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Change coming to coroner’s office
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 04:16:36 -0700

Johnston County is likely to ask family doctors to sign death certificates in cases of obvious natural deaths. Click to Continue »

Mother of missing Virginia teen faces abduction charges in NC, two others arrested
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:44:30 -0700

JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. — The mother of a missing Virginia teenager is in North Carolina awaiting extradition as she faces abduction charges. WTVD-TV reported that Denise Shaver was arrested Sunday, along with Kevin Parrish and Kayla Hoy. All three are facing abduction charges. Shaver is the biological mother of 15-year-old Dustin Shaver, who disappeared last […]

North Carolina Seniors Guide Focuses on Continuing Care Retirement Communities in the Triangle in August 2014 issue
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:17:43 -0700

Magazine will have a continuing care focus in addition to area assisted living, nursing homes, home care resources, and more. (PRWeb July 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12020383.htm

Pipeline could pass through Johnston
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 06:17:55 -0700

Cheap and abundant natural gas from the Marcellus Shale could soon flow to North Carolina through a pipeline that might dampen urgency to incubate a home-grown fracking industry. Click to Continue »

UPDATE: 3 arrested following Pittsylvania Count AMBER Alert
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:21:37 -0700

Shaver, 15, is safe and the suspects are in custody.

Amber Alert for missing 15-year-old canceled, boy found safe
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:37:28 -0700

UPDATE: The AMBER Alert issued for Dustin Wade Shaver was terminated Sunday morning at about 7:18 a.m. Shaver was located in Benson, North Carolina and is safe. All 3 suspects are in custody in North Carolina and have been charged with Abduction. Denise Shaver (mother) and Kevin Parrish are both being held in the Johnston County […]

Amber alert canceled for missing Pittsylvania County teen
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:36:17 -0700

An amber alert for 15-year-old Dustin Shaver from Pittsylvania County has been canceled.  

Miss Greater Sampson County is the new Miss NC
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 02:14:01 -0700

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Miss Greater Sampson County Beth Stovall is the new Miss North Carolina. The University of North Carolina Wilmington senior said after winning Saturday's pageant she wants to be the first Miss America from North Carolina in more than 50 years. "It's about time ...

Asian restaurant owners targeted in robberies, home invasions
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:06:49 -0700

Crooks behind a string of robberies and violent home invasions in eastern North Carolina are targeting the owners of Asian restaurants, according to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol Firearms and Explosives.

Amber alert issued for missing Pittsylvania 15-year-old
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:27:25 -0700

An amber alert has been issued from Pittsylvania County, for 15-year-old Dustin Shaver.