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This place in Boone, NC offers delicious food especially their mac and cheese burgerRt watilngtonNewsBreak Contributor
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Prisoner Transport Van Driver Abandons Job With Inmates Onboard, Faces Kidnapping ChargesLilly RocheNewsBreak Contributor
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1 shot in the head in Wilkes County, North Carolina SBI investigating, deputies say
WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — The Wilkes County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations, is investigating an incident in which a person was shot in the head. Will North Carolina enjoy a white snowy Christmas? What are the odds of snowfall at Christmas?. Get...
Man on Harley-Davidson dies after being struck by van
A 48-year-old motorcyclist was killed after a van pulled out in front of him Monday afternoon along an Alexander County highway.
Motorcyclist killed in hit, killed in Alexander County
ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A motorcyclist was hit and killed in a vehicle crash on Monday afternoon in Alexander County. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol stated that they responded to and investigated a vehicle crash happened around 2:20 p.m. on NC 16 at Shade Tree Road. Officials state...
Unsolved Homicide in North Wilkesboro Sparks Plea for Justice from Victim's Brother
In a heart-wrenching plea for justice, the brother of a homicide victim in North Wilkesboro speaks out. The victim, a 32-year-old aspiring musician, was fatally shot in September. Despite ongoing investigations, no suspects have been charged, leaving the family desperate for answers.
Two months later, no closure for homicide victim's family
NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. — The brother of a homicide victim in North Wilkesboro is asking for justice. North Wilkesboro Police tells WXII that on Sept. 29, 2023, they and Wilkes County EMS found a shooting victim on L Street in North Wilkesboro. The victim, Levern Johnson, 32, later died of that wound on Oct. 10.
Lenoir Man Killed In Crash North Of Taylorsville
Taylorsville – On Monday, December 4, at approximately 2:20 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and investigated a fatal collision in Alexander County on NC 16 at Shade Tree Road. A 2016 Chevrolet Express Van traveling south on NC 16 attempted to turn left onto Shade Tree Road and turned in front of a northbound 1996 Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Explosion in Arlington leads to shelter-in-place for some residents until further notice
Police say minor injuries have been reported but no one has needed to be taken to area hospitals.
Family seeks answers in death of 14-year old son
BOONVILLE — On Sept. 26 Kacie Gillespie got the phone call of nightmares — a video call no less — of her son lying on the floor bleeding. Channing O'Neal, age 14, sustained a gunshot wound to the head while at a friend's house just a few miles from his own home in Boonville. He passed away from the injury on Sept. 28 at Brenner Children's Hospital. The official cause of death on Channing's death certificate is listed as suicide, but his mom Kacie and stepdad John Gillespie don't think that's what happened. Most of all, the family has concerns that their son's death was not properly investigated.
Burke County Man Jailed In Alexander County
33-year old Joshua Matthew Sigmon of Hildebran, was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center Monday morning. He was scheduled to appear in Alexander County District Court today on charges dating to earlier in the year. He was charged in February by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office with felony breaking and entering a motor vehicle and felony larceny.
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East Wilkes’ Kali Cook recently signed a letter of intent to play softball for Emory and Henry University. In the photo are front row, left-to-right, Kinley Cook, Michael Cook, Kali Cook, Tara Cook, Kyra Cook and Keylan Cook. On the back row are, coach Josh Cheek, head softball coach Derrick Hill, Marlene Simpson, assistant softball coach Mitchell Jenkins, Kevin Simpson, coach Steve Shaw and athletic director Justin Call. As a junior, Cook became a two-time North Carolina Softball Coaches Association All-District 7 1A selection and a first-time All-State 1A selection; last spring, Cook batted .508 with two home runs and 23 runs batted in to go along with 18 stolen bases. Courtesy photo.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in wilkesboro, NC?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near wilkesboro.
Inmate dies of drug overdose at Iredell Co. jail, sheriff says
IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – An Iredell County Detention Center inmate died of a fentanyl overdose while at the jail last month, the sheriff said. Charles Lamont Stevenson was arrested on Nov. 27 for several felony drug charges, according to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. He was brought to jail and given no bond on the charges.
Taylorsville Man Has Court Appearance Today In Catawba County
Phillip Allen Griffin, age 45 of Taylorsville, was arrested on Friday, November 30th by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and charged with felony and misdemeanor probation offenses. He is being held in the Catawba County Detention Center under a secured bond of $20,000. Griffin is scheduled to make a Newton court appearance today.
Florida man allegedly decided ‘he was quitting his job’ in the middle of a road trip where he was transporting prison inmates in a cargo van across state lines
A Florida man was arrested in North Carolina for dramatically quitting his job as a privately employed jailer of sorts — while he was driving a cargo van full of prison inmates, authorities in the Tar Heel State say. What apparently started as a bad workday is now compounded...
Stony Point Man Jailed Without Bond
Paul Dwayne Cook, age 33 of Stony Point, is being held without bond in the Alexander County Detention Center . He was detained on Friday for felony probation violation.
Weapon of mass destruction, drugs seized in Statesville home raid: Sheriff
A drug investigation was launched into activities at a home along Snow Creek Road, north of Statesville.
Weekly Safety Report: Taylorsville, NC - Murder and Felony Charges Raise Concerns
This week in Taylorsville, North Carolina, two incidents occurred that have raised concerns for the community's safety. In the first incident, a man named Randy Darryl Shumake pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of Jerry Vinson Hayes. Hayes was found beaten and shot in a wooded area in 2018. In the second incident, a woman named Megan Denae Hefner was arrested and is facing over 80 felony charges for obtaining property by false pretense. It is alleged that Hefner used a victim's debit/credit card for unauthorized purchases.
Sheriff: Two suspects face felony charges after ICSO deputies seize meth, pills and marijuana wax from home
Two individuals face felony charges after Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies seized methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana wax, a weapon of mass destruction and drug paraphernalia from a home in northern Iredell County. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office began investigating on Wednesday, November 29, after deputies assigned to the Aggressive...
Two Alexander Central Swim Team Records Set
A pair of Alexander Central Swim Records were set during a meet at the Wilkes YMCA. Freshman Reese Sturgill set a new school record in the women’s 100 yard Breast Stroke with a time of 1:17.77. Junior George Bynon set a new school record in the men’s 200 yard...
Man Arrested in Wilkes County After Trying To Use Infant To Hide Handgun
A man has been arrested in Wilkes County after he dropped a handgun that he was attempting to conceal by using an infant as a shield. Following a traffic stop Wednesday morning on Highway 268 East, Kendarious Lindsey, age 23 of Mooresville, was taken custody by North Wilkesboro Police. Police...