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Hundreds line up for free dental service in Cary Video included

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Hundreds lined up outside Cary Family Dental in Cary. The crowd took advantage of the 4th annual "Dentistry from the Heart event." That means a team of dental pros will pull or clean teeth and fill cavities at no cost."I figured it would be a big turnout because it is free and there are a lot of people who are not fortunate enough to have dental insurance," said Thresa Harris. She secured her place in like at 5:30 in the morning."I know that without having dental insurance after being laid o... More>>

Man fires shots at home, narrowly misses infant Video included

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Fayetteville police said it is searching for a 30-year-old man who it said fired shots into a home, narrowly missing a sleeping infant. More>>

NC court: Is 800K tobacco growers too many to split $340M?

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North Carolina's highest court will take up how many current and former tobacco growers in the Southeast have a stake in the $340 million reserve held by a non-profit cooperative established during an era of taxpayer... More>>

Teen injured in Fayetteville shooting

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Fayetteville Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.Authorities say it happened around 2:12 a.m. inside the Knights Inn Hotel at 2848 Bragg Blvd.Investigators say 18-year-old.
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Charlotte police investigate blunt force trauma death

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Charlotte police say they are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man who died after apparently being struck with a blunt object. More>>

Fort Bragg solider killed in training exercise

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An 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper was killed April 16 during a training exercise at Fort Polk, Louisiana, officials said. More>>

Suspect in Spring Lake bank robbery arrested

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The man wanted for robbing the PNC bank in Spring Lake resulting in an elementary school being place on lockdown on Wednesday morning was arrested by Fayetteville police Saturday. More>>

Fayetteville bank robbery prompts elementary school lockdown

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A Fayetteville elementary school was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning while police searched the area for a bank robbery suspect. More>>

Woman shot at Fayetteville hotel Saturday morning

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Fayetteville police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning at a hotel. More>>

This pug is running a puppy 'marathon' for charity after her owner runs the Boston Marathon

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While her owner gets ready to run the Boston Marathon on Monday, Alice the pug is also in training to give her puppy legs a workout. More>>

Program aims to curb violent crime in Durham Video included

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A drive-by shooting in Durham Thursday night is upsetting a lot of long-time residents who said this is setting a dangerous precedent for more of the same. More>>

NCDOT begins sweeping up litter along North Carolina roads

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is kicking off its spring cleaning alongside the state's roadways. More>>

Families protest conditions at Durham jail Video included

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Family and friends protested Friday afternoon at the Durham County Jail. More>>

Man charged with involuntary manslaughter in dog attack

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A Rockingham County man has surrendered to authorities, who charged him with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a man who they say was the victim of a dog attack. More>>

NC high court allows electronic gaming convictions to stand

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North Carolina's highest court has allowed two electronic gaming convictions to stand in a decision that authorities say will strengthen their ability to shut down illegal gambling operations. More>>

NC governor pitching proposal to borrow $3B with referendum

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Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina must make investments in the state's infrastructure like the $3 billion in bonds he's proposing to benefit future generations, as residents today benefit from financial decisions of past generations. More>>

Defense files motions in police officer's shooting case

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Attorneys for a former police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed former college football player want his trial held in another county. More>>

Driver flees after hitting school bus, injuring 2 students

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Two students were injured when a Cumberland County school bus was rear-ended Friday afternoon on Deep Creek Road. More>>

NC effort seeks to reduce human cost of underage drinking Video included

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North Carolina leaders trying to put a stop to underage drinking.  More>>

Blind Raleigh woman raises funds to help blind Indonesians Video included

Amber Shuping and her fiancé, Mike Cox, plan to travel to the school to teach the students how to use the canes. Amber Shuping and her fiancé, Mike Cox, plan to travel to the school to teach the students how to use the canes.
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A visually-impaired Raleigh woman is trying to make a difference by helping an school for the blind in Indonesia. More>>

Arrest made in Wayne Comm. College threat Video included

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Wayne Community College closed Friday morning after what was later deemed an “unsubstantiated threat” against the campus. More>>

