SOUTHPORT – A North Carolina church is offering a free house to anyone interested in moving and preserving it. St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Southport is looking for someone to move the Parkhill House that is now used for parish offices, ...Read More »
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REIDSVILLE – Chinqua Penn, a mansion and plantation dating to the 1920s that once was furnished with lavish antiques and drew visitors from all over, has been sold for $650,000. Greensboro-based Mitchell Barnett Properties bought the 23-acre plantation in Reidsville, ...Read More »
WILKESBORO — An unsuccessful U.S. Senate candidate in 2014 says she’ll run for North Carolina insurance commissioner in 2016. Heather Grant of Wilkes County announced her bid Friday to seek the Republican Party’s nomination for the job. Current Democratic incumbent Wayne ...
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MOORESVILLE — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says it’s too late for the state to change its mind on using toll lanes to expand Interstate 77 north of Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer reports that McCrory said during a stop Friday in ...
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WILLIAMS, Ore. – A modern-style Oregon house once owned by Steve Miller of the Steve Miller Band has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The William J. and Sarah Wagner Lippincott House was designed by architect Winifred ...Read More »
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – A new South Carolina nonprofit group is turning shipping containers into homes for homeless veterans, hoping to one day build a gated community filled with the transformed homes. The Veterans Housing Development Corp. has converted its ...Read More »
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Several people accused in a kickback and corruption scheme at South Carolina State University are set to be sentenced. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that the six who have admitted to being involved in various ...Read More »