REUTERS — NBC News fired Matt Lauer, the popular host of its “Today” morning show, on Wednesday after a female colleague accused him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the network said, making him the latest rich and powerful man to be felled by such accusations. His termination sent shockwaves through U.S. morning television, where Lauer has been a fixture since becoming a “Today” anchor in 1997 and went on to become one of NBC’s highest-paid personalities, earning $20 million a year.
ALBEMARLE — The Stanly County Commissioners had a busy Monday night as they held their annual organizational meeting. The commissioners voted Commissioner Joseph Burleson as their new chairman. “I think Joseph will do a fantastic […]
ALBEMARLE — Filing for primary elections began Monday across the state and 11 candidates filed in Stanly County elections. N.C. House District 67, currently represented by five-term incumbent Justin Burr, will have a GOP primary […]
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Historical Commission met Friday to consider a request made by Gov. Roy Cooper that the body vote to remove and relocate Confederate statues currently placed on the grounds of the […]