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August 12, 2019 - 5:17 pm
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have accused a North Carolina man of stealing a car with a sleeping child inside. News outlets report 54-year-old Michael R. Enochs of Archdale turned himself in to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office on Monday and was charged with kidnapping and larceny of a...
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August 12, 2019 - 1:27 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's former transportation commissioner has been arrested on a prostitution charge a day after being sentenced to probation in an unrelated case. The State reports the Richland County Sheriff's Department charged 72-year-old John Norton Hardee with solicitation of...
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August 12, 2019 - 1:19 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The National Park Service says a Georgia man has been killed in a car crash on the North Carolina portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway. News outlets report the park service says in a news release that 61-year-old Kurt Klein of Duluth, Georgia, was killed when his car left the...
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August 10, 2019 - 11:11 am
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court has tossed out a large part of a $1.1 million settlement Anderson County paid its county manager when he was let go more than 10 years ago. The court ruled that so many Anderson County Council members should have recused themselves from the...
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August 10, 2019 - 11:07 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Environmental groups are urging Georgia officials to reject plans by Georgia Power to store coal waste at five power plants in the state. The Southern Environmental Law Center said in a letter to Georgia environmental officials on Aug. 5 that the utility plans to leave coal ash in...
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Handcuffed workers await transportation to a processing center following a raid by U.S. immigration officials at Koch Foods Inc., plant in Morton, Miss. U.S. immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a large-scale operation targeting owners as well as employees. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
August 09, 2019 - 6:40 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on immigration raids in Mississippi (all times local): 5:35 p.m. One of the Mississippi chicken processing plants caught in an immigration raid plans a job fair Monday. Illinois-based Koch (cook) Foods says it will be recruiting new workers for its Morton plant at a...
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Demolition of a historic building is shown on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Atlanta. The building is the site where the first country hit song is believed to have been recorded. Soon after demolition began on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, a Fulton County court ordered the work stopped and issued a temporary restraining order. Fiddlin' John Carson likely recorded "Little Log Cabin in the Lane" in the building in 1923. (AP Photo/ Ron Harris)
August 09, 2019 - 5:42 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A court order has stopped demolition after it had already began on a downtown Atlanta building where the first country hit song is believed to have been recorded. Part of the building was knocked down Thursday before crews learned a Fulton County judge issued a temporary restraining...
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August 09, 2019 - 5:05 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A drug charge has been dropped against a Georgia Southern quarterback after a white substance he identified as bird poop on his car's hood tested negative for cocaine. A Saluda County Sheriff's Office police report said deputies pulled Shai Werts over for speeding July 31 and...
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August 09, 2019 - 11:55 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina police officer has pleaded guilty to beating a black pedestrian in a case that sparked outrage after graphic video of the encounter surfaced. Christopher Hickman pleaded guilty Friday in Asheville to assault by strangulation, assault inflicting serious...
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August 09, 2019 - 11:22 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — An officer who shot and wounded a South Carolina man holding a gun in his own home through a window did not violate Greenville County Sheriff's Office policy. State agents say the investigation into whether deputy Kevin Azzara faces criminal charges in the June shooting in...
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