Chapel Hill Transit has detours Saturday because of road race

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Chapel Hill Transit will implement minor detours for the FG and T routes on Saturday due to street closures as a result of the Tar Heel 10 Miler. More>>

Oldest house in NC to open to public

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The house that's believed to be the oldest one standing in North Carolina will open to the public for the first time as part of a tour in Edenton. More>>

Senator backs plan to put woman on $20 bill

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The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill. More>>

NC mother accused of duct taping daughter to chair, beating her

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A Charlotte mother is facing child abuse charges after being accused of duct taping her 15-year-old daughter to a chair and beating her with a metal rod. More>>

Exec tells McCrory IBM opposes NC 'religious freedom' bill Video included

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Technology giant IBM's top North Carolina executive is telling state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory the corporation strongly opposes the Religious Freedom Restoration bill. More>>

Clayton church holds PB&J food drive to help families in need Video included

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It's a childhood staple, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Horne Memorial United Methodist Church in Clayton is hoping to provide the simple lunch-time meal to hundreds of families in need. More>>

Rip currents predicted Friday along the Carolinas coast

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The National Weather Service is warning about rip currents along the Carolinas coast. More>>

Raleigh officials warn of imposters posing as city employees

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Raleigh officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for people posing as employees with the city's public utilities department. More>>

NC commission to unveil underage drinking campaign to PTA Video included

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North Carolina's commission that regulates alcohol is starting a new campaign to fight underage drinking. More>>

NC state employee fatally injured in accident remembered

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A North Carolina state government electrician who died this week after a job-related accident is being remembered by his family and friends. More>>

NC Highway Patrol to focus on young drivers across state

The N.C. Highway Patrol is focusing on young drivers as the school year nears its end. More>>

Classmates of Chapel Hill shooting victims speak out Video included

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2 injured in shooting on Marshlane Way in Raleigh

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Two men were injured in a shooting incident on Marshlane Way Thursday afternoon, Raleigh police said. More>>

Duke Energy faces resistance from Lee, Chatham Co. residents Video included

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What to do with millions of tons of coal ash? That is the big question facing the nation's largest utility company. More>>

Stancil thrown from Wayne Co. court after expletive-laced tirade Video included

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Kenneth Stancil III was quickly ushered out of court on Thursday after a expletive-laden response to the Wayne County judge when asked if he understood his charge and maximum punishment. More>>

Arrest made March 26 Chatham Co. fatal shooting

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The Chatham County Sheriff's Office said an arrest has been made in the March 26 shooting death of a 35-year-old man. More>>

Man pleads guilty after supplying NC with bad bridge parts

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A Chicago man admitted guilt Thursday on federal charges related to supplying defective bridge parts used in 25 highway projects across North Carolina. More>>

Bill shows McCrory seeking to borrow up to $3B for projects

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Gov. Pat McCrory is proposing the legislature authorize up to $3 billion in debt to pay for scores of road projects and government and campus building construction. More>>

Duke Energy gets approval for solar farm at Camp Lejeune

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Duke Energy Corp. is going to build a solar power farm on the East Coast's largest Marine Corps base as the Navy and Marines try to turn away from petroleum power. More>>

NC House initially OKs making judicial races partisan again

Elections for North Carolina appellate court judgeships have been officially nonpartisan since 2004, but Republicans are trying again to shift them back to partisan races.

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NC mulls funding for veterans to investigate child predators

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A program that trains wounded veterans to track child predators with cyber-sleuthing techniques is urging North Carolina lawmakers to give law enforcement agencies money to hire the analysts. More>>

NC counties could get more time to switch to paper ballots

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32 counties that still use "direct record electronic" voting machines. More>>

Repeal of law aiding NC DOT with land values gets House OK

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Legislation repealing the method the NCDOT uses to keep land values in check while planning for large road projects has cleared the state House.

