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Man traveling on moped killed in I-85 accident

A fatal motor vehicle collision happened on Interstate 85 early Saturday morning, resulting in the death of one driver after he was thrown from his moped. The Henderson Police Department is investigating the accident, which occured between mile markers 214 and 213 in the southbound lanes on I-85 aro

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 00:45:23

Police seek help identifying armed robbery suspects

The Henderson Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying individuals involved in an armed robbery that occurred on Jan. 15, 2018, at the Sweepstakes Casino on South Beckford Drive, Henderson. According to a news release from the police department, the suspects' vehicle was d

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2018-01-19 20:15:35

Police: Moped driver dies in crash involving multiple vehicles on I-85 near Henderson

Henderson, N.C. - The driver of a moped died Saturday morning on Interstate 85 in a crash involving three vehicles near Henderson, police said. Police said the crash happened around 5:15 a.m. between miles markers 214 and 213. The driver of the moped, who was not identified, was traveling in the rig

WRAL - 2018-01-20 18:35:42

Changes are good at the Roanoke Rapids Public Library

Happy New Year to all! I hope 2018 will hold many opportunities to serve others and allow each of us to advance along the pathway of life, which is such a precious gift. Being head librarian at Roanoke Rapids Public Library is among one of the greatest blessings I cherish because of the wonderful pe

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-19 16:11:00

CVS deals 1/21: Speed Stick, L'Oreal shampoo, Persil, M&M's

CVS has some great deals starting Sunday including Speed Stick, Palmolive, L'Oreal shampoo, Tide Simply, Persil Laundry detergent, Scott paper towels, M&M's, cereal, Huggies and more! The CVS coupon policy can be found on their website at cvs.com. For a summary of their policy, see the information b

WRAL - 2018-01-20 21:26:00

Women's rally draws thousands, pushes for change in state and federal leadership

Several thousand people braved a cold, sloshy day in downtown Raleigh on Saturday to hear calls for action to stand up for the rights of those often on the outside looking in on institutions long dominated by prosperous white men. The Women's Rally on Raleigh filled much of Halifax Mall, the grass e

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-20 22:40:00

Seven inches shuts down Southside

Many area businesses, as well as schools remained shut down on Friday morning as snow and ice still covered many local roadways. Winter Storm Inga passed through Mecklenburg on Wednesday, dropping about 7 or eight inches of snow, plunging temperatures back into the teens and causing several crashes

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-01-19 18:35:00

Student's car struck by gunfire

A local student's car was damaged by gunfire earlier this week as he was leaving an apartment complex. Rocky Mount police were working a checkpoint at about 10:10 p.m. Tuesday night near Jeffreys Road and heard gunshots nearby, said Rocky Mount police Cpl. Mike Lewis. They arrived at the 100 block o

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Congressman Conaway reacts to government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans awoke Saturday to learn that bickering politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. It was a striking display of Wash

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-01-20 15:22:00

Closing of Belle Arti marks end of an era

It was the end of an era in downtown Hot Springs when Belle Arti Italian Ristorante said its final goodbyes to the city on Jan. 14 after over 20 years in business. The restaurant, located at 719 Central Ave., was owned and operated by Chef Joe Gargano and his wife, Penny, for 17 and a half years, an

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-01-20 12:00:00

On brink of government shutdown, blame game begins. But will it matter?

WASHINGTON -- With Congress on the brink of a partial government shutdown, the political blame game is in full swing. "We don't need a #Schumershutdown," Texas Sen. John Cornyn tweeted on Thursday, signaling a GOP campaign to blame Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for the brewing chaos. We don't

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-19 22:36:47

Readers have strong feelings about Trump's use of vulgar language

Trump should have known better Re: "Trump's vulgarity stuns lawmakers - Some see racism as he talks up Norway, pans Latino, African nations," Jan. 12 news story. President Donald Trump's very limited vocabulary has amazed me. We grew up in the same 1950s era when students learned 20 new spelling wor

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-20 17:00:00

Police, FTC offer tips on avoiding credit skimmers

The Hot Springs Police Department released a video PSA on social media Friday showing the public how to use a phone's Bluetooth settings to possibly detect skimming devices on gasoline pumps. Skimmers were discovered Thursday hidden inside two gas pumps at the Valero station at 1201 Central Ave. by

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-01-20 12:00:00

For the disabled, rent-a-bikes are more than an annoyance, but do they violate the ADA?

An accident destroyed most of Melody Townsel's ability to balance on her left leg. She tried to get around on crutches, a scooter, and eventually chose to use a motorized wheelchair because it can run over just about any obstacle. Anything, she said, except the colorful rent-a-bikes that have been c

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-20 11:30:00

Five seek one of three board seats

Candidates for the Hot Springs Village Property Owners' Association board of directors election were announced at January's board meeting last Wednesday. Board candidates are Buddy Dixon, Cindi Erickson, Nancy Luehring, Marcy Mermel and George Parker. Candidates must be POA members in good standing

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 2018-01-19 20:44:44

Father's treasure full of surprises

Ben Goff A bobblehead of the late Orville Henry is shown on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette office in Springdale. Kirby Shofner sent me a message through Facebook in October asking that I drop by his Little Rock home ahead of the induction of my father and his

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-01-20 09:00:00

BREAKING: Two killed in overnight shootings in central and east Fort Myers

Two people were killed overnight in separate shootings in Lee County. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death at the Palm Beach Motel. According to a Lee County Sheriff's Office news release: Officers responded to a call from the motel at 4719 Palm Beach Boulevard at about

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-20 13:20:33

2 killed, 1 injured in Fort Myers shootings

A man was killed and a woman injured in a shooting late Friday in Fort Myers. Police responded to 959 Polk St., shortly before midnight and found the two victims. Kevin Lamont James, 40, died at the scene. The woman, who has not been identified, was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. A separate shootin

WZVN-TV - 2018-01-20 18:15:00

1 killed in early morning shooting at motel

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A man was was killed in an early morning shooting at a Fort Myers motel, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. It happened on Saturday at 5:20 a.m. at the Palm Beach Motel on Palm Beach Blvd. The victim was shot at by an unidentified suspect at the motel, LCSO said. He later died

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 16:36:32

1 dead in shooting at Fort Myers motel

A man was shot and killed at a Fort Myers hotel Saturday morning. Lee County deputies said the suspect has not been identified. It happened just before 5:30 a.m. Saturday at the Palm Beach Motel at 4719 Palm Beach Blvd. A description of the suspect was not released. A man was shot and killed at a Fo

NBC 2 - 2018-01-20 17:12:00