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Ex-town employee indicted in $200K dumpster-related scam

The Winston-Salem Journal reports former Kernersville employee Thad Leslie Buck was indicted Monday on eight counts of obtaining property by false pretenses.

Suit claiming doctor ruined pregnancy chances dismissed

A North Carolina judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accuses a doctor of secretly inserting a device into a woman during surgery that she claims stopped her from getting pregnant.

NC County elections board member arrested on child sex charges

Law enforcement agents in North Carolina have arrested a county elections board member on child sex charges.

North Carolina rural counties grapple with volunteer firefighter shortage

ELIZABETHTOWN, NC (WWAY) -- Bladen County is one of a dozen North Carolina counties facing a critical shortage of volunteer firefighters. "We want to bring...

NC worker ordered Confederate wristbands for July 4th

Independence Day revelers at a North Carolina county pool were given wristbands adorned with a Confederate flag, which the county says wasn't recognized by the employee who placed the order.

Federal officials to monitor voting in Cumberland, Robeson

The U.S. Justice Department will monitor voting in Cumberland and Robeson counties next week.

School bus driver resigns after child’s arm caught in door

A school bus driver who authorities say dragged a Forsyth County first-grader for about a mile after her arm was caught in the bus door has resigned.

Three killed in plane crash at North Carolina quarry

Three people have died when a small plane from Florida crashed at a rock quarry in Forsyth County and exploded in flames

Search widens for missing Appalachian State student

Volunteers from Forsyth County are joining in the search for an Appalachian State University student who has been missing for a week. The Charlotte Observer reports volunteers from Kernersville were preparing on Wednesday to walk along the Mountains to Sea Trail, a 900-mile route of footpaths beginning in the Blue Ridge Mountains, to look for Anna Marie Smith. The 18-year-old freshman from High Point was last seen on the campus in Boone on Sept. 3.

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‘Kicks for Luna’ soccer fundraiser to support girl with cancer

A Florida girl with a rare form of bone cancer is in the Cape Fear this weekend for a soccer fundraiser.

‘”I felt like something was wrong’, woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.