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New bill would crack down on puppy mills Video included

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Ongoing issues with commercial dog breeding are taking center stage at the General Assembly this week. More>>

Study examines bond between dogs, people

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Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters' brains that helps them bond, a study says. More>>

Duke study suggests NC charter schools 'significantly' white

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A study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research looks at the racial makeup of charter schools in North Carolina. More>>

Stancil to appear in Wayne Co. courtroom today

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Kenneth Stancil is charged with killing Ron Lane at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro. More>>

Head of NC community colleges leaving for Virginia

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Scott Ralls, the head of the NC Community College system is leaving for Virginia. More>>

Retired NC teacher accused of sexual abuse in 1980s

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A retired Davidson County school teacher is facing sex charges after being accused of sexually abusing a middle school boy in the early 1980s. More>>

Panama City Beach residents worry about safety after alleged gang-rape

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The disturbing allegation that a woman was gang-raped by college students on a packed beach last month now has residents questioning just how out of control this tourism mecca has become. More>>

Fire crews battle 2 house fires in Fayetteville

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Fayetteville fire crews battled two separate house fires; one Wednesday night and another early Thursday morning. More>>

Pinehurst Police are latest to require body cameras Video included

Pinehurst Police now have 20 body cameras, one for every officer. Pinehurst Police now have 20 body cameras, one for every officer.
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Body cameras could soon be a requirement for thousands of police officers across North Carolina, but some departments are not waiting for a mandate. Instead, they're getting them now.Pinehurst's police department is the latest to get on board. Chief Earl Phipps said his department has purchased 20 body cameras, one for every officer. The cameras cost a total of just under $15,000, which he says is about half the cost of competing models. Chief Phipps sees the cameras as a win for both officer... More>>

Smithfield-Selma High School students open food pantry Video included

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Tucked away in the far corner of the Smithfield-Selma Senior High School library is a door with a plain, laminated sign simply reading, “Food Pantry.” More>>

House panel approves bill to tweak coal ash standards

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A House committee approved a bill Wednesday granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity, largely bypassing a federal rule issued last year. More>>

NC House panel attempts to shoot holes in Sunday hunting ban

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Efforts are underway to shoot holes in North Carolina's longtime Sunday hunting ban when using guns. More>>

Bill exempts NC opossum rules statewide at New Year's

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North Carolina lawmakers are again writing legislation they hope will let a Clay County community keep using a live, wild opossum during a New Year's Eve observance and overcome litigation trying to stop it. More>>

At NC town hall, Obama says working families deserve support

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North Carolina is the latest stop on President Barack Obama's tour to rally support for his economic proposals. More>>

Pilot with NC ties lands small aircraft on Capitol lawn

A member of a bomb squad approaches a small helicopter after it landed on the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (AP photo) A member of a bomb squad approaches a small helicopter after it landed on the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (AP photo)
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Police arrested a man who steered his tiny aircraft onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol after flying through restricted airspace around the National Mall Wednesday. More>>

Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder, sentenced to life

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40... More>>

SpaceX launches cargo capsule, fails to nail rocket landing Video included

SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on Tuesday, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit. But the company's third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean... More>>

NC bill on teacher assaults moves despite concerns

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A legislative proposal to make it a felony for public school students to assault a teacher still has groups worried even after it was changed to exempt children with disabilities. More>>

Air Force still plans to eliminate planes at Fort Bragg

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A report to Congress shows the Air Force still plans to shut down a unit that flies transport planes based at Fort Bragg. More>>

Parent angry Holocaust excluded from 5th-grade curriculum Video included

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A Hoke County mother says she is fed up with her school's curriculum after she said school officials would not allow her fifth grader to learn about the Holocaust.

