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  • Cone Denim White Oak plant in Greensboro to close; close to 200 jobs lost

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Cone Denim White Oak plant in Greensboro is closing. International Textile Group (ITG) announced Wednesday it will shut down operations at the plant on Dec. 31, 2017. “We are saddened by today’s announcement. The City of Greensboro is committed to helping these employees and their families plan for their futures with the resources available at Guilford County Workforce Development,” Mayor Nancy Vaughan said in a statement. “This loss is regrettable, as Cone Denim has long been […]

  • Rockingham County Animal Control looking for owners of 2 goats found on highway

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Rockingham County Animal Control officers are looking for the owners of two goats located Tuesday. The goats were found together on N.C. 770 near Snead Road just east of Stoneville, according to a news release from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office. One of the goats is mostly white in color and the other is mostly black in color. Anyone with information about the goats’ owners is asked to call Animal Control Officer Mike French at (336) […]

  • Roy’s Folks Crafts Fair Nov. 17-18 in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Roy’s Folks Crafts Fair will be held November 17-18, 2017, in High Point. The annual fair will be held in the High Point University Community Space (formerly Oak Hollow Mall) November 17 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and November 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Roy’s Folks Crafts Fair Vendor List – coming soon

  • California restaurant ‘proudly’ serves Popeyes chicken as its own

    LONG BEACH, Calif. — One California restaurant took the slogan “Love that chicken from Popeyes” quite literally after a Yelp reviewer accused the establishment of using the popular Louisiana kitchen’s chicken in several of its dishes. Tyler H. called out Sweet Dixie Kitchen, a “southern inspired” restaurant in California, in a scathing Yelp review on Oct. 9. His review read: “Before my friends and I got seated we saw them quickly bring in two large boxes of Popeyes to the kitchen. I […]

  • Man arrested in Alamance County road rage shooting

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A man wanted in connection with a road rage shooting in Alamance County last week has been arrested, according to a press release. On Aug. 12, deputies with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at the intersection of Glen Raven Road and Durham Street in Burlington. Investigators say Jose David Carvajal followed victims at the intersection after being involved in a road rage incident. While following the vehicle, he allegedly fired six shots […]

  • Man cited for driving while license revoked after crashing into school bus in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was cited for driving with a revoked license after he crashed into a school bus carrying 21 students in Winston-Salem Wednesday morning, according to a press release. Noble Miller, 41, was driving a 2013 Dodge Caravan behind a Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools bus on Knollwood Street near S. Stratford Road when the bus stopped at a red light and he collided with the rear of the bus. The bus was taking the students to Moore Elementary […]

  • Randolph County duo charged with drug trafficking, given $5M bonds

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A Randolph County duo is behind bars on $5 million bonds for trafficking methamphetamine, according to a press release. On Monday, a deputy with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle near Dawson Miller Road and Highway 134 in Asheboro. Following a search, the deputy found drug paraphernalia and a small quantity of marijuana. After further investigation, a trafficking amount of methamphetamine was found and resulted in the vehicle being […]

  • Three killed, two injured in shooting at Maryland business park; police looking for shooter

    HARTFORD COUNTY, Md. — Five people have been shot — two killed — at an office park in Maryland’s Harford County, a deputy with the county sheriff’s office said Wednesday. The shooter, identified as Radee Labeeb Prince, left the scene — the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood, roughly 30 miles northeast of Baltimore. Witness Mike Sullivan told WBAL that someone from a nearby business described the shooting to him. He said, “next door we have another business that we know […]

  • Yearbook photo of school therapy dog goes viral

    A school therapy dog is gaining fame online after a picture posted on Twitter shows him posing for a yearbook photo. On Thursday, Twitter user Jaxon posted a photo of the dog, named Bird, with the caption, “Oh my god. my mom got my dog a school picture because he’s a therapy dog at her school.” oh my god. my mom got my dog a school picture because he’s a therapy dog at her school🤦🏻‍♂️ — jaxon (@_holt2) October […]

  • Sports: Healthy Tailgating

    The return of fall sports means the return of gameday get-togethers and snacks, which aren’t always healthy options. It’s perfectly fine to splurge and eat your favorite foods on special occasions, but there are a few steps we can take to not completely wreck our diets and our waistlines throughout the season. For starters, eat regular meals before the party. By starving ourselves all day, we are more likely to overeat and overindulge when it comes time for the game. […]

  • Teen accused of stabbing siblings to death told police he wanted to be alone

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 19-year-old accused of stabbing his two younger siblings to death Tuesday morning told police he did it so he could be alone, according to KDVR. Police responded to a home in Colorado Springs, Colorado around 1 a.m. and officers found 5-year-old Sofia Murphy, 7-year-old Noah Murphy and their father Jefferson Murphy all with stab wounds. Noah and Sofia had suffered stab wounds to their necks and were later pronounced dead. Jefferson is being treated for […]

  • Worker escapes fire at Cook Out in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — An employee is alive after she escaped a fire at the Cook Out on Battleground Avenue in Greensboro Wednesday morning. The woman was in the kitchen when she saw black smoke, according to the Greensboro Fire Department assistant fire chief. She ran out of the building and to another business to call 911. She was not injured and the fire is now out. The building sustained heavy damage and officials don’t know how the fire started. Fire […]