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Police: Woman 'in rage' arrested after threatening to 'shoot up' Cook Out

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has arrested a woman who allegedly threatened to 'shoot up' the Cook Out Restaurant located on York Center Drive in Charlotte, NC.According to police, someone called dispatch early Friday morning telling them that there was a woman 'in a rage' possibly arm

WCNC - 2018-05-25 08:41:52

Two transported in motorcycle, SUV wreck

Fleming said the motorcyclist — James Jared Gant, 27, of Franklin — was traveling towards Boone when the vehicle in front of it had stopped suddenly. Gant lost control when trying to avoid the stopped vehicle and slid into the oncoming traffic lane. The motorcycle, without Gant on it, slid underneat

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-24 19:00:00

Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, May 14 - May 21 | High Country Press

ARREST: A male suspect, 55, of 474 N.C. Highway 16 South, Jefferson, was charged with simple possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce. Secured bond: $5,000. Court date: June 15.

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-05-23 18:02:02

In Brief: Ben and Jerry's aims for August; King Street Market opens for 2018

The franchisee will be Lee Warden, who is Bill’s son. According to Bill, Lee had plans for becoming a Ben & Jerry’s franchisee not knowing about his plans to purchase the space.

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-25 11:30:00

421 highway is ugly in wilkes :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

AppState1994Posted 11:28 pm, 05/24/2018why not put a little money in making it truly dedicated to the armed forces? no money into plants or flags? everytime an outsider comes the first thing they say is deforestation up ahead out of yadkin......and nothing but the sign that says the highway is dedic

GOWILKES.COM - 2018-05-24 23:30:00

Woman transported to hospital after lawnmower wreck

Charlotte Banner, of 5396 Laurel Haven Ave., was injured when she went down an embankment behind her house while riding her lawnmower around noon. Bobby Craig, chief for George Hildebran Fire and Rescue, said the drop off was about 30 feet to where Banner hit a tree. Craig said Banner had injuries t

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-05-24 18:50:00

Landscaping Improvements Continue at Blowing Rock Memorial Park with New Sod and Sidewalk Work | High Country Press

“The park has many new improvements, some obvious and some not,” said Ed Evans, Blowing Rock town manager. “We have new trees, we have water for use in the park, we have electricity in the park with more to come. We have completed working up the grounds and have put new sod, just in time for the rai

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-05-24 18:48:28

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Lenoir Woman Arrested in Hickory on Felony Warrant from Gaston County

36-year-old Latonya Adale Hulcey Gragg of Enlos Place in Lenoir was arrested by Hickory Police shortly before 8 a.m. yesterday (May 24) on one felony count of identity theft and misdemeanor counts of driving while impaired and driving while license revoked. The warrants for her arrest were issued on

WHKY.COM - 2018-05-25 10:21:00

Grandfather Mountain Remains Open Despite Numerous Road Closures and Detours | High Country Press

Despite flood damage to U.S. 221, the Grandfather Mountain nature park remains open and easily accessible via the open portions of the popular highway. (Photo by Skip Sickler, Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation)

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-05-24 15:30:32

Morgan Freeman is a Dirty Old Man :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

DLM28659Posted 11:53 am, 05/24/2018SW: Did Morgan hit on you? (If not, then he can't be that dirty, can he?).

GOWILKES.COM - 2018-05-24 12:14:00

UPDATE: Car overheats, catches fire on I-40 Thursday morning

The incident began around 9:15 a.m., and it was resolved around 10 a.m., Lineberger said.

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-05-24 14:26:00

Man walks away from Lois Lane rollover

Fleming said Seth Thomas Rice, 30, of Banner Elk, was driving a 2004 Nissan Frontier down Lois Lane — a private, gravel road — when he drove off the side and flipped into a creek. Speed was not a factor, Fleming said.

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-24 19:00:00

Butler, woman killed in wreck near Watauga Lake - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

A two-vehicle accident that shut down the state highway in Carter County claimed the life of a Butler woman last week near Watauga Lake.According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol THP, the fatal crash involved Marsha Shepherd, 40, Butler, TN who crossed the centerline of Highway 321 traveling southbou


Burke County school locked down after shot fired

CONNELLY SPRINGS, NC- Three men were arrested Wednesday morning after a shot was fired near a Burke County elementary school.Channel 9's Dave Faherty is on the scene. He'll have the latest developments in a live report at noonIcard Elementary in Connelly Springs was put under lockdown after the men


Boone Take Out sold to Bite Squad, will remain open

BOONE — Bite Squad, a Minneapolis-based restaurant delivery service, announced Tuesday it has acquired local restaurant delivery service Boone Take Out in an expansion into the market.“Boone is an exciting community to expand our delivery offerings to,” said Bite Squad co-founder and CEO Kian Salehi


Franklin Graham reflects on father, future :: WRAL.com

By Bill Leslie, WRAL anchor/reporter, & Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editorBoone, N.C.— Three months after the death of renowned evangelist Billy Graham, his son Franklin Graham says he plans to step up his own preaching while also cutting back on speaking engagements and other r

WRAL - 2018-05-23 21:09:47

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Robbery Charges Lodged Against Lenoir Teenager

18-year-old Wynton Nehemiah Horton of Old North Road in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (May 22) by Lenoir Police Officers. He's charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspire to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, and assault inflicting injury. Horton was detained in the Caldwell County Det


Food that’s in when school is out - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

To ensure students receive nutritionally balanced meals while out of school, Johnson County Student Nutrition Services program is once again offering several opportunities as it rolls out its summer food service program. As noted by the Tennessee Department of Human Services just as learning does no


Wet Watauga: Multiple flood events impact county

WATAUGA COUNTY — Heavy rains caused streams and rivers to leave their banks on Friday and Monday in Watauga County, with several roads, including U.S. 221 in Avery County, shut down due to washouts.Emergency responders closed a number of roads across the county on Friday and will have to repair wash


Police identify woman killed in crash on U.S. 321

The crash took place around 3:04 p.m. Both lanes of the highway were blocked for over two hours as responders worked to clear the crash site, which was in the middle of the curve. Fluids from the cars coated the road, which was made even more slick from rain.