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North Carolina man sent to prison for stabbing jail guard

A North Carolina man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for assaulting a jail guard with a 6-inch metal shank in 2019.

Former NFL player hosting Memorial Day hot air balloon fest honoring fallen

Brown comes from a Gold Star family losing his brother, Lunsford, to a mortar attack while he served as an Army Intelligence Officer in Afghanistan in 2003.

Many in law enforcement in central NC still not eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Winstead said he reached out to the county health department and the state, asking that his deputies be put at the front of the line for the vaccine.

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...

Emergency crews respond to plane crash in Franklin County

Franklin County emergency crews are responding to reports of a plane crash Friday night. 

Pilot hurt in crash of small plane into North Carolina field

The pilot of a small private plane is getting medical treatment after crashing in a North Carolina field.

Charges dismissed for NC teen accused of decapitating mother

According to deputies, the teen who allegedly admitted to decapitating his mother because he "felt like it," have been dismissed with leave.

Prosecutors will not seek death penalty for NC teen accused of decapitating mother

The Franklin County district attorney will not seek the death penalty for a Franklin County teen accused of decapitating his mother.

Man allegedly throws gasoline on man, sets him on fire

A 45-year-old man faces charges after the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said he threw gasoline on a man and set him on fire.

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Gov. Cooper: NC vaccination numbers still too low

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen gave an update on COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ actor, dead at 57

In the wake of his passing, Garson's many friends and former colleagues expressed their love for the actor.

Opening of applications for CFPUA COVID Relief Program

To qualify for the program, customers’ household income must be at or below 80 percent of the Area Household Income for New Hanover County.

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.