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December 5, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have officially placed three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen on injured reserve.

The move was expected after Olsen told reporters on Sunday that he ruptured his right plantar fascia in Carolina's 24-17 loss to the Buccaneers.


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s governor named a new state elections board chairman on Monday, tasked with leading an investigation into alleged absentee ballot fraud and other irregularities in a very close congressional race.

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper elevated...

December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

Former President George H.W. Bush has left Washington for the last time. Bush's flag-draped casket was carried in a motorcade to Joint Base Andrews outside...

The UNCP football team just wrapped up their 2018 campaign with yet another underwhelming season. They finished with a dismal record of 2-8 for a second consecutive season and again failed to make it to the postseason.

The last time that Braves reached the playoffs was...

Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton (1) watches the action from the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton sat at his locker for...

Redshirt junior Brandon Sloop was one of eight Braves to place in the 38th Annual Pembroke Classic on Nov. 11. The event featured wrestlers from programs and universities from all across the east coast including such as UCF, UNC Chapel Hill, Campbell, Florida, Appalach...

 Freshman Joshua Chepkesir finished a 10K course in just over 31 minutes to secure a championship in the NCAA Southeast Regional. PN File Photo/UNCP Athletics

The UNCP cross-country team headed to the UNG Cross Country Course in Gainesville, Ga. Where Kenyan freshm...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mack Brown turned around North Carolina’s football program once before, and the Tar Heels believe he could do it again.

The school is negotiating with Brown on a deal to return to Chapel Hill as its next football coach, two people with knowledge of...

The UNCP Women’s Basketball team started of their season by breaking even in the PBC/Conference of the Carolinas Challenge. PN File Photo/Tyana Morris

Augusta University played host to the PBC/Conference Carolinas Challenge to begin the 2018 women’s basketball season. U...

Senior James Murray-Boyles led the team in scoring with 18 points. PN photo/Trevon Knight

The UNCP men’s basketball took down the Bulldogs of Wingate University 76-69 on Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court in the Braves home opener on Nov. 20 in decisive fashion. The Black and G...

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