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    Firefighters in SC remove 3-foot alligator from YMCA pool

    BEAUFORT, S.C. – Firefighters in South Carolina have removed a 3-foot-long alligator from a YMCA swimming pool. The Beaufort Gazette reported that firefighters found the alligator lounging in the deep end of the pool. Nobody was in the pool at the time. Firefighters used a lifeguard rescue hook to bring the alligator to the surface, according to a Facebook post by the City of Beaufort. “Firefighters then used a piece of rope to secure the alligator until Mr. Boatwright from Tracks […]

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    ‘Land of Oz’ theme park in NC opening for limited time next month

    BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. — North Carolina’s former “Land of Oz” theme park will open for a limited time next month. The park will open every Friday in June and tours take place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., according to organizers. This is the third year The Land of Oz has participated in Family Fun Month by offering an intimate tour with Dorothy. “This is an opportunity to walk through a classic […]

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    Reidsville police identify pedestrian killed by train

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A hearing-impaired pedestrian was struck by a train and killed Sunday morning in Reidsville, according to Reidsville police. Leonard Howard Neal Jr., 51, of Reidsville, was pronounced dead at the scene. Crews responded to the incident shortly after 9 a.m. near Market Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Neal is hearing-impaired and was walking southbound along the railroad tracks parallel to Madison Street near Field Street when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train, according to police. Family […]

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    Multiple bears spotted near elementary school in King

    KING, N.C. — An elementary school in King was placed on lockdown after a bear sighting Friday afternoon. King Elementary School was placed on lockdown after a black bear was seen on campus at about 12:45 p.m., according to school officials. The lockdown was later lifted and students have been dismissed. The bear was then seen heading toward Central Park near the school, where many students were attending a school event. School officials said many of the students who walked […]

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    Man arrested, charged with murder of 80-year-old Mount Airy woman

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – A man has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of an 80-year-old woman in Mount Airy. Jordon Ross Lowdermilk, 28, of Dobson, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Claudia Smith. Smith was found dead in her home at 409 Franklin St. in Mount Airy Wednesday after officers responded to the home in reference to a welfare check. Officials said the home looked as though it had been broken into […]

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    North Carolina man surprised to find bear outside his window

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A North Carolina man was surprised when he looked out his window and found a bear. “When I was working in my basement workshop today, I felt I was being watched,” wrote Jim Dellinger, according to WLOS. Dellinger shared the photo with WLOS, a TV station serving the Asheville area, and they posted it to their Facebook page. The TV station did not specifically say where or when the photo was taken. It’s not the first time […]

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    Man tries to rob Asheboro gas station with pocketknife, clerk fights back

    ASHEBORO, N.C. – A man tried to rob an Asheboro gas station with a pocketknife, but the clerk fought back and the alleged robber left empty-handed. Jonathan Barry Dunn, 42, faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon and attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon. Asheboro police said the suspect tried to rob the Tank and Tummy at 176 N.C. 49 with a pocketknife at about 9 p.m. Thursday. The suspect is accused of entering the business, pulling out a […]

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    Minor injuries after car crashes into school bus in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Two teenagers had minor injuries after a car crashed into the back of a school bus in Winston-Salem on Friday. Police said it happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. when the bus came to a stop at 12th Street and Dunleith Avenue. A woman driving a car behind the bus was unable to stop and crashed into the back of the bus, according to police. There were 18 students from Winston-Salem Prep Academy onboard. Police said two passengers […]

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    Man accused of ramming Winston-Salem police vehicle, leaving the scene

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police have arrested a man accused of ramming a Winston-Salem police officer’s car and then leaving the scene. Tyree Ray Long, 19, of Winston-Salem, faces various charges including assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, felony speeding to elude arrest and first degree burglary. Police said an officer tried to pull the suspect over at about 2:50 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of North Martin Luther King Drive. The suspect was driving a 2008 […]

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    1 taken to hospital, another rescued in Rockingham Co. apartment fire

    MADISON, N.C. – One person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation and another was rescued during an apartment fire in Rockingham County. Authorities said the 2-alarm fire was reported at about 9 a.m. Sunday at an apartment complex at 230 N. Franklin St. in Madison. An apartment on the top floor of the building was damaged by the fire, but authorities have not said what the extent of the damage is. Crews used a ladder to rescue a […]

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    Truck driver from Asheboro killed after semi rolls over in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A truck driver from Asheboro died after his semi-truck rolled over late Friday night in Greensboro, according to police. Craig Deshon Fowler, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene by Guilford County emergency response personnel. Greensboro police said Fowler was driving a 2004 Volvo semi-truck pulling a tank trailer westbound on I-40 exiting onto the US-220 south bound ramp. The semi-truck and trailer rolled onto it’s left side on the exit ramp and slid off the roadway, […]

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    Crash with injuries reported on I-40 eastbound at Guilford College Road

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Injuries were reported in a crash on eastbound I-40 Thursday evening. The wreck was reported on I-40 East at exit 213/Guilford College Road shortly before 6:30 p.m. Thursday, according to NCDOT. At one point, all lanes were closed but have since reopened. Authorities have not released information about the cause of the crash, the names of people involved or the extent of the injuries.

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