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  • 210 W. Marion Street in Pilot Mountain (Zachary Wonderlie/WGHP)

    Boiler malfunction causes some smoke damage to Pilot Mountain church

    PILOT MOUNTAIN, N.C. — A boiler malfunction at a church in Surry County on Sunday morning caused some smoke damage, but no injuries were reported. Authorities said the incident was reported at the First United Methodist Church at 210 W. Marion Street in Pilot Mountain. Smoke filled the downstairs preschool area and came out through the top of the church. Smoke was called in by a person driving by. No one was in the church at the time. Services are […]

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    Roads in Winston-Salem reopen after water main break

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 1700 block of Avalon Road North has reopened after being closed due to a water main break. The water main break occurred at the intersection of Avalon Road North and Greenbrier Road and affects both roads, police said.

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    Dense fog makes driving difficult across NC

    RALEIGH, N.C – The National Weather Service is advising motorist to use caution Saturday morning because of the dense fog that has blanketed the state. In a Special Weather Statement , the NWS said that the fog is widespread with a dense corridor from Roxboro to Lexington. Because of rapidly changing visibility conditions, the NWS suggests that motorists slow down, use their low beam headlights, and leave extra space between vehicles. Visibilities are expected to improve mid-morning, according to NWS […]

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    Police investigate suspicious death in Greensboro

    GREENBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro Police Department is still on the scene investigating a suspicious death on E. Whittington Street Sunday morning. Police said they received a 911 call for 405 E. Whittington Street at 7:21 Saturday night. When officers arrived they discovered a dead person inside the abandoned house, according to police. There is no word on the cause of death. The investigation is on-going. The Greensboro Police Department asks that anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at […]

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    Winston-Salem apartment fire displaces two adults and child

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Winston-Salem Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 2842 Piedmont Circle early Saturday morning that injured one person and displaced others. In a press release, WSFD said that heavy smoke was coming from the front of the apartments and it took firefighters about thirty minutes to get the fire under control. One person suffered a minor burn due to the fire and was treated on the scene, according to WSFD. Authorities said that the Red […]

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    Repairs completed on bridge near Eden; weather-related wrecks reported in Triad area

    EDEN, N.C. — A two-lane bridge on N.C. 700 between the city of Eden and Quesinberry Road has reopened after being repaired because of a hole, according Rockingham County officials. The hole on the deck of the bridge was about two feet in diameter, according to Brad Wall, the Division Maintenance Engineer for Division 7 of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Crews worked throughout the day on Sunday to fix the hole. Several wrecks also have been reported in […]

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    Winter storm warning issued for mountains, advisory for foothills

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Weather Service warns that southwestern Virginia and the highlands of NC could get 2 to 4 inches of snow with ice on Saturday. For the foothills, NWS predicts a mixture of rain, snow and sleet with a combined accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. These conditions will develop during the day and continue into the night, said NWS NWS warns that the accumulation of snow and ice may make travel hazardous and cause power […]

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    Several still left without power in Piedmont Triad

    UPDATE: As of about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, about 400 people in Guilford County were still without power and about 60 people were without power in Forsyth County. GREENSBORO, N. C. – Strong winds knocked down trees and power lines overnight leaving many Triad residents without power Sunday morning. According to Duke Energy, Guilford County and Forsyth County still have about 5,000 customers without power total, about 2,500 in each county. Duke Energy said that crews are assessing the damage and the estimated restoration […]

  • U.S. Post Office in Burlington (Brian Rainey/WGHP)

    Teen charged with DWI after crashing in Burlington post office

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – Police have charged a teen driver who crashed into the U.S. Post Office building on Maple Avenue Saturday night. Police said that George Desimone, 17, was inhaling an intoxicating substance when he crashed his 1996 Mercedes into the post office, causing $50,000 worth of damage. Desimone was released to his parents with a written promise to appear in court, said police. The post office will temporarily close until repairs can be made.

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    House fire displaces family of four in Jamestown

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. – Multiple agencies responded to an early morning house fire on Pearce Drive that left a family homeless. Captain Brandon Cobb with Pinecroft Sedgefield Fire Department said that the family of four were at home at the time of the fire, but were able to make it out safely. It took firefighters from the Pinecroft Sedgefield Fire Department, High Point Fire Department, and Greensboro Fire Department an hour and a half to get the fire under control, said Cobb. […]

  • Fatal fire investigated in Thomasville

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police and the SBI are investigating after a person died in a fire pit outside a home in Thomasville. Crime scene investigators are looking for answers to how the person died. The identity of the victim has not been released. Police got the call of a fire just after midnight Sunday to Reid Street where they found the person dead in the fire pit. Investigators are still trying to figure out whether the death was accidental or […]

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    Get free legal advice during Ask-A-Lawyer Day

    CARY, N.C. – The Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar will be providing free legal advice to the public during the annual Ask-A-Lawyer Day event on Saturday. In Greensboro, which will have with Spanish translators, the event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greensboro Public Library, 219 N. Church Street. The Winston Salem event will be held at Carver School Road Branch of Forsyth County Public Library, 4915 Lansing Drive from 10 a.m. to noon. […]

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