Caswell County Newswire

Caswell County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Caswell County, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 91 in Caswell County, NC

  1. North Carolina man accused of murder in drug overdose deathRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | WBTV

    Authorities have charged a North Carolina man with murder in connection with the death of a man from a drug overdose. Local media outlets report 63-year-old Robert Bruce Williams, who lives on the Alamance-Caswell county line, is charged with second-degree murder.

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  2. Caswell drug overdose leads to murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Burlington Times News

    An area man is charged with murder in the case of a Greensboro man who died of a drug overdose March 30 in Caswell County. Robert Bruce Williams, 63, of 1916 East Hughes Mill Road, on the Alamance-Caswell line, faces one count of second-degree murder.

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  3. 'Kind to a fault'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Burlington Times News

    ... car was found Aug. 22 in Nelson County, Va. His body was found three days later in a field off Totten Road in Caswell County. A couple has been charged with first-degree murder. The woman, Penny M. Dawson, 40, has been extradited to Burlington. The ...

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  4. Suspect held in ATV theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Burlington Times News

    ... ille. Deputies found the stolen property in the area of Stoney Creek School Road. Pettiford was placed in the Caswell County jail under a $2,500 bond. His first court appearance is scheduled for Sept. 20 in Caswell County District Court.

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  5. Police discover body in Keeling; no foul play expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and still running. Tillman was pronounced dead at the scene. Tillman had been reported missing to the Caswell County, North Carolina Sheriff's Office around noon on Sunday. Tillman was visiting relatives in Caswell County when she went missing. ...

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  6. Police interview led to indictments in man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Burlington Times News

    A Burlington couple is charged with the slaying of an 84-year-old man whose body was found in Caswell County on Friday. Sean D. Castorina, 42, and Penny M. Dawson, 40, were indicted on first-degree murder charges Monday, according to a Burlington police news release.

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  7. Pair charged with murder in Burlington man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Burlington Times News

    A Burlington couple is charged with the slaying of an 84-year-old man whose body was found in Caswell County on Friday. Sean D. Castorina, 42, and Penny M. Dawson, 40, were indicted on first-degree murder charges Monday, according to a Burlington police news release.

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  8. Missing man's body found in Caswell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Burlington Times News

    The body of an 84-year-old Burlington man missing since Aug. 19 was found Friday, the man's son confirmed. In a Friday night phone call to the Times-News, Robert Simpson said police had told his family that the body of Harold Simpson had been found that night in Caswell County.

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  9. Ex-Caswell DA alleges prosecutorial misconduct Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Burlington Times News

    The prosecutor handling the case of a former North Carolina district attorney has asked for a special prosecutor after the defendant complained about her. Media outlets report that Wake District Attorney Lorrin Freeman has asked for a special prosecutor to take over the case against former Person and Caswell County District Attorney Wallace Bradsher.

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  10. Special prosecutor requested in district attorney case RALEIGH, N.C....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | WSOCTV

    ... Attorney Lorrin Freeman has asked for a special prosecutor to take over the case against former Person and Caswell County District Attorney Wallace Bradsher. Bradsher and former Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer were charged with ...

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  11. Suspect arrested in connection with Caswell convenience store break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A 36-year-old Providence, North Carolina, man was arrested last week suspected in three convenience store break-ins over the past month throughout Caswell County, North Carolina, according to authorities.

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  12. Aggravated assault defendants ready for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Brunswick News

    ... noted a 2008 Burke County, N.C., conviction for felony possession of a controlled substance and a 2012 Caswell County, N.C., conviction for felony possession of a firearm by a felon. In the separate matter involving Rooks, his brother already ...

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  13. Machining class ready to get in gear at GWRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... program at George Washington High School. Precision machining instructor Porchia Russell - who grew up in Caswell County, North Carolina, and attended Danville Community College's precision machining program - said her program was modeled after the ...

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  14. New project to highlight regional diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A new endeavor highlighting the diversity within Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, North Carolina, has been announced as a new public project by the current class of the Middle Border Forward fellows that will bring participants' photographs to downtown Danville as a public art installation.

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  15. New warden at Orange County prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    ... in Raleigh before transferring to Umstead Correctional in 1992 and the Dan River Prison Work Farm in Caswell County in 2000. Marion was promoted to correctional lieutenant and transferred to Wake Correctional Center in 2003. He was promoted to ...

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  16. 2 held, 1 sought in home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    Burlington and Gibsonville men are in the Caswell County jail after being charged in a home invasion Wednesday, the Caswell County Sheriff's Office said Thursday afternoon. Maurice Jamar Miles, 25, of 1332 N. Beaumont Ave., Apt A, Burlington, is charged with one count of felony burglary, one count of felony robbery with a dangerous weapon and one count of felony speeding to elude arrest.

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  17. Suspect recovering after hours-long standoff Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... included attempting to locate Davis's cellular phone and checking locations he was known to visit, including Caswell County, North Carolina." Deputies with Caswell County Sheriff's Office also assisted in attempting to locate Davis, but he was ...

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  18. Suspect shot by police after 3-hour standoff in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... included attempting to locate Davis's cellular phone and checking locations he was known to visit, including Caswell County, North Carolina." Later at about 9:20 p.m., officers were called back to the same home after the woman reported her husband ...

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  19. Ex-Rockingham DA pleads, cooperates against ex-Caswell DARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    Wallace Bradsher Jr., former district attorney for Caswell and Person counties, could face a tough witness if his case goes to trial: Craig Blitzer, former district attorney for Rockingham County and alleged conspirator in a "no-show" job scheme. The News and Observer reported that Blitzer pleaded guilty Tuesday in Wake County Superior Court to involvement in a so-called "hire my wife" scheme with Bradsher, in which each hired the other's wife at full-time pay for little or no work.

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  20. Ex-Rockingham County prosecutor pleads guilty in hiring schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... Blitzer paid back $48,000 in unearned money and his wife will not be charged. Blitzer and ex-Person and Caswell County District Attorney Wallace Bradsher were charged in late June. Authorities say they created the scheme to get around a state ...

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