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Schools show well in state results | Mt. Airy News
Wilkes County’s Mountain View Elementary School scored a D in the state’s rating, the only one out of 88 schools (1.1 percent) between the public school districts of Surry, Mount Airy, Elkin, Wilkes, Yadkin, Stokes, Alleghany and Ashe.
Silver Alert issued for missing Winston-Salem woman
WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WFMY) - Winston-Salem police are asking for the public's help in looking for a missing 53-year-old woman said to be in danger.Anita Knott Richardson is missing from the 1300 block of N. Main Street in Winston-Salem. A Silver Alert was sent out for Richardson Tuesday morning. She s
Arson charges for Yadkin County man after barn fire
Nathaniel Alexander Kennedy, 32, was charged Sept. 12 with one county of second-degree arson, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office said.
Spotted lanternfly seen in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia
The invaders are small, but they do a lot of damage. They are from Asia, specifically China, Vietnam and Bangladesh, a genuine pest.
Two men steal from Winston-Salem sweepstakes, patrons at gunpoint
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two men stole from a sweepstakes and patrons at gunpoint on Monday, according to Winston-Salem police.
North Carolina's John Howie, Jr. releases long-awaited solo debut album 'Not Tonight' - CLTure
To many in the North Carolina music scene, John Howie, Jr. is a name that doesn’t need an introduction. With a career lasting over two decades he’s proven to be something of a country music legend, from his time spent with bands likeTwo Dollar Pistolsand the Rosewood Bluff, to taking up drumming dut
Go See Do: Wednesday, Sept. 19
Veterans coffee: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the PDQ Restaurant, 285 Harvey St. in the Hanes Towne Village Shopping Center. The veterans coffee events provide an opportunity for veterans, both men and women, to relax, connect with other veterans, and enjoy free coffee, breakfast, doughnuts and co
Pulaski infant taken to hospital after possible overdose, police say
PULASKI, Va.- A baby in Pulaski was sent to the hospital after showing signs of a possible overdose from narcotics, according to the Pulaski Police Department.
Man charged with arson after residence fire in Yadkin County
YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — A man was arrested after he allegedly set a residence on fire in Yadkin County, the sheriff’s office reports.
Florence hits home for Coast Guard members from North Carolina
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. –A few feet forward, and the Jayhawk helicopter strikes trees; a few feet to the side, and it hits power lines.
Florence has "never been more dangerous" for North Carolina, massive flooding expected
Tropical Depression Florence battered the coast of the Carolinas over the weekend and while the rains and winds are expected to start petering out, rising water and flash floods still pose a major threat to residents.By Monday, five areas of North Carolina had broken tropical cyclone rain records, a
Flo hits like a girl in Surry | Mt. Airy News
Crater Park in Elkin, located near the Yadkin River, is the scene of flooding due to Florence. -
Man wearing Forsyth County Detention Center jumpsuit seen in the Hanes Mall area
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A man wearing a Forsyth County Detention Center jumpsuit has been seen near Hanes Mall, according to Winston-Salem police.
Heavy rain causing flooding, road closures throughout Southwest Virginia
Downed trees and standing water have been reported in Roanoke, Bedford, Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Montgomery and Patrick counties.
Flood danger over for Yadkin County | Yadkin Ripple
“The latest data available to us is now indicating that the Yadkin River at Elkin is lowering and will continue to lower throughout the day. This new data available from the Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network (FIMAN) and the National Weather Service has indicated that the crest of the Yadkin
'Pretty much cut off': Water everywhere as Florence floodwaters swamp North Carolina
Now, in the wake of Florence, the only way out for many on Monday was by boat — or with the help of the National Guard and the Coast Guard.
Raw Video Shows Dozens Of People Looting A Dollar Store As Flooding Cuts Wilmington Off From The Rest Of North Carolina
A major emergency brings out the best in some people, but in others it brings out the absolute worst. Shocking images of “dozens of people” ransacking a Family Dollar store in Wilmington, North Carolina have stunned the nation. This happened in broad daylight, and many of the looters didn’t even s
North Carolina 1-year-old found dead after being swept away by rushing floodwater
"The only thing I care about is that they found him," Kaiden's mother, identified as Dazia Lee by FOX 46 WJZY, Lee toldFOX 46 WJZY, told the station. "That's the only thing I care about. So now we're waiting just to see him."
Storm's impact on Wilkes much less than expected
Remains of Hurricane Florence had only minimal impact on Wilkes County, despite weather forecasts calling for otherwise.Rain bands that forecasters believed would send the Yadkin River out of its banks in the Wilkesboros and cause flash floods elsewhere in Wilkes Sunday night and Monday went farther
Flash flood watch in Stokes | The Stokes News
Currently, there are more than 1,900 homes without power in Stokes and the schools, which made an announcement on Sunday to be on a two-hour delay, made the decision to cancel early Monday morning. Poplar Springs Elementary and Germanton Elementary are without power.