Farm owner looks for super food in camels, bison

ASHEVILLE – Dr. Frank King is looking for the next super food on his farm north of Asheville.

  • 3 kids killed in Philly carjacking crash

    PHILADELPHIA – Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.

  • Strip club endorses Democratic pastor for Congress

    PHOENIX — An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, Rev. Jarrett Maupin, said he’s happy to have the support of The Great Alaskan Bush Company of Phoenix.

  • Naked thieves steal 60 hamburgers from restaurant

    Police released a surveillance video of three college-aged men — two naked and one in underwear — stealing 60 hamburgers from Doc’s Beach House, a restaurant in southwest Florida.

  • Hunt on for possible anaconda in lake

    JEFFERSON, N.J. — Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake — possibly an anaconda — slithering through New Jersey’s largest lake have stoked fears among residents and led to searches and questions about what exactly is in the water.

  • 66-yard crater appears in Siberia

    MOSCOW — Russian scientists say they believe a 66-yard wide crater discovered recently in far northern Siberia could be the result of changing temperatures in the region.

EMT students graduate from NCC

Nash Community College recently recognized 22 Emergency Medical Technician Basic and Intermediate program graduates.

Homeless man charged with stealing beer from delivery truck

A homeless man was apprehended on July 18 in connection with reportedly stealing a case of beer from a delivery truck.

Researchers look into beach rip currents

CAROLINA BEACH – Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore.

Hardy apologizes for distracting Panthers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Convicted Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy said he wants to remain with the Carolina Panthers beyond this season.

Family feud sparks grocery store revolt

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — It’s been called a David vs.

Athletes train carefully in hot weather

If there is one truth all of the residents of North Carolina can agree upon, it is that the weather gets really hot here during the summer.

  • Volunteer earns a place in the sun

    BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. – It takes only a couple of minutes twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community almost every day since President Herbert Hoover was in the White House in 1930.

  • Threats force Iraqi Christians to flee city

    IRBIL, Iraq – Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul under threat from Islamic extremists described Tuesday leaving behind all their possessions, as signs emerged that the crackdown on the minority was causing tensions between the radicals and Sunni allies in the insurgency.

  • ‘Fairytell’ gives new twists to classic stories

    What if, tired of constantly playing the damsel in distress, Sleeping Beauty rescued Prince Charming or the Seven Dwarves decided they liked whistling while staying at home to catch up on “Breaking Bad” instead?

  • ‘Pirates’ sets sail this weekend

    Activate Drama returns this weekend to the Dunn Center with an all-youth cast performing an adaptation of a classic comic opera.“The Pirates of Penzance Jr.” will be staged at 7 p.m.

  • Fried chicken comes in world of flavors

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – If you think fried chicken is a purely Southern thing, think again.

Our Views

Telegram editorial writers weigh in on local, state and national issues.

  • Give the gift of life through blood donation

    There’s no better time than the present to roll up your sleeve and give a potentially life-saving blood donation.

  • N.C. Senate takes wrong step with Medicaid

    The N.C. Senate last week inexplicably approved a Medicaid reform plan that is all but dead on arrival in the N.C. House and opposed by Gov. Pat McCrory.

  • Website can help voters in judicial races

    Making an informed decision on judicial candidates often poses one of the tougher ballot dilemmas for North Carolina voters.

  • Audit underscores a financial mess

    Whatever good news there is to be found among the serious allegations put forth in a 63-page N.C. State Auditor’s report on spending and accountability by some Tarboro officials – past and present – begins on page 29.

  • End to pension ‘spiking’ worth support

    State pensions are a perk for government workers that many of us in the private sector would long to have for ourselves.