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South Boston man faces felony charge
• Laura Beth Fallen, 40, of Ridgeway Road, Vernon Hill faces a pair of charges for forgery of public records and charges for identity theft, larceny for shoplifting and contempt of court.
One killed in series of crashes on I-85 in Granville County :: WRAL.com
By Janine Bowen, WRAL.com digital journalistOxford, N.C.— One person was killed in a series of crashes Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 85 in Granville County.Highway Patrol troopers said an SUV traveling at a high rate of speed lost control and struck a guard rail in a southbound lane of I-85 at a
Man charged in connection with rape
Cody Allen Long, 22, of 140 Jr. Road, Timberlake, was charged with larceny of a firearm. Deputies also arrested another person in connection with the crime. Nicole Rimmer, 17, of 180 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, was charged with felony conspiracy. Both Long and Rimmer are in jail under $10,000 secured
Man involved in fatal shooting loses bid for conditional release from mental institution
In March 2016, Hazelwood, of Patrick Springs, was found not guilty by reason of insanity of first-degree murder of Larry Gilliam, 63, of Claudville, and use of a firearm in committing a felony in relation to a hunting trip nearly two years ago.
Motorcycle club goes gangbusters with toy drive
Bikers came to Person County from as far away as Boone, Asheville, Lexington, Greensboro, Cary and Myrtle Beach for a 52-mile ride along a scenic route across the county.
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Your guide to the Raleigh Christmas Parade
Route:The 1.4-mile route begins on Hillsborough Street at St. Mary’s Street, proceeds to the State Capitol, turns right onto Salisbury Street, turns left onto Morgan Street, turns right onto Fayetteville Street and and continues to Lenoir Street where it disbands.
Person native Chelsea King joins C-T news staff
She served as a general news reporter for the school’s newspaper,The A&T Registerand got to work for numerous TV studios and shows like NCA&T TV Studio, AGGIE Sports Report and The Yard.
PHOTOS: Flooding hits Halifax County again
Floodwaters from recent heavy rains rose near the top of a stop sign on Summit Drive in South Boston on Thursday. Summit Drive, near the Dan River at the lower end of South Boston, is a frequent victim of flooding from heavy rainfall.Photo courtesy Michael Wilborne
Milton, Semora affected by detours on N.C. Highway 58
“The detour was caused by damage to both the eastbound and westbound bridges on Highway 58 just outside of Danville,” Caswell County Manager Bryan Miller explained at the County Commissioners meeting on Nov. 5. “This route receives a lot of commercial traffic - tractor trailers and heavy delivery tr
Mercy Meow: Police officer saves, adopts 'bait' cat used for dog fighting
HILLSBOROUGH, NC (WNCN/CNN) - A North Carolina police lieutenant has quite the partner. Meet Officer Mercy Meow. "It's not many places you get to come to work with one of your good friends," said Lt. Andy Simmons of the Hillsborough Police Department. Simmons met Mercy only a few months ago. "They f
The Grinch to sign autographs at Roxboro theater
The thriller, "The Girl in the Spider's Web", starring "The Crown"'s Claire Foy, is looking at a less impressive opening at $10 to $15 million. Also opening this weekend, the nazi-zombie flick "Overlord".
2 arrested for Granville County purse-snatching incident linked to multi-state crimes
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4th person charged with murder after man found shot inside burning car in Durham
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Person County native on Grange executive committee
“Our organization is so proud to open its doors wide for everyone in the family,” National Grange President Betsy Huber said. “From 14, these young people are given full voice and vote and encouraged to learn and lead. The youth selected to serve as Youth Officers during our convention are the best
Addressing the root cause of poverty
The gap between the have’s and have nots has grown. And, while a forced redistribution of wealth from one group to another is a terrible idea, it seems relatively obvious that those who struggle to make ends meet need a hand up that others might not need.
Chi chapter serves German students
German exchange students were the guest of honor at a reception sponsored by the Chi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa. SUBMITTEDLast month, Roxboro City Hall boasted a table laden with colorful, delicious food items: finger sandwiches, cheese, cake and fudge, to name a few.
Pertussis found in Henderson County, health officials report
Henderson, N.C. (Fox Carolina) -- The Department of Public Health would like residents of Henderson to be made aware of a positive case of pertussis, that they received today. Pertussis, which can be prevented through vaccination, is an infection that affects the airways and is most commonly spread
Autopsy released on Orange County firefighter who died after trench rescue
Jeff “Stan” Holden, 32, of Rougemont, died Aug. 13 at theOrange Rural Fire Departmentin Hillsborough after returning from an emergency call. The assistant fire chief was found unresponsive in the station’s bathroom after going to take a shower.
Weather delays to stretch well past morning commute :: WRAL.com
By Jessica Patrick, WRAL.com editorRaleigh, N.C.— Downed trees, weather-related crashes and impassable roads were reported Tuesday following steady, heavy overnight rain.Although the rain diminished for the morning commute, road obstructions and closures could affect drivers until at least 11 a.m.,