What you need to know Tuesday in N.C., November 2, 2021

Good morning, North Carolina! Here’s what you need to know today. The Big Story Redistricting: Congressional map approved by N.C. General Assembly committee The Republican-led redistricting committee in the North Carolina Senate approved a new congressional districts map Monday. The map, which sets out new U.S. House districts, is already facing criticism over potential gerrymandering. The state … Read more

Guilford County Animal Resource Center officially opens

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The Guilford County Animal Resource Center is now officially open to the public.     What You Need To Know  The facility includes six dog adoption areas and two cat adoption areas  It offers full veterinary service and makes the adoption process easier  It is now open to the public and can be … Read more

COVID-19 Latest: Daily cases drop by more than half from last week’s count

NORTH CAROLINA  — North Carolina continues to see a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases, according to N.C. health officials, and a big-picture analysis of all the raw data over the past few months shows metrics are finally decreasing.  There was a spike of cases and hospitalizations over the summer, which was fueled by the delta … Read more

N.C. Zoo animals get COVID-19 vaccines

ASHEBORO, N.C. — Gorillas, chimpanzees and some big cats got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the North Carolina Zoo.  What You Need To Know The North Carolina Zoo is vaccinating 33 of its primates and big cats The vaccine is manufactured by Zoetis, and is specifically designed for animals The animals got … Read more