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The local legal aid office closed early Friday so attorneys and staffers could watch one of their own be sworn in as the newest judge... [Read More]
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Officials have still not determined the reason an inmate at the Clarke County Jail died nearly two months ago after he was found unresponsive in... [Read More]
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A man this week pleaded not guilty to charges he fatally stabbed a woman in her westside apartment 16 years ago.Abdus Salaam Laroche, 34, of... [Read More]
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Two cousins from Madison County recently pleaded not guilty to charges they murdered a man nearly four months ago at Nellie B Homes in Athens.David... [Read More]
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A letter to Durham Public Schools questions having classes Monday, while the decision by CHCCS to have school on Yom Kippur, resulted in a letter... [Read More]
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An Athens man recently received a 15-year sentence for a domestic violence incident last year that resulted in a prolonged standoff with police at his... [Read More]
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An elderly Athens woman walking across West Broad Street on Friday nearly made it before a vehicle hit her in the final lane she needed... [Read More]
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A 30-year-old-homeless man was arrested after an employee at Country Inn & Suites on Old Epps Bridge complained that the man frequently entered the hotel... [Read More]
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A 37-year-old Cabernet Street woman reported Monday that she was being harassed by a woman who was telling people that she was having sexual relations... [Read More]
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Early Friday morning during Hurricane Florence, a tree thought to be about 200 years old toppled in Hillsborough and blocked Calvin Street. It caused a... [Read More]
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Employee dissatisfaction and high turnover were factors in Thursday's dismissal of Athens-Clarke County police Chief Scott Freeman.Athens Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams said he had... [Read More]
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Early Friday morning during Hurricane Florence, a tree thought to be about 200 years old toppled in Hillsborough and blocked Calvin Street. It caused a... [Read More]
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A 65-year old Bogart resident reported he was scammed out of $5,000 on Monday by someone who pretended to be with the U.S Internal Revenue... [Read More]
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Durham VA Medical Center welcomes 15 patients from the Hampton (Va.) VA Medical Center Wednesday after they were evacuated with the threat of Hurricane Florence... [Read More]
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Athens-Clarke County on Thursday fired its chief of police after he served in that position for just three years.Athens Mayor Nancy Denson confirmed that Scott... [Read More]
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Two men from Durham have been arrested and another is wanted in connection with a string of larcenies in Chatham County after a GPS ankle... [Read More]
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Before Hurricane Florence arrives, get familiar with the flood-prone areas near your home. We've gathered repeat flooding locations from cities and towns across the Triangle.... [Read More]
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Following a statewide emergency declaration, Athens area hospitals and emergency service agencies on Wednesday prepared for what could be the most catastrophic hurricane to hit... [Read More]
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This story is about the first meeting of the Truth Plaque citizen commission in Carrboro on Tuesday, Sept 5, 2018. The plaque will try too... [Read More]
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A home in the 200 block of Paloma Drive was burglarized between 6:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday.A purse, makeup, perfume and various clothing items... [Read More]
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