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Davidson County man charged with assault by strangulation, kidnapping
CLEMMONS — A Clemmons man is accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman over the weekend. Nevin Casey Burton, 27, of 188 Centenary Church Road was charged Monday with second-degree kidnapping, assault by strangulation, assault on a female, interfering with emergency communications, larceny and inj
Congregation Holds Services After Roof Collapses During Winter Storm
THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- The Perry Memorial Church of The Living God held services in a fellowship hall next door after its roof collapsed during last week's winter storm. The church's bishop said God has other plans for this congregation.
Lexington man arrested after several homes ransacked, valuable items stolen
LEXINGTON, N.C. — A Lexington man is facing charges for allegedly breaking into multiple homes within less than a two miles radius. Lexington police arrested Christopher Jones, 20, for several counts of felony breaking and entering.
Go Triad: Happenings around town
Cancer Guide Posts of Strength, a High Point nonprofit that provides direction to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers, is releasing a book titled “My Story: Experiences of Those on the Cancer Journey.” A book launch will be held at 7 p.m. today at Scuppernong Books at 304 S. Elm Street in Gree
Video shows fire crews combat house fire in High Point
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A house erupted into fire in High Point Monday morning. Fire crews responded at about 11 a.m. to the house at 1230 Florida Street. No word has been released regarding any injuries or if anyone was home at the time.
Rogers Wants Second Sheriff’s Office In High Point
Newly elected Guilford County Sheriff Danny Rogers is making a lot of changes in the Sheriff’s Department and he said this week that one of the changes he’d like to see is a second Sheriff’s Department office in High Point with much of the same functionality as that in Greensboro.
Man reunites with his hero after being pulled from a fiery Davidson County crash nearly seven years ago
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – On December 15th, 2011, Reginald Finney almost lost his life. “The main thing that flashed through my head is ‘I don't want to die I really don't want to die,’” he said.
Do you have unclaimed property or cash in North Carolina? Here’s how to find out
A check for almost $5,000 made out to Hospice of Davidson County -- that’s a lot of money for a nonprofit organization, especially when this donation came out of the blue. This money was unclaimed property sitting in the state treasurer`s office.
Lexington homes ransacked, burglarized in crime spree
LEXINGTON, N.C. -- A Lexington man has been charged after allegedly breaking into multiple homes in less than a two-miles radius. Lexington police arrested Christopher Jones, 20, on several counts of felony breaking and entering.
Dozens watch as smokestack is demolished at old Dixie Furniture plant in Lexington
LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Dozens of people gathered on South Railroad Street watching as construction crews started demolition work of the old Dixie Furniture plant. The smokestack has to be carefully removed because what remains stands next to the railroad tracks with active train routes.
A Special Surprise: Greensboro Students Get An Early Present
It's the season of giving and more than 120 lucky Fairview Elementary 3rd grade students got a very special surprise Monday. They got brand new bikes and helmets thanks to the High Point Police and United Healthcare.
Mother of 4 who was found dead Saturday was devoted to family, her mother says
As law enforcement continues to investigate the details surrounding the death of a Winston-Salem woman found in a dumpster Saturday, her family is struggling with the unexpected loss.
Celebration Of Life Service Held For Murdered Mooresville Teacher at Davidson College Campus
The Iredell County teacher- Patrick Braxton-Andrew- whose body was recovered in Mexico- has been laid to rest. His funeral was held on Saturday. His family wanted the day to be a celebration of life and held services at the Davidson College campus.
NC church building destroyed after roof collapses from heavy snow
THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WFMY) -- A Thomasville Church is learning firsthand the meaning of perseverance after it was hit by arson, vandalism, and now the recent winter snow storm. The church Iglesia Pentecostes Monte El Sinai #2 has been condemned.
1 woman dies, 5 others injured in wreck involving car, truck in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — One woman died and five people were hurt after a wreck in Winston-Salem on Saturday involving a car and a pickup truck. Renee Dawn Dix, 46, of Winston-Salem, died after being in the front passenger seat of a car that hit a truck, according to police.
Winston-Salem man shot after he went to buy electronics from another man
A Winston-Salem man was shot in the leg Sunday when he went to buy electronics from another man, according to a release from Winston-Salem police. Chastin Arrington of the 1100 block of Salem Lake Drive drove himself to a local hospital and hospital personnel notified police, the release states.
Police investigate stabbing in Lexington
LEXINGTON, N.C. – Police are investigating a stabbing in Lexington on Sunday. Crews were called to the scene on Ruby Lane near Eller Road. A few police vehicles could be seen at the scene in the afternoon.
Thomasville Church Hit By Vandalism, Arson, Now Condemned After Roof Collapse From Snow
THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WFMY) -- A Thomasville Church is learning firsthand the meaning of perseverance after it was hit by arson, vandalism, and now the winter snow storm. The church Iglesia Pentecostes Monte El Sinai #2 has been condemned.
Fire breaks out at Thomas Built Buses plant in High Point for the second time this week
HIGH POINT, N.C. – A fire broke out at the Thomas Built Buses plant in High Point for the second time this week. High Point firefighters were called to the plant shortly before 12 p.m. Saturday and quickly had the situation under control.
Teacher killed in Mexico laid to rest in Davidson
A Mooresville teacher whose body was found in Mexico last month was laid to rest in Davidson on Saturday. Patrick Braxton-Andrew disappeared in October following a walk in the small hiking village of Urique. He was expected to meet his brother, Kerry, in Mexico City, but he never showed.