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Sandhills Cinema Shut Down For 'Unsafe Conditions'
Citing a litany of safety concerns and code violations, the Southern Pines Fire and Rescue Department shuttered Sandhills Cinema 10 on Wednesday.Fire Chief Mike Cameron says the multiplex will remain closed until the issues are addressed.“We are not going to allow them to open back up until everythi
Cumberland man 'rolled his eyes' at wife before winning 25K a year for life :: WRAL.com
Linden, N.C.— On Monday, Darrin Nunnery rolled his eyes when his wife asked him to bring her $2 lottery ticket.
NC parents upset after autistic girl left on school bus for hours
"I blame the bus driver and the monitor because if the monitor didn't look, I feel like the bus driver should have done a walk-through," Lay said.
Former Bennettsville police officer files federal lawsuit against department
A former Bennettsville police office filed a federal lawsuit on May 23 against the Bennettsville Police Department and the City of Bennettsville stating they disciplined, demoted and terminated him in an unfair, unequal, harassing and threatening way because of his race and age and in retaliation fo
Fayetteville woman accused of unwanted sexual advances on cable guy
Mildred Newsome, 47, is facing charges and Fayetteville Police have a message for anyone else who may find themselves in an uncomfortable sexual situation.
Courthouse Evacuated After Bomb Threat
Officials say the Moore County Courthouse in Carthage was evacuated Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat.According to an advisory issued by the Moore County Sheriff’s Office, the threat was made about 9:30 a.m. in a phone call by an unknown suspect.Traffic is being redirected near the courthou
Hamlet cops to hear concerns over coffee | Richmond County Daily Journal
Coffee time will be 9 a.m. at the Hamlet Senior Center, 102 Veterans Drive, Hamlet. The public is welcome.
Richmond County Sheriff’s Office charges man with rape; another with selling meth, coke | Richmond County Daily Journal
Travis Dewayne Gatewood, 35, allegedly raped a woman at some point between April 1 and May 18, according to a warrant for his arrest.
Police: Man caught breaking into car | Laurinburg Exchange
Montriel Worth, 19, of Laurinburg, was arrested for charges related to breaking into at least three vehicles at the Cinema Twin, according to Assistant Police Chief Terry Chavis.
Man who plunged into restaurant with car killing 2, had Scotland ties | Laurinburg Exchange
Gaston County Sheriff’s Office said, Roger Self, 62, intentionally plunged his SUV into a steakhouse on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been just been seated inside the restaurant with other family members.
Man wanted in machete assault caught speeding | Richmond County Daily Journal
A trooper with the N.C. Highway Patrol clocked Shamique Divine Hubbard, 28, of Rummage Packhouse Road, driving more than 15 miles per hour over the speed limit on U.S. 73, according to warrants. Hubbard allegedly attempted to escape when the trooper tried to pull him over.
Tips leads to arrest, seizure of weapons and weed
A tip last week to police led to the arrest Friday of a Sanford man and the seizure of 117 grams of marijuana, two assault-style weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, according to a release from the Sanford Police Department.Micah Jerel Murchison, 22, of 1325 Brookhollow Drive, is charged wi
Two injured in crash involving two school buses | Robesonian
Samuel Ray Hunt, 20, of 2411 Odum Road in Lumberton, was airlifted to McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, S.C., after being cut out of his truck at the scene of the accident on Mt. Zion Church Road near Red Springs, said Trooper Robbie Terry, of the N.C. Highway Patrol. Hunt was in critical
Woman arrested for disorderly conduct after people panic, run out of Dillon movie theater
Dillon, S.C. (WPDE) —Several people panicked and ran out of the Dillon Cinema on Radford Boulevard after a woman stood up inside the theater and yell, according to an incident report.One woman told us she badly bruised her leg running out of the theater and her mother got hurt so bad that she had to
Operators hone skills at Roadeo | Richmond County Daily Journal
A few minutes later, Wilkie stood chatting over a bottled water with Brad Cook of Lee County maintenance, who had bettered Wilkie’s time by 74 seconds, although neither knew it at the moment. Both also had perfect scores, meaning they not only had dropped the balls into the pipes but hadn’t touched
2 charged in Rockingham store break-ins | Richmond County Daily Journal
According to arrest warrants, 20-year-old Travis Lee Austin Bennett Radford and 17-year-old Tito Jermaine Ray, both of Rockingham, conspired to commit three of the break-ins, with Radford committing the other two on his own.
Felon leads law enforcement on chase from checkpoint
An Erwin man released from prison in December after serving nine years on a conviction of death by vehicle was arrested Thursday night for allegedly running a sheriff’s checkpoint in Harnett County.Dusty Lenard Cameron, 36, of 102 Roosevelt Road, is charged with speeding to elude arrest, maintaining
Deputies charge 3 with child abuse | Richmond County Daily Journal
On April 18, a man reported to deputies that he received a text from Jade Chantelle Brigman, 25, of Country Canyon Drive in Rockingham, saying that she had “disciplined” their 5-year-old child with a wooden spoon after catching the child fighting with another child, according to a search warrant. Br
Aberdeen Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect
The robbery happened shortly after 3:40 a.m. Friday at the Circle K at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Council Way. Emmanuel Covian, an employee, was nearing the end of his shift when the suspect entered the building holding a silver handgun.
Father, son charged with McDonald's robberies
Arrest warrants have been issued for a father and his son in connection with three armed robberies at three different McDonald’s restaurants in Union County that began last September.Union County Sheriff's Office (UCSO) detectives have obtained warrants against Robert Anthony Fisher, age 45, of 3581