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Burlington man charged with 6 counts of indecent liberties with relative

Jeffrey Leonard Mitchell, 37, of 1681 Finnsbury Drive, allegedly committed these offenses during a two-year period starting in May 2016, an Alamance County Sheriff's Office news release stated.


Barnes, deputy sued over deadly Battleground crash

Kingcade’s mother, who is now raising the woman’s three children and acting as administrator of the estate, is asking for a jury trial and $250,000 in compensatory damages.


Burlington residents without AT&T phone, internet after Spectrum subcontractor accidentally cuts line

Currently Davis Street, between Lexington and Spring streets, is closed while AT&T technicians work 24/7 to repair the underground cables.


Missing NC kayaker found dead near Haw River

WFMY image of the paddle access point to Lake Saxapahaw.SAXAPAHAW, N.C. (WFMY) - Wildlife officers say the body of a 21-year-old man that went under water at Saxapahaw Lake in Alamance County Sunday night has been found.Joseph Smith of Graham was found around noon Monday in the area near the Haw Riv


LOGGING ACCIDENT: Reidsville man killed after 30-foot log crushed him

REIDSVILLE, N.C.- A Reidsville, N.C. man was killed after a log crushed him. The victim was logging in Rockingham County.


Police identify victims who where shot while inside a vehicle in Greensboro

Anthony Kristopher King, 18, and Nakayla Brown, 16, both of Greensboro, were shot in the 700 block of Fulton Street, according to a Greensboro police press release.


Body of kayaker recovered from North Carolina lake

GRAHAM, N.C.- The body of a kayaker has been recovered from a North Carolina lake.News outlets reported that a search crew found the body of 21-year-old Joseph Taylor Smith of Graham was found Monday afternoon in Saxapahaw Lake.Smith had been missing since Sunday evening.Witnesses told Alamance Coun


Burlington man accused of breaking into homes in Alamance County

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies have arrested a man accused of breaking into homes in Alamance County, according to an Alamance County Sheriff’s Office press release.


Lucky numbers help Reidsville man win $190k Cash 5 jackpot

RALEIGH, N.C. — A Reidsville man said a lucky set of numbers helped him win a $191,185 Cash 5 jackpot, according to a news release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.


18-year-old man considered armed and dangerous, wanted after two Danville robberies

Anyone with information on Hawkins' whereabouts is asked to call 911, Danville Crime Stoppers at 434-793-0000, the Danville Police Department at 434-799-6508, or via the crime tips line on your computer at crimetips@danvilleva.gov.


Convenience store owner arrested after alcohol-related crash involving teens

A person at the scene gave investigators information about the 18-year-old driver, Brandon Fleming, who fled the scene.


Woman charged in deadly motorcycle crash

The Greensboro Police department said Walda Jones was driving a Nissan Sentra north on Summit Avenue when she failed to yield right of way and crashed into a motorcycle operated by Timothy Kellam, 33, of Greensboro, on May 27.


Robber takes five $20 bills from CVS in Greensboro

At 12:19 a.m., officers responded to the business at 309 E. Cornwallis Drive. An man who implied he had a weapon took five $20 bills, according to the police incident report.


After Losing Son To Suicide, Father Wants Those Struggling To Know They're Not Alone

MEBANE, N.C. - Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in our country. Just this week, two celebrities took their own lives: Fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.


High Point police arrest sex offender accused of statutory rape

Tyler Mark Shaw, 28, was arrested Wednesday and jailed under a $1 million secured bond on a charge of statutory rape of a child by an adult. The victim was 11 years old.


An NC college student died of a drug overdose. Now this man is charged with murder.

Bryan Spain spent the night at a friend's house in Raleigh last summer while traveling from Appalachian State University to his hometown in Pamlico County.The next morning, his friend found Spain, a 19-year-old criminal justice major, dead on the couch.The state medical examiner in January determine


Alamance inmates face new drug trafficking charges

Two men in the Alamance County jail since last summer on drug charges face additional charges after deputies found more drugs in their car, the Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday, June 6.


Wendy's employee fired after listing customer as "a--hole" on receipt at Triad restaurant

"Nothing is more important to us than our customers, and that means treating everyone with kindness and respect. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind, and we have taken this situation very seriously. We work very hard as an organization to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for ou


Tornado-damaged schools will not reopen for next school year

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A Burlington best-kept secret: The Conservators Center

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Tucked away on the Alamance-Caswell county line, down a dirt road, you'll find a place unlike any other.