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Greensboro apartment fire displaces 20 residents

The Red Cross is assisting about 20 people who lost their homes in a two-story apartment fire Tuesday afternoon in Greensboro. Greensboro firefighters were called to a blaze at 3939 Hahns Lane at about 2 p.m. When firefighters arrived, there was smoke and fire showing from the apartment. \ Firefight


FBI Helps Rescue 84 Children From Sex Trafficking, Arrest 120 Suspected Traffickers

The stings took place in hotels, casinos, truck stops and on social media. In just four days, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement partners in the U.S. and abroad, recovered 84 sexually exploited minors and arrested 120 traffickers. The FBI and National Center for Missing and Expl

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-10-18 21:08:45

Worker escapes fire at Cook Out in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A worker is alive after she escaped a fire at a Cook Out in Greensboro. The employee was in the kitchen when she saw black smoke, according to the Greensboro Fire Department assistant fire chief. She ran out of the building and to another business to call 911. She was not injured


Taking Halloween to the streets

Two local communities are continuing the tradition of offering sweet Halloween alternatives. Denton and Lexington will close their Main streets and invite families and children to trick or treat in the downtown districts on Oct. 31. Keeping children safe while trick-or-treating is just one of the re


Oct. 21: Religious Notes

The Religious Notes column is published every Saturday to highlight special religious services (fundraisers go in the Calendar). E-mail information to living@the-dispatch.com, bring in printed information to 30 E. First Ave. or mail it to The Dispatch, P.O. Box 908, Lexington, 27293. Notes must be s

DISPATCH - 2017-10-20 19:00:00

Back In Time | Greensboro's Denim Legacy

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro is known for mills, textiles and education, but Wednesday's news that Cone Denim's White Oak Mill will closing at the end of the year, truly marks the end of an era. It'd been running for more than 100 years and its closure means about 200 people will lose their jobs i

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-10-20 00:06:54

Vigil held for domestic violence victims

Candles glow in the darkness at a candlelight vigil held during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Members of the law enforcement community partnered with Davidson County Family Services to organize the vigil in which those left behind lit candles to memorialize the 21 people killed during the past


Oct. 19: Going Out

Local Concerts: High Rock Outfitters offers concerts weekly at its 13 S. Main St. venue. Upcoming concerts include: Oct. 28, The Travis Larson Band, 10 p.m. Concerts begin at 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Call (336) 248-4444 or visit www.highrockoutfitters.com for tickets. Vineyards and music: Chil


Operation Medicine Drop returns to Davidson County

While opioid issues are sweeping the country, the Davidson County Stop Prescription Abuse Now Coalition is doing its part to fight the problem locally. Through a program called Operation Medicine Drop, the organization will allow the public to drop off expired and unused prescription drugs to Thomas


How To Keep Stink Bugs Out Of Your House

NEWTON, N.C. -- As temperatures start dipping, more people will soon be finding stink bugs crawling around in their homes. Experts report a rising number of stink bug spottings as the bugs look for warm places to hunker down for the winter, like homes. "Seal up all the cracks [in your home]," said G

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-10-20 01:41:17

Chilly start to the day as the mercury plunges

Triangle residents woke up Wednesday to some of the coldest weather of the season with temperatures dipping to the low 30s in some parts of the region. "It's the coldest morning so far," said WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner. "Make sure kids are dressed warmly heading out to the bus stop." As of


Oct. 19: What's new at the Denton Library?

The following new releases are available for check out at the Denton Public Library. Adult Books "Killing England" by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard; "Best Day Ever" by Kaira Royda; "Sleeping Beauties" by Stephen King; "The Book of HJoy" by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu; "The Satisfied Soul" by Joh Pip


Thomasville candidates participate in forum

THOMASVILLE - Ten of the 12 Thomasville City Council candidates gathered at Heidelberg United Church of Christ in Thomasville Thursday to directly answer questions from the citizens that they may soon serve. One incumbent, Scott Styers, and one challenger, Larry Hogan, were unable to attend the foru

DISPATCH - 2017-10-20 03:20:18

Thomasville City Council candidates offer thoughts

As election day inches closer, 12 Thomasville City Council candidates are battling for seven council member spots - seven incumbents and five challengers. Every City Council spot is considered at-large, so each candidate will run against each other as opposed to districts. Thomasville Mayor Raleigh


Oriniods Meteor Shower Peaks Friday Night

GREENSBORO, NC -- Look up on Friday night for a chance to catch some meteors flying through the sky. Weather will be great for viewing the annual Orionids Meteor Shower. The Orionids Meteor Shower happens each year around this time, and typically features about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. The shootin

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-10-20 02:25:42

Fire reported at Greensboro Cook Out restaurant

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at a Cook Out restaurant in Greensboro. The fire was reported shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday. It happened at the restaurant located at 2411 Battleground Avenue. According to Greensboro police, only one lane of southbound Battleground is open at this time. "Motor


FBI Seizes Dozens Of Items From House Where Girl Disappeared After Not Drinking Milk

Detectives in Richardson have filed at least 30 search warrants related to the investigation of missing three-year old girl Sherin Mathews. WFAA has also learned a judge signed off on three more search warrants Wednesday afternoon in the dynamic investigation to try and locate Sherin. Related:FBI S

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-10-19 04:08:59

City of Greensboro to host Halloween and fall events

In honor of the spookiest time of the year, join the City of Greensboro for these fall-themed festivals, story times, theater productions, movies, and classes. Festivals, parties and dances 7-10 p.m. Oct. 20: Smith Senior Center Fall Dance at 2401 Fairview St. For individuals 55 years old and bette


How Office Supply Glitch Landed African Nation on Trump's Travel Ban

WASHINGTON -- This is the story of how an office supply glitch became a major irritant between the United States and one of its close security partners. When President Donald Trump added the African nation of Chad last month to his most recent installment of travel restrictions, everyone from the Pe

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-10-19 18:07:50

Cross Along Maryland Highway Unconstitutional, Court Rules

RICHMOND, Va. -- A federal appeals court has found that a towering cross on a Maryland state highway median just outside Washington, D.C., violates the U.S. Constitution. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit of Appeals in Richmond ruled Wednesday that the 92-year-old monument known as the Bl

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-10-20 01:07:29