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Missing Richmond woman arrested in North Carolina

Shatema Smith (PHOTO: WAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE) RICHMOND, Va. - Shatema Smith, the 37-year-old missing woman wanted for questioning in a Richmond murder, was located in Raleigh, North Carolina, according to Richmond Police. Richmond detectives plan to travel to Raleigh to speak with Smith, who w

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-22 15:57:26

North Carolina Man Killed in Huntsville Motorcycle Crash

HUNTSVILLE, Ark. - A man from North Carolina is killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon, north of Huntsville in Madison County. The Arkansas State Police reports 65-year-old Randal Howe of Charlotte, North Carolina was traveling northbound at the intersection of State Highway 23 and 74 at 1:

HOMETOWNDAILYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Walker, Gary Lee

GREENSBORO, NC Gary Lee Walker, age 71, died on September 18, 2017 following a long illness. Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Gary attended East Carolina University before serving in the U.S. Army as a medical technician in Korea. Following his service to the country, Gary returned to North Ca

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Hersh, Skyler Daniel

GREENSBORO Skyler Daniel Hersh, 22, died on September 12, 2017 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Skyler was born on March 30,1995 in Raleigh, North Carolina. He graduated from Grimsley High School in Greensboro in 2013. He was a loving son, brother and friend to many. He will be remembered as a sweet a

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Greene, Jerry Truman

CHAPEL HILL October 25, 1936 - September 20, 2017 Jerry Truman Greene, age 80, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Jerry leaves behind the love of his life, Muriel (Alford) Greene, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage; his son, Kevin (Amy) Greene and grands

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

5 Buncombe County schools earn D rating on annual report card

ASHEVILLE - No traditional public school in Buncombe County earned an A grade and five received D's in North Carolina's annual report card for schools. Now in its fourth year, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction School Performance Grades report assigns schools letter grades based on achievemen

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-21 22:04:51

What is the website behind the fake stories about serial killers in SC, NC?

The website react365.com recently posted stories about serial killers in Spartanburg, South Carolina and Shelby, North Carolina. The fake stories quickly made their way onto Facebook and are being shared numerous times. Spartanburg Police and Cleveland County deputies quickly posted messages on Fac

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-21 17:57:00

A.G. Drops In On Harnett Forum

Of The Record Staff Last year, 11 people died in Harnett County due to opioid overdose. So far, this year, eight people have died. In response to the national opioid epidemic, a Harnett County Leadership Forum on Opioid Abuse was held yesterday morning at the County Commons in Lillington. It was

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:02

Too early to tell if Hurricane Maria will come to N.C.

It remains too early to predict how close Hurricane Maria will come to North Carolina. The National Weather Service is telling the public there is no need to get too concerned yet, but to stay aware and not to purge or consume any hurricane kits yet. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, the official fo

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-09-21 00:27:00

Gas is getting cheaper in N.C., but not in big drops: Here's why

Gas prices are starting to come down in North Carolina, but don't expect them to fall as fast as they went up. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in the Triangle was $2.581 early Wednesday morning, about 3 1/2 cents lower than a week ago, according to AAA. That's still about 38 cents

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 23:14:43

North Carolina state superintendent visits Greenville high school

GREENVILLE, N.C.(WNCT)- North Carolina State Superintendent, Mark Johnson, visited J.H. Rose high school today. He was accompanied by Pitt County Schools Superintendent, Ethan Lenker, along with other Pitt County School Board Members. Johnson visited classrooms ranging from construction to health sc

WNCT - 2017-09-21 21:55:58

Trump pick for NC judge accused of 'hostile record on African-American voting rights and workers' rights'

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus sent a strongly worded letter Wednesday urging U.S. senators to reject Thomas Farr, a Triangle-based attorney who has representedGOP state legislators in redistricting and voter ID cases, for a lifetime seat on the federal bench. The letterto the top Republ

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 11:35:00

Medicaid pregnancy program helps maternal mortality rates in NC

Raleigh, N.C. - It is an unpleasant statistic - more mothers die during, or just after, giving birth in the United States than any other developed country. Black women are at particular risk. But in North Carolina, the maternal mortality of black women has decreased by 40 percent in the last 15 year

WRAL - 2017-09-21 21:23:00

North Carolina man killed in Thursday accident

A Charlotte, N.C., man was killed Thursday after his motorcycle left a roadway north of Huntsville. According to an Arkansas State Police report, Randall Lee Howe, 65, was traveling northbound on state highways 23 and 74 on a 2004 Harley Davidson when he negotiated a left curve and over-corrected, g

MCRECORDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 01:27:00

Death penalty being considered for N.C. man charged in murders at Conway bank

Brandon Council, the North Carolina man accused of murdering two CresCom Bank employees during a robbery last month, could face the death penalty, but federal prosecutors said they haven't decided on a possible punishment yet. Council, 32, appeared in a Florence courtroom Thursday afternoon for an a

MYHORRYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:09:00

Watching Maria; "Too Close for Comfort" for NC Next Week

GREENSBORO, NC - Maria continues to churn, just barely off the north shore of the Dominican Republic this afternoon. Maria will head north this weekend, and while it is likely to stay offshore, it will get too close for comfort for the North Carolina coast. Here's the latest on the storm. As of Thur

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-21 20:07:03

Maria to stay off NC coast, bring strong rip currents to beaches

Raleigh, N.C. - The latest forecast track of Hurricane Maria on Friday keeps the weakening storm off the North Carolina coast, but it is still expected to bring dangerous ocean conditions to Tar Heel State beaches. The eye of the storm was nearing the Turks and Caicos islands early Friday morning wi

WRAL - 2017-09-22 09:40:25

Rochelle and Spearman vie to be next N.C. NAACP President

Editor's note: During the upcoming 74th Annual N.C. NAACP Convention in Raleigh, current president, Bishop Dr. William Barber will be stepping down after 12 years, and a new president will be elected between Rev. Dr. Portia Rochelle, president of the Raleigh-Apex NAACP Chapter, and Rev. Dr. T. Antho

PEACEMAKERONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

State grant will help Turning Point add services

The North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission dispersed about $73 million in grant money across the state this week, including about $903,000 in Union County. The grants will fund innovative programs focused on issues including opioids, domestic violence, child trafficking, juvenile justice and del

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 20:13:00

Mother upset about WakeMed policy that prevents young siblings from visiting newborn

Raleigh, N.C. - Starting Oct. 1, children under 12 won't be able to visit their moms or newborn siblings at WakeMed as a result of an annual hospital policy. According to information posted on the hospital's website, the flu and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) circulate widely in the fall, winter

WRAL - 2017-09-21 19:34:00