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    Surveillance photo released in Greensboro Dollar General robbery

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A surveillance photo has been released of the suspect in the robbery of a Greensboro Dollar General last night. Police are searching for a man in connection with the robbery of the Dollar General, located at 2909 Pleasant Garden Road, shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun and asked for money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and property and fled the scene on foot. This was the second time this Dollar […]

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    Plane of father-son duo crashes during world-spanning flight; son’s body recovered

    PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — The plane of a father and son who planned to fly around the world in a single-engine plane for charity has crashed, WXIN reports. Babar Suleman and his 17-year-old son, Harris, took off last month on a world-spanning journey to raise money and awareness about Seeds of Learning, a part of The Citizens Foundation, which sends poor children to schools all over the world. Family friends tell WXIN the aircraft crashed just after takeoff from Pago […]

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    Intoxicated SC woman arrested for letting 9-year-old drive

    CLOVER, S.C. — A woman was arrested after deputies say she let a nine-year-old girl drive her car while the she was intoxicated with a toddler on her lap, WBTV reports. Carol Ann Goforth, 46, was arrested Thursday and charged with driving under suspension, driving under the influence, child passenger restraint system article violation, permitting unauthorized person to drive, and two counts of children/legal custodian, unlawful neglect of a child/helpless person. Deputies received a call Thursday evening saying a woman had […]

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    Greensboro Dollar General robbed for second time in less than 4 weeks

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are searching for a man in connection with the robbery of a Greensboro business. Officers responded to Dollar General, located at 2909 Pleasant Garden Road, shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a robbery. The suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun and asked for money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and property and fled the scene on foot. This is the second time this Dollar General has been robbed in less than four weeks. […]

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    Man attacked by rabid fox in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh has confirmed Alamance County’s second rabies case for the year. According to the Alamance County Health Department, a man was attacked by a fox on Sunday. The attack happened on Moran Street. The man contacted Burlington Animal Control to pick up the fox and it was sent to the State Laboratory of Public Health for rabies testing. On Tuesday, it was confirmed that the fox had rabies. Residents in […]

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    DHHS revises health advisories for the Dan River area

    RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health has updated health advisories issued in February after the coal ash spill into the Dan River near Eden. The advisories address concerns related to human exposure to the water as well as fish and shellfish consumption from the river. DHHS recommends lifting the recreational water advisory after evaluating recent surface water and sediment data from the Dan River. Duke Energy recently finished cleanup efforts […]

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    Injuries reported after police chase, crash near Stokesdale

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — One person was arrested and two were hospitalized after a crash following a police chase that began in Rockingham County and ended near Stokesdale. State Highway Patrol troopers began pursuit of a red Dodge Neon traveling southbound on U.S. 220 in Rockingham County at 3:48 p.m. The chase continued onto N.C. 68. Trooper S.S. Lynch said the Neon was traveling at speeds exceeding 100 mph. At the split of N.C. 68 and N.C. 65, the Neon attempted to pass a white Chevrolet […]

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    2 arrested after pit bull found with severe neck injuries

    JONES COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies arrested two people for allegedly tying a parachute cord around a dog’s neck, causing severe trauma, according to WCTI. Markela Sanders Joseph, 36, and her godson, Latigue Chance Alston, 17, were arrested Friday for animal cruelty. Warrants said the suspected placed a parachute cord around the neck of a 2-year-old female pit bull mix to restrain the dog. The cord caused deep laceration to the dog’s neck. The dog was reportedly also deprived of food […]

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    Rowan Co. man kills self while being arrested for sex offenses

    ROCKWELL, N.C. — A 63-year-old man committed suicide Saturday as deputies attempted to arrest him on sex offense charges. Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies went to the residence of Michael Reece Mullis to serve two arrest warrants issued from the Concord Police Department. Mullis answered the door in sleeping attire. After being advised of warrants for his arrest, he asked if he could go put his shoes on. One deputy escorted Mullis to the bedroom, where he suddenly made entry into […]

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    Greensboro police release suspect in burglaries, say he is innocent

    UPDATE 7:20 p.m. — Thomas Paul Lee, the 51-year-old man accused of committing multiple burglaries, has been released from police custody after further investigation revealed that he was not responsible for the crimes, according to police. After what police called a “lengthy and often conflicting” interview with Lee, officers eliminated him as a suspect in the six commercial burglaries. GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man who barricaded himself in his condominium earlier today is in police custody and facing multiple charges connected with […]

  • Vacant Randolph Co. buildings attracting businesses

    ARCHDALE, N.C. — Lots of companies looking to build or expand their businesses are turning to Randolph County for bigger, more efficient workspaces. About 17 old manufacturing buildings are now catching the eye of businesses looking to relocate. This fall two companies — Ambella Home Collection and PetPro Resources — are looking to move to the county bringing in a total of 62 new jobs. “I call it a treasure trove,” said Bonnie Renfro, President of Randolph County Economic Development. […]

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    NC Marine accused of DWI, ramming family’s SUV with child on board

    JONES COUNTY, N.C. — A Marine in eastern North Carolina was accused of driving drunk and repeatedly ramming a vehicle Saturday night, according to WCTI. Nicholas Patrick Greene, 22, of Camp Lejeune, was charged with four counts of assault with a deadly weapon. Greene was reportedly following a Honda Pilot on U.S. 17 at a speed of 80 to 100 mph when he rammed into the back of it. The Honda was occupied by a mother, father and child. The father told […]