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Search resumes after 3 tubers died, 2 disappeared on river

Jun. 18, 2021 12:39 PM EDT

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — A search resumed Friday on a North Carolina river for two missing tubers after three others were found dead and four were pulled from the water, authorities said. The group of nine people was floating down the Dan River on inflatable tubes and went...

North Carolina police officer's child dies in shooting

Jun. 17, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

ELON, N.C. (AP) — The child of a North Carolina police officer has been killed in what is being called an accidental shooting, a sheriff's office said. Guilford County sheriff’s deputies and emergency personnel were called to a home in Whitsett on Wednesday in...

Woman accused of stealing N Carolina sheriff's unmarked car

Jun. 04, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A woman was accused of stealing a North Carolina sheriff's unmarked SUV, according to authorities. The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that a 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe issued to Sheriff Danny Rogers was stolen on Thursday...

2 adults, 6 teens charged in attack of high school student

Jun. 02, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two women and six teenagers have been charged in an attack on a 14-year-old girl at a North Carolina high school, authorities said. WGHP-TV reports that the assault happened in a classroom at Southern Guilford High School in Greensboro a week ago...

Rallies against Brown killing set for several N.C. cities

May. 31, 2021 08:28 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rallies against the deputy-involved shooting of an unarmed Black man in Elizabeth City are set to be held in various North Carolina cities on Tuesday afternoon. The rallies are being organized by Repairers of the Breach, the North Carolina Council...

Mass COVID-19 vaccine site in central North Carolina closed

May. 28, 2021 22:45 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A federally supported mass vaccination center operated from a central North Carolina shopping mall closed this week, state government officials announced Friday. The vaccination site at Four Seasons Town Centre in Greensboro administered its...

Sheriff: Students, adult storm classroom, attack teenager

May. 28, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Eight people stormed a high school classroom and attacked a 14-year-old girl in an incident thought to have stemmed from an earlier fight at a school bus stop, a North Carolina sheriff’s office said. The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office said...

Suspect in fatal motorcyclist shootings to return to NC

May. 28, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — The suspect in the shooting deaths of two motorcyclists and the wounding of third is headed back to North Carolina. WGHP-TV reports that court documents from Bullitt County, Kentucky, show Martin Calvin Cox Jr., 41, of Browns Summit has agreed to...

NC high school students meet retirement community pen pals

May. 22, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — There was one person Judy Kiser was looking for as she rolled her walker through the high school students and senior citizens celebrating together on the patio at Heritage Greens Senior Living Community last Sunday afternoon. “She’s coming;...

North Carolina DMV resumes Saturday hours at 16 offices

May. 15, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is opening some of its offices on Saturdays, a move coming one week after it resumed regular road testing after a year’s absence. The agency said in a news release that Saturday hours would resume at 16...