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Lee County Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Lee County reported a total of 30 crimes. The most frequent types of crimes were Arrests and Thefts, both accounting for 11 incidents each, making up approximately 73% of the total crimes reported. Less frequent but still concerning were Vandalism cases, with 3 incidents reported. More severe crimes such as Shooting, Hit & Run, Assault, Burglary, and Domestic Related were less frequent, each with only a single case reported. These figures indicate that while minor crimes are more prevalent, serious offences are not to be overlooked. The authorities in the place need to maintain vigilance not only to prevent the frequent minor crimes but also to ensure the more severe crimes do not escalate.
Detainee Dies After Medical Emergency at Chatham County Detention Center
The Gist: Julian Harris, a detainee at the Chatham County Detention Center in Savannah, died following a medical emergency. The Details: On February 21, at about 1:13 p.m., Julian Harris experienced a medical emergency in the detention center’s day room. Immediate attempts at lifesaving measures were made by the officer on duty and fellow inmates, followed by medical staff and Emergency Medical Services.
Goldston Public Library in Chatham County Offers Free Events in March for Local Residents
The Goldston Public Library in Chatham County, North Carolina, is hosting several free events in March. These include a Seed Savers session, an oral history project, an art gallery reception, a homeschool hangout, and a book club.
Ramseur officer crashes into teen driver after failing to stop traffic signal on US 64, troopers say
RAMSEUR, N.C. (WGHP) — North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Ramseur Police Department officer and a teen driver. At around 9:25 p.m. on Thursday, troopers came to the scene of a reported crash that occurred at the intersection of US 64 and NC 49 in Ramseur. Investigators say that a […]
‘One of the most unusual calls I’ve answered’: Chatham County deputy rescues trapped owl
CHATHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) – One Chatham County sheriff’s deputy came to rescue over the weekend after a driver accidentally collided with an owl on the highway. On Sunday, an unusual call for assistance was made by a motorist on U.S. 64 in Chatham County when he unwittingly hit an owl in the front grill and bumper of his vehicle.
U.S. Marshals looking for woman facing murder charge in Moore County, deputies say
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (WNCN) — The Moore County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman wanted by U.S. Marshals on a murder charge. Deputies say 33-year-old Margaret “Maggie” Marie Davis is wanted for second-degree murder. Southern Pines police said the charge is related to a traffic...
Chatham County Invites Residents to Apply for Advisory Committee Positions
Chatham County, North Carolina, has several openings on its advisory committees. Residents aged 18 and above are invited to apply. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on February 29, 2024. Some positions are tied to specific county areas, as defined by county commissioner election districts. Application forms are available online or from Jenifer Johnson.
Uncover the Magic of Japan: Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Sanford
In this article, we're going to explore three exquisite Japanese restaurants located in Sanford. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
City of Sanford Seeks Proposals for Management of Local Home Repair Program
The City of Sanford is seeking proposals from organizations to manage the Sanford/Lee County Home Repair Program. This program provides emergency home repair services to eligible low to moderate income, elderly, and disabled homeowners in Lee County. The chosen organization will need to demonstrate the ability to manage multiple housing projects at once and have sufficient labor and material resources.
Sheriff Mike Roberson honors the Best of the Best at annual award ceremony
Pittsboro, NC – On Thursday, February 15, Sheriff Mike Roberson hosted the Annual Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Award Ceremony, celebrating the achievements of the dedicated individuals who serve within the agency. Gathering at the Pittsboro United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center, Sheriff’s Office staff joined family.
Pittsboro threatens to sue Burlington company over hazardous discharge
The town of Pittsboro has decided to take legal action against a Burlington-based company that’s already in hot water with the city of Burlington for its repeated discharges of a hazardous chemical into the city’s sewer system. Pittsboro’s elected leaders launched this incipient court battle against Apollo Chemical...
Death investigation underway after two bodies found in Pinehurst home
A death investigation is underway after two bodies were found Tuesday morning in Pinehurst. An elderly man and woman were found deceased inside their home in the 100 block of Frye Road after 9 a.m. by a caretaker. “At this time, there is an ongoing death investigation,” said officials on...
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Cameron, NC?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around cameron..
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.07 in Liberty as of 2024-02-23. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Two drivers killed in collision on U.S. 421
LILLINGTON — Two drivers were killed early Saturday when their cars collided on U.S. 421 about three miles west of Mamers in Harnett County, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. The wreck happened about 5:20 a.m. near Joe Collins Road. Thank you for reading!. Please log in, or sign...
Deputies investigate reported kidnapping attempt near High Falls State Park
MONROE COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Deputies are investigating after reports of an attempted kidnapping near High Falls State Park. The alleged attempt happened at around 4:30 on Monday afternoon. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says that the suspect's vehicle was found and the suspect was identified quickly. Deputies say that...
While Highlighting Pittsboro’s Leadership, State and Local Leaders Call for Better Water Quality
Cory Saulsbury, the superintendent for Pittsboro’s Water Treatment Plant, walks around outside, stepping on the grates above slowly churning water at the town facility off 15-501. As he gives a tour, he shares how the raw water captured from the Haw River just a mile up the road gets cleaned and filtered before going through treatment to be used as drinking water for residents.
Moore County prepares to welcome visitors for 2024 U.S. Open Championship
PINEHURST, N.C. (WNCN) – Golf fans are searching for hotel rooms for the 2024 U.S. Open Championship, as prices are rising, and rooms are quickly filling up. The weeklong event starts on June 10 in Pinehurst. “It’s going to be a big week about a quarter of a million people expected here for the week […]
Chatham Maternity Care Center bucks trend of rural maternity closures
In the past decade, 14 rural hospitals in North Carolina have stopped providing maternity care. Betsy Johnson Hospital in Harnett County shuttered its labor and delivery unit in October — the most recent closure. Maintaining labor and delivery services at rural hospitals across North Carolina and the nation has...
Born on 2/22/2022 at 2:22 a.m., this NC toddler is now 2! But there’s more…
FRANKLINVILLE, N.C. — It’s been an eventful two years for parents Aberli and Hank Spear of Franklinville, NC. “Well, we’re constantly on the move,” Aberli said. “It’s a constant movement. It hasn’t stopped since she was born.”. The couple is talking about their...