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    Man arrested in Greensboro for death of Patrick County mom

    PATRICK COUNTY, Va. – The remains of a missing mother of two was found early Saturday morning and her boyfriend was arrested in Greensboro, authorities said. According to Patrick County Sheriff Daniel Smith, Shelly Vessel Gravely was last seen alive on November 14th. Her remains were found near George Taylor Road in Henry County, Smith said . Sheriff Smith said that Anthony Octavious Joyce was taken into custody in Greensboro and placed in the Guilford County Jail. Joyce and Gravely […]

  • A fake Pizza Hut email is being sent to consumers.  Clicking on the coupon will infect your computer with malware.

    No free pizza, just free malware with email scam

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about a scam email that promises free pizza, but really infects your computer with malware. The FTC says that the email looks like it’s from Pizza Hut offering a coupon for free pizza, but clicking on the coupon will just install malware on your computer Malware is short for “malicious software” which includes viruses and spyware that get installed on your computer, phone, or mobile device without your consent. These […]

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    15-year-old boy kidnapped, robbed in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Winston-Salem police are searching for two people accused of forcing a 15-year-old boy into their vehicle, robbing him and then leaving him near the Davidson County line early Sunday morning. The victim told officers that he was near the Family Dollar on Waughtown Street in Winston-Salem when a gold Jeep with two people inside approached him. Police said the passenger of the Jeep acted as he had a weapon and told the victim to get in the jeep. […]

  • Arrest made in Lexington homicide near barber shop

    LEXINGTON, N.C. – Lexington police said they have made an arrest in the deadly shooting that took place near the Bright Spot Barber Shop in the 200 block of Linwood Road. Officers responded to the 200 block of Linwood Road Saturday morning and found one victim at the scene. The victim was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem where he died from his injuries. Ronald O’Keith Fuller, 37, was arrested for the shooting around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the […]

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    One dead in Greensboro club shooting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro police are investigating a nightclub shooting that has left one person dead. Around 4 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a report of a shooting at Magic Gentleman’s Club located at 2216 Martin Luther King Jr Drive. There they discovered Kenon Alrease Wall, 29, dead. During the investigation, police said that all southbound lanes of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive are closed from I-40 to Patton Avenue, and northbound lanes of travel in this area are down […]

  • Mebane First Presbyterian Church celebrates 150th Anniversary

    MEBANE, N.C. – Mebane’s first African-American Presbyterian Church is celebrating its sesquicentennial, a historic milestone. Reverend W.A. Scott, a former slave, formed the church in 1864, during the Civil War.  At the time, this was the only African-American Presbyterian Church in the area. Church elder Donald Tate said, “I have enjoyed being a member of Mebane First Presbyterian Church because it has a lot of history” For many years, the church and the Yadkin Academy, a church-supported school owned by […]

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    Downed power lines close Edgeworth Street in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro Police Department has advised that all lanes of Edgeworth Street between Bellemeade Street and Smith Street are closed. The cause of the road closure is listed as downed power lines due to traffic accident. There is no word on when Edgeworth Street will be re-opened.

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    All lanes of US 421/I-40 Business closed near Kernersville

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. – All lanes of US 421/I-40 Business are closed between Highway 66 and the I-40 split so crews can demolish the Macy Grove Road overpass. The demolition is part of the Macy Grove Road Improvements Project that will widen and extend Macy Grove Road from Industrial Drive to Mountain Street in Kernersville. A new 6 lane overpass and interchange between Macy Grove Road and US 421/I-40 Business is also part of the project. Motorists are advised to […]

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    IRS warns taxpayers of continuing phone scams

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert Friday with tips to protect taxpayers from telephone scam artists pretending to be with the IRS. The IRS said these scammers make it look like an official call by using fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. The IRS said that these are five things a scammer will do that the IRS wouldn’t: • Call you about taxes you owe without first mailing you an official notice. • […]

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    Man found dead in his Reidsville home

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. – The death of Michael Wayne Smith is currently being investigated by the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office. Smith was found deceased inside his home by a family member around 10 p.m. on Saturday. Smith was 44 years old at the time of his death. Corporal Kevin Suthard with the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office said that the cause of death was unknown at this time. The investigation is on-going.

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    Fracking forum, rally to be held in Rockingham County

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. – Residents will get a chance to voice their concerns about possible fracking regulations in a public meeting to be held Monday. The N.C. Mining and Energy Commission is seeking input from the public on proposed rules for oil and gas development. The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 25 at Rockingham County High School in Wentworth. Also on Monday, opponents to fracking are organizing a Frack Free NC rally at 4:15 p.m. in […]

  • Sharon Chapman boards blimp with help from friends.

    Woman with cancer crosses blimp ride off bucket list

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – A woman’s dying wish to take a ride in a blimp came true Saturday in Burlington. Sharon Chapman had flown a single engine sea plane and a glider and had ridden in a hot air balloon, but she had never been in a blimp before. Chapman told her social worker at Hospice & Palliative Care Center that a blimp ride was on her bucket list. The care center teamed up with Wells Fargo and Met Life to […]


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