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    Lotus Lounge in Greensboro closed for good after fatal shooting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro bar that a man was shot and killed near over the weekend is now closed for good. “A tragedy, unfortunately, led to it,” said Zack Matheny, president of Downtown Greensboro Incorporated. Paul Talley announced on Thursday that he has chosen to immediately close the Lotus Lounge at 120 W. Lewis St. and sell the property. One man was killed and another arrested after a shooting outside the bar early Sunday morning. “We lost a young […]

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    North Carolina woman meets her exact double – and they’re not related

    A North Carolina woman has met her exact double in Texas – and the two are not related. People can upload photos of themselves to Twinstrangers.net and find their exact double – someone who looks just like them that they are not related to. Twin Strangers posted a video to YouTube on Wednesday which told the story of Ambra, a 23-year-old North Carolina woman, and Jennifer, a 33-year-old Texas woman. The two recently met for the first time and got […]

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    16-foot great white shark ‘Mary Lee’ surfaces off North Carolina coast

    DARE COUNTY, N.C. — The great white shark known as “Mary Lee” has surfaced off the coast of North Carolina. The 16-foot 3,456 pound predator “pinged” off the North Carolina coast on Sunday morning, according to tracking data provided by shark researchers at OCEARCH. OCEARCH is a nonprofit research organization that monitors the migratory patterns of sharks including great whites. Mary Lee is one of the sharks they’re monitoring. A satellite tag was attached to the shark’s dorsal fin in September, 2012. […]

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    Winston-Salem man charged with first-degree murder in toddler’s death

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A Winston-Salem man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of a 2-year-old child. Charles Thomas Stacks, 30, of Winston-Salem, faces charges in connection to the death of 2-year-old Jaxson Swain. Authorities were called to a home at 5450 Grubbs St. in Winston-Salem shortly after 10:30 p.m. August 16 on a report of child abuse. The child was taken to Brenner Children’s Hospital to be treated for injuries. On Aug.18, Stacks was charged […]

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    Was there a cloaked figure dropping meat near a NC playground? Mystery solved

    GASTONIA, N.C. – A recent viral rumor claimed that there was a figure in a dark cloak dropping meat near a North Carolina playground. WBTV reported that the mystery has now been solved – and it may not be as creepy as everyone thought. The photo is real, but the rumors are not. It turns out it was a student acting like a TV character for a school project. It happened near a Gastonia playground and somebody at a nearby apartment […]

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    Kevin Harvick sells Guilford County mansion for $2.3 million; take a look inside

    OAK RIDGE, N.C. – NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick and his wife recently sold their Guilford County estate for $2.3 million, according to the Triad Business Journal. The paper reported that Andrew and Becky A. Coney recently bought the mansion. The couple reportedly work as officers with Powerscreen Mid-Atlantic Inc. The property at 8419 Haw River Road in Oak Ridge had been on the market since July 30. “Extraordinary estate ideally situated in the foothills of the Triad, offers privacy with […]

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    Man hiking with family dies after falling 400 feet off NC mountain

    BREVARD, N.C. – A man died after falling 400 feet off a North Carolina mountain while hiking with his wife and son. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that Harold Wiggins, 68, of Lexington, S.C., died Saturday after falling off Looking Glass Rock in Pisgah National Forest. Wiggins and his wife and son hiked to the top of the 3,970-foot-high peak where he fell from the sheer cliffs, according to officials. Wiggins died as a result of the fall, which was estimated to […]

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    Get a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts for $3.99 on Monday because the Panthers won

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Krispy Kreme is offering a dozen Original Glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts for $3.99 on Monday in North Carolina and South Carolina. The Winston-Salem-based doughnut company posted on social media that if the Panthers won on Saturday they would offer the deal. The original glazed doughnuts will be on sale all day Monday for $3.99, according to the company. The Carolina Panthers defeated the Miami Dolphins in a 31-30 victory Saturday night in Charlotte. The regular price of […]

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    Did a hiker capture a photo of a ghost in the woods?

    An Australian hiker claims to have photographed a ghost in the woods. Toowoomba Ghost Chasers recently posted a photo of the alleged incident to their Facebook page. The picture appears to show a strange image in a wooded area. It allegedly happened at a water hole known for suicides in a national park near Goomburra, Toowoomba. The hiker who took the picture claims to have felt as if he was “being watched” and “felt an awful feeling of dread wash […]

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    Two dead, two children injured after crash in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two people are dead and two children injured after a car hit a concrete highway barrier in Greensboro. Fernando Arredondo Razo, 46, and Rosa Maria Espitia Cortez, 48, of Hillsborough, N.C., have died in the single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning. Razo was driving a 2000 Ford Expedition south on Thatcher Road when he failed to stop at the intersection at McCloud Road, according to police. Police said the Expedition then collided with the concrete barrier adjacent to I-40 […]

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    Video shows man with machete trying to rob NC store, clerk fights back

    EDENTON, N.C. – A man has been arrested after he allegedly tried robbing a North Carolina convenience store with a machete – but the clerk fought back. WNCT reported that 37-year-old Shon Waterfield faces various charges in connection to the incident earlier this month in Edenton. The suspect is accused of walking into a convenience store with a machete and coming behind the counter near the clerk. Video shows the clerk fighting the suspect off and kicking him out of […]

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    Who’s wearing a dark cloak, dropping raw meat on a North Carolina playground?

    A cloaked person reportedly dropped raw meat at a playground. Did you see it? Do you have more photos to share? pic.twitter.com/ThNfXYwMvi — Diane Turbyfill (@GazetteDiane) August 17, 2015 GASTONIA, N.C. — A photo recently posted online apparently shows somebody in a dark cloak dropping raw meat on a North Carolina playground. But the Gaston Gazette reported that nobody knows much about the photo and even authorities and property owners are scratching their heads. The photo was originally uploaded to […]

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