Gurnal Scott http://wunc.org en Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar Is Defiant In Hurricane Arthur's Wake http://wunc.org/post/awful-arthurs-oyster-bar-defiant-hurricane-arthurs-wake <div>Hurricane Arthur is continuing its path toward North Carolina's Outer Banks. Residents on Hatteras Island are under a mandatory evacuation order. But many other residents and business operators in Dare County are taking a wait-and-see approach to the storm. &nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Karen Overbey is a manager at the aptly-named <a href="http://www.awfularthursobx.com/">Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar in Kill Devil Hills</a>. &nbsp;She says the hurricane hasn't driven their customers away so far.</div><div> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:33:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 38404 at http://wunc.org Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar Is Defiant In Hurricane Arthur's Wake The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Seeks To Feed Hungry Kids On Summer Break http://wunc.org/post/inter-faith-food-shuttle-seeks-feed-hungry-kids-summer-break <p>The Triangle-based Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is helping feed kids that aren't getting enough to eat this summer.&nbsp;</p><p>Officials with the charity say about 116,000 Triangle students receive free and reduced-price lunch during the school year. They say many low-income families have trouble making up for that nutrition when kids are out of school. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:40:55 +0000 Gurnal Scott 37949 at http://wunc.org The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Seeks To Feed Hungry Kids On Summer Break NC State: Lack Of Plant Diversity Fuels Cankerworm Damage http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-lack-plant-diversity-fuels-cankerworm-damage <p>North Carolina State University researchers are looking into stopping an invasive species of caterpillar that can damage and kill urban trees and shrubs.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Cankerworms are born from the eggs of wingless moths.&nbsp; The moths climb the trunks of trees to nest in the winter.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 12:28:54 +0000 Gurnal Scott 36189 at http://wunc.org NC State: Lack Of Plant Diversity Fuels Cankerworm Damage Vivian Howard Accepts Peabody Award For 'A Chef's Life' http://wunc.org/post/vivian-howard-accepts-peabody-award-chefs-life <p></p><p>North Carolina chef accepted a prestigious award last night for a TV series that chronicles her life and her cooking.&nbsp;&nbsp; Vivian Howard is co-owner of &nbsp;"Chef and the Farmer," a fine dining restaurant in Kinston, N.C.&nbsp; She and the television crew that makes the series "A Chef's Life" accepted&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">one of broadcasting's highest honors, a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Peabody Award, in New York.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 11:41:15 +0000 Gurnal Scott & Eric Mennel 35795 at http://wunc.org Vivian Howard Accepts Peabody Award For 'A Chef's Life' Tillis Sets Legislative Goals While Under The Media Microscope http://wunc.org/post/tillis-sets-legislative-goals-while-under-media-microscope <p>House Speaker Thom Tillis laid out his goals for this year's General Assembly short session Wednesday.&nbsp; He said the ultimate accomplishment for lawmakers will be making adjustments to the state budget in a timely manner.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 22:07:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 35500 at http://wunc.org Tillis Sets Legislative Goals While Under The Media Microscope Congressional Candidate, Former State Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco Dies http://wunc.org/post/congressional-candidate-former-state-commerce-secretary-keith-crisco-dies <p>Democratic congressional hopeful Keith Crisco has died.&nbsp; He was 71 years old.</p><p>Crisco was set to be involved in a possible runoff with Clay Aiken in the 2nd congressional district.&nbsp; He died reportedly after a fall at his home in Asheboro Monday afternoon.&nbsp; The death was confirmed by an employee at Asheboro Elastics, the company Crisco co-founded.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The state Board of Elections released a statement on Crisco's passing.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 21:51:37 +0000 Gurnal Scott & Eric Mennel 35383 at http://wunc.org Congressional Candidate, Former State Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco Dies Early Voting Numbers Measuring Up Despite Law Changes http://wunc.org/post/early-voting-numbers-measuring-despite-law-changes <p>Early voters in North Carolina have just one more day to cast ballots ahead of Primary Day on May 6th.&nbsp; The one-stop voting period ends around noon on Saturday.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Board spokesman Josh Lawson says Thursday's voter totals have not yet been counted, but numbers through Wednesday have been encouraging.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 12:48:28 +0000 Gurnal Scott 34804 at http://wunc.org Early Voting Numbers Measuring Up Despite Law Changes Red Hat Buys California Cloud Storage Company For $175M http://wunc.org/post/red-hat-buys-california-cloud-storage-company-175m <p></p><p>Leaders at <a href="http://www.redhat.com/">Raleigh-based company developer Red Hat</a> say the purchase of a California-based business will greatly boost its software storage capacity.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:04:10 +0000 Gurnal Scott 34755 at http://wunc.org Red Hat Buys California Cloud Storage Company For $175M Turtle Crossing: Off-Road Vehicle Restrictions Begin Today http://wunc.org/post/turtle-crossing-road-vehicle-restrictions-begin-today <p>Beach-goers on the <a href="http://www.nps.gov/caha/index.htm">Cape Hatteras National Seashore</a> will have to settle for an evening stroll near the waves instead of a drive for the next five months.&nbsp; Today begins nighttime restrictions on off-road vehicle access to those beaches.&nbsp;&nbsp; May through September is the prime nesting time for sea turtles.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:02:33 +0000 Gurnal Scott 34751 at http://wunc.org Turtle Crossing: Off-Road Vehicle Restrictions Begin Today Remembering The Fallen: Raleigh Dedicates New Officers' Memorial http://wunc.org/post/remembering-fallen-raleigh-dedicates-new-officers-memorial <p></p><p>Raleigh police officer Charles R. Paul died in the line of duty in 2002. He was on I-440, on a motorcycle, and he was chasing a speeding vehicle. He between Rock Quarry and Hammond Roads, when the accident occurred. His motorcycle struck the center median guard rail.</p><p>At the time, Officer Paul had served for seven years. He was married and had a one-year-old daughter.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Officer Denise Holden was a rookie on the Raleigh police force in 1995 when she sped off in the early morning hours to respond to an 'officer needs assistance' call.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:44:36 +0000 Gurnal Scott 34403 at http://wunc.org Remembering The Fallen: Raleigh Dedicates New Officers' Memorial