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December 12, 2017 - 3:30 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors say three former employees at an Alabama nursing home have been convicted. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said in a statement Monday that Sandra Michele Curry, Kacey Minerva Allen and Shawna Rogers pleaded guilty to attempted elder abuse. Curry and Allen...
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December 12, 2017 - 1:25 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers want state health officials to take nearly $4 million in severance away from the fired CEO of a regional mental health agency and three other top administrators who resigned. The Department of Health and Human Services took temporary control of Cardinal...
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December 12, 2017 - 1:18 pm
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested a 15-year-old after a shot was fired at a North Carolina high school. The High Point Enterprise reports that police Lt. Curtis Cheeks III said the unidentified teen is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon on school grounds,...
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December 12, 2017 - 10:24 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been arrested after a woman who rented an apartment from him using Airbnb found a hidden camera. Media outlets reported that Greenville police arrested 35-year-old Cesar Adan Mendez Fuentes late last week and charged him with voyeurism. A 26-year-old...
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Kim Silvers, left, hugs her daughter, Emily, while speaking during a graduation ceremony from the Appalachian Judicial Circuit family drug court program in Ellijay, Ga., Tuesday, April 11, 2017. "I went into this program and I was kid-less, jobless, broken, I didn't have anything," said Silvers, her eyes moist. "It was the hardest thing I've ever had to do. But it is the most rewarding." Without it, she said as her daughters stood behind her, "I would be dead right now." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
December 12, 2017 - 10:17 am
ELLIJAY, Georgia (AP) — Across the U.S., tens of thousands of children have been taken into foster care as their parents struggle with opioids and other drugs. Three of those children were the daughters of a Georgia mom, Kim Silvers. But she got them back, and overcame her dependence on opioids, by...
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December 12, 2017 - 7:12 am
HOLDEN BEACH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been charged in the death of a motorcyclist in what authorities say was an impaired driving crash. The StarNews of Wilmington reports that First Sgt. M.W. King with the State Highway Patrol says 53-year-old Lori Saubers was charged with felony...
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December 12, 2017 - 6:28 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The United States Forest Service says motorists traveling through the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests should watch for snow- and ice-covered roads. A news release from the forest service says although temperatures have risen above freezing and snow has melted from most...
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December 11, 2017 - 7:48 pm
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police say a juvenile is in custody after single shot was fired at a North Carolina high school, and no one was reported injured. The High Point Police Department announced on its Twitter page Monday night that it had apprehended a suspect. The High Point Enterprise reports...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 file photo, Laura Washington shovels her walk after a heavy snow, in Kennesaw, Ga. Thousands remained without electricity across the Deep South on Monday, Dec. 11, days after the storm snapped power lines across the region. Metro Atlanta got several inches of snow Friday and Saturday, while some areas farther north saw up to a foot of snowfall. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
December 11, 2017 - 5:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands remain without electricity across the Deep South days after a winter snow storm snapped power lines across the region. At least 18,500 homes and businesses in Georgia were still in the dark Monday according to Georgia Power and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation. Metro...
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December 11, 2017 - 5:07 pm
SNOW HILL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have accused a worker at a nursing home of abusing a patient. Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith told local media outlets that 21-year-old Tiara Shackleford is charged with felony patient abuse and neglect and misdemeanor assault of a handicapped...
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