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DA: Video 'unfortunate, troubling,' but Raleigh officers did what they had to :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C.— After watching body camera video from an incident in which a Raleigh man fights six police officers before they subdue him with fists and clubs, Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said Monday there would be no charges against the officers.

WRAL - 2018-08-20 21:23:41

Lightning causes South Boston house fire, officials believe

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WSET) -- Two people are displaced after a house fire in South Boston Sunday night.Officials said a call came in around 8:15 p.m. to a home on North Main and Sixth Street.According to officials, the house is not a total loss, but there is heavy damage.They believe lightning was the

WSET - 2018-08-20 05:12:47

Roxboro man accused of tickling child in bounce house :: WRAL.com

According toThe Fayetteville Observer, Phillip Walter Williams, 46, of 426 Broad Road, was charged Thursday with first-degree kidnapping and indecent liberties with a minor.

WRAL - 2018-08-20 12:16:00

SoBo Truck and Tractor Pull attracts crowd

In spite of the downpours of rain Saturday afternoon, the Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department presented its annual South Boston Truck & Tractor Pull on Saturday evening at the Halifax County Fairgrounds.The skies cleared, and all the pullers and a crowd of spectators turned out for the e

YOURGV.COM - 2018-08-20 04:00:00

PHOTOS: In your schools

Sherry H. Cowan, principal of Scottsburg Elementary School, accepts bookbags from Lenzy Terry of Victorious Ambition. Terry visited Scottsburg on the first day of school to donate bookbags to students who may be without. He did not want a child to feel unprepared to start the new school year. It

YOURGV.COM - 2018-08-19 20:01:00

For public input, open house tour to spotlight issues of ailing Halifax County High School

For the past year, the Halifax County school system has been conducting a facility study with much focus on determining how to best modernize its only high school.“A large part of the study has been to consider how we need to address our high school building that has a multitude of facility needs,”

YOURGV.COM - 2018-08-19 23:49:00

IMSA: Sims, De Philippi deliver first win for BMW M8 GTE in Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

DANVILLE, Va.– After coming tantalizingly close two weeks ago at Road America, the BMW M8 GTE is a first-time winner.

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Vendors invited to showcase goods Sept. 22

Tractor Supply Company in the South Boston area is inviting all local growers, crafters and artisans to showcase their homemade and homegrown goods at its fall Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 22.Vendors with expertise in everything from produce and soaps to homemade crafts and candles are encourag

YOURGV.COM - 2018-08-19 20:05:00

JV gridders shut out Buckingham

There is no question that a lot of work lies ahead for the Halifax County High School junior varsity football team. Nevertheless, the Comets fared well in their first pre-season test — a Friday scrimmage against Buckingham County High School.Halifax County High School controlled both of the pair of

YOURGV.COM - 2018-08-20 04:00:00

IMSA: Sims, De Philippi deliver first win for BMW M8 GTE in Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

DANVILLE, Va.– After coming tantalizingly close two weeks ago at Road America, the BMW M8 GTE is a first-time winner.

NBC SPORTS - 2018-08-20 03:27:48

US-401 closed in Garner after pedestrian struck by car :: WRAL.com

Garner, N.C.— The northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 401 in Garner are closed Monday after a pedestrian was struck, according to police.

WRAL - 2018-08-20 10:46:21

On the Water Weekly

A week of fun in the sun

Susan and I spent last week at Ocean Isle Beach with our three grandchildren, our three children, my dad and our son-in-law. We spent the majority of the time playing in the sand and swimming in the ocean waves. The weather and water were nice all week, and the seafood at Calabash was so good on Tue


McGregor Hall offers a rich array of programs for 2018-19

Theater goers will be able to choose from an abundance of theatrical offerings at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center during the 2018-19 theater season.True to the slogan “Enriching the community with art ~ culture ~ education,” McGregor Hall and 2018-2019 season sponsor Vance Family Medicine recen


Fun in the sun FBC Sunday school class takes Lincoln Heights kids to camp

In Granville County on Saturday afternoon, children who live in Lincoln Heights were wrapping up a day of fun at Camp Oak Hill with time in the pool. Squeals of laughter and delight echoed across the water as they played basketball in the shallow end and slid down the water slides, making a splash a

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2018-08-19 00:30:08

Boydton, VA – $300,000 | Old House Dreams

GRAND VICTORIAN C 1812 QUEEN ANNE ON 2 AC IN HISTORIC BOYDTON VA. The large porch surrounds the entire front of the house. The eye catching foyer with it''s grand stairway and beautiful accents greets you when entering the home.. The historic integrity has not been compromised. Original mantels, mol


Spikers top Bluestone in final test

The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team’s final pre-season test against Bluestone High School Thursday night at Halifax County High School went much better than its first.Halifax County High School blanked Bluestone High School 3-0, to win the best-of-five-game match, but had to dig h

YOURGV.COM - 2018-08-20 04:00:00

Danville police identify body found inside vehicle

DANVILLE, Va.- Danville police officers have identified the body found inside a vehicle Friday night. It belongs to 21-year-old Patrick Gunn.Police responded to the 700 block of Paxton Street. Once they arrived, they found Gunn's body in the vehicle parked on the side of the street. Police say he ha


Local residents finds hope by volunteering at New Hope

Sometimes life throws challenging and difficult-to-process circumstances at us.Walking out of them undamaged, let alone creating positivity despite them, can be extremely difficult.One local resident who has faced difficult circumstances surrounding people she’s very close to is taking it upon herse


Police: 4-year-old child was inappropriately touched at bounce house, man charged with kidnapping, indecent liberties

Burlington police said the incident happened at Bouncin’ Around, 309 Huffman Mill Rd., in Burlington, on July 24.


Authorities say back-to-back homicides thought to be unrelated; 17-year-old arrested in Friday night slaying

While the investigations into both homicides are still ongoing, Danville Police Chief Scott Booth said they are not part of an “epidemic of violence,” while acknowledging the city’s issue with violent crime.