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Multiple Montgomery County inmates overdose after man brought drugs in while being arrested, deputies say

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man faces multiple charges after four inmates overdoes in the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office news release. On Thursday, Montgomery County detention officers were told that four inmates were overdosing. Jail officials began lifesaving measures, and the four inmates were taken to hospitals. […]
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Victim in Winston Road shooting in Lexington dies

LEXINGTON - One of the victims involved in a shooting on Winston Road in Lexington on Jan. 22 has died. Representatives with the Lexington Police Department reported Shantae McCauley, 25, died on Wednesday as a result of his injuries. According to the Lexington Police Department, at 12:52 p.m. on Jan....

Wood-bat baseball team coming to Albemarle

It’ll be made up of college kids during their off-season; for those players who want to go pro at some point. It’ll be made up of college kids during their off-season; for those players who want to go pro at some point. From unknown to superstar: North Meck....

Soft lockdown canceled at schools

The soft lockdown at Montgomery Central High School, Montgomery Career and Technology facility and Montgomery Community College has been lifted according to Montgomery County Sheriff Pete Herron. Herron said the lockdown was the result of an argument between two boys over a girl, that is a student. There was a...

The Public Record: Jan. 27

The following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencies in Davidson County, and, unless noted otherwise, were either placed in the Davidson County Detention Center or released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Lexington District Court on the date given:. Amy Elaine Simerson, 36, of...

OT Program Fully Accredited Thru 2030

The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program at Pfeiffer University is now fully accredited for the next seven years, having achieved that all-important milestone last month. In addition, the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), which granted the accreditation, noted no concerns or areas of non-compliance in...

Over 40 dogs rescued from hoarding situation in Davidson County

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Several rescues in the Piedmont Triad are helping to rehabilitate over dogs after they were rescued from a hoarding situation in Davidson County Monday. Davidson County Animal Control, Davidson County Animal Shelter and Ruff Love Rescue removed 43 dogs from a home in Davidson County.

Student found with gun on campus at Kannapolis school

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A student at A. L. Brown High School in Kannapolis was found with a gun, according to school officials. Brown High School Principal Sara Newell sent a message to students’ families on Thursday saying that the gun was found Wednesday afternoon, and the student was removed from campus by the Kannapolis Police Department.

Happening Now: Retail Lab Boot Camp Applications

In partnership with the City of Kannapolis, the Retail Lab is accepting applications until February 28 for its free, 6-week "boot camp" program. The Retail Lab is designed for early-stage or pre-launch retailers in Cabarrus and Rowan County who want to launch a brick-and-mortar or e-commerce business in the retail products and services markets. Graduates have the opportunity to test their concept in the Retail Lab Pop-Up Store for 6 months and a chance to win a micro-grant to fund business growth.

North Carolina Meals On Wheels In Need of Volunteers

If you live in Cabarrus County and have some spare time, Meals on Wheels could really use your help. They are dealing with a shortage of volunteers and are looking for folks to help deliver hot meals to homebound seniors. According to WBTV, there is a shortage of volunteers statewide....

Rowan County has a positive case of HPAI

RALEIGH — Rowan County has an emu that tested positive for High Path Avian Influenza. The positive sample was identified by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in Raleigh. This is the first confirmed positive in Rowan County. In late spring and early summer,...

1 dead after double shooting in Lexington, police say

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A man died Wednesday after he was shot in Lexington, police say. The shooting happened around 12:52 p.m. Sunday. Lexington police received a call about shots fired on Winston Road at U.S. 29-70. When officers arrived, they found evidence of gunfire in the roadway. Then investigators...

Man wanted by SC county authorities for murder of NC man

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A man is wanted by Dillon County authorities for murder and attempted murder, according to the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office. Markaus Devaugh Davis is wanted following a shooting that occurred Saturday on Sandy Acres Drive in Dillon County, the sheriff’s office said. Joe David Pittman, Jr., 37, of Thomasville, North […]

1 caught, 1 on run after Concord home break-in

CONCORD, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Concord Police say they caught a person breaking into a home and another suspect is on the run Wednesday night. Authorities say two suspects broke into an unoccupied home. An alert neighbor called the police. Officers arrived quickly, and upon arrival, the suspects...