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Clinton faces promise, risk of being seen as 3rd Obama term Video included

Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Iowa to give voters an intimate glance of who she'd be as president. What they got instead was a glimpse into the complicated relationship between the current inhabitant of the White... More>>

NC lawmakers move to ban powdered alcohol Video included

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Some North Carolina lawmakers are working to ban powdered alcohol before it could hit shelves as early as this summer. More>>

Stancil tells Fla. judge he's ready to face Wayne Co. murder charge Video included

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Kenneth Stancil III waived his right to an extradition hearing, saying he wants to go back to North Carolina to face his murder charge. More>>

Private lives: Lane's family struggles with instant media attention

Ron Dwight Lane Jr. was fatally shot while at work at Wayne Community College. Ron Dwight Lane Jr. was fatally shot while at work at Wayne Community College.
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The family of Wayne Community College shooting victim Ron Dwight Lane has found themselves unwittingly thrust into the media's spotlight.
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Cubans to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm Video included

The U.S. and Cuba will open talks about two of America's most-wanted fugitives as part of a new dialogue about law-enforcement cooperation made possible by President Barack Obama's decision to remove Cuba from a... More>>

Tulsa sheriff spokesman says other deputies didn't hear shot

A sheriff's deputy who can be heard in a video cursing at a suspect who later died was unaware that a volunteer deputy had shot the man, the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office said. More>>

NC employee dies after accident outside archives building Video included

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A North Carolina government employee mortally injured Monday in an accident outside the state archives building died Tuesday evening. More>>

1 charged in deadly shooting at Fayetteville liquor house

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Officers arrested a man during a traffic stop early Wednesday morning in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this month at an illegal liquor house in downtown Fayetteville. More>>

Durham's Lowell Oakley talks about life after 'The Voice' Video included

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Season 8 of NBC's hit singing competition "The Voice" will roll on this week without Durham crooner Lowell Oakley.
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Pope urged to deal with bishops who fail to protect kids

The issue of holding bishops accountable for failing to protect children from sexual deviants arrived squarely on Pope Francis' agenda Wednesday as his point-man on sex abuse raised the case of a controversial bishop... More>>

Kerry: Still confident US can conclude Iran nuclear deal Video included

Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he is confident that the U.S. administration can conclude a nuclear deal with Iran after President Barack Obama agreed to sign legislation giving Congress the right to reject an... More>>

Palestinians battling IS group advance in Syria refugee camp

Local fighters in a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus advanced Wednesday in clashes with Islamic State militants two weeks after the extremist group stormed the area in its deepest foray into the Syrian capital, a... More>>

Stancil's mother says abuse allegations made in court are false

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The mother of a student accused of killing an employee at a North Carolina community college says her son snapped and needs mental help. More>>

Wilmington man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend's son

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A Wilmington man has been convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend's 3-year-old son. More>>

Michael Franti & Spearhead to headline Band Together's summer concert

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Michael Franti & Spearhead, most recently known for their hit “Say Hey (I Love You)”, will headline this year's Band Together summer concert. More>>

Dozens rally for higher wages at Durham McDonald's

Dozens of people demonstrated at the McDonald’s on Roxboro Street in Durham Wednesday morning, demanding that the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour. Dozens of people demonstrated at the McDonald’s on Roxboro Street in Durham Wednesday morning, demanding that the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour.
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Dozens of people demonstrated at the McDonald's on Roxboro Street in Durham Wednesday morning, demanding that the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour. More>>

NC governor testifies to Congress for 2nd time in a month

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is speaking to a second committee on Capitol Hill in a month, this time about opening up more of the offshore Atlantic Ocean to look for natural gas and oil deposits. More>>

Cowell wants to seek 3rd term as NC state treasurer

State Treasurer Janet Cowell says she'll seek a third term next year at her post overseeing North Carolina's government investments, debt service and public employee health insurance program. More>>

Man admits to Wayne Co. killing, calls Lane 'child molester' Video included

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The man accused of fatally shooting a Wayne Community College employee confessed to the killing in a Florida courtroom. More>>

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  • Hundreds line up for free dental service in Cary

