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Cooper wants Civil War monuments removed

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper wants all Civil War monuments in the state taken down. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). Pointing to protestors who took down a monument in Durham, the Governor says he’s worried about safety. Those opposed say the Civil War was also about state rights, not […]

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2017-07-07Kutteh

Statesville announces plans to move-forward with Larkin development

Joined by state and national leaders, Statesville officials today announced plans to move forward with the Larkin Development off I-77 at exit 45. (AUDIO: Please watch the report above to hear this quote). Statesville City Councilman Mike Johnson. Hopes for the more than 1,000 acre site include five-million square feet of industrial development and 750,000 […]

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Derek Helms appears to have commented on a Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office post seeking his whereabouts.

Man wanted on rape, kidnapping charges appears to comment on FB post seeking his whereabouts

A man wanted on charges of first degree kidnapping and second degree rape by the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office appears to have had a brief Facebook encounter with the people seeking his arrest. After the Sheriff’s Office posted pictures seeking the whereabouts of Derek Helms, someone commented that he had worked with the man and […]

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Justin Sullivan gets life in prison for attempted ISIS support

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON – Justin Nojan Sullivan, 21, of Morganton, North Carolina, was sentenced today to life in prison for attempting to commit an act of terrorism transcending national boundaries, in support of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Sullivan pleaded guilty to the charge on Nov. 29, 2016. Acting Assistant Attorney General […]

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1.25 million North Carolinians expected to travel for Independence Day

FROM PRESS RELEASE This Independence Day, a record-breaking 1,250,000 North Carolinians, and more than 630,000 South Carolinians will travel 50 miles or more away from home, taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways to honor the red, white and blue. AAA expects 2017 to be marked as the most traveled Independence Day holiday […]

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Sentencing Tuesday for NC man convicted of trying to support ISIS

A North Carolina man convicted of trying to support ISIS will learn his fate at sentencing tomorrow. Morganton resident Justin Sullivan was nineteen when he was arrested in 2015 and could spend the rest of his life in prison. According to the US Attorney’s Office for Western NC, Sullivan admitted that he tried to commit […]

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2015-05-26Developing

One person dead following Iredell hit-and-run

One person is dead following a hit-and-run on I-40 Thursday afternoon. This happened on the westbound side near mile marker 158 not far from the Cool Springs exit. Citing witness reports, the Highway Patrol says a white Toyota Sienna pulling an aluminum trailer, possibly a U-Haul, came into the lane of a motorcycle where the two […]

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2017-05-17ThomTillis

Senator Thom Tillis says he’s alright following race collapse

North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis issued the following message via Twitter after collapsing during a race: I’m doing well. Looking forward to getting back to work. Thanks for all of your prayers and well wishes. #CapChallenge pic.twitter.com/uQGQp85qzR — Senator Thom Tillis (@SenThomTillis) May 17, 2017

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Pasqual Mendez - Picture courtesy of the Office of District Attorney David Learner

District Attorney: Man who purchased teen as sex slave sentenced

PRESS RELEASE A Morganton man will spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old female during Burke County Superior Court on Monday, May 15, 2017. Pasqual Mendez, 24, was given an active prison term of 12 to 19 years in custody of the North Carolina Division of Adult […]

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Proposed law could eliminate Catawba River buffer rules

A bill now in the North Carolina State House of Representatives could eliminate requirements for buffers in the Catawba River Basin. The Catawba Riverkeeper organization argues the buffers of roots and vegetation protect shorelines and help filter water. State Senators Andrew Brock and Andy Wells are among those sponsoring the bill which would eliminate the […]

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