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An 11-foot great white shark named Bluenose was spotted Wednesday near the coast of the Outer Banks. Bluenose arrived miles from the beaches of Cape Hatteras around 8 a.m., after traveling south from the coast of Nags Head, according to data from the research organization Ocearch. The 737-pound shark is one of several tagged during an expedition to Nova Scotia in 2019. He is named after the ...


On July 25, 1866, Ulysses S. Grant was named General of the Army of the United States, the first officer to hold the rank.


On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami struck Japan’s northeastern coast, killing 20,000 people and damaging the …

August 31, 1923 - January 30, 2020 Tobaccoville, NC - Eleanor Bernice Field, 96, of Tobaccoville, died Thursday, January 30, 2020. Ellie or "S…

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Waterkeeper Alliance is a nonprofit focused on clean water. According to its website, "Our goal is drinkable, fishable, swimmable water everywhere."

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The Salvation Army has been around since 1865 and has been assisting with disaster relief since 1900 after a major hurricane killed thousands …

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