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Browns Summit, NC

‘Viable’ pipe bombs found in Randolph County, sheriff’s office says

RANDLEMAN, N.C. (WGHP) — A suspect has been identified after a citizen uncovered multiple pipe bombs in Randolph County. According to the sheriff’s office, on Tuesday around 3 p.m., a citizen contacted Randolph County Sheriff’s Office communications because they thought they had located pipe bombs. The sheriff’s office responded to Providence Church Road in Randleman. […]
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Attempted murder suspect arrested

On Friday, August 5, the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged 40 year old Yanceyville Township resident Shadome Rondell Stephens with the commission of the following felonious criminal offenses; (1) count of Attempted First Degree Murder, (1) count of Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill and (1) count of Discharge Weapon into an Occupied Moving Vehicle.
CASWELL COUNTY, NC

No injuries, one in custody following bomb scare in Randleman

At least one person is in custody following the discovery of suspected pipe bombs in Randleman. Randolph County Sheriff's Office has notified the Department of Homeland Security as part of it's ongoing investigation into suspected pipe bombs discovered at the 400 block of Providence Church Road, on Aug 9. "At...
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Why NC teachers are leaving their jobs

(WGHP) — Since she was in the fifth grade, Rebecca Rogers knew she wanted to be a teacher. So she worked hard to graduate from Meredith College in Raleigh and fulfilled that dream and began teaching at the high school level. In her second year, the pandemic broke out, and Rogers has since left teaching to […]
GREENSBORO, NC

Where is Guilford County putting the $41 million it got from COVID-19 grants?

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – Guilford County commissioners on Tuesday approved the distribution of another $41 million the county received from the American Rescue Plan. This distribution paid for seven projects that include a broad range of community facilities and infrastructure improvements that are designed to help communities across the county, officials said in a release. […]
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Man dead after hit-and-run on I-73 in Greensboro

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Troopers said a man died after a hit-and-run crash on I-73 near Groometown Road in Greensboro early Wednesday morning. They identified the victim as 63-year-old Terry Joe Simmons of Greensboro. It happened just before 3 a.m. on the southbound off-ramp. Officials said the man was...
GREENSBORO, NC

Graham crash sends moped rider to hospital by helicopter

A helicopter from UNC Healthcare took an unidentified moped rider to UNC Hospitals with serious injuries Tuesday after a crash on N.C. 54 near Pravas Lane. Graham Police and firefighters went to the crash scene on East Harden Street (N.C. 54) near Interstate 40/85 at 10:43 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, according to a police news release.
GRAHAM, NC
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Graham: Moped driver hospitalized after a crash with a vehicle, police say

GRAHAM, N.C. — A moped driver was hospitalized after a collision with a vehicle, police said. Graham police officers and firefighters responded to East Harden Street/Hwy 54 Tuesday morning after receiving reports of a crash. This was near Pravas Lane. A passenger vehicle and moped were involved in the...
GRAHAM, NC
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National Night Out in Yanceyville is huge hit with community

Caswell Sheriff Tony Durden was good natured about working the dunking booth for half an hour last Tuesday at the National Night Out event sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Caswell County Lodge. Durden got dunked quite a few times!. Youngsters had a blast making sure Sheriff Durden and...
YANCEYVILLE, NC
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