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CHEROKEE COUNTY, N.C. --. UPDATE: The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation is now investigating Cherokee County DSS. A Cherokee County, North Carolina man says the county Department of Social Services forced him to sign an agreement that gave away all of his rights to take care of his daughter. We first told ... County, NC
(TNS) -- DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- Davidson County officials now report that county systems have been completely restored following a cyber extortion attack that shut the county down on Feb. 16. Davidson County agencies, including the sheriff's office, DSS and the health department navigated ...

Sheriff's investigators charged Thursday that 29-year-old Joseph Edwards Teague III had more than 11 pounds of marijuana in a rented storage unit and at the Ivy Ridge house where he lived. Deputies first arrested Teague, 29, at the storage unit at 6220 Creedmoor Road late Thursday morning. A felony ...
Brian Hogan, whose daughter was taken away from them by Cherokee County Dept. of Social Services at his home on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Murphy, N.C. Hogan said the Cherokee County Department of Social Services threatened to throw him in jail, place his child in foster care or give his ...
Brian Hogan, whose daughter was taken away from them by Cherokee County Dept. of Social Services at his home on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Murphy, N.C. Hogan said the Cherokee County Department of Social Services threatened to throw him in... North Carolina county illegally removed ...
Brian Hogan, whose daughter was taken away from them by Cherokee County Dept. of Social Services stands at his home on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Murphy, N.C. Hogan said the Cherokee County Department of Social Services threatened to throw him in jail, place his child in foster care or give his daughter ...

Local and state police are investigating the death of a person who was found partially submerged in a nearby creek following a car crash in Watauga County, North Carolina. The single vehicle crash occurred outside the town of Boone on Brookshire Road off NC Highway 194 North, according to the report. The North ...
Snow falling in the mountains around Boone prompted officials to close Watauga County schools on Wednesday. The National Weather Service said scattered snow showers were expected in the higher elevations in the northwestern North Carolina mountains Wednesday morning. Forecasters say snow is ...
Back in 1999, several Orange County, N.C., food retailers began participating in a food scrap collection pilot program, with the county picking up the tab for the service. From that pilot has grown a multi-pronged organic waste management system, which has created a ripple effect where organics ... Orange County, NC
Ernst & Young LLP (EY) will expand its operations in Mecklenburg County, NC, creating 375 jobs. The professional services organization will invest $8.2 million in Charlotte over the next five years. The expansion includes development of an EY wavespace™ innovation center. The center will be part of the ... Orange County, NC
Due to an error, no jurors were called for the week. 300,000 people were asked to volunteer... and 19 showed up. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Print Share to Email Share to More. 00:16:29. Download ... Orange County, NC
With names like Six Forks, Bloodworth, Avent Ferry and Lead Mine, it's easy to wonder where some of Raleigh's more prominent streets got their names. The answer is, there is a lot of history behind the designations. Downtown Raleigh's primary streets have had their names since 1792, when the city was ... Orange County, NC
The judges, deputies and clerks showed up for court, but one key element was missing: No one had invited any jurors. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that North Carolina's fourth- largest county failed to mail notices to the 1,700 or so prospective jurors needed to hear cases this week. After no one ... Orange County, NC
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The judges, deputies and clerks showed up for court, but one key element was missing: No one had invited any jurors. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that North Carolina's fourth-largest county failed to mail notices to the 1,700 or so prospective jurors needed to hear ... Orange County, NC
Jury duty anyone? After failing to mail jury duty notices, North Carolina's fourth-largest county issues televised plea, sends deputies to a mall seeking volunteers. Feb. 28, 2018, at 2:49 p.m.. Feb. 28, 2018, at 2:49 p.m.. U.S. News & World Report. Jury Duty Anyone? North Carolina County Finds Few Takers. More. Orange County, NC
A 16-year-old high school student from Knightdale was arrested Wednesday evening for waving a gun in a Facetime conversation and saying he would "shoot up" the Wake County school system's Vernon Malone Career College and Academy, according to an arrest warrant taken out by Wake Technical ... Orange County, NC
Wake County sheriff's deputies charged Wednesday that a 39-year-old man broke into a Buffaloe Road house last Saturday so he could take indecent liberties with a child. Arrest warrants accuse Oscar Paez Uribe, who lives on Vendue Range Drive in Raleigh of breaking or entering a building to terrorize ... Orange County, NC

