Gun laws are different in every state. Here’s what is (and isn’t) allowed in NC. | News & Observer

With the gun control debate once again raging in national politics, it’s worth remembering that not all states have the same rules and regulations on firearms. In some ways, North Carolina has tougher restrictions than other states – like laws regulating private sales of handguns, or forcing domestic abusers to give up their guns. But Read More

If Raleigh wins Amazon HQ2 some of the credit will go to this Charlotte business | News & Observer

If North Carolina lands Amazon’s second headquarters, some credit will be due a young marketing and communications firm that lucked out. State economic developers had just awarded a contract to the Charlotte company Mythic last September to come up with new ways to market North Carolina to businesses that might be convinced to move here. Read More

Gillespie, Angela Jo

RALEIGH Angela Jo Gillespie died unexpectedly on February 18, 2018, at her home in Raleigh, NC. She had just recently relocated from Roanoke, VA, and was looking forward to beginning a new life. Angela was born on February 5, 1962, in Bluefield, WV and was raised and attended public schools in Bluefield, VA. After graduating Read More

Local and state briefs

A Winston-Salem man was charged with felonious cruelty to animals on Wednesday for allegedly allowing a dog to starve and die during the extremely cold weather the area experienced in early January. Hiram Renard Goins Jr., 29, of New Walkertown Road, was charged with the felony after he allegedly allowed a pit bull dog to Read More