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  • Priddy's General Store in Stokes County was featured in the movie "Cabin Fever." (JENNIFER ROTENIZER/JOURNAL)

    10 spooky Halloween movies filmed here in North Carolina

    Here’s a look at 10 spooky Halloween horror movies that were filmed here in North Carolina. You may have seen some of these, as several were quite successful. Happy Halloween! Cabin Fever (2002) “Cabin Fever” follows a group of college students vacationing in a cabin in the woods. They begin to fall victim to a flesh-eating virus. The movie was a big hit, mixing horror and comedy. It was filmed in locations including High Point, Winston-Salem, Mount Airy and Mocksville. […]

  • Barry Todd Varner

    Lexington man faces various sexual charges involving young girls

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Lexington man is being held under a $5 million secured bond on various sexual charges involving underage girls. Barry Todd Varner faces charges of statutory rape of a 13,14 and 15-year-old, two counts of indecent liberties with a minor, seven counts of second degree exploitation of a minor and 77 counts of third degree exploitation of a minor. The suspect is accused of taking several photos and videos of underage girls. He was placed in […]

  • The 3500 block of Yadkinville Road (Google Maps)

    Motorcyclist seriously injured after crash in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police said a man driving a motorcycle was seriously injured after he collided with a car Sunday afternoon in Winston-Salem. Mitchell Earl Smith, 65, of Lewisville, was injured while driving a 1998 Harley Davidson motorcycle in the 3500 block of Yadkinville Road around 4:35 p.m. Police said the crash happened when a 2009 Pontiac passenger car driven by a 23-year-old man collided with the victim. The car was entering Yadkinville Road from a parking lot as the […]

  • A camera crew filming a paranormal investigation inside a house has stumbled upon footage they believe may be a ghost.

    Was a ghost caught on video during a paranormal investigation?

    MANILA – A camera crew filming a paranormal investigation inside a house has stumbled upon footage they believe may be a ghost. ABS-CBN News in the Philippines reported that it recently happened while the “Rated K” crew was filming at a home in Tondo, Manila. The cameraman said he thought the figure appeared to be a female ghost. The “ghost” appeared to be holding the grills of a stairway. A videography expert reportedly told the news outlet that the white […]

  • Holderness family

    Watch viral video family from NC take on Halloween with new song

    The Holderness family from Raleigh is at it again, this time with a new Halloween video. The family is known for viral parody videos like “Christmas Jammies” and “Baby Got Class,” both of which got millions of views on YouTube. Now, they’re taking on Halloween. Check out “Kin and Moose,” a spoof of Snoop Doggy Dogg’s 1993 hit “Gin and Juice.”

  • Allyssa Colclough (Image: WITN-TV via NDN)

    NC family wants anti-bullying law passed after teen daughter’s suicide

    AYDEN, N.C. — A North Carolina family wants a state law passed against bullying after their 13-year-old daughter took her own life earlier this month. WCTI-TV reported that Allyssa Colclough took her own life after telling a close friend she had been picked on at school. The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the allegations of bullying. The family said they want to raise awareness of the issue. Family and friends of the teenager gathered to raise money Saturday to […]

  • Wilmington, N.C. (Image: WSOC-TV)

    NC riverfront voted best in America

    WILMINGTON, N.C. — Wilmington, N.C. has been voted the best riverfront in America by USA TODAY 10Best readers. Voters put Wilmington at the top of the USA Today-sponsored contest with 33 percent of participants choosing the East Coast location. Spokane, Wash. came in second, followed by Davenport, Iowa and Dubuque, Iowa. Richmond, Va. came in at number 10. “Our recent 10Best Readers’ Choice contest for Best American Waterfront was one of the most popular contests to date, and lovely Wilmington, […]

  • Car wash turns into nightmare for unsuspecting drivers

    Car wash turns into nightmare for unsuspecting drivers

    Ford has released a video that will give you a reason to fear the car wash. Strangers were asked to stop for a car wash on their way to a filmed test drive – but they never reached their final destination. “We convinced passengers to get an innocent car wash-and had some of the undead meet the unsuspecting drivers,” according to the video’s YouTube description.

  • New footage released of NC shark feeding frenzy; shows up close look

    New footage released of NC shark feeding frenzy; shows up close look

    CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — New footage has been released of the recent shark feeding frenzy along the North Carolina Outer Banks. WCTI-TV reported that the videos show more than 100 sharks attacking a school of blue fish in October at Cape Lookout National Seashore. Brian Recker posted a video of the incident to YouTube earlier this month, which got more than 5 million views. But Andrew Radford also has footage of the incident and he just posted it online on Friday. The videos […]

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    NC city named one of the 50 best places to live

    A city in North Carolina has recently been named one of the best places in the country to live. 247wallst.com recently published a list called “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.” Cary took the number eight spot. Cary is the seventh largest municipality in North Carolina and is in Wake and Chatham counties. It was the only city from the Tar Heel state to make the list. Cary ranked high for several reasons including the rapidly-growing downtown and low unemployment […]

  • Jonathan Brock Molla, 20, and Zachary Raymond Seay, 21, both of Gastonia

    Crying infant may have scared off NC robbers

    GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – Police said a baby’s crying may have scared off two men trying to rob the baby’s father in Gaston County. The Gaston Gazette reported that Jonathan Brock Molla, 20, and Zachary Raymond Seay, 21, both of Gastonia, have been arrested and charged in connection to the incident. Police said the 1-year-old infant was a just feet away when the men tried robbing the father at knife-point on Wednesday morning. The alleged crime took place at the […]

  • The 1500 block of Summit Avenue in Greensboro (Google Maps)

    Greensboro police charge man with murder after fatal stabbing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro police have arrested a man accused of stabbing and killing another man during a dispute at a home on Sunday. Shiquann Jermaine Richardson, 22 of Greensboro, has been charged with first degree murder in the death of James Daryl Overman, 42, of Greensboro, according to police. Police said they responded to the incident at a home in the 1500 block of Summit Avenue shortly before noon Sunday. Authorities said the suspect and victim were acquaintances involved […]

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