WILSON, N.C. - Several dead dogs have been found dead in trash bags in one North Carolina county within a week. Five dogs have been found in Wilson County since Friday. Wilson County Humane Society President Kim Edmonson says she discovered the latest dead dog on Wednesday afternoon. Orange County, NC
CURRITUCK, N.C. (AP) - Officials in one North Carolina county are considering charging a fee to visitors who want to park on some beaches. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports Currituck County commissioners are considering a fee for people who park on the off-road beaches in the northern part ... Orange County, NC
North Carolina County Announces Full Recovery from Ransomware Attack. A ransomware virus that took down Davidson County, N.C., systems a month ago has officially been removed, according to the county manager, while an FBI investigation continues. by Ben Coley, The Dispatch / March 20, 2018. Shutterstock. Orange County, NC
Davidson County's computer network is once again fully operational one month after getting hit with a ransomware attack that affected the majority of the municipalities servers and computers. The county was initially hit on Feb. 16, 2018 when an unnamed ransomware struck knocking 70 of 90 county ... Orange County, NC
(TNS) -- Davidson County now has a newly redesigned government website, according to a news release. The new site, which launches Thursday, can be found at www.co.davidson.nc.us. According to the release, the modernization of the county's website was a vision of the Davidson County Board ...
MCDOWELL CO., NC (WSPA) – A Georgia man has died after falling from a waterfall in Old Fort, Saturday morning. According to McDowell County Emergency Services, the victim fell from Upper Catawba Falls shortly before 11:45am. Around 60 personnel were needed to pull the victim's body from the ...
Officials in one North Carolina county are considering charging a fee to visitors who want to park on some beaches. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports Currituck County commissioners are considering a fee for people who park on the off-road beaches in the northern part of the county. Property ...
ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. - Part of North Carolina Highway 16 was shut down Monday morning in Alexander County due to a head-on, multicar crash that injured two women. Channel 9 reporter Dave Faherty was at the scene near Millersville Road around 10:50 a.m. and captured video showing three ...
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, N.C. – Members of the Down East Drug Task Force discovered a methamphetamine lab and arrested three people as part of an investigation in Northampton County, North Carolina on January 11. Cody Beaumont, Lawrence Grant and Linda Tomlin where the three suspects ...
A 4-year-old boy remains missing and investigators are still working to drain a pond near his house, officials said Friday afternoon. The Amber Alert issued for Raul Gonzalez Johnson on Wednesday said the boy was last seen on Village Drive on Wednesday afternoon, walking toward Crestline Road in ...
JOHNSON COUNTY, N.C. - A soldier from North Carolina surprised her father with the best gift possible -- an early return home. Kayla Ferrell has been in the U.S. Army for more than five years and was stationed in Afghanistan for the past four months. She wasn't due home until July. She surprised her ...
A Raleigh man was arrested Tuesday night on charges of buying beer Saturday for three teens who died in a crash on Buffaloe Road early Sunday and for two other teens. Alcohol Law Enforcement agents arrested Vicente Rivera Montero, 26, at his home on Riverford Road. Rivera is charged with five ...
Another year, another rise in the number of million-dollar earners who call the Charlotte region home. Examine the locations of the North Carolina counties where the most people who make a million dollars per year live and, of course, you'll find yourself in the state's most populous counties. At 2,234 ...
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 4-year-old boy who was abducted out of Scotland County, North Carolina. Officials say Raul Johnson was last seen on Village Drive traveling on foot towards Crestline Road in Laurinburg, N.C.. Johnson is approximately 3 feet tall and weighs around 38 pounds.
The Wake County school system has suspended a second-grade teacher with pay because he was charged last week with misdemeanor child abuse for what police said was slapping the back of his 14-year-old son's head at a basketball game. Jimmy Mallory, who is 48 and teaches at Brentwood ...
Gaston County, N.C., OKs Disputed Cell Installation. Despite public calls to disallow the 200-foot Verizon cell tower in the rural area, county officials determined the project would have no negative impacts on the surrounding environment or its residents. by Michael Barrett, Gaston Gazette / January 23, 2018. Shutterstock.
