Aug. 15, 2012. Gas prices have been yo-yoing up and down this year and today for the first time this summer, North Carolina drivers are paying more for a gallon of gas than on the same date last year, according to AAA Carolinas.
Aug. 9, 2012. Rural counties were the killing grounds for traffic deaths in North Carolina last year with the top five counties combining for 61 fatal crashes. The counties with the highest chance of being in any kind of collision were Watauga, Pitt, New Hanover, Person and Cumberland counties. All five also appeared on the list in 2010.
BY REBECCA GITLEN