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    One person airlifted after crash in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — One person has been airlifted after a crash Tuesday morning in Davidson County. A driver was heading up Craver Road and a moving truck was parked along the road. The driver wanted to pass the truck on the left but another car was coming.  The driver swerved to the right and hit three pedestrians in a yard who were unloading a moving truck at a home. One person was airlifted to the hospital. Two others were taken […]

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    High Point man charged in shooting at Greensboro car wash

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A High Point man is facing charges connected with an armed robbery and shooting that occurred at a car wash on Phoenix Drive the morning of Aug. 10. Rachad Lamar Robinson, 22, of High Point, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Tuesday while confined in the Greensboro Jail Central for unrelated offenses, according to Greensboro police Public Information Officer […]

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    Eden police looking for suspects who robbed convenience store

    EDEN, N.C. — The Eden Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two suspects involved in a robbery at 292 E. Aiken Road Tuesday morning. At about 11:12 a.m., police responded to an armed robbery call at Goraya’s Best Shop. Upon arrival, officer’s determined that the two suspects entered the store with a gun before leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash. Both suspects shielded themselves with a white towel from the surveillance video. Anyone with information about […]

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    Marshall Street closed after police chase, wreck in downtown Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A police chase and car crash closed down Marshall Street in downtown Winston-Salem. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that two people ran from the car after the crash and were taken into custody soon afterward. As of 1:42 p.m., little information is known about the incident, but both a Winston-Salem and North Carolina State Highway Patrol vehicle may both be involved in the chase. The investigation is ongoing.

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    Thomasville Kmart to close in mid-November

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — The Thomasville Kmart located at 1122 Randolph St. is set to close to the public in mid-November. Howard Riefs, director of corporate community for Sears Holdings, said the store is set to begin its liquidation sale on Aug. 25. “Store closures are part of a series of actions we’re taking to reduce on-going expenses, adjust our asset base, and accelerate the transformation of our business model,” Riefs said in an email Tuesday afternoon. “The number of associates […]

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    Meet Rex, our cute Pet of the Week

    Meet Rex, our Pet of the Week. He is a 1-year-old Hound mix who is a little shy at first. Rex is friendly and loves spending time with people. For more information about Rex, contact the Burlington Pet Adoption Center at (336) 578-0343.

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    Florida man allegedly cut girlfriend with glass after she refused good-night kiss

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man is facing assault charges after an arrest report says he pushed his girlfriend and cut her with glass when she wouldn’t give him a good-night kiss. The Palm Beach Bost reports that 59-year-old Rudolph Battaglia is facing battery and aggravated battery charges. The man allegedly got mad whenever he asked for a good-night kiss and she told him that she already gave him one. He then shoved her on the bed and threatened […]

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    Louisiana boy delivers 363 pizzas to flood victims

    YOUNGSVILLE, La. — One day before his birthday, Louisiana native Carson Boutte, 9, told his mom that he wanted lunch on his big day, and not for himself, but for the flood victims. “Really, I know all the poor people whose houses flooded, … what I would really like to do is bring them lunch,’ Carson told his mom, Lanie Boutte, according to The Advertiser. “I suggested sandwiches and chips, and he added cookies.” But later that night his dad suggested […]

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    21 SC students taken to hospital after pepper spray used on bus

    RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. — Nearly two dozen students were taken to the hospital after pepper spray was used on a South Carolina school bus Tuesday morning, WLTX reported. A boy and a girl on their way to Westwood High School in Richland County began to fight on the bus, at which point pepper spray was fired out of a small canister, officials said. They were not sure which student fired the pepper spray and would soon be reviewing school bus […]

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    SC mom accused of putting 4-day-old son in refrigerator for several hours, killing him

    CHESTER, S.C. — A South Carolina mother is accused of homicide after she put her 4-day-old son in a refrigerator for three hours. WSOC reports that 27-year-old Angela Blackwell is charged with homicide by child abuse. A police warrant said that Blackwell placed her son in a refrigeration on Feb. 27, and after three hours, her family called Chester County Emergency Medical Services. According to the county coroner, the child died the same day of hypothermia. Blackwell faces 20 years to […]

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    Man upset after niece brings home waiver to ‘be excused from reciting’ Pledge of Allegiance at school

    CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A Florida man is upset after his niece brought home a Pledge of Allegiance waiver that asked parents to sign and return the form if they’d like their child to “be excused from reciting” it. It read: “I understand my rights as a parent and I request that my child, noted above, be excused from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. This request includes standing and placing his/her right hand over his/her heart.” In frustration, Micah Brienen […]

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    KFC introduces fried-chicken scented sunscreen

    In an odd development, KFC has launched a new brand of extra crispy SPF 30 sunscreen. The fast-food giant announced its newest promotion on Twitter Monday, leaving many curious and excited about the development. @kfc cant wait to start basting in the good stuff — Chris W (@BetterOnTV) August 22, 2016 In addition to the Twitter post, the company launched a full website, complete with directions, side effects, and testimonies. The company’s Twitter video highlights the sunscreen’s distinct chicken scent and […]


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