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In this North Carolina town, the hills are alive with the sound of hollerin’

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Learn more about the tradition of hollerin' in the latest episode of Great Big Story, a new podcast from CNN about the surprising stories all around us. In the American South, in the tiny town of Spivey's Corner, ...

Local GOP official says Trump should follow North Carolina mask order

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Washington President Donald Trump makes his third visit to North Carolina in as many weeks on Tuesday as he pushes a new end-in-sight message on coronavirus. Whether the situation on the ground there helps him is an ...

A 28-year-old elementary school teacher dies of coronavirus in South Carolina

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An elementary school teacher died of coronavirus complications a week into the start of the school year in South Carolina. Demetria Bannister was diagnosed with the virus Friday and died Monday. The 28-year-old had...

A North Carolina couple married for over 50 years died minutes apart of Covid-19 while holding hands

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A couple married for over 50 years died of coronavirus only minutes apart holding hands. Johnny Lee Peoples, 67, and his wife Cathy "Darlene" Peoples, 65 started feeling symptoms at the beginning of August, but wou...

North Carolina college student, seemingly otherwise healthy, dies of Covid-19 complications

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A college student and former high school basketball player has died from Covid-19, highlighting the virus's danger even toward the young and healthy. Chad Dorrill, a 19-year-old sophomore at Appalachian State Univer...

A North Carolina man overdosed in police custody. He was alone and crying out for help before collapsing

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Harold Easter was seizing on the floor of a police interrogation room for about seven minutes before officers found him, a video released by police shows. Three days later, he was dead. Easter, 41, ingested a large ...

Democratic Senate candidate in North Carolina confirms romantic texts with woman who isn’t his wife

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Democratic candidate Cal Cunningham apologized Friday for sending romantic text messages to a woman who is not his wife, a disclosure that could shake up the hotly contested North Carolina Senate race in its final w...

South Carolina police officer fatally shot

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A shooting over the weekend left one Myrtle Beach police officer dead and another injured, according to a news release from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. The officers were responding to a domestic vi...

North Carolina elementary school teacher dies days after testing positive for Covid-19

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A third-grade teacher died in North Carolina days after testing positive for Covid-19 and while her students were quarantined as a result of the exposure. Julie Davis, who taught at Norwood Elementary School in Stan...

October surprise and a Covid-19 diagnosis rock the race for US Senate seat in North Carolina

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It was just another Friday in the race for the US Senate seat in North Carolina until a double October surprise threatened to upend one of the most expensive Senate races in the country. Democratic candidate Cal Cu...

North Carolina university tells students to shelter in place due to a threat over a Black Lives Matter mural

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The University of North Carolina Asheville is under a "shelter in place" order as of Friday afternoon after the university received a threatening email demanding that a Black Lives Matter mural on campus be painted ...

Decades after Klansmen killed 5 during protest, a North Carolina city’s apology comes too late for some

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Rev. Nelson Johnson remembers marching in Greensboro in 1979 and the protest's deadly outcome. That's why he's been fighting for decades for an apology. Over 40 years later, the North Carolina city has formally apo...

The University of South Carolina student newspaper staff is going on hiatus amid burnout concerns

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Student journalists at the University of South Carolina are putting themselves first. Citing burnout and mental health concerns, staffers at the Daily Gamecock -- USC's independent student newspaper -- said they wi...

South Carolina deputy killed and two others injured after traffic stop altercation

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A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina has died and two other deputies were hospitalized as a result of an incident during a traffic stop Tuesday on I-85, Greenville County Sheriff Hobart Lewis said. Two people who w...

Charlotte removes the name of a white supremacist North Carolina governor from a branch library

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The public library system in Charlotte, North Carolina, is renaming one of its branches that was named after a former state governor with ties to a white supremacy group. Library officials conducted an audit of its ...

North Carolina can count votes received 9 days after Election Day, Supreme Court rules

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The Supreme Court allowed the counting of ballots in North Carolina received up to nine days after the election as long as the ballots are postmarked by Election Day, a victory for Democrats in another key state. Re...

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