The award was a surprise for the retiring chief.
The endorsement event comes as polls have shown the gubernatorial race is tight.
It is unknown when the necessary repairs will be completed to restore phone service.
Kelly Herr with Chowan Hospital says that 15 people were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.
The men were taken in separate ambulances from the scene to a makeshift landing zone.
A Fayetteville man who allegedly hit and killed another man in early August has had his involuntary manslaughter charge upgraded to murder.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill launched a new safety app Thursday that will turn smartphones into safety devices.
Dibon Toone, who appeared in court Thursday, was officially charged with the murder of the three girls on Wednesday.
Yates, the jury found, broke into a woman’s home through an unlocked window, sexually attacked her and threatened her with a butcher knife.
On Tuesday, Goldsboro officials told tenants and management at the Selena that utilities will be cut off Friday at noon.
Details of the torment the girl endured early Wednesday morning are emerging.