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Eden Police Blotter: April 15-21

Eden Police report the following arrests and incidents:. Amanda Melissa Wall, 35, of 77 Morris Ave., Danville, was arrested on a warrant for resist, obstruct, and delay and city ordinance violation. Wall was placed under a $2,000 unsecured bond. She is scheduled to appear in Rockingham County Distri


Missing Rockingham County Woman Found Safe

REIDSVILLE, N.C. — UPDATE: Rockingham County Sheriff's Office says Joyce Payne, 75, was found safe Monday evening after a silver alert was issued for her. PREVIOUSLY REPORTED: Rockingham County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help finding a missing 75-year-old woman who is believed to suffer fro


City of Eden Recreation Department to merge with Prowlers

This coming season, the Eden Prowlers youth football league and the City of Eden Recreation Department have come to an agreement to merge into one program to be managed by the recreation department. The new approach will allow the city to include all participants in one program that will provide the


Woman reported missing in Reidsville may be headed to Greensboro

A 75-year-old woman reported missing in Rockingham County may be headed to Greensboro, the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said Monday evening. A Silver Alert is being issued for Joyce Payne, who last seen 1403 N.C. 14 in Reidsville. She may be operating a silver Ford Freestyle bearing N.C. licen


Short news items from in and around Rockingham County

Rockingham County Government’s engineering and public utilities department will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, to hear public comments for the PART-F grant for the Belew’s Lake Park. The meeting will be held in the large meeting room of the Rockingham County Agricultural Center,


Man found with missing girl at NC campground sentenced to 58 years

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) - A man was sentenced to a little over 58 years in prison after he was convicted of child sex crimes from 2016. According to a news release from District Attorney Greg Newman, Kenneth D. Whitehead, of Bristol, Tenn., was convicted on two counts of statutory rape of a ch


Worker killed in North Carolina road construction accident

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Labor investigators in North Carolina are looking into an accident at a road construction site in which a truck driver was killed. Winston-Salem police said in a news release that 37-year-old Amory Alexis Glover was attempting on Monday to unload soundproof wall slats bein


Body of teenager who went missing in heavy surf recovered on NC coast

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say the body of a North Carolina teenager who disappeared in heavy surf has been recovered. Emerald Isle police say in a news release that the body of 18-year-old Ian Frazier Lewis was found on a portion of the beach strand at around 3:30 a.m. Monday.


North Carolina mom charged for having meth near baby bottle

GRAHAM, N.C. – Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have filed multiple charges against the mother of a 21-month-old child after saying they found methamphetamine near a baby bottle.


Does NC owe you unclaimed cash? Check your name in the database.

CHARLOTTE, NC (Anna Douglas and Gavin Off/Charlotte Observer) - The North Carolina Treasurer’s Office has accumulated more than $900 million in unclaimed property — money waiting to be returned to residents and businesses who are missing checks, refunds, stock shares and insurance payouts.


Man wanted for homicide in Washington, D.C., could be in North Carolina

WASHINGTON — A man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Washington, D.C., may be in North Carolina, WECT reports. Marcus Antwain Whitaker is charged with second-degree murder in connection with a shooting on July 27, 2018.


North Carolina BBQ Superstar Detained by Cops, Falsely Accused of Car Theft

When it comes to North Carolina BBQ, Sam Jones is a big name. His family opened the state’s legendary Skylight Inn more than 70 years ago, and in the decades since, several generations of Joneses have downright perfected the art of whole hog ‘cue. A few years ago, Jones opened his own BBQ joint, sim


Henry County, Martinsville Court Report: April 19

Brandie Shaniese Dalton of Martinsville was charged with felony destruction of property. She pleaded guilty to misdemeanor property damage. The offense happened on Sept. 11, 2016. She will be sentenced in June.


Danville teen to serve 50 for shooting deaths

A Danville teenager will serve 50 years in prison for a pair of shooting deaths and related firearms charges from last August. Kurtyus Latrell Hairston, 18, pleaded guilty to the charges last month and was sentenced Monday by Circuit Judge James Reynolds following a sentencing hearing.


Sexual assault suspects face little chance of conviction in some NC counties

In 38 counties across North Carolina, zero defendants who were charged with sexual assault between Jan. 1, 2014, and June 30, 2018, were convicted of that charge or a reduced charge during that time window, according to analysis of statewide court data by Carolina Public Press.


Virginia taxpayers will get money back from the state in October

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -- It's been a busy year for David Kembel Tax Services in Roanoke. Kembel just opened a second location in Salem and said it's been non-stop this tax season.


Truck driver dies when portion of sound barrier wall falls along U.S. 421 in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A truck driver was killed after a portion of a sound barrier wall fell at a construction site Monday morning along U.S. 421, just north of the Peace Haven Road interchange in Winston-Salem.


Virginia State Police searching for suspect in interstate hit-and-run

RICHMOND, Va (AP) - Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 95 in Henrico County. Authorities say the incident happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday north of Parham Road.


Four arrested after shots fired into air at late-night party in Danville

A late-night party on Virginia Avenue in Danville led to four arrests after police responded to reports of shots fired at a residence early Sunday morning, police report. The incident, reported between 2:30 and 3 a.m. Sunday at 340 Virginia Ave., also resulted in an unconscious woman being transport


North Carolina May Finally Let Women Revoke Consent During Sex

Under North Carolina law, a person's initial consent to sexual activity can later prevent them from seeking justice if things turn ugly or violent — even if they have asked loudly and clearly, mid-encounter, for the other person to stop.