Sheriff announces arrest in fraud investigation
Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields announced that a woman from West End has been arrested and is now facing charges of fraud. Fields said in a press release that his office received a report of fraud in the Carthage area on Jan. 24. The investigation led to the arrest of...
Rain begins to clear out during the evening hours, remaining gusty and much chillier overnight
Severe weather alert! Rain subsides tonight, but brace for gusty winds and a temperature plunge. Anderson hits 41 mph gusts, with a chilly forecast ahead. Expect near-freezing conditions overnight and a 20-degree drop tomorrow. Plus, a First Alert for Friday's persistent rain and cold snap. Stay tuned for updates!
Storms this afternoon, much colder temperatures this evening
The Storm Team 11 Forecast calls for storms rolling through the region this afternoon. Our region is at a marginal risk (Level 1 out of 5) for severe weather. Some storms may pack a punch and there is a possibility of an isolated storm becoming severe. The main threats are damaging winds and heavy downpours at times.
Severe weather causing damage across Upstate
SENECA, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Strong winds whipping across the Carolinas are resulting in reports of storm damage and power outages. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued Wednesday due to concerns of wind gusts up to 50 mph. Damage includes a tree that fell at Seneca Gardens Apartments. Video shows...
Governor Cooper Nominates and Appoints Local Residents to State Boards and Commissions
Governor Roy Cooper has nominated and appointed individuals to several Boards and Commissions in North Carolina. James C. Gillen of Hendersonville is among the nominees for reappointment. He has been a member of the North Carolina Industrial Commission since 2019, representing employers.
Your First Alert Forecast from Wed. afternoon, Feb. 28, 2024
Warm winds and rising mercury hit a peak today, but a cold front looms, bringing showers and potential storms. Chief Meteorologist Ganon Medwick times out the shift to brisk, cooler weather. Stay tuned for hour-by-hour updates and why you might need rain gear this evening in Carolina.
Owner of several NC businesses arrested after investigation by special agents, officials say
MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — The owner of several businesses in North Carolina has been arrested after an investigation by special agents with the North Carolina Department of Revenue. Mecklenburg County businesswoman Trudi Ann Zangardi, 70, of Moorseville, was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of aid and abet...
NC is step closer to law limiting power of HOAs
North Carolina is one step closer to a new law that will limit the power of homeowners associations.
‘Stoked right now’: North Carolina woman wins unexpected $133,315 Cash 5 jackpot after buying $1 ticket at gas station
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — When Kemisha Vandunk, of Spring Lake, arrived in Raleigh to claim her lottery winnings, she didn’t know she just won a $133,315 Cash 5 jackpot, according to an NC Education Lottery news release. “When we got here, and they told us how much it was, I was overjoyed,” she said. […]
Earthquake Shakes NC Mountains Just West of Charlotte Today
This morning at 11:49 am, a powerful 1.7 magnitude earthquake shook the North Carolina Mountains near Ashville, about 100 miles west of Charlotte. According to the USGS, the quake had an epicenter of 35.304°N 82.998°W and a depth of 4.8 km. Earthquakes have been increasing in frequency around...
These Are The Drunkest Cities In North Carolina
Whether you’re settling in after a long day on the job or going out with friends, there’s nothing quite like cracking a cold one. And there’s arguably nobody who drinks better than the great state of North Carolina. The Tar Heel state is perfectly situated to have...
North Carolina man kills 2 in South Carolina, then himself after crossing back over state line, officials say
BLACKSBURG, S.C. — Officials in both say a man suspected of crossing state lines to kill his wife and her brother in South Carolina went back to North Carolina before taking his own life Wednesday morning. The Kings Mountain Police Department in North Carolina said they were contacted by...
North Carolina judges weigh governor’s challenge to changes for elections boards
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A panel of North Carolina judges weighed arguments Wednesday on whether a new law that transfers Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s powers to choose election board members to the now Republican-controlled legislature should be struck down or can be enforced. The same three trial judges...
This 26-year-old could be Biden’s secret weapon | On The Ground
North Carolina could flip blue this November, for the first time since Obama won the state in 2008. And who’s tasked with making that happen? A 26-year-old from rural Roxboro, North Carolina. Anderson Clayton, the youngest state chair in the country, could be the answer for the Biden-Harris campaign as they struggle to whip up enthusiasm among the 41 million Gen Z eligible to vote in 2024.As the Democrats began to roll out surrogates for the president, we travelled to North Carolina to see how young voters are feeling about voting in the oldest presidential election in history.
North Carolina Forecast: Central NC now under Level 1 risk for severe storms Wednesday⛈️
Central NC braces for a Level 1 severe storm risk on Wednesday. Expect strong wind gusts up to 45 mph, heavy rain during the evening commute, and thunder. A dramatic temperature drop follows, with a high pollen count ahead of the rain. Stay alert for changing conditions throughout the day. ⛈️🌬️🌡️
Officials looking for suspect wanted out of Upstate and Western NC
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman wanted out of both North Carolina and South Carolina. Deputies said 27-year-old Sarah Brianna Smith of Gaffney is wanted for the following charges:. Rutherford County. Identity theft. Possession...
Blog: Rain blasts in tonight!
The winds of change are crankin’ as we await the arrival of our approaching cold front. Expect the warm winds to continue through the evening commute, with a few areas of light rain developing through sunset. After sunset, however, the front and heavier rain will come crashing into the region.
North Carolina Lottery Powerball, Pick 4, Pick 3, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Cash 5 winning numbers for Tuesday, February 27, 2024
The North Carolina Lottery offers multiple draw games for people looking to strike it rich. Here’s a look at Tuesday, February 27, 2024 winning numbers for each game:. Wed, Feb 28, 2024, 10:59 pm Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)