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  • Miley family

    ‘We can’t stop’: Watch North Carolina family’s funny pregnancy announcement

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina family uses a popular Miley Cyrus song to announce that they’re expecting another baby. Buzzfeed.com reported that Chad and Andrea Chapman used the song “We Can’t Stop” to announce that they’re having a fourth child. “We don’t usually follow through on our creative endeavors but this time we totally went for it,” the soon-to-be mom of four told Buzzfeed. Too funny. Check it out in the video above.

  • Parents grossed out by meal served to elementary student at school near Va., NC line

    Parents grossed out by meal served to elementary student at school near Va., NC line

    Parents appalled by gross lunch served at #Virginia school goo.gl/ZmWYzB http://t.co/sipbvGZ8Dv—   (@The_News_DIVA) April 17, 2015 PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A strange looking photo of a school lunch served at an elementary school near the Virginia, North Carolina line is going viral. WAVY reported that the meal in the photo was served Tuesday to a student at James Hurst Elementary in Portsmouth, Va. A student’s mother reportedly took the picture. The mother posted the photo to social media, and several people […]

  • North Carolina flag

    What does North Carolina do better than any other state?

    What does North Carolina do better than any other state? And what are we the worst at? Thrillist.com recently released a list of what every U.S. state is best at. The Tar Heel state ranks No. 1 when it comes to production of sweet potatoes, according to the list. “North Carolina’s biggest exports are sweet potatoes, hogs, and college basketball teams that make people want to punch them in the face,” according to the blog. The data was based on […]

  • Images provided by the Burlington Police Department.

    Burlington police looking for hit-and-run driver

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police are looking for a man accused of hitting another car with a Jeep and leaving the scene, causing about $1,000 worth of damage. Burlington police said it happened at about 3:15 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of South Church Street. The hit-and-run was captured on video surveillance from a business, according to police. Images can be seen above. Police said the suspect was driving the Jeep Grand Cherokee and left the scene after damaging another […]

  • 2348 Randleman Road in Greensboro (Google Maps)

    Two fast food restaurants robbed at gunpoint in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Two fast food restaurants were robbed at gunpoint in Greensboro, a Subway on Friday night and a Pizza Hut early Saturday morning. Police said the Subway at 2438 Randleman Road was robbed at about 8 p.m. Friday after an armed man came in and demanded money. The suspect took the cash and fled the scene, according to police. No injuries were reported. The suspect has been described as a black male in his late 40s to early […]

  • Thomasville flasher

    Thomasville police investigate three cases of indecent exposure

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police are investigating three cases of indecent exposure, at least two of which involved a man who allegedly exposed himself to a minor. Thomasville police said three cases have recently been reported. Police said the first was reported March 24 and involved a man exposing himself to a minor in the area of Unity and Griffith streets. Police said the suspect was seen driving a faded dark Honda car with scratches west on National Hwy. from Unity St. […]

  • Ronnie Lee Mashburn, 56, of Trinity

    Trinity man arrested after deputies seize 13 pounds of marijuana from home

    TRINITY, N.C. — A Randolph County man has been arrested after deputies seized more than 13 pounds of marijuana from his home, according to authorities. Ronnie Lee Mashburn, 56, of Trinity, was arrested Friday after the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office searched his home at 112 Lane Drive. Deputies said they found an indoor marijuana growing operation inside his home and seized 136 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of about $13,400. Other items seized allegedly included transformers, grow lights […]

  • Rowan County teacher charged with assaulting student in the classroom

    Rowan County teacher charged with assaulting student in the classroom

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A Rowan County high school teacher is accused of throwing a 15-year-old student to the floor after the teenager allegedly tried taking a school-issued computer. It happened Thursday during class at West Rowan High School, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Brian Linville was teaching class and a 15-year-old student took a school-issued laptop off the teacher’s desk, according to deputies. The teenager tried leaving the classroom with the computer, but the teacher stood in front […]

  • Brendon Ward, 23, of Elizabethtown

    Alleged drug dealer arrested after accidentally sending text to undercover officer in NC

    ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. — An alleged drug dealer in North Carolina was arrested after authorities said he accidentally sent a text message to an undercover narcotics officer. WECT reported that Brendon Ward, 23, of Elizabethtown, thought he was sending a message to somebody wanting drugs, but accidentally sent it to an undercover officer. The officer arranged to meet the suspect at a parking lot and the suspect escaped, but turned himself in earlier this week, according to the TV station. He faces charges of […]

  • bear cubs

    Aww! Check out video of these un-bear-ably cute rescued bear cubs from NC

    Aww! Check out this video footage of these un-bear-ably cute rescued bear cubs from North Carolina. AppBlackBearRescue recently published the video to their YouTube page. Video description: Bonnie Blue and Ridgeway have been at Appalachian Bear Rescue for seven days and their progress has been encouraging. They seem to get stronger and more active by the hour, and are lapping up formula on their own. Bonnie Blue is definitely “top cub” at the moment, but that can change quickly. Ridgeway has the […]

  • The World's Largest Chest of Drawers at 508 North Hamilton St. in High Point (Google Maps)

    And the ‘weirdest’ roadside attraction in North Carolina is…

    What’s the “weirdest” roadside attraction in every state? Thrillist.com recently published a list of the “absolute weirdest, tourist-trap roadside attraction in each state.” The World’s Largest Chest of Drawers at 508 North Hamilton St. in High Point made the list for North Carolina. “Oh, you didn’t know that High Point was the Home Furnishings Capital of the World? Well, this 38 ft. dresser is here to remind you,” according to the post. The original chest of drawers was built in […]

  • Austin Reade Ferguson, 22, of High Point

    Former Ragsdale High School teacher charged with sex offense with student

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A teacher at Ragsdale High School has resigned after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Austin Reade Ferguson, 22, of High Point, has been arrested on eight felony counts of sex offense by a school official, according to High Point police. The High Point Police Department completed its investigation on Tuesday, according to the department. The alleged acts occurred inside the High Point city limits and not on any Guilford County school property, according […]

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