Technology Association said in its monthly snapshot of available IT jobs.Of those, 10,158 were advertised ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-20-2018
  • Cooper recalls N.C. National Guard members
    RALEIGH — Governor Cooper today shared the following statement about North Carolina National Guard members:“The cruel policy of tearing children away from their parents requires a strong response, and I am recalling the three members of the North Carolina National Guard from the border.”As had been done under President Bush ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-20-2018
  • Commissioners adopt budget, keep tax rate flat
    ASHEBORO — The county will spend more money than proposed for the coming fiscal year, but without a tax increase.The Randolph County Board of Commissioners approved a budget for 2018-19 totaling $124,014,590 while maintaining the property tax rate at 65.25 cents per $100 of valuation. The proposed budget presented to ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-19-2018
  • Focus: N.C. Zoo plans Asia and Australia regions
    Editor’s note: In part 2, the series will focus on expansion plans at the N.C. Zoo. Lawmakers recently gave these a shot in the arm, agreeing on $2.5 million to complete planning for Phase 2 of two regions, Asia and Australia. Wednesday: Backlog of repairs and renovations.ASHEBORO — Despite all ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-19-2018
  • Focus: N.C. Zoo plans Asia and Australia regions
    Editor's note: In part 2, the series will focus on expansion plans at the N.C. Zoo. Lawmakers recently gave these a shot in the arm, agreeing on $2.5 million to complete planning for Phase 2 of two regions, Asia and Australia. Wednesday: Backlog of repairs and renovations.ASHEBORO — Despite all ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-18-2018
  • Food truck winners
    The 5th Annual N.C. Food Truck State Championship this weekend drew folks to Randleman's Commerce Square from all over the state. Like Rigo Good, Antomio Romero and Sam Brown, above, who drove from Fayetteville, they came to sample the unique and diverse offerings of food trucks and to see who ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-18-2018
  • Scotty McCreery marries high school sweetheart
    RALEIGH — "This is it," country music star Scotty McCreery tweeted Saturday morning.The 24-year-old American Idol Season 10 winner married his high school sweetheart and girlfriend of six years, Garner native Gabi Dugal on Saturday in front of 200 friends and family in the North Carolina mountains, according to multiple ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-18-2018
  • ‘Dangerously hot weather’: It could feel like 110
    RALEIGH — Summer doesn’t officially begin until Thursday, but the National Weather Service already is warning people across North Carolina to expect dangerously high temperatures this week.Hazardous weather outlooks were issued across the state — from Charlotte to Raleigh to Wilmington and many more areas — warning of “dangerously hot ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-18-2018
  • Measles confirmed in Wake County
    RALEIGH — A case of measles has been confirmed in Wake County in a patient who recently returned from international travel, and county officials said Sunday others may been exposed to the disease.Wake County spokesperson Kerry McComber said in a press release that the disease had been confirmed on Saturday ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-18-2018
  • Vet warns about fatal canine parasite
    JACKSONVILLE — Dixie was a dog that didn’t have to die.A lethal parasite has been discovered in area canines by a local veterinarian, and its presence is troubling for animal doctors and pet owners.Dr. Michelle Cox, veterinarian and founder of Island Pet Veterinarian Hospital located in Cape Carteret, first examined ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-18-2018
  • Morrow Mountain park gains 45 acres
    ALBEMARLE — Morrow Mountain State Park has an additional 45 acres of land along Mountain Creek, thanks to a partnership project between the property owners, Ron and Nancy Bryant; The LandTrust for Central North Carolina; and N.C. State Parks.Ron and Nancy came to The LandTrust as “conservation buyers” in February ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 06-16-2018
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Courier-Tribune Sports

  • Copperheads fall short in extras against Forest City
    ASHEBORO -- The Asheboro Copperheads saw a 10th-inning comeback fall short Saturday as the team fell 5-4 to the Forest City Owls at McCrary Park.The game was knotted at 1-all after six innings and stayed that way through the ninth.Forest City scored four runs in the top of the 10th, ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-24-2018
  • Local sports: Post 45 comeback falls short against Winston-Salem
    WINSTON-SALEM — Randolph County Post 45 had the tying run on second in the top of the seventh, but couldn’t bring him home as the team fell 3-2 to Winston-Salem on Saturday in Area III Northern Division play at Mount Tabor High School."We pitched pretty well tonight," RC coach Ronnie ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-24-2018
  • Larson wins pole at home track in Sonoma; Truex to start 2nd
