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United Way to honor Burkes at Benefactor's Reception
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:32:15 -0700

The board of directors of the United Way of Davidson County and leadership donors from all across Davidson County will honor Dr. Jim and Gayle Burke at the 2014 Benefactor's Reception on Sept. 30.

Troopers trying to combat speeding in work zones
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:39:33 -0700

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In the wake of an early-morning accident on I-40 in Burke County, which left one construction worker dead and two others injured, workers and authorities in the Piedmont are asking motorists to take extra precautions in work zones. “We’re just trying to make it safe for the people traveling through and the […]

Unidentified red orbs spotted off our coast
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:09:16 -0700

People reported seeing at least 10 red circles in the sky above Eastern North Carolina this past weekend. After one women took a video of the event, she learned other people have been seeing these mysterious orbs as well.

Morning briefing: Gov. Scott Walker loses some support in rural areas
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:11:43 -0700

Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country.

Charlotte-Area High School Football: Scores, wrap-up 09.19.14
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:25:04 -0700

How the Sweet 16 fared, plus scores and schedules for Charlotte-area high school football teams.

Norfolk Southern invests in safety improvements
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:36:01 -0700

A year after a south Augusta train derailment caused a three-day closure of one of the area's most traveled highways, Norfolk Southern is making safety improvements.

Drivers urged to use caution as buses roll
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:07:34 -0700

BEAUFORT — While mechanics were busy last week checking school buses to make sure they’re safe to transport students on the first day of school Monday, school system transportation director Lloyd Will

High school football scores Friday August 29th
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:13:19 -0700

Here's the high school football scores for Friday, August 29th

Walker Jr., Soviet spy, dies in prison
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:05:00 -0700

John A. Walker Jr. is escorted by a federal marshal as he leaves the Montgomery County Detention Center in Rockville, Md., in October 1985. The convicted spy died in prison.

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:05:59 -0700

In Minneapolis, the Georgia Regents women's golf team opened its 2014-15 season with a fourth-place tie in the Minnesota Invitational.