Davidson County Newswire

Davidson County Newswire

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  1. Sheriff: Man attempted to ignite home with children inside 4 hours agoRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A sheriff's office in North Carolina says a man attempted to set on fire a home that had children inside of it. The Dispatch reported Thursday that Davidson County deputies say 41-year-old Buddy Woodrow Rhodes also attempted to gouge out the eyes of a responding law enforcement officer's K9.

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  2. Man charged in Davidson County homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded to 194-9 Koontz Road, located in the Yadkin College community, in reference to a shooting at approximately 12:35 p.m. As a result of the investigation, Joseph Mark Welborn, of 194-9 Koontz Road, Lexington, was arrested and charged with first degree murder.

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  3. Police: Man accused of assaulting woman attacks her againRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Washington Times

    Authorities in North Carolina have filed new charges against a man already accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend after the same woman was assaulted a second time. News outlets report the Davidson County Sheriff's Office filed charges against 41-year-old Kent Douglas West , including felony assault by strangulation and felony second-degree kidnapping.

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  4. Morning Point Caregive Cafe Presents "How To Deal With Holiday Depression" Nov. 27Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... in downtown Nashville. As part of Amazon's investment, the company will create 5,000 high-paying jobs in Davidson County, representing the single largest jobs commitment ... (click for more) A man was shot and killed on Monday morning by Chattanooga ...

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  5. Four suspects linked to homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Courier-Tribune

    The arrests stem from an incident on Oct. 27 in which deputies and firefighters from Wallburg, Gumtree and Midway fire departments responded to a mobile home fire at 353 Normans Lane, which has a Winston-Salem address but is located in Davidson County. The call came in at approximately 8 a.m. Firefighters extinguished the fire and found the body of Dennis Vernon, 56, of 353 Normans Lane, inside the residence.

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  6. One homicide suspect in custody; one soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Courier-Tribune

    One suspect is in custody and another is still being sought in connection to a homicide and arson case in Davidson County. According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, deputies and firefighters from Wallburg, Gumtree and Midway fire departments responded to a mobile home fire at 353 Normans Lane, which has a Winston-Salem address but is located in Davidson County.

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  7. Denton man arrested during traffic stop Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, deputies conducted the traffic stop at the intersection of Old Salisbury Road and Snider-Kines Road for traffic violations.

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  8. NC saved $1M building a rest area in the middle of I-77. But is it safe for drivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | HeraldSun.com

    ... they're coming. Two rest areas sit in the Interstate 85 median at the N.C. Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Davidson County. But unlike the I-77 facility, DOT built bridges that let drivers enter and exit those rest areas from the interstate's slower, ...

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  9. First flu death in NC has been confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WBTV

    ... victims is sometimes announced by the families themselves. The Dispatch reported that an 8-year-old boy from Davidson County died from the flu last week, and identified this case as the state's first death of the flu season. The flu season starts ...

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  10. Man sexually assaults 9-year-old juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, investigators received a report of alleged sex acts committed by an adult against a juvenile on Dec. 1, 2017.

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  11. Man assaults wife, puts children in closetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Courier-Tribune

    A man is in custody after he broke into a home, assaulted his wife and placed his children in a closet Saturday. According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to 194 Columbia Drive, Linwood, in reference to a domestic assault with injuries.

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  12. K12 administration veteran to take the helm at North Carolina's Davidson County CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | University Business

    ... to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies. Our privacy policy. Darrin Hartness will lead Davidson County Community College in North Carolina after spending his entire career in the state's K12 public school system. For the past ...

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  13. Repo man tries to take N.C. woman's car; she clobbers him with shovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Courier-Tribune

    A man trying to repossess a vehicle Tuesday in Winston-Salem was confronted by an angry woman, who proceeded to clobber him with a shovel, according to a release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. All this happened before 7 a.m. Tuesday, outside Beck's home on Landsdowne Place in Winston-Salem, the release said.

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  14. Pro Plumbing Air & Electric Offers Fall Heating System Inspections in Greensboro, NCRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2018 | SBWire

    ... need them most, the team at Pro Plumbing Air & Electric is one of the preferred HVAC service providers for Davidson County, NC , as well. From top-notch heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical installations to rapid emergency HVAC repairs, the ...

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  15. K-9 detects drugs; high school student charged Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, the school resource officer at South Davidson High School charged the student after a K-9 unit detected the drugs.

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  16. NC teen waiting for school bus saw kids, ages 1 and 4, out alone. He had to ask why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | WBTV

    A teenage boy waiting for the school bus is being credited with intervening in an alleged child abuse case this week, after he found a 1-year-old and 4-year-old wandering alone in Davidson County's Lexington area , according to Fox8-WGHP. "I called them over there toward me.

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  17. Teen charged with abusing 4-month-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, the sheriff's office received a report of possible child abuse on July 13. Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division investigated and determined that on both occasions the injuries were sustained while in the care of the same individual. Brittany Nicole Hill, 19, of 114 Jackie Drive, Lexington, was served warrants for two counts of child abuse inflicting serious injuries Sept.

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  18. Uncle charged after children, 1 and 4, found wandering in roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the area of 331 Freewood Road, Lexington, in reference to a call from a concerned citizen who reported that her juvenile son found two children - a 1-year-old female and a 4-year-old male - in the road. Deputies located an unsecure door at 130 Freewood Road, and while checking the door, discovered three adult males inside.

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  19. Killer Molly gets prison job on tourism helplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | Independent.ie

    ... prepare tourism information packs for marketing campaigns. Martens and her father were convicted by a Davidson County jury of the murder of Mr Corbett, a Limerick-born business executive. After being attacked by his wife and father-in-law on August ...

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  20. Lexington man charged with sexual assault of 7-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, the Sheriff's Office received a report of a possible sex offense involving a juvenile July 11. A 7-year-old female was identified as the victim and attended a forensic interview at The Dragonfly House Child Advocacy Center in Mocksville. The victim disclosed that she was sexually assaulted by the suspect on King Richard Drive in the Lexington area of Davidson County.

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