State officials say nearly 2,800 people were arrested for drunken driving during North Carolina's "Booze It Lose It" Labor Day campaign. A statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the arrests were made between Aug. 15 and Sept.
Burlington Times News, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:22 PM
Three wounded in shootings DURHAM - Two separate shootings in Durham on Thursday evening left three people with leg injuries. The first shooting happened in the 900 block of Wadesboro Street about 5:10 p.m. Two men were shot in the leg during an argument with a third person.
HeraldSun.com, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:13 PM
Robeson County law enforcement made more than 100 DWI arrests during a Labor Day Booze It Lose it campaign - the fourth highest total in the state, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Officers charged 113 people with DWIs at 55 Robeson County checkpoints between Aug. 15 and Sept.
The Robesonian, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 05:19 PM
Senate leader Phil Berger's campaign on Wednesday changed a television commercial highlighting his role in passing a photo identification requirement to vote in North Carolina after it became the subject of an elections complaint. The North Carolina NAACP asked the State Board of Elections this week to investigate the ad, which the civil rights group alleges was unlawful because it gave misleading information to potential voters that may discourage them from casting ballots this fall.
The Robesonian, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 08:03 AM
The director of transportation for the City of Greensboro said his department has identified the need for a new parking deck that could be built over the next two to five years at one of several locations to support downtown development projects. Adam Fischer , the city's director of transportation, said there are no immediate plans to fund or begin construction on a project that could cost around $8 million for a 500-space deck to support the planned $100 million Union Square Campus or a $15 million, 900-space deck at the corner of Eugene and Washington streets to support growth around City Hall and the Guilford County courthouse.
Business Journal, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 03:21 PM
The gathering was initially scheduled as a prayer vigil in hopes of finding Anna Marie Smith, but it turned into a candlelight vigil to honor her. Police said human remains were found Saturday morning in some woods at the west end of the town, along with Smith's North Carolina driver's license and student identification card.
WRAL.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 01:46 PM
I have to thank First Restoration Services for providing the inspiration for this column. If it weren't for the complete disarray of my basement studio/man-cave, and the forced repackaging of years of accumulation, my wife might not have uncovered this "treasure" of a postcard.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 04:35 PM