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  1. Firefighters worry after crucial caps stolen from hydrantsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 24 | WBTV

    Someone is taking the caps off fire hydrants in one North Carolina town, leading firefighters to say it could cause crucial delays in putting out fires. Davidson County deputies say the caps are being removed from hydrants in Tyro, which is west of Lexington.


  2. He jailed inmates in pink cells. Now the controversial NC sheriff wants his job back.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | WBTV

    Gerald Hege, suspended as Davidson County's sheriff since September after being accused of corruption, is flanked by his attorneys William Hill, left, and Walter Jones as he stands in court, Monday, May 17, 2004, in Lexington, N.C. Hege pleaded guilty Mon "After watching all the drug deaths, murders and break-ins in Davidson County for the last five years I filed for the office of Sheriff," Hege wrote. " your support will be deeply appreciated."


  3. City of Salisbury announces Ann Little as Human Relations managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | WBTV

    In this new role, she will plan and community affairs programming and direct activities to maintain and improve community relations. Most recently, Little served as an adjunct instructor and coordinator of community education centers for Davidson County Community College in Lexington.


  4. North Carolina county government computers hit by ransomwareRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | WBTV

    The Dispatch of Lexington reports Davidson County Manager Zeb Hanner said officials learned about the software virus early Friday. Hanner said 911 is still operating, but added that other government offices are completing tasks manually.


  5. NC getting new 23-mile interstate connecting I-85 and I-40Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | WBTV

    North Carolina is getting a new interstate, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday. The Federal Highway Administration has approved Interstate 285 for the 23-mile stretch of U.S. 52 between I-40 in Winston-Salem and I-85 in Lexington.


  6. Stretch of US 52 receives interstate designationRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | WBTV

    The Winston-Salem Journal reports a section of highway between Interstate 40 in Winston-Salem and Interstate 85 in Lexington has been designated as Interstate 285 by the Federal Highway Administration. The N.C. Department of Transportation made a request to upgrade the highway to regular interstate status in September after completing a pavement and interchange project.


  7. College students react to frequency of mass shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | WBTV

    All eyes are on Florida as parents, students and authorities try to wrap their head around such unspeakable violence. While investigators continue to search for a motive in the deadly school shooting, we're looking at a culture where this has become the norm.


  8. Man arrested in shooting death of North Carolina teenRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | WBTV

    Greensboro Police Lt. Nathaniel Davis told local media that 21-year-old David Lee White Jr. was arrested in Lexington on Tuesday.


  9. Man found not guilty in 2016 fatal ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | WBTV

    A Rowan County man was found not guilty in a 2016 accident involving an ATV in which his sister-in-law died. Christopher Brian McDonald had been charged with felony death by vehicle.


  10. North Carolina deputy fired after arrest for bank robberyRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | WBTV

    A North Carolina sheriff's deputy has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery and fired from his job. The Dispatch of Lexington reports Davidson County Sheriff David Grice said Jeff Athey had been arrested on Tuesday for a bank robbery in Rowan County, and was fired once the information was verified.


  11. Man wanted in Salisbury Family Dollar armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | WBTV

    Police in Salisbury are asking for the public's help locating a man they believe robbed a local store on Tuesday. Richard Macon Dunn, 32, is wanted on warrants for robbery with a dangerous weapon.


  12. Salisbury veteran named to Service Academy Nomination BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | WBTV

    This week U.S. Representative Ted Budd announced the Thirteenth District Service Academy Nomination Board, according to a press release. The nomination board met on Saturday in Rep. Budd's Advance office to review applications, interview candidates, and recommend those qualified for nominations to the various service academies.


  13. Former North Carolina deputy pleads guilty to embezzlementRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2018 | WBTV

    A former North Carolina sheriff's deputy who said he was experiencing financial difficulties has pleaded guilty to taking money from an evidence room and trying to hide it. The Dispatch of Lexington reports former Davidson County Deputy Andrew Eads was sentenced to between 16 and 29 months in prison and 36 months of supervised probation after pleading guilty Thursday to embezzlement and illegally accessing a government computer.


  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | WBTV

    Ben and Booger, bears that lived in tiny, almost barren cages at an animal park in Wilmington, left on Tuesday for a new life at a Colorado sanctuary. Their rescue from Tregembo Animal Park resulted from a settlement in a lawsuit filed in August by two N.C. residents.


  15. Catawba College honors four at 2017 Church/College DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | WBTV

    From Catawba College: Four individuals were honored by Catawba College recently at the 2017 Church/College Dinner hosted on campus by the College's Lilly Center for Vocation and Values and Campus Ministry. Those honored with Church/College Awards included the Rev.


  16. Driver charged in crash that killed North Carolina manRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | WBTV

    The Winston-Salem Journal reports the patrol says 18-year-old James Andrew Dimery is charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and careless and reckless driving. According to the patrol, 19-year-old Kevin Crisp Jr. of Lexington was killed when the car Dimery was driving late Saturday went off a rural road and overturned.


  17. 2017 Conservation Awards announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WBTV

    From the LandTrust for Central North Carolina: The Salisbury-based LandTrust for Central North Carolina hosted its second year of conservation awards on November 11, 2017. These were presented at a dinner for Three Rivers Society members at Bob Timberlake's gallery in Lexington.


  18. Tyler Forrest promoted to Battalion Chief at Salisbury Fire DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | WBTV

    Salisbury Fire Chief Bob Parnell has announced the promotion of Tyler Forrest to Battalion Chief with the Salisbury Fire Department. Forrest began his career with the Salisbury Fire Department as a firefighter in 2003.


  19. Police: 18-month-old child found with maggots in diaperRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | WBTV

    Police in North Carolina have charged a couple with felony child abuse after maggots were found in the diaper of an 18-month-old baby, one of seven children in their care. The Dispatch of Lexington reports police also charged 25-year-old Jamie Leigh Hiatt and 26-year-old Michael Patrick McKnight with misdemeanor child abuse.


  20. 3 teens die in wreck in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | WBTV

    Highway Patrol Sgt. Michael Baker told local media outlets the wreck happened late Saturday morning in Advance in Davie County.


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