Marshall Terry

Morning Edition Host

Marshall came to WFAE after graduating from Appalachian State University, where he worked at the campus radio station and earned a degree in communication. Outside of radio, he loves listening to music and going to see bands - preferably in small, dingy clubs.

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Credit: Federation Equestre Internationale

Polk County is part of an area marketed as Tryon Horse Country.  In September, it will be the focus of the equestrian world. The World Equestrian Games are coming to the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring about 90 miles west of Charlotte. The games are held every four years.  Jake Johnson, the chairman of the Polk County Commission, spoke with WFAE's Marshall Terry.

A judge has declined to rule on a request to block some constitutional amendment questions approved by lawmakers from appearing on ballots this fall in North Carolina. 

Rebecca Holt

A judge is ordering North Carolina election officials not to finalize November ballots while she receives more information about lawsuits filed by two judicial candidates.  Both candidates have sued to have their party affiliation included next to their name on the ballots. 

South Carolina Electric and Gas

Monthly bills for South Carolina Electric and Gas customers will be lower for a while.  On Monday a judge allowed a temporary rate cut of 15 percent to take effect.

WRAL / North Carolina Highway Patrol

The Wake County district attorney is reviewing dashcam video of a fired white state trooper that shows him dragging a black driver out of her car during a traffic stop on March 28. This incident occurred six days before another involving the same white trooper that resulted in his firing and criminal charges being filed against him.

Logan Cyrus Photography

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officer shot at a driver last night inside a parking deck at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is investigating after photos of a pro-Donald Trump flag on a state-operated ferry on the Outer Banks were shared on social media. 

North Carolina Central University’s law school will keep its American Bar Association accreditation following scrutiny earlier this year over its admission practices and low bar passage rate.

Courtesey of Carolyn Spivey

The new investigative podcast “The Long Dance” is bringing fresh attention to a 47-year-old cold case in Durham.  In February 1971, 20-year-old Patricia Mann and her 19-year-old boyfriend Jesse McBane left a Valentine’s Day dance. Their bodies were found two weeks later tied to a tree in a wooded area near Durham. It appeared they were strangled. 

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As the chaotic debate over immigration policy continues, there’s a scene of calm and celebration every Thursday at the U.S. Homeland Security building in southwest Charlotte. That’s where about 75 residents complete their journey to this country. They become U.S citizens.