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52-year-old Hickory man drowns in Oak Island

Oak Island, N.C. — The Town of Oak Island confirmed that there was a fatal drowning just after 2 p.m. on Sunday in Oak Island. “Within minutes, responders arrived to find 52-year-old Kevin Whitley of Hickory, NC had been pulled to shore and was being administered CPR by bystanders. Emergency Medical Personnel performed all available resuscitation efforts for over 30 minutes, before pronouncing Mr. Whitley as deceased,” a press release from the Town of Oak Island said.
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1 dead, 1 injured following shooting in Chesnee

CHESNEE, S.C. (WSPA) – One person died and another was injured in a Chesnee shooting Saturday night. According to the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call on Emory Road at 10:37 p.m. Upon arrival, they saw one person had been shot. The person was taken to the hospital and is expected to […]
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52-year-old Hickory man drowns at Brunswick County beach

A 52-year-old man from Hickory drowned Sunday afternoon after swimming at the Oak Island beach, officials said. According to a news release posted on the Town of Oak Island's website, first responders arrived at the beach shortly after 2 p.m. after getting calls about a swimmer in distress. Before authorities...
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Hickory man dies after drowning in Oak Island

OAK ISLAND, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 52-year-old man drowned Sunday in the water off Oak Island. According to the Oak Island Water Rescue, the man was from Hickory, North Carolina. The man was pulled to shore where bystanders administered CPR until emergency crews arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Officials identify man that died in drowning at Oak Island beach

OAK ISLAND, N.C. (WECT) - A spokesperson with the Town of Oak Island confirmed that there was a fatal drowning just after 2 p.m. on Sunday in Oak Island. The Oak Island Fire Department, Police Department and Water Rescue were all dispatched. “Within minutes, responders arrived to find 52-year-old Kevin...
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Hickory man drowns at NC beach

OAK ISLAND, N.C. — One man is dead after officials say he drowned on Sunday during what has been a busy day for rescue crews. According to a release, the Oak Island Water Rescue, Fire Department, and Police Department were called to a beach access location around Sunday at 2:04 p.m. in reference to a swimmer in distress.
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1 injured, 1 dead after domestic shooting incident in Chesnee

CHESNEE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office said deputies are investigating a shooting that occurred in Chesnee on Saturday night. According to deputies, a call came in at 10:37 p.m. from someone stating they had been shot on Emory Road. Deputies responded to the scene, and...
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Man drowns at N.C. beach, officials urge caution after storm

OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man drowned in the water off Oak Island and a handful of other swimmers in the area required assistance Sunday, authorities said. A news release from the town of Oak Island said responders arrived Sunday afternoon to find the man had been pulled to shore and bystanders were administering CPR.
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2 kids among 5 hurt when truck crashes into flea market

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — Two small children were among five people hurt when a truck crashed into a flea market in North Carolina, police said. Newton police said an 83-year-old man lost control of his truck on Thursday and hit an appliance display in the open-air flea market at the American Legion Fairgrounds in Newton, […]
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5th suspect in killing of Hickory man in custody, police say

HICKORY, N.C. — Weeks after the Hickory Police Department said four teens were accused of killing a man at his apartment, officers now say a fifth suspect is in custody. On June 13, police said 35-year-old Shonniel Blackburn was gunned down around 12:30 p.m. near 1st Street SW. Police were eventually able to take four teens into custody: three 16-year-olds and one 15-year-old.
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