    SONOMA, Calif. -- Kyle Larson proved again that he knows his way around Sonoma.Larson claimed the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race on his home track for the second straight year, turning a lap at 94.597 mph in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet on Saturday.Larson earned his sixth career ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-24-2018
  • NASCAR drivers relishing chance to conquer 3 road courses
    SONOMA, Calif. -- As a born-and-bred Northern Californian, Kyle Larson is quite familiar with the numerous twists and 11 turns on the vaunted Sonoma Raceway road course.That doesn't make him much better at navigating them in a stock car."Turn 1 up through the hill, all the way basically through Turn ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-24-2018
  • The 5 best teams in NASCAR at midseason all have one thing Hendrick, Gannasi lack
    There are 11 races left in the regular season, meaning driver and team focuses are rapidly shifting toward the playoffs. With six drivers owning the 15 victories thus far, everyone else has 11 more tries to lock themselves into the playoffs.All of that is a long-winded way of saying that ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-24-2018
  • At $780,000 per game, he could be the Panthers’ most underrated player
    CHARLOTTE -- It’s hard to work up a lot of sympathy for a guy pulling in north of $780,000 a game this season – and Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short certainly isn’t looking for any.While Short got his mega-contract (five years, $80 million) last year, what he has never ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-24-2018
  • ‘Canes make big shakeup, trade Lindholm, Hanifin to Calgary Flames
    DALLAS -- The Carolina Hurricanes made their big splash at the NHL draft and sent a message to their dressing room at the same time, trading former top-five draft picks Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin to the Calgary Flames for 6-foot-6, two-way defenseman Dougie Hamilton, big winger Micheal Ferland and ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-24-2018
  • Randolph County Post 45 walks, hits way to win
    ASHEBORO — Randolph County Post 45 walked away early with an Area III Northern Division win over Winston-Salem Post 55 Friday night at McCrary Park. And then it hit its way to victory.Post 45 received six walks in the bottom of the first inning to score three early runs before ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-23-2018
  • Canes select Svechnikov with 2nd pick
    New Carolina Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell didn't deviate from the consensus with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, but that's probably OK considering it means his team now owns the top-ranked North American skater of this year's class. Choosing Russian winger Andrei Svechnikov with the ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-23-2018
  • Allred signs pro baseball contract with Woolley Mammoths of USPBL
    RALEIGH — Alec Allred became the first William Peace University baseball student-athlete to sign a professional contract when the Ramseur-native recently signed with the Westside Woolly Mammoths in the United Shores Professional Baseball League.Allred is the second WPU student-athlete to sign a contract with a professional team. Morgan Farmer ‘16 ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-23-2018
  • Back at Sonoma, Truex works to build momentum
    Martin Truex Jr.'s win at Pocono three weeks ago served notice that this year's points race might be more than a two-man showdown between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick. Now NASCAR's defending champion is back at Sonoma Raceway, where he's had plenty of success. Truex won at Sonoma in 2013 and led ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-23-2018
  • Community rallies around teen
    TRINITY — Tyler Bova has shown a courageous ability to fight on the football field and on the baseball diamond. Now the Trinity High School teen is showing a courageous fight for his life.The two-sport student-athlete was the sole survivor in a horrific crash that killed his parents and younger ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Copperheads fall to HiToms in extras
    ASHEBORO -- The Asheboro Copperheads rallied to knot the game in the eighth inning, but fell to the High Point-Thomasville HiToms 11-10 in 10 innings Thursday night at McCrary Park.Sean Phelan went 3-for-5 with a triple, two RBIs and a run scored, while Ethan Harrison went 2-for-4 with a run scored. ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-22-2018
  • NBA Draft Roundup: Hornets trade for Bridges
    CHARLOTTE -- Mitch Kupchak couldn't overlook Miles Bridges' versatility.The Hornets wound up with the Michigan State wingman in the first round of the NBA draft after a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers.Charlotte initially selected point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander from Kentucky with the 11th overall pick, but traded the pick ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Panthers CB playing fast again. Is he on fast track to starting role?
    CHARLOTTE -- For Carolina Panthers cornerback Kevon Seymour, it wasn't the heat, it was the humidity -- not to mention that he was joining his new team on the eve of the regular season.Seymour's 11th-hour arrival from Buffalo last September made for a tough transition, as did those sticky, late-summer ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 06-22-2018
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