On January 19, 2018 at 1:45 p.m., fire departments from Station 12 (West Edgecombe, NC), Station 19 (Heartsease), and Nash County Station 11 (Sharpsburg) were dispatched along with Edgecombe EMS units to the 1200 block of Powell Rd for a house fire. [Native Advertisement]. Firefighters en route ...
CONCORD, N.C. (WSOC) - Family, friends and co-workers said their final goodbyes to a paramedic who was shot and killed in Concord. A large processional and funeral was held Friday afternoon for Rebekah Hart-O'Sullivan who authorities said was shot and killed by her husband.
WHITAKERS, N.C. (WNCN) — Several agencies responded to the scene of a deadly crash involving an SUV and a train in Nash County on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The crash was reported just after 2:20 p.m. in the area of Nash and Railroad streets in Whitakers, authorities said. Authorities said a ...
Today's story will be a further look at the Hildreth family which was featured in an earlier column. This is made possible by an elderly descendant, Dalton Hildreth, who shared his family records. Two Hildreth brothers, Richard and Thomas, arrived on the shores of Lynn, Mass., in 1635. They had sailed from ...
At 10:58 a.m. on Jan 5, 2018, Nash County 911 Center received a call from a neighbor from the 4000 block of Barnes Hill Church Road in the West Mount section of Nash County for a house fire and reported that there was a woman still in the burning home. Fire departments from Station 4 West Mount, ...
CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. - Authorities are searching for the person who shot a family's mule with a crossbow in Caldwell County. The family had to take the 15-year-old mule, named "John," to a veterinarian at Virginia Tech in order to get him treated. [RELATED: North Carolina man arrested on animal ...
Jan. 05--Public and internal online services in Mecklenburg County, N.C., where hackers last month penetrated defenses and froze key data, are nearly completely restored but the incident has changed the county's security posture and strategy, its county manager told commissioners this week.
Evelyn Morgan's signature on the door frame of her new home in Clayton marked not only a milestone for the family but a new chapter for Habitat for Humanity of Wake County. The house the Morgan family will move into in a few months is the on-site manifestation of a merger of the Habitat for Humanity ...
DHL Supply Chain Joins Campbell Soup Company in $40 Million Cumberland County, North Carolina, Project ... in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, DHL Supply Chain, in partnership with Campbell Soup Company, plans to bring 140 jobs to Cumberland County, North Carolina.
North Carolina County Refuses Ransom DemandAfter North Carolina County Refuses to Pay Hacker Ransom, Attackers Strike AgainNew Ransomware Tactics Are 'Unstoppable'. “The best advice is for taxpayers not to wait until the last day taxes are due to pay,” the tax office says. “Pay early to ensure ...
Ken Bowman, of Dry Fork, began new duties as county manager of Camden County, North Carolina, on Monday. He previously served as director of economic development of Pittsylvania County and Warren County, North Carolina. Prior to his work in Pittsylvania County, the retired Army lieutenant colonel, ...
A North Carolina county went public with its recent ransomware attack and decision not to pay a ransom, providing a rare look inside such crippling hacks, the vast majority of which are kept under wraps. Workers for Mecklenburg County, N.C. learned Dec. 5 that several computer networks had been frozen ...
For some Raleigh residents, two of the names on the ballot for state House will be the same in the 2018 elections as they were two years ago. Marilyn Avila, a Republican who represented northwestern Wake County for five terms before losing her seat to Democrat Joe John in 2016, wants a rematch.
Wake County sheriff's deputies charged Wednesday that a 39-year-old man broke into a Buffaloe Road house last Saturday so he could take indecent liberties with a child. Arrest warrants accuse Oscar Paez Uribe, who lives on Vendue Range Drive in Raleigh of breaking or entering a building to terrorize ...
In 2017, one North Carolina county blew all others away when it came to the number of cases of someone being “intoxicated and disruptive,” a misdemeanor. Buncombe County led the pack with 552 cases of people charged with allegedly being intoxicated and disruptive, according to records from the N.C. ...
A 16-year-old high school student from Knightdale was arrested Wednesday evening for waving a gun in a Facetime conversation and saying he would "shoot up" the Wake County school system's Vernon Malone Career College and Academy, according to an arrest warrant taken out by Wake Technical ...
Davidson County, N.C., Still Reeling from Ransomware Attack. After suffering a cyberattack that compromised as many as 70 servers Feb. 16, county commissioners and IT leaders are struggling to return to normal. by Debbie Hightower, The High Point Enterprise / February 21, 2018. Shutterstock. (TNS) — THOMASVILLE ...


 

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