Samaritan’s Purse volunteers on the ground in flooded Kentucky

KENTUCKY — Dozens of volunteers from North Carolina-based nonprofit Samaritan’s Purse are on the ground in the hardest hit areas of Kentucky to help flood survivors. What You Need To Know Samaritan’s Purse has sent dozens of volunteers and two tractor trailers full of supplies from its base in North Wilkesboro to aid people in … Read more

‘You’re going to appreciate this’: Charms of a small town

EDGECOME COUNTY, N.C. — North Carolina’s small town populations are on the decline as more and more people flock to big cities in our state. What You Need To Know The populations of rural areas in North Carolina are on the decline Edgecombe County’s population has dropped more than 13% in the last decade Small … Read more

Earth Spinning Faster Than Usual, Has Shortest Day Ever

Scientists have reported that the Earth is spinning faster, recently recording its shortest day ever on June 29, 2022, at 1.59 millisecond less than the average day, with researchers suggesting that it could eventually lead to the introduction of the first-ever negative leap second. What do you think? “You know, now that I think about … Read more

Goat born without eyes finds new home with loving family

MONROE, N.C. — A baby goat born through a distressed labor and without eyes almost didn’t make it. The goat, Bernadette, is now living a new life with a loving family. Her new mom, Kayla Ball, says she was the first animal born on their farm in Monroe, North Carolina. What You Need To Know Bernadette, … Read more

Alex Jones Concedes Sandy Hook Happened On Mars

AUSTIN, TX—Testifying as part of a defamation lawsuit in which he has been found liable for disseminating lies about the 2012 shoot shooting that took the lives of 26 people, conspiracist and Infowars founder Alex Jones conceded Thursday that Sandy Hook happened on Mars. “I admit the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was 100% … Read more

Chapel Hill battalion chief talks pet heat danger

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — It’s hot, and it may get even hotter.   What You Need To Know Hot temperatures are a good reminder to leave pets at home and not inside your vehicle Chapel Hill Fire Department Battalion Chief David Sasser says his firefighters typically respond to incidents involving pets in hot cars This … Read more

Kylie Jenner Criticized For Taking 12-Minute Flight On Private Endangered Whooping Crane

LOS ANGELES—Facing backlash for the environmental impact of her choice and for her general lack of awareness, socialite Kylie Jenner was criticized Thursday for taking a 12-minute flight on her private endangered whooping crane. “It just seems completely unfair that regular people are being asked to make all these sacrifices to reduce their carbon footprint … Read more