Flooding, structural damage and road closures weren't the only effects brought by Florence. Mosquito populations surged in certain parts of the state.
Farmers lost far more in Hurricane Florence than during Hurricane Matthew, despite their preparation.
After Hurricane Florence, a coal ash spill has been reported at a Duke Energy plant. But an ongoing lawsuit is saying they've been doing this for decades and is trying to get them to stop.
An Environment North Carolina report ranked North Carolina as third in the nation for solar electricity production growth between 2008 and 2017, behind Arizona and California.
The anti-plastic straw movement has gone mainstream this summer, and now Triangle businesses and UNC are making an effort to reduce the use of single-use plastic.
The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will dismiss hundreds of of civil rights complaints that are considered a burden to the office.
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rev. William Barber II discussed and answered audience questions concerning a variety of pressing political issues, such as inequality, military spending, racism and Russia.
Public university systems in states like California and North Carolina are rejecting students that would have been accepted in prior years.
Raleigh has been ranked as the 11th best city in the country for food trucks, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Government regulations have eased up over the years and the city is teeming with food trucks in an industry that is booming.
North Carolina has its fair share of HBCUs, each with unique personalities. However, these schools face financial difficulty, and the government wants to step in to help. U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., is an organizer of annual meetings between legislators and historically black college and university leaders. Staff writer Michael Meeks spoke with Walker about his work with HBCUs, as well as future plans for higher education.
Duke University Chapel hosted a "public conversation" with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, and the Rev. William Barber II moderated by Luke Powery Thursday. The three discussed race, poverty and militarism to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.