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Early poll on 2024 North Carolina governor’s race has 1 surprise suggestion

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – We told you a couple of weeks ago that North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, a Republican, and Democratic Attorney General Josh Stein were perhaps the best bets to be their parties’ nominees for governor in 2024. Now Carolina Forward is out with a...
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Sheriff: North Carolina murder suspect arrested in Jones County

JONES COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) - A murder suspect from North Carolina has been captured in Jones County. In a post on Facebook, Jones County Sheriff Butch Reece says they were called Monday morning about a stolen vehicle that may be headed to Jones County from Baldwin County. The car was reported stolen from North Carolina. Investigators learned the suspected driver was Taquan Darden. Officials say Darden was wanted out of North Carolina for armed robbery and murder. Deputies in Jones County started patrolling both the Highway 49 and Highway 22 areas and eventually spotted the car on Highway 49. As deputies tried to stop Darden, he tried to pull into a driveway. Deputies were able to pull in behind him and arrest him.
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Driver of stolen vehicle from North Carolina arrested in Georgia

JONES COUNTY, Ga. - A suspect wanted in North Carolina for stealing a vehicle was caught and arrested in Georgia on Monday morning. Authorities in North Carolina had been searching for Taquan Darden in connection to an armed robbery and murder. The Jones County Sheriff's Office received information that the...

Banks elected to top post in state Baptist group

The Rev. Ricky L. Banks of Elizabeth City has been elected president of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Inc. The election of Banks, senior pastor at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church on York Street, marks the first time in 94 years that someone from northeastern North Carolina has been chosen to lead the oldest Black Baptist association in the state. “It’s a dream come true,” Banks said...

Jones County deputies arrest man wanted for murder in North Carolina

JONES COUNTY, Ga. — Jones County deputies have arrested a man wanted for murder in North Carolina. According to a Facebook post from the Jones County Sheriff's Office, the call came in Monday morning about a car stolen out of North Carolina heading into Jones County from Baldwin County. The driver, Taquan Darden, was wanted for Armed Robbery and Murder.

Over 700 trees shipped from CNY to North Carolina, given to military families through Trees For Troops

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A special gift on Monday from Central New York to Military Families around the country. Wrapped, stacked, and ready for delivery. “762 families getting a tree, a little joy for Christmas,” says Dewey Romangnoli, owner of Romangnoli’s Christmas Tree Farm in Canastota. That joy was sent to military families more than […]

NC hospitals prepare for potential holiday surge

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hospitals in our area are feeling the pressure as they care for patients with Covid, Flu and RSV. Dr. Cynthia Snider with cone health says right now flu is really spreading. "We're still seeing a trend up over the last four or five days we're seeing...