It's customary for the president of the United States to spare the life of a turkey each year for Thanksgiving. But when and how did the strange tradition begin?
There are many high-paying jobs that don’t require a master’s degree or higher.
A Statesville man was arrested Thursday after an investigation into the sale of narcotics at a local motel, said Iredell Sheriff Darren Campbell.
The Fair Housing Act was created 50 years ago to prevent discrimination in lending. How is it doing today?
NASCAR has banned the Confederate flag from its races and properties.
NEW YORK — On a recent day, a powder-blue van parked curbside in Brooklyn, one of the hardest-hit communities in America by the coronavirus pandemic, and a group of women wearing protective face masks and gloves set to unloading.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France — At daybreak on Saturday, Charles Shay stood lonesome without any fellow veteran on the very same beach where he waded ashore 76 years ago, part of one of the most epic battles in military historic that came to be known as D-Day and turned the tide of World War II.
BENOUVILLE, France — The essence of war remembrance is to make sure the fallen are never forgotten. All it takes is a wreath, a tiny wooden cross, a little token on a faraway grave to show that people still care about their fallen hero, parent or grandparent.
June is LGBTQ Pride Month. Here are 12 important moments in the pride movement and the fight for LGBTQ rights.
(THE CONVERSATION) — Municipal bond investors are increasingly confident that as climate change accelerates, cities will be forced to prioritize projects that seek to mitigate the consequences, according to a newly published analysis of bond yields I conducted.
NEW YORK — Between technical glitches and food worries, retail therapy and sheer amnesia, something has happened to shopping during the pandemic that can be summed up thusly: rubber chickens.
CHICAGO — These are children of the pandemic.
NANYUKI, Kenya — It’s not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic.
RENO, Nev. — Reversing course again in a 30-year-old battle over protection of a weasel-like mammal that eats porcupines, the U.S. government is declaring the Pacific fisher endangered in the southern Sierra Nevada but denying protection elsewhere in California and Oregon.
North Iredell and Agriculture and Science Early College took first place in the Northwest Region at the North Carolina State FFA Veterinary Science Career Development Event in Sanford on Nov. 19.
Local 76® gas station will host a customer appreciation event on Wednesday from noon to 4 p.m. at the 1025 Tomlin Mill Road location in Statesville. The occasion will offer Top Tier regular unleaded fuel for $1.76 per gallon from 1-4 p.m. for drivers who have downloaded the My 76® App.
A pilot and meteorologist with the WBTV news station in Charlotte died in a helicopter crash around noon Tuesday in Charlotte, off Interstate 77 South.
The WBTV meteorologist who died in a helicopter crash on Tuesday had ties to Catawba County.
Every week, Richmond Times-Dispatch visual journalists take you to a unique location in our "Virginia from above" series.
A search of social media accounts led to the arrest of a Raleigh man after a report of inappropriate conduct with an underage girl, Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell said in a news release.
A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a Georgia man on felony weapon and misdemeanor marijuana charges.
A wrecked Ford Mustang led authorities to a break-in at a local dealership and the discovery that four vehicles had been stolen. Three juveniles and an 18-year-old have been charged.
The city will soon be looking for a new city resource coordinator, but whoever replaces Turkessia Brown-Evans will have big shoes to fill according to several council members.
Thanksgiving, a great secular holiday with spiritual overtones, will soon be on us again. We, if we are fortunate, will be up to our shoulders in mashed potatoes and dressing and awash in giblet gravy.
There is always plenty of business on the agenda for Iredell County Commission meetings, but the board took a moment to reflect and remember departing Chairman James Mallory and the late Marvin Norman.