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Gang-related murder trial moving to Rockingham County because of security concerns

GREENSBORO — Safety concerns has caused a Superior Court judge, Friday, to move a Guilford County first-degree murder trial to Rockingham County's courthouse next month. Beginning March 11, Elijah Valentin, 22, will face a jury in Rockingham County on charges that he killed Ernest Cuthbertson, 22, a


Carrboro catches fire in second half to take down Reidsville

BURLINGTON – It was a two possession game the majority of the way until Carrboro’s shots finally started falling which propelled the Jaguars to a 68-59 win over Reidsville in semi-final round of the 2019 Mid-State 2A Conference tournament on Wednesday night.


Court rules that 2 amendments placed on North Carolina ballots were unconstitutional, including requiring ID to vote

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. – The Wake County Superior Court ruled late Friday that two amendments placed on North Carolina ballots were unconstitutional. One of the amendments would have imposed a photo ID requirement to vote and the other would have lowered the state income tax.


Brick thrown off North Carolina overpass, shattering woman’s windshield, ‘I could’ve been killed’

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating two reports of objects being thrown off overpasses onto cars below. WTVD reported that the first report happened Feb. 17 around 4 p.m. Drivers on Highway 87 said three young men were on the Arsenal Street pedestrian bridge hold


Summerfield man among two charged with trafficking heroin in Rockingham County

WENTWORTH —Narcotics detectives with the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged two men Monday with drug offenses. Dewayne Walter Hardin Jr., 37, of 8881 N.C. 87, Reidsville, has been charged with two counts of trafficking heroin, one county manufacture, sell, deliver, possess a con


North Carolina doctor gets 3 years for trading drugs for sex

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for giving female patients drugs such as Percocet and Clonazepam in exchange for sex.


Restoring the Farm Icon: Oakhaven Properties set to open new barn after the original structure was destroyed during April tornado

PELHAM — Owner Patience Dibrell Ergish, Facility Manager Gary Barrett and the staff at Oakhaven Properties know what it’s like to be knocked down. In April 2018, an EF-2 tornado, rumbling at 125 miles per hour, landed one last low blow to the event venue. It exited Rockingham County leaving the Dibr


North Carolina police chase ends when off-duty officer, driving with family, gets out to tackle suspect

POLK COUNTY, N.C. — Lt. Michael Capps happened to be in the right place at the right time Wednesday, WLOS reports. He’s a 23-year law enforcement veteran and current lieutenant of the Laurel Park Police Department.


North Carolina Man Stopped by Maryland Transportation Authority Police Found with Loaded Stolen Handgun

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at approximately 4:55 p.m., Officer Philius of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Department was in a marked patrol vehicle, on US Route 301 observing traffic, when they observed the driver of a white Hyundai Sonata following the vehicle closer than reasona


Rams survive upset-minded Durham School of the Arts in opening round of tourney

BURLINGTON – Reidsville made crucial shots at the charity stripe on offense, and key stops on the other end of the floor down the stretch to secure a 76-70 win over Durham School of the Arts in the first round of the Mid-State 2A Conference tournament on Monday night at Cummings High School, but it


North Carolina denies transgender inmate's request to transfer to women's prison

LILLINGTON, N.C. -- A transgender inmate convicted of insurance fraud is serving time at a men's prison in North Carolina despite repeated requests to transfer to women's housing.


Dem in disputed North Carolina race says he'll run for special election

Dan McCready, the Democratic candidate in the contested race for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, announced Friday that he will run in a special election to fill the undecided seat.


Bill would ban talking on handheld phone in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Talking on the phone while driving without using hands-free technology could soon cost North Carolina drivers. The bill is called Hands Free N.C. It would make it illegal to talk on the phone while driving.


North Carolina authorities find missing inmate

SPINDALE, N.C. – Authorities in North Carolina say an inmate who went missing at the Rutherford Correctional Center has been captured not far from the facility. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety said in a statement that department K-9 staff and members of the Rutherford County Sheriff's


Gildan finishes fiscal 2018 with solid profit increase; closes distribution center in Eden

A solid increase in fourth-quarter sales contributed to Gildan Activewear Inc. posting Thursday an 8.6 percent increase in net income to $59.6 million for the quarter. Gildan, based in Montreal, has production operations in Mocksville, Eden and Salisbury. The latest Mocksville workforce count was at


North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote

(Reuters) - North Carolina’s elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of a 2018 vote that has embarrassed the Republican Party.


Graham rallies for comeback win over Lady Rams in semi-finals

BURLINGTON – Reidsville initially overcame a slow start to build a double figure lead, but ultimately it wasn’t enough as Graham rallied in the fourth quarter to take a 58-55 win over the Lady Rams in the Mid-State 2A Conference semi-finals on Thursday night.


Guilford County deputies search for missing 16-year-old girl

GREENSBORO — Deputies are searching Friday for a 16-year-old girl who they say ran away. Brianna McCourry was last seen Thursday in the 5600 block of Randleman Road. McCourry is a white female with long brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5-foot-3, 115 pounds and has two noticeable crooked upper front


North Carolina Man Sentenced To 40 Years For 2014 killing Of Roommate In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS — A North Carolina man who confessed to killing his roommate more than four years ago has been handed a 40-year prison sentence with credit for time already served, Department of Justice Public Media Officer announced Friday.


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A FAVOR … Due to an “upgrade” (why are they even called that?) to our email system, I’ll have to ask everyone who sends by email to make sure your text is formatted as “plain text,” as opposed to HTML text or Rich text.