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Galax police make two drug arrests

Two drug arrests were made last week in Galax, according to Police Chief Rick Clark. Dakota Shayne Edwards, 21, of Cana, was arrested on March 16 after a traffic stop. Sgt. Chris Hines, who was participating in a DMV grant-funded directed patrol, stopped Edwards for a traffic violation. During the

GALAX GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 01:38:00

Bicyclist killed after being struck by several vehicles in Kings Mountain

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - A portion of Highway 74 in Kings Mountain was closed for hours while state troopers investigated a fatal crash involving a bicyclist. The collision happened just after 4 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Highway 74, just past Business 74. Troopers have not identified the victim b

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-19 13:32:40

King doctor alerts police about UNCC student who wanted to 'shoot the university up'

Based on a tip from a doctor in King, police found blueprints of campus buildings and evacuation plans this month in apartment of a UNC-Charlotte student who indicated he wanted to commit a school shooting, according to search warrants. The student discussed an "explicit detailed plan ... about kill

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-03-20 18:41:00

Winter weather leads to closings and delays

MARTINSVILLE-If you have to head out this morning, go slow. That was the request early Wednesday morning from the Virginia State Police, as rain eventually turned to sleet and snow during the overnight hours. "Fewer vehicles on the highways allow VDOT faster access and ability to treat and clear the

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-03-21 08:01:00

Focus turns to missing in Canadian serial killer case

In this Feb. 14, 2018, artist's sketch, Bruce McArthur, top, appears via video, as his lawyer Calvin Rosemond, left, speaks and Justice Wendy Agnew, second right, and Crown attorney Michael Cantlon, right, look on in court in Toronto on Wednesday. McArthur is accused of preying on adult men in a gay

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 04:08:37

UNCC student from King arrested on charge he made false report of mass violence at school

North Carolina's hospital emergency departments experienced a nearly 40 percent increase, to 5,745, in opioid overdose cases from 2016 to 2017. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday the majority of cases involved individuals who were white (85 percent), male (62 percent) and

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

'Forged prescription' leads to multi-county chase; 40-year-old suspect arrested

The Davidson County Sheriffs Department and the Thomasville Police Department were involved in a vehicle pursuit Monday that entered the Winston-Salem city limits. Thomasville police responded to the Thomasville Family Pharmacy after someone attempted to fill "a forged prescription." Upon police arr

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 12:30:00

'Violent offender' arrested after December 2017 shooting in Mount Airy

A violent offender is behind bars as the result of a multiple agency manhunt in the Flat Rock community on Friday morning. On December 22, 2017, detectives from the Surry County Sheriff's Office responded to Timothy Don McMillian's residence on the 100 block of McMillian Lane in Mount Airy to invest