Researchers at Duke University have created an artificial human heart muscle tissue that can be used to help treat heart attack patients. According to its creators, the tissue piece is the largest of its kind so far and is large enough to be used as an alternative to costly heart transplant surgeries.
Six openly LGBTQ politicians were elected in North Carolina’s municipal elections on Nov. 7 — bringing the total of openly LGBTQ elected officials in the state to 20.
Warren Wilson College plans to offer free tuition for in-state students who qualify for any state or federal grants.
The Entrepreneurship Incubator at UNC-Pembroke graduated its first business, a federal contractor called Lumbee Tribe Enterprises, LLC, Sept. 14.
Early voter turnout in Wake County’s Oct. 10 municipal elections was 10,143. This is up from 3,047 in 2015, according to Wake County Board of Elections' records.
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., are among the top four recipients of funding from the National Rifle Association, according to a ranking released by the Center for Responsive Politics.
Duke Energy is considering rate increases for its North Carolina customers.
The White House hosted its annual summit for leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Monday as part of National HBCU Week.
The number of voters registered as unaffiliated has surpassed the number of voters registered as Republican— making unaffiliated voters the second largest voting group in the state by about 1,000 voters.