    Hundreds line up for free dental service in Cary

    Saturday, April 18 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-04-18 22:55:03 GMT
    Hundreds lined up outside Cary Family Dental in Cary. The crowd took advantage of the 4th annual "Dentistry from the Heart event." That means a team of dental pros will pull or clean teeth and fill cavities at no cost."I figured it would be a big turnout because it is free and there are a lot of people who are not fortunate enough to have dental insurance," said Thresa Harris. She secured her place in like at 5:30 in the morning."I know that without having dental insurance after being laid o...
    Hundreds lined up outside Cary Family Dental in Cary. The crowd took advantage of the 4th annual "Dentistry from the Heart event." That means a team of dental pros will pull or clean teeth and fill cavities at no cost."I figured it would be a big turnout because it is free and there are a lot of people who are not fortunate enough to have dental insurance," said Thresa Harris. She secured her place in like at 5:30 in the morning."I know that without having dental insurance after being laid o...
  • Man fires shots at home, narrowly misses infant

    Man fires shots at home, narrowly misses infant

    Saturday, April 18 2015 6:38 PM EDT2015-04-18 22:38:23 GMT
    Fayetteville police said it is searching for a 30-year-old man who it said fired shots into a home, narrowly missing a sleeping infant.
    Fayetteville police said it is searching for a 30-year-old man who it said fired shots into a home, narrowly missing a sleeping infant.
  • Teen injured in Fayetteville shooting

    Teen injured in Fayetteville shooting

    Saturday, April 18 2015 3:13 PM EDT2015-04-18 19:13:00 GMT
    Fayetteville Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.Authorities say it happened around 2:12 a.m. inside the Knights Inn Hotel at 2848 Bragg Blvd.Investigators say 18-year-old.
    Fayetteville Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.Authorities say it happened around 2:12 a.m. inside the Knights Inn Hotel at 2848 Bragg Blvd.Investigators say 18-year-old.
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  • Tybee Mayor Releases Statement Regarding Orange Crush

    Tybee Mayor Releases Statement Regarding Orange Crush

    Saturday, April 18 2015 3:39 PM EDT2015-04-18 19:39:46 GMT
    Orange Crush has brought crowds to Tybee Island for the weekend. Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman put out a statement Saturday morning on activity overnight. The mayor said Tybee Police and partner law enforcement agencies are ramping up their efforts and will maintain a very heavy presence on and around Tybee throughout the day and into the evening.Friday night, there were 17 arrests made on various gun and drug-related charges. Friday afternoon, an incident occurred involving gun shots between ...
    Orange Crush has brought crowds to Tybee Island for the weekend. Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman put out a statement Saturday morning on activity overnight. The mayor said Tybee Police and partner law enforcement agencies are ramping up their efforts and will maintain a very heavy presence on and around Tybee throughout the day and into the evening.Friday night, there were 17 arrests made on various gun and drug-related charges. Friday afternoon, an incident occurred involving gun shots between ...
  • PHOTOS: Tanger Outlet grand opening in Pooler

    PHOTOS: Tanger Outlet grand opening in Pooler

    Thursday, April 16 2015 10:51 AM EDT2015-04-16 14:51:23 GMT
    Pooler just got a lot more shopper friendly. Here's some pictures of grand opening ceremony for the new Tanger Outlets. Be sure to tune in to News 3 On Your Side starting at 5pm to get the latest on the new shopping center.
    Pooler just got a lot more shopper friendly. Here's some pictures of grand opening ceremony for the new Tanger Outlets. Be sure to tune in to News 3 On Your Side starting at 5pm to get the latest on the new shopping center.
  • Orange Crush Comes to Tybee Island Beach

    Orange Crush Comes to Tybee Island Beach

    This weekend Tybee beach will be packed with Orange Crush festival-goers.The annual event brings hundreds of college students to the island.In past years the gathering has been surrounded by controversy because of accusation of littering and rowdy behavior. But the last two years, the festival has been problem free.
    This weekend Tybee beach will be packed with Orange Crush festival-goers.The annual event brings hundreds of college students to the island.In past years the gathering has been surrounded by controversy because of accusation of littering and rowdy behavior. But the last two years, the festival has been problem free.
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