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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
Reidsville Police Blotter: April 15-21
Robert Newnam Daniels Jr., 37 of Baker Street, Reidsville, was arrested at 170 N.C. 65 and charged with two counts larceny from a building and fraud/other. Nicholas Wayne Perkins, 16, of Green Street, Reidsville, was arrested at the Reidsville Police Department and charged with two counts larceny of
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
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
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,
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
2 NC children shot after their dad is involved in 'road rage' incident, sheriff says
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (WFMY) — Two children were shot in a suspected road rage incident between two men Saturday in Mount Airy, the Surry County Sheriff's Office confirms. A nine-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl were taken to the hospital by their father Graig Sheff, according to the sheriff's offi
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.
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.
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.
Police kill suspect at North Carolina shopping center
RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina investigators are conducting a probe into the fatal shooting of a man by a police officer in the state's capital city, authorities said Sunday.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s mother dies after battle with cancer
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 65.
8 tornadoes happened in central North Carolina during Friday's severe weather outbreak
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WTVD) -- The National Weather Service said Friday's severe weather resulted in eight confirmed tornadoes. Four of those tornadoes have been surveyed and evaluated, but the other four still need to be studied.
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.