Wilber’s Barbecue, one of Eastern North Carolina’s most well-known barbecue joints, has closed, according to reports. The Goldsboro restaurant owes nearly $64,000 in back taxes, according to the NC Department of Revenue.
Former WTVD reporter and anchor Frances Scott left Raleigh in 2012 after a metal-on-metal hip replacement surgery went wrong, causing physical and neurological problems due to cobalt poisoning. Now she wants to help others.
Anoushka Shankar is the daughter of legendary sitar player Ravi Shankar and the half-sister of Norah Jones. But she is a talent in her own right, combining Indian classical traditional with progressive world music.
The new ABC show “The Fix,” co-written by Marcia Clark, has the former Los Angeles prosecutor mining the 1994 OJ Simpson murder trial for TV drama. Also, POV airs the documentary “306 Hollywood” on PBS and UNC-TV.
Reality television star June "Mama June" Shannon has been arrested on drug charges in Alabama. Local media report that according to court documents Shannon and a friend, Eugene Doak, were arrested March 13 in Macon County.
An elderly reputed Connecticut mobster who federal authorities believe is the last person alive with information about the largest art heist in history has been released from prison and is criticizing federal officials.
Art in Bloom is near, the festival of flowers at the North Carolina Museum of Art, features 53 floral designers from across the state. They’ll create floral representations of art in the museum’s collection.