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    GMAC complex in downtown Winston-Salem could get $50M revitalization

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The former GMAC towers in downtown Winston-Salem could get a major revitalization, the Triad Business Journal reports. Brokerage CBRE Triad is evaluating offers by regional developers to purchase and revitalize the complex. The mixed-use project could top $50 million in investments and more, Executive Vice President Greg Wilson told the Triad Business Journal this week. The project would likely include retail, residential, office and potentially ground up construction. National General Insurance, which was formerly called GMAC Insurance, […]

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    UNCG police alert public to be on the lookout for 2 subjects

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — UNCG campus police are alerting the public about two subjects approaching females on the street at night. One subject reportedly approaches on foot asking if the woman wants to try perfume samples, then a second subject arrives in a vehicle. The subjects try to get the woman to come to the rear of the vehicle where the perfume samples are said to be stored. The subjects are described as black males, both approximately 5 feet 6 inches […]

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    Clemson student from NC dies after fall from cruise ship mast

    MIAMI — For the second time in a week, Clemson University is mourning the loss of one of their own, according to the Asheville Citizen-Times. Kendall Wernet, 20, of Arden, N.C., died of blunt force head trauma after a fall from the radar deck of a cruise ship in Miami on Monday. According to the Miami-Dade Police Department, “a 20-year-old male passenger had climbed the ship’s forward mast when he fell the approximate height of two decks. “City of Miami […]

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    3 former UNCG employees charged in moonlighting scandal

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Three former UNCG employees face multiple criminal charges in connection with allegedly working for another company while on the clock with the university, the Greensboro News & Record reports. The three employees were arrested on Thursday following a three-week investigation. All three worked in the university relations department. David Simmons Wilson, 38, of Greensboro, was charged with six felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. Wilson allegedly falsified his time sheet six times from 2012 to 2014. […]

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    Suspects sought for larceny at Reidsville Walmart

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Police are investigating a larceny that took place at Walmart on Sept. 17. Two subjects entered Walmart and placed an undisclosed amount of merchandise into a shopping cart. The subjects allegedly left the Walmart without paying for the items. They were last seen leaving the area in a gray passenger car. Anyone with information is asked to call Rockingham County Crimestoppers at 336-349-9683.

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    Asheboro man charged with 18 counts of sexual exploitation of a child

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — A man is in custody facing multiple charges of sexual exploitation of a child. Dakota James Clontz, 18, of Asheboro, is charged with 18 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a child. On Sept. 9, members of the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence in the 800 block of Fisher Circle. A search of the home led to the seizure of numerous computers and various items of electronic media. Detectives located digital […]

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    Thomasville woman accused of pinning man against tree with vehicle

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A woman was arrested after she allegedly pinned a man against a tree with a vehicle. Connie Marie Gore, 34, of Thomasville, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and attempted assault with a deadly weapon. Deputies with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office responded to 201 Kindley Cemetery Road on Sunday at 7:14 p.m. in reference to an assault. When deputies arrived on scene they learned that Gore and Chic […]

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    Missing Alamance Co. teen located

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A missing Alamance County teenager has been located, according to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office. Jade Renee Rubright, 16, was reported missing on Sept. 24 by her grandmother. Rubright was located during a traffic stop on Rock Creek Dairy Road at 12:30 p.m. Friday. It was determined that Rubright had been in the Asheville area and was returning to the Alamance County area when the stop was made. Rubright was in the company of Jordan Mahaley, 18, […]

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    NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal plane crash at Virginia International Raceway

    WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report regarding the crash of a small plane at Virginia International Raceway on Sept. 19. The crash happened last Friday evening near the south course at VIR. A pilot and passenger were both killed in the crash. The plane, an experimental North American T-28C, N531KG, “was substantially damaged when it impacted a kudzu field, while performing low-level aerobatics near Alton, Virginia,” the report said. “The accident airplane … performed a low pass over […]

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    Man who raised $55K with potato salad Kickstarter is throwing potato salad party

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man who jokingly sought $10 on Kickstarter for his first attempt at making potato salad and ended up raising $55,492 is making good on his promise to throw a huge party, the Columbus Dispatch reports. Zack Brown has set PotatoStock 2014 for this coming Saturday in downtown Columbus. The event will be an all-ages, charity-minded party featuring bands, food trucks, beer vendors, potato-sack races and — of course — potato salad. Brown’s satirical Kickstarter campaign took on […]

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    Teen girl from Alamance Co. reported missing

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Detectives with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office have initiated an investigation on a missing person from Haw River. Jade Renee Rubright, 16, was reported missing on Sept. 24 by her grandmother. Rubright was last seen at her residence on Laurie Drive on Aug. 30, but maintained sporadic contact with her grandmother by telephone until last being heard from on Sept. 15. Information from interviews within the past 24 hours suggests Rubright may be in the company of her boyfriend and […]

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    Police investigating fatal shooting at Greensboro apartment complex

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a Greensboro apartment complex. The shooting was reported at 521 Mystic Drive around 6:15 p.m. Police located an adult male behind some dumpsters. He was pronounced deceased on the scene. Police have ruled his death a homicide. Witnesses described seeing a dark-colored vehicle leaving the area shortly after the shooting. Descriptions of possible subjects have varied and have not been confirmed. The identity of the deceased is unknown at this […]


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