RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Some North Carolina legislators believe detailed rules about who can fly unmanned aircraft are needed to balance privacy concerns with the aircraft's potential benefits for law enforcement and private industry. A state House study panel finalized recommendations Wednesday to the full General Assembly on the use of drones.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a Kernersville man accused of passing a stopped school bus and killing the sixth-grader crossing the road trying to catch it. Reports indicate the trial of Billy Roger Bailey ended Wednesday when a judge noted newly discovered evidence. The case will have to be re-tried.
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) - Campbell University says President Jerry Wallace will retire in 2015, ending an 11-year tenure highlighted by the opening of a medical school and the resurrection of the football program. The school announced Wallace's move on Wednesday.
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Troubled NASCAR team Swan Racing has found a home for driver Cole Whitt and is keeping Parker Kligerman under contract. The two-car team faced an uncertain future because of difficulty securing corporate sponsorship. Minority owner Anthony Marlowe merged his ownership of the No. 26 team in BK Racing.
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