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  • Fire rips through Davie County chicken processing plant

      MOCKSVILLE, N.C. — Video shows a large fire at a chicken processing plant in Davie County Thursday morning. The fire happened just before 3 a.m. at the House of Raeford Farms on Eaton Road in Mocksville. Rachel Cornell, who captured the fire on video, said the flames were 20 feet high, which posed a challenge for the Mocksville firefighters. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is unknown. The fire broke out in the center of the plant, according to […]

  • Two Greensboro police employees charged with child abuse

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two Greensboro police employees have been charged with child abuse. Renee Brewer and Timothy Brewer were arrested on Dec. 11. Timothy Brewer, an officer who was hired in 2014 and works in patrol, was charged with two counts of child abuse and bonded out on the same day. Renee Brewer, who was hired in 2006 and is employed in the forensic services division, was charged with one count of child abuse and also bonded out on the […]

  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle, injured in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and injured on Thursday evening, according to a news release from Greensboro police. The crash happened on South English Street between Spencer and Everitt streets. There is no word on the extent of the pedestrian’s injuries.

  • Van’s Weather Kids: Peyton Rakestraw

    Today’s Weather Kid is Peyton Rakestraw, a 13-year-old who lives in Stokesdale and attends Wesleyan Christian Academy. Peyton wants to be a meteorologist when he grows up. Those interested in being a Van’s Weather Kid must send a letter saying why they want to be a Weather Kid with a copy of their address, phone number and recent photo to 2005 Francis St., High Point, NC 27263. Ages 8-13.

  • Teacher accused of sex with high school student she met at church

    WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — A former teacher is accused of having an improper relationship with a high school student she met at church, KXAN reports. Nicole Marie Faires Andrews, 31, is charged with sexual assault of a child. At the end of October, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office began investigating an alleged sexual assault and improper relationship involving Andrews, who was a Cedar Park Middle School sixth-grade teacher. Andrews was arrested on Tuesday and authorities said she had an ongoing relationship […]

  • Haeco is laying off workers

    Haeco is laying off workers Thursday, according to David Kelly, vice president of marketing and strategy at Haeco. Haeco is laying off workers within its Cabin Solutions Operations, he said. This is where they build seats, lavatories, and galleys. There are two facilities — one in High Point and another in Wallburg. “This is a restructuring of the business and has nothing to do with the maintenance service or the new large hangar that is being built at PTIA,” Kelly […]

  • Elementary student accused of stabbing another student in eye with pencil

    MOORE, Okla. — An elementary school student is accused of stabbing another student in the eye with a pencil at school. KFOR reported that it recently happened to a 6-year-old student at Central Elementary in Moore. The victim’s mother, Sarena Garner, said she will have to take her son Zadrian to a specialist in order to have his eye looked at. The mother said she received a phone call informing her that a student had stabbed her son in the […]

  • Paul Ryan could retire after 2018 elections, report says

    Speaker Paul Ryan is considering retiring after the 2018 midterm elections, according to Politico. Ryan, who been in his role since October 2015, has reportedly told his “closest confidants” that his current term as speaker will be his last. In recent interviews with three dozen of Ryan’s colleagues, it is believed Ryan will not stay in Congress past 2018. Ryan is currently pushing tax reform, which Republicans hope to get to President Trump’s desk by Christmas. Ryan was the vice […]

  • Man suspected of robbing Graham frozen yogurt shop arrested

    GRAHAM, N.C. — The man suspected of robbing a frozen yogurt shop in Graham Sunday night has been arrested, according to a press release. At about 8:15 p.m., officers went to the Purple Penguin located at 1051 S. Main St. in reference to a robbery. The clerk reported to officers that an armed man entered the business and demanded money. He left the shop on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. On Thursday, 26-year-old Jeffrey Shane Stewart Stewart, of […]

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  • Regal Cinemas to start serving Cheetos popcorn

    Could there be a better combination than movie theater popcorn and Cheetos? Luckily for moviegoers everywhere, Regal Cinemas is pairing up with the popular snack to serve Cheetos popcorn. The snack is available in 32 oz. cups and will include both Cheetos-flavored popcorn and actual Cheetos. “We’re excited to give moviegoers a chance to experience Cheetos in an unexpected and delicious new way through our first national theater partnership,” Sean Mathews, director of marketing at Frito-Lay North America, said in […]

  • Mom arrested after son has 323 hospital visits, 13 major surgeries

    DALLAS — A Texas woman was arrested after allegedly taking her healthy son to the hospital 323 times and making him undergo 13 major surgeries over the last eight years, according to The Star-Telegram. Kaylene Bowen was arrested on Dec. 6 and charged with injury to a child. The 34-year-old woman claimed her 8-year-old son Christopher was dying from a rare genetic disorder and was in need of a transplant due to lung cancer. Christopher’s father, Ryan Crawford, said he […]