Regional News

Person killed when section of Outer Banks bridge falls during construction

Workers were dismantling the section when it fell approximately 110 feet into Oregon Inlet.
Neighbor calls police on Black teenager practicing ROTC drills in neighborhood
N.C.’s COVID-19 hospitalizations remain above 1K for third consecutive day
Update: Police locate missing Savannah man
Union Co. charter school coach killed in shootout involving drug cartel in N.C.


Man arrested in shooting of mother, police with pellet gun

A man who reportedly shot his 77-year-old mother and police with a pellet gun has been taken into custody.

Will Smith film departs Georgia over voting restrictions

Opponents have said the law is designed to reduce the impact of minority voters.

Wake Forest man charged in Capitol riots

Stephen Horn of Wake Forest was reported to the FBI after his photo appeared on a social media post by New York Times Magazine.

Duke requiring new, returning students be vaccinated against COVID-19

Duke University will require all new and returning students to present proof of vaccination against COVID-19 before enrolling in the fall 2021 semester, the university announced Friday.

  Family speaking out after man dies in-custody, GBI investigating

“Over the weekend, a man died while in the custody of the Savannah Police Department. The details as I know them are sketchy at best with a lot of unanswered questions,” said Savannah Mayor Van Johnson.

Transgender woman seeks transfer from Georgia men’s prison

She also says prison officials retaliated against her for filing a lawsuit.

  CDC finds no reason for concern with Johnson & Johnson vaccine following limited reactions

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services worked with the CDC and Wake County Public Health Department to investigate the limited number of cases where reactions were reported with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Pro-Trump attorney from GA moved to SC, now challenging SC GOP chairman

Hundreds of Republicans packed the Greenville Hilton to cheer for Lin Wood

WPD asks for public’s help in locating woman wanted on forgery charges in Kentucky

According to a Facebook post from the WPD, 52-year-old Rhonda Jean Clemmons was last seen on April 2.

CLT Airport says some airlines may require proof of vaccine, gives other tips as travel increases

Officials at Charlotte Douglas International Airport say some airlines may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination among several tips the airport is giving passengers as travel increases during the pandemic.

N.C. congressman faces criticism over deleted tweet in response to Muslim congresswoman

Following Friday’s Capitol grounds attack that saw a police officer killed, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota tweeted her condolences but also feelings about how the attack could have been worse.

Police: N.C. boy, 8, fatally shoots himself with unsecured gun

State law regulates the storage of firearms to protect minors.

Teenager dead, two more injured after crash in Aiken County

It happened on Blackstone Camp Road in Beech Island Saturday evening.

Georgia governor vows a fight after MLB yanks All-Star Game

Some fans upset about the decision say they won’t watch or attend any games because of it.

UPDATE: Police release names of victims in Wilmington mass shooting

Mass shooting in Wilmington, seven people shot, three dead

  Police: Recently-fired employee crashed through front doors, drove inside Walmart in Concord, N.C.

Officials say Gentry drove his car into the store, then continued to drive inside the store, causing massive damage.

  ‘We just want to be left alone in peace.’ Asian-American owned business robbed, trashed in Charlotte Transit Center

A robber trashed a convenience store at the Charlotte Transit Center and allegedly yelled racial slurs at the store’s Asian American owners during broad daylight. Police arrested a man, but it isn’t bringing peace to the victims.

Deputies: Help needed in finding kidnapping, assault and battery suspect

Anyone with more information should call 803-628-3059.

MLB relocating 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta, cites voting rights

Major League Baseball announced it is relocating the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta.

Legendary UNC basketball coach Roy Williams retiring after nearly 50-year career

Williams led UNC to three NCAA championships and is retiring with 903 wins as a college basketball head coach. He was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.

NC bill would halt abortions on basis of race, Down syndrome

North Carolina Republicans filed a bill this week to prohibit the procedure if the pregnant woman is seeking it due to the unborn child’s race or the detection of the presence of Down syndrome.

Bill criminalizing ‘porch piracy’ heads to Georgia governor

The Georgia legislature has given final passage to a bill that would make stealing multiple packages from at least three different addresses a felony punishable by up to five years in prison.