Tags » North Carolina

Umami is coming back (for a day).

When a tornado destroyed Umami in 2011, Sanford was heartbroken. Although the South Horner Boulevard restaurant had only been there a short time, occupying a space that was once home to a Remington Grill, it quickly captured attention with a menu of sushi and Japanese hibachi-style fare that – no offense to anyone else – was unlike anything our small city had had access to before. 217 more words

Lee County NC

Coast Guard rescues four people in North Carolina after boat engine fire

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. — The Coast Guard helped four boaters after a boat engine fire in Back Sound near Fort Macon State Park, North Carolina. 157 more words


Visiting North Carolina

Last week, my family and I visited North Carolina. We mainly stayed in a small town called Elizabethtown, but we didn’t stay there much.

Our first day we visited Southport and Oak Island. 355 more words


2 armed North Carolina fugitives arrested after standoff with Florida SWAT team

TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — Police say two fugitives who fired on a deputy in North Carolina are in custody after a standoff with a SWAT team in Florida. 115 more words


Teen daughter shoots, kills mother's abusive boyfriend

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. —  A North Carolina teenager was “justified” when she shot and killed a man who was strangling her mother, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. 183 more words


Teen surfer bitten twice by shark off North Carolina coast

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — Officials say a teenage boy has been bitten by a shark along the North Carolina coast near Atlantic Beach.

Atlantic Beach Fire Chief Adam Snyder tells news outlets that the 14-year-old was surfing Sunday afternoon when he was bitten twice on the right calf. 67 more words


Neglected, abandoned horse bonds with golden retriever at rescue shelter

UNION COUNTY, N.C. — A mini horse who was severely neglected has forged a beautiful friendship with a dog who helped save his life.

A viral video… 271 more words