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Winston-Salem man charged in month-long drug investigation, jailed on $4.5M bond
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man is behind bars on a $4.5 million secured bond for charges of trafficking heroin, according to a Kernersville Police Department press release.
Forsyth County judge sets bond at $200,000 for Winston-Salem man accused in fatal shooting during Dominoes game
Assante Michael Sims, 31, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Kedrick Leonard White. According to Winston-Salem police, White was shot about 3:30 a.m. on June 7, 2016, at Sims’ mother’s house in the 1500 block of East 23rd Street. White died at the scene.
Fire department promotions announced | Mt. Airy News
Four others were pinned as firefighters, Blake Markle, Logan Utt, Scott Hauck and Josh King.
Surveillance pictures released from Winston-Salem business break-in
Photo GalleryWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police on Wednesday released surveillance pictures from a business break-in.The break-in happened on April 25 at M&M Engraving, located at 2116 S. Main St.Police say the suspect broke into the business and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.Anyone wi
Authorities arrest man on murder charge in death of NC trooper
ELKIN, N.C. — Authorities arrested a 22-year-old man early Wednesday on a murder charge in thedeath of State Trooper Samuel Bullard, whose cruiser crashed Monday night while he and another trooper were chasing the man's car on Interstate 77 in Yadkin County.
Murder-suicide leaves police and community with questions
“We questioned their kids; they said it was a normal day. We asked if they fought, they said, ‘no’,” Cline said.
‘Superstreet’ plan for U.S. 601 tweaked | Mt. Airy News
That half-mile segment, also known as Rockford Street, has a crash rate nearly twice the state average, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation. More than 240 collisions, plus pedestrian-related accidents, occurred there within one recent four-year period. Among them were three fatalities
Go See Do: Friday, May 25
Ardmore Neighborhood Association Women’s Doubles Tennis: 10 a.m.-noon at the Miller Park tennis courts, 400 Leisure Lane. It is strictly for fun and exercise, no competition. All ages and levels are welcome. Free. For more information, call 505-239-4382.
Elkin man sought in death of state trooper who died in car chase late Monday
Dakota Kape Whitt, 22, of Elkin is wanted on charges of murder, felony fleeing to elude arrest in a motor vehicle and driving with a revoked license, according to a news release from the N.C. Department of Public Safety.
Woman charged after shooting inside Cana home | Carroll News
“A neighbor called stating he was three houses from the residence and heard gunshots. He walked a short distance to the residence and was met by a female, Cayla Jones, who stated that someone had been shot,” Gardner said in a press release. “Deputy Bradley Hoffman, Deputy Josh Bowers and Chief Deput
Send 'everything you got' — radio traffic from chase that killed trooper; Elkin man in custody
Dakota Kape Whitt, 22, was arrested at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday without incident after an extensive search by state and local authorities, according to a news release from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.
Man wanted for murder in deadly state trooper wreck arrested
According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Dakota Kape Whitt, 22, of Elkin, was arrested without incident around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Man accused of leading NC trooper on chase that ended in fatal crash now in custody
ELKIN, N.C. (WNCN) - The suspected driver of a BMW who led authorities on a short chase Monday night that ended when a North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper crashed their cruiser into a bridge support and died is now in custody, officials say.
Elkin man wanted on murder charge after NCSHP trooper dies in crash
Officials say just before 11 p.m., troopers tried to stop a black BMW that drove through a checkpoint. During the chase, Trooper Samuel N. Bullard crashed, and died at the scene.
Suspect arrested in chase that killed North Carolina trooper
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Mount Airy fire being linked to domestic issue
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. —A fire displaced one resident Monday morning in Mount Airy.It happened on the 100 block of Wayne Street around 7:45 a.m.AdvertisementFire officials say one resident was able to escape. No one was injured.The cause is being investigated and is connected to a domestic incident.No wor
Five arrested through drug sting | Mt. Airy News
The investigation lead narcotics detectives to 328 Bunker Road, near Mayberry Campgrounds in White Plains, where the sheriff’s Special Enforcement Team served the first search warrant.
SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS | Mt. Airy News
• Kasey Tanner, of Creek Water Farm Road, State Road, reported damage to her property April 27. She said around 8:30 a.m. she found a broken porch light, with damage valued at $100.
Free dental care spawns smiles | Mt. Airy News
Normally, a wide grin is not associated with a visit to the dentist, but that’s exactly what Joe Dalton wore Saturday when leaving a site in Mount Airy offering free care.
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As it has from the beginning, the Pilot Mountain Civic Club will serve as sponsor for this year’s festival. According to club member and Mayfest Chairman Scott Needham, 100 vendors will be taking part in this year’s festival. As of last weekend, a limited number of spaces were available but organize