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November 23, 2017 - 12:02 am
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Pat Graybeal of Hilton Head Island starts his new memoir with this: "I think of myself as one of the luckiest men alive." That seems odd from an 84-year-old man whose "hands" are two metallic clamp hooks, daily reminders for 44 years of that he was wronged by an ex-...
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November 22, 2017 - 6:30 pm
ROCKWELL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say they've captured one of three inmates who escaped from a Florida county jail, and the two others are suspected in an ATM robbery. News outlets report 25-year-old Casey Martina was arrested early Tuesday in Rockwell, North Carolina, following...
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November 22, 2017 - 12:00 pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer is accused of stealing money from a car he searched during an investigation. Greenville police told local media outlets that 23-year-old officer Alec Smith is charged with misdemeanor larceny. According to a news release, Smith and four other...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:01 am
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Some house movers in North Carolina thought they were getting a jump on the day. Instead, their day got longer when the house they were moving fell off a trailer and onto a road. The North Carolina Highway Patrol told local media outlets that the house was being moved on a...
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November 22, 2017 - 9:32 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina parishes that left The Episcopal Church want the nation's highest court to reverse a state court ruling. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the conservative Diocese of South Carolina on Tuesday said it would petition the U.S. Supreme Court, in hopes of...
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November 22, 2017 - 7:38 am
WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina county has voted to sue one of the utilities that abandoned construction on two nuclear reactors, calling the company decision a breach of contract. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that the Fairfield County Council voted Tuesday to sue SCANA Corp...
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November 22, 2017 - 4:57 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the river and through the woods will be relatively easy for most North Carolina motorists during the Thanksgiving holiday. A news release from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the road and lane closure suspension began Tuesday morning and continues through 8 p.m...
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November 22, 2017 - 4:55 am
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The administrator of one of Virginia's oldest counties is taking the helm at Virginia's most populous county. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed Bryan Hill to serve as county executive, effective in January. He replaces Ed Long, who retired. Hill is...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:40 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Court of Appeals has ordered the state Department of Transportation to pay deposits on properties in the path of a beltway. The Winston-Salem Journal reports the ruling on Tuesday means NCDOT has to begin appraising hundreds of properties in the path of the...
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November 21, 2017 - 3:50 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A jury has convicted a North Carolina man of second-degree murder in the death of a pedestrian following a Carolina Panthers game nearly two years ago. Local media outlets report the Mecklenburg County jury convicted 32-year-old Greg Wheeling on Tuesday in the death of 28-...
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