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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
Man who was beaten dies of injuries | Robesonian
Matthew Bullard, 27, died Wednesday. Law enforcement officers found Bullard about 4:40 p.m. on May 14. He had suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to an undisclosed hospital.
Hundreds turn out for Florence grocery store grand opening
Lidl, a German supermarket chain, began construction for a Florence location more than a year ago and officially opened the store with a ribbon cutting. The Florence store is the chain’s 12th location in South Carolina.
Laurinburg After Five looks to relocate | Laurinburg Exchange
The event was held downtown as part of the SpringFest last month and was an overwhelming success, which prompted Chris English, executive director of the chamber, to consider permanently moving Laurinburg After Five from its current location at the James L. Morgan Complex.
Maxton man charged with embezzlement | Robesonian
Chad Everette-Olle Locklear, 41, of the 100 block of Rose Road in Maxton, was arrested Tuesday and charged with four counts of embezzlement, according to court documents.
Florence County deputies search for this suspected thief
According to investigators, on or about May 1, deputies responded to a larceny call on Cypress Road in Florence. Surveillance video captured the images of a person of interest and a vehicle in connection to the crime.
20-year-old Coker College student drowns in Hartsville lake
The incident reports says: "Officers were dispatched to 100 Sonoco Road (Coker boathouse) in reference to someone drowning. When officers arrived on scene and did not immediately find the individual that was supposed to be drowning, several officers attempted to locate a victim by entering the water
TEEN SHOT: 16-year-old shot in Chesterfield County
MCBEE, SC- The Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 16-year-old was shot while sitting in a car off Union Hill School Rd in McBee.Investigators said several teens were in the car using drugs when it happened. It's not clear if the shooting was accidental.The teen was rushed
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fourth man arrested for armed robbery of Florence pawn shop
Tomarcas Donnell Swift, Jr., will face armed robbery, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, conspiracy, and assault and battery in the 1st degree charges, according to a news release.
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
A towel on fire, strangulation and shots fired: Man charged with attempted murder
A man threatened to burn down a home — while holding a gas tank and trying to light a towel on fire — before shooting at two victims, police allege in an arrest report.Horry County Police charged Frederico Najee' Page, 24, of Conway, with two counts of attempted murder in connection to a Sunday inci
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
Repeat offender facing drug charges following complaints for the Sumter community
“Despite being on bond, Wells chose to continue his illegal activity,” Chief Russell F. Roark III said.