Davidson County Newswire

Davidson County Newswire

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  1. 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

    Thursday Sep 20 | 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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  2. Teen charged with abusing 4-month-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | 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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  3. Uncle charged after children, 1 and 4, found wandering in roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | 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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  4. Killer Molly gets prison job on tourism helplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  5. Lexington man charged with sexual assault of 7-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | 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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  6. Man pleads guilty to second degree murder in DavidsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to 708 Frye Bridge Road, Lot 12, Clemmons, in regards to a shooting investigation Feb. 3. Further investigation led to identification of the shooter, Victor Manuel Cervantes-Ramirez, 18, of 392 H Anderson Road, North Wilkesboro. Cervantes-Ramirez was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff's deputies and held in the Wilkes County Detention Center on the charge of murder, before being brought back to Davidson County.

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  7. Insurance commissioner talks firefighter shortage in ChadbournRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... volunteering because of modern day distractions. He says a good example is a fire that happened last week in Davidson county. "Twelve hours into the fire, the chief at the volunteer fire department in Welcome, North Carolina was on television ...

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  8. Body of missing boater found on High Rock LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | WBTV

    The body of a missing boater was located Tuesday morning on the shoreline near Crane Creek, according to officials involved in the search. Davidson County emergency officials said that 51-year-old George Goins of Lexington jumped from a pontoon boat and did not resurface.

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  9. Massive fire demolishes North Davidson Garbage Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Courier-Tribune

    ... Center, co-owner Bradley Everhart said the business will carry on. According to Larry James, director of Davidson County Emergency Services, a call came in at approximately 6:45 p.m. from a person traveling on Old Highway 52 in Welcome reporting a ...

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  10. Body of missing boater found at High Rock Lake Body of missing boater found at High Rock LakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... cadaver dogs from an agency to help. The wide area and murky water are making the search a challenge. Davidson County Rescue Squad Chief Eric Morrow asks that folks at the lake stay clear of that area on Labor Day, so crews can do their work. a-o ...

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  11. Crews Searching For Missing Boater At High Rock LakeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 3 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... two other counties are helping with the recovery efforts and are using advanced technology in their search. Davidson County Rescue Squad Chief Eric Morrow asks that folks at the lake stay clear of that area on Labor Day, so crews can do their work.

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  12. Crews searching for missing boater off High Rock LakeRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 2 | WBTV

    Rescue crews were called to High Rock Lake on both the Davidson and Rowan County sides on Sunday night to search for a missing boater. Davidson County emergency officials said that a man in his 50's jumped from a pontoon boat and did not resurface.

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  13. Surgeon left needle inside patient, then couldn't get it out, lawsuit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... the lawsuit states. "He was critically ill and never saw his home again." The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Davidson County court, states that Johnson underwent open heart surgery at TriStar Centennial on May 2, 2017. After approximately nine hours of ...

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  14. Jobless rate drops again for Rowan and Cabarrus countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | WBTV

    ... in July 2017. "The good news is our unemployment rate is now lower than the state average and, along with Davidson County, has seen the largest 1-year drop in our region. But our rate is still a tick higher than our surrounding counties and that's ...

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  15. Sell, MaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Dayton Daily News

    SELL, Mary Mrs. Mary Janice Walters Sell, 82, a resident of Pennington Ave., died Monday, August 27, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born on June 18, 1936 in Davidson County, NC to Norman Walters and Lucy Lillian Whitmire Walters.

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  16. 2018 Bobby Labonte Foundation Charity Bike Ride Welcomes All CyclistsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 28 | Paddock Talk

    The Bobby Labonte Foundation, founded by NASCAR champion racecar driver and High Point businessman Bobby Labonte, along with the 2018 Charity Bike Ride Title Sponsor Thomas Built Buses, welcomes all levels of participants to ride through the beautiful, rolling countryside of Davidson County, and raise money for several worthy causes on Saturday, September 8. When participants register at bobbylabontefoundation.org, they can choose from three routes: a 40 km, 60 km, or 100 km ride. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all cyclists.

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  17. Man faces human trafficking, sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release, the Davidson County Sheriff's Office received a report of a possible sex offense on Aug. 15. A 13-year-old female was reportedly seen at The Dragonfly House Child Advocacy Center and disclosed that on several occasions she was transported to a location in Lexington where she was provided with illegal drugs and had multiple sexual encounters with the suspect. Detectives conducted an investigation and obtained a warrant against Angel Ray Andaverde, 24, of 535 Moore Drive, Lexington.

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  18. Severe Thunderstorm Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | WSOCTV

    NCC037-057-123-125-151-167-190300- BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Raleigh NC 1017 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018 The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Moore County in central North Carolina... Southeastern Davidson County in central North Carolina... Montgomery County in central North Carolina... Southern Randolph County in central North Carolina... Northeastern Stanly County in central North Carolina... Southwestern Chatham County in central North Carolina... * Until 1100 PM EDT * At 1016 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles west of North Carolina Zoo to 7 miles southwest of Seagrove to 6 miles southeast of Albemarle, moving east at 40 mph.

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  19. Urine-filled lunch box thrown at deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    An 18-year-old from Siler City was taken into custody after allegedly becoming disruptive during a traffic stop Thursday. According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a BP gas station located at 1701 Cotton Grove Road, Lexington, to assist the N.C. Highway Patrol in a traffic stop.

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  20. $10,000 of stolen property recovered; 2 charged Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Courier-Tribune

    According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to 2600 Belmont Road, Linwood, to investigate the stolen property report. Deputies recovered approximately $10,000 in stolen property, including two motorcycles, a firearm and various other stolen items.

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