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Gas Prices Are Down Heading Into Thanksgiving

CHARLOTTE -- AAA Carolinas predicts 1.34 million in the state will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving holiday. The lower gas prices are encouraging more people to hit the road. The Motor Club's Tiffany Wright says the statewide average for regular unleaded is $2.77, down 57 cents from the price during the Labor Day holiday.
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Moore Named GOP Speaker Nominee

ASHEBORO – Kings Mountain Rep. Tim Moore has been nominated by the Republican caucus as nominee for the Speaker of the House, and with the GOP majority that means he is expected to replace U.S. Senator-Elect Thom Tillis in the top leadership position in the lower chamber.
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UNC-CH Honors Seven Alumni

CHAPEL HILL – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees has presented its highest honor, the William Richardson Davie Award, to seven alumni in recognition of their “dedication, commitment, loyalty and service.”
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NC Makes Progress on Uninsured Children

RALEIGH - A report by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families ranks North Carolina second in the nation when it comes to the reduction of uninsured children. As of 2013, the number of uninsured children in the state stands at a little more than 144,000, about 30,000 fewer than 2011.
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