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  • Photo shows shark washed ashore at Holden Beach

    Photo shows shark washed ashore at Holden Beach

    Hold shark, Batman! Omigah. Look at what just washed up on Holden Beach! Measured 6 feet from tip-to-tip! A photo posted by @hes0113 on Jul 5, 2015 at 9:05am PDT HOLDEN BEACH, N.C. — A photo posted to Instagram apparently shows a shark washed ashore in North Carolina. User hes0113 posted a photo on Sunday that claims to show a shark washed up on Holden Beach. The shark is said to be six feet long. Eleven people have been bitten […]

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    Teen takes selfies on stolen phone, gets arrested near Va., NC line

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A teenager was arrested after he allegedly stole a phone and started posting selfies on it near the Virginia, North Carolina line. WTKR reported that the teenager was arrested in connection to an iPhone that was stolen out of a car in Virginia Beach last month. The owner of the iPhone said after the phone was stolen, nearly 40 pictures and three videos — including selfies, started popping up on his iCloud account. WTKR aired the […]

  • Tamara Lynn Mallory

    Silver Alert cancelled for woman reported missing in Winston-Salem

    UPDATE: Tamara Lynn Mallory was found unharmed and in good health on Saturday. The Silver Alert has been cancelled. Original story: WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a woman who was last seen Wednesday in Winston-Salem, according to authorities. Tamara Lynn Mallory is described as a 47-year-old white female, standing 5’6” and weighing about 170 pounds with long blond hair and blue eyes. Authorities said she walks with a limp on her right side, has a small scar […]

  • Abraham William Fryar, 38, of Burlington

    Burlington man accused of stabbing, killing brother on 4th of July

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – A man is accused of stabbing and killing his brother early Fourth of July morning in Burlington. Abraham William Fryar, 38, of Burlington, has been charged with first degree murder in connection to the death of 43-year-old David Samuel Fryar. Burlington police responded to reports of a person lying in the roadway of the 300 block of Homewood Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Police said officers arriving on the scene found the victim with multiple lacerations to […]

  • Video shows tree catching fire, falling over in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Firefighters in Winston-Salem responded to a report of a tree catching fire. It was reported at about 8 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Rundell Street, according to authorities. No injuries were reported and no structures were damaged. Video provided by the Winston-Salem Professional Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 682, shows the fire knocking down the entire tree.

  • Bruce Nicholas Parrish, 37, and Kristen Rene Little, 21, both of Pikeville

    Man and woman accused of making meth in NC home arrested in Louisiana

    WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. – A man and woman from North Carolina were arrested in Louisiana and face charges of manufacturing meth. WNCN reported that Bruce Nicholas Parrish, 37, and Kristen Rene Little, 21, both of Pikeville, each face one count of manufacturing methamphetamine. The suspects are accused of manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine after a meth lab was allegedly found in Pikeville. Arrest warrants were issued and the two were charged after being found in Louisiana. They are awaiting extradition back […]

  • ‘That’s the shark’s house’: Woman makes viral Facebook video about NC shark attacks

    ‘That’s the shark’s house’: Woman makes viral Facebook video about NC shark attacks

    HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. – A video featuring a Tennessee woman’s “summer safety tips” after the recent shark attacks off the North Carolina coast has gone viral. Veronica-Pooh Nash Poleate posted the video to Facebook late last month and it currently has more than 6.4 million views, over 40,000 likes and about 214,000 shares. In the video, Poleate shares her thoughts on the shark attacks off the Carolinas coast this summer and ways to avoid them. “I’m not going to the […]

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    Meet Peanut: Small dog found injured in Alamance County almost ready for adoption

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A small dog named Peanut who was found injured along a highway in Alamance County is almost ready for adoption. A local couple recently found the 1-and-a-half-year-old Chihuahua mix on the shoulder of Interstate 85 in Graham. Liz and Lonnie Workman pulled over and stood by the highway for more than an hour, trying to coax the dog into their arms. “I’m no hero,” Lonnie said. “I believe anybody with a loving, compassionate heart could not […]

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    Two local restaurants make list of ‘America’s 75 Best Fried Chicken Spots’

    Two restaurants in the Piedmont have made a recent list of the 75 best fried chicken spots in the country. The Daily Meal published the rankings, putting Magnolia 23 in Asheboro at No. 63 and Becky’s & Mary’s Restaurant in High Point at No. 59. Magnolia 23 is at 23 S. Fayetteville St. in Asheboro and Becky’s & Mary’s is at 731 E. Washington Dr. in High Point. Both had positive reviews online. Other restaurants in North Carolina that made […]

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    Burger from restaurant founded in NC named America’s unhealthiest fast food burger

    A burger from a restaurant founded in North Carolina has been named America’s unhealthiest fast food burger. Eat This, Not That! has named the half-pound Thickburger El Diablo at Hardee’s the worst fast-food burger in the country. The burger has 1,380 calories, 92 grams of fat (31 grams of saturated fat), 3,830 milligrams of sodium and 84 grams of carbohydrates. That’s the fat and sodium equivalent of three entire Big Macs from McDonald’s, according to the article. “(T)his bunbuster has nearly […]

  • Lucas Dylan Wilhelmson, 21, of Wake County

    NC man accused of assault at gay bar, calling customers derogatory names

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A North Carolina man is accused of walking into a gay bar, calling people derogatory names and assaulting the owner. The Charlotte Observer reported that Lucas Dylan Wilhelmson, 21, of Holly Springs, has been charged with simple assault and communicating threats. Authorities said it happened early Sunday morning at The Bar at 316 in Charlotte. The suspect allegedly entered the bar after being upset about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling which legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. Wilhelmson is […]

  • Escaped NC convict may be in Forsyth County; correctional officer accused of helping him escape

    POLKTON, N.C. — A convict who escaped from a North Carolina prison may be in Forsyth County after a correctional officer helped him escape, according to authorities. Kristopher Antonio McNeil, 29, from Winston-Salem, apparently climbed a fence at a minimum-security facility over the weekend and got away. Police said the convict was seen twice in Winston-Salem on Sunday and should be considered dangerous. He escaped from the Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton, between Fayetteville and Charlotte south of the […]

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