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  • Newspaper ad

    Man’s newspaper ad to girlfriend is not what you think…

    A man named “Alex” apparently put out a newspaper ad for his girlfriend. The ad starts off sounding like it could be a marriage proposal. “I wanted to ask you a very important and timely question,” Alex apparently writes. The ad claims that it is Valentine’s Day. But wait until you read the whole thing. It takes a surprising turn… A Reddit user posted the ad and said it appeared in an Australian paper named the Launceston Examiner. Read the […]

  • Food Stock

    Woman gets unexpected surprise at Burger King drive-thru

    ROCHESTER, N.H. — A woman in New Hampshire got a big surprise at a Burger King drive-thru: Instead of food, she got a bag full of cash. Fosters.com reported that Janelle Jones discovered the $2,631 on her way home from the restaurant in Rochester earlier this week. The cash was a Burger King bank deposit. She reportedly called her husband and they decided to return the money. The couple said they considered keeping the money, but they are Jehovah’s Witnesses, and […]

  • Guilford County authorities have released a composite sketch of one of two suspects wanted in connection to a man who was killed in his own yard earlier this week. (The Guilford County Sheriiff's Office)

    Guilford County deputies release composite sketch of suspect in fatal robbery

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County authorities have released a composite sketch of one of two suspects wanted in connection to a man who was killed in his own yard earlier this week. Deputies said 57-year-old Vann Yates was shot at 1603 E. Fairfield Road and died after being taken to High Point Regional Hospital. The suspects were reportedly trying to rob the victim. A witness reported two men were involved. One was reported to be black, about 5’6” to […]

  • An apartment fire in Greensboro displaced 20 people. (WGHP)

    20 people escape apartment fire after barking dog alerts complex; dog dies

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- “I feel like if it wasn't for my dog, I don't think nobody in that apartment would have made it out safe."

  • The Old Edwards Inn and Spa in Highlands, N.C.

    North Carolina hotel named 5th best in the entire country

    HIGHLANDS, N.C. — A hotel in North Carolina has been named the fifth-best hotel in the entire country. TripAdvisor.com recently released its Travelers’ Choice Awards, honoring the best hotels throughout the U.S. and around the world from bargain to luxury. The Old Edwards Inn and Spa in Highlands, N.C. ranked at No. 5. The Langham in Chicago took the No. 1 spot, followed by French Quarter Inn in Charleston, S.C.; Bardessono in Yountville, Calif. and The Grand Del Mar in […]

  • Julianna Ortiz Mills, 37, of Mooresville

    NC teacher accused of performing sex acts on teenage boy

    TROUTMAN, N.C. — A North Carolina teacher is accused of performing sex acts on a teenage boy, according to WJZY. Julianna Ortiz Mills, 37, of Mooresville, has been charged with sexual activity with a student by a teacher and felony taking indecent liberties with a student by a teacher. Mills is an English teacher at South Iredell High School in Statesville. Authorities said the victim is not one of her students and the alleged crimes did not happen on school grounds. […]

  • Joshua Phillip Lewis, 28, and Megan Renee Cain, 22, both of Mount Airy

    Mount Airy mother, boyfriend arrested after toddler found beaten, badly bruised

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — A mother and her boyfriend in Mount Airy have been arrested after deputies said the boyfriend beat the mother’s 4-year-old child. Joshua Phillip Lewis, 28, and Megan Renee Cain, 22, both of Mount Airy, face charges after deputies said a boy was beaten and badly bruised. The Surry County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to a Mount Airy home on Lynn Road on Jan. 11 in response to a child abuse incident. Deputies said they found a […]

  • NC Walmart says they didn't put up signs discouraging truckers

    NC Walmart says they didn’t put up signs discouraging truckers

    HOPE MILLS, N.C. — A North Carolina Walmart is accused of hanging up signs saying “truck drivers you are not welcome,” but the store says they didn’t put them up. Walmart corporate officials told WHNS that management did not place the signs around a store in Hope Mills. Photos of the signs have recently been spreading on social media. Many people online have been criticizing Walmart because of the signs. A company spokesperson said a Walmart associate at the store […]

  • Lillian Gean Ann Jackson

    Silver Alert cancelled for missing Greensboro woman

    Update — The Silver Alert for Lillian Gean Ann Jackson has been cancelled. GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing 83-year-old Greensboro woman who may be in danger. Police are asking people to be on the lookout for Lillian Gean Ann Jackson, who was last seen at a Greensboro home in the 5400 block of Tower Road. Police said Jackson is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. She is described as […]

  • NC mother promotes mom-friendly invention on national TV

    NC mother promotes mom-friendly invention on national TV

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina mother promoted her mom-friendly invention on national TV earlier this week. WBTV reported that Lily Winnail, of Marvin, recently appeared on the “Steve Harvey Show” to talk about her “Padalily” invention. The Padalily is a decorative padding that wraps around the handle of an infant car seat. It’s purpose is to make carrying around a car seat easier for mothers. Winnail is a mother of three kids and came up with the invention herself. She […]

  • Moonshine stock

    Watch people try North Carolina moonshine for the first time

    Watch what happens when people try moonshine for the first time – including a brand made in North Carolina. Buzzfeed.com uploaded the video late last year and it has more than 2 million views on YouTube. The participants tried different flavors by the Ole Smoky Distillery in Tennessee and also some of Junior Johnson’s “Midnight Moon,” from here in North Carolina. But wait until the end, when they try traditional homemade moonshine – at 180 proof.

  • Cozy stock

    Two North Carolina cities named among the ‘coziest’ in America

    Two cities from North Carolina have been named in a recent list of the “Top 10 Coziest Cities in America.” GoCarolinas.com reported that Asheville took the No. 3 spot and Durham came in at No. 9. Portland, Maine took the top spot, followed by Santa Barbara, Calif. The list was compiled by Honeywell Heaters and the environmental consulting company Environmental Health & Engineering. Experts reportedly looked at features that would make a city “comfortable” including the number of restaurants, coffee […]

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