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VIA: WTVD.COM Tests by a state agency have prompted the voluntary recall of spinach sold in North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said in a statement Wednesday that Lancaster Foods of Jessup, Md. is recalling its Krisp-Pak Ready to Eat Hydro-Cooled Fresh Spinach. MORE

Slave musicians in North Carolina and throughout the country were often responsible for providing the dance music for both white and African American social gatherings. If a slave was trained as a musician, their value as property went up for their masters. String bands were formed to accompany the social dancing. After slaves were given […]

Via North Carolina‚Äôs unemployment rate jumped to a record high of 11.2 percent in December, with employment dropping by more than 31,000, the state Employment Security Commission reported Friday. The rate surpassed the previous high of 11.1 percent, which was set last May, and ended a string of five consecutive months where unemployment had […]