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N.C. State spinout company wins VC backing to develop antimicrobial drugs

Locus Biosciences, which is using new gene editing technology to create drugs that destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria, has raised $19 million. Artis Ventures led the round, joined by Tencent Holdings Ltd., Abstract Ventures and others. Locus, based in Morrisville, got its start with loans from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

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Chapel Hill wins first boys soccer title in 33 years

The Tigers tallied two second-half goals to get past A.C. Reynolds, 2-0, and claim the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A title, the program’s first championship since 1983.

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Garner couple, Wake Forest woman, Granite Falls woman – all with big lottery wins. What are your chances?

Several people have stuck it big recently with their lottery wins. But what are your chances of getting so lucky?

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Man wins collard-eating contest, missed goal

Mort Hurst, named winner of the Ayden Collard Festival eating contest after downing six pounds of collards on Sept. 9, fell short of his goal: besting his 33-year-old record of seven and a half pounds.

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