2 weeks ago
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Drowning, hypothermia killed man who drove truck off bridge

Authorities said the 47-year-old man from Greenville, North Carolina, was seen standing on the floating truck for some time. But when a Navy helicopter rescued him, he was in the water and unresponsive.
6 months ago
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Greenville prison authorities lock inmates in prison cells

Prisoners at a maximum security prison in South Carolina are being confined around the clock as a precaution after a group of inmates initially refused to return to their cells.
6 months ago
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Donald Trump to visit Asheville on Monday

Donald Trump is coming back to North Carolina early next week, this time to the mountains.
6 months ago
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Man arrested in slaying of mother, 3 children at home

A man wanted in connection with the deaths of a mother and her three children at a home in North Carolina has been arrested.
10 months ago
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Soccer referee urinates near field at high school game

Authorities say a soccer referee was charged with public intoxication after he urinated behind the stands at halftime of a high school game.
11 months ago
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NC university reviewing officer handcuffing assault victim

A North Carolina university is conducting an internal review after one of its white police officers handcuffed a black man who had just been brutally beaten by four white people.
1 year ago
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Helen Burns Jackson, mother of Jesse Jackson, dies at 92

Helen Burns Jackson, the mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, has died. She was 92. The Rev. Jesse Jackson told The Associated Press his mother died Monday morning in her longtime hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. He says she had been in failing health for some time.
2 years ago
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NC shark attack victim returns home to Massachusetts

A former editor of the Boston Herald has returned home after being attacked by a shark off Ocracoke, North Carolina, earlier this month.
Soldier pleads guilty to stealing $400K in fuel
2 years ago
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Soldier pleads guilty to stealing $400K in fuel

Prosecutors say a Fort Bragg soldier has pleaded guilty to his part in a scheme to steal more than $400,000 worth of fuel from a base in Afghanistan. Authorities said in a news release that 25-year-old Alexander Swim would escort a foreign driver to the fuel depot at Forward Operating Base Sharana, let him fill up a tanker with American fuel and drive off.
Drug companies announce NC expansions, new jobs
2 years ago
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Drug companies announce NC expansions, new jobs

Two pharmaceutical companies already in North Carolina say adding several hundred jobs in the state through the rest of the decade. Gov. Pat McCrory announced Friday a business unit of DPx Holdings will create 488 more jobs at its Greenville location by the end of 2019 as part of a $159 million capital investment. The subsidiary is called Patheon and provides contract development and manufacturing assistance to the pharmaceutical industry.