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November 22, 2017 - 8:13 pm
MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — A state official faces two separate investigations after police said he drove drunk with more than a dozen jars of moonshine in his car. WSB-TV reports Georgia Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner Walter Rabon Jr. is on administrative leave after he crashed his...
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November 22, 2017 - 12:59 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have accused a man of assaulting his girlfriend and decapitating her puppy. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office told local media outlets that 18-year-old Antonio Hollywood Campbell is charged with domestic violence felony strangulation,...
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November 22, 2017 - 12:00 pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer is accused of stealing money from a car he searched during an investigation. Greenville police told local media outlets that 23-year-old officer Alec Smith is charged with misdemeanor larceny. According to a news release, Smith and four other...
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November 22, 2017 - 8:11 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's largest city wants to move ahead with plans to run a light-rail line to its airport. The Charlotte Observer reported the line from downtown to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is one of three new lines under consideration. The Charlotte Area Transit...
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November 22, 2017 - 7:38 am
WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina county has voted to sue one of the utilities that abandoned construction on two nuclear reactors, calling the company decision a breach of contract. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that the Fairfield County Council voted Tuesday to sue SCANA Corp...
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November 22, 2017 - 7:00 am
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same county jail in Alabama twice within a three-week span. The Coosa County Sheriff's office in Alabama said early Wednesday that 27-year-old Shane Anthony Vernon was taken into custody late...
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November 21, 2017 - 7:33 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge has granted a stay of execution for a man on South Carolina's death row, a day after officials said they couldn't secure the drugs needed for lethal injection. U.S. District Court Judge Mary Geiger Lewis issued the stay Tuesday in the case of 52-year-old...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:40 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Court of Appeals has ordered the state Department of Transportation to pay deposits on properties in the path of a beltway. The Winston-Salem Journal reports the ruling on Tuesday means NCDOT has to begin appraising hundreds of properties in the path of the...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of an international authority that oversees the North American power grid has resigned following his arrest on a domestic violence charge in Georgia. Gerry Cauley stepped down Monday as CEO of the North American Electric Reliability Corp., an international regulatory...
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November 21, 2017 - 3:50 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A jury has convicted a North Carolina man of second-degree murder in the death of a pedestrian following a Carolina Panthers game nearly two years ago. Local media outlets report the Mecklenburg County jury convicted 32-year-old Greg Wheeling on Tuesday in the death of 28-...
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