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By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope

Using data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star’s habitable zone, the range of orbital distances where More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Navy Veteran, Eric Brown Charged with Kidnapping resulting in Death of Ashanti Billie

A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging Navy veteran Eric Brian Brown with kidnapping resulting in the death of Ashanti M. Billie, a 19-year-old Virginia Beach college student. According to allegations More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Duke University brought in ‘therapy horses’ for students during exam week

In case you wondered why this crop of college students are called “Snowflakes,” news comes that Duke University added “therapy horses” to the list of stress relievers for students. From the More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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California Resident Sentenced to 5 Years for ATM Skimming Fraud Scheme

A California man who possessed and used over 500 fraudulent credit and debit cards throughout the Las Vegas Valley was sentenced Thursday to 60 months in prison, announced U.S. Attorney’s Office Dayle Elieson More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Michael McLellan Arrested for Kidnapping and Murder of Hania Aguilar

The Lumberton Police Department and the FBI have arrested 34-year-old Michael Ray McLellan in connection with the kidnapping and murder of 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar. McLellan was being held at the time of More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Advertising Executive, Gary Smith Sentenced to 40 Years for Fraud Scheme

United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich today sentenced Gary Todd Smith (49, Fayetteville, North Carolina) to 40 years in federal prison for wire fraud and More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Asheville Man, Derek Pendergraft Charged with First Degree Murder and Sexual Abuse

A superseding criminal bill of indictment was returned on December 4, 2018, by a federal grand jury, charging Derek Shawn Pendergraft, 21, of Asheville, N.C., with one count of first degree murder and two counts More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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North Carolina Man, Shane Swimmer Charged with Murder in Indian Country

United States Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that a federal grand jury sitting in Asheville has charged Shane McKinley Swimmer, 18, of Cherokee, N.C., with first degree murder in Indian Country. John A. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Body Found Preliminarily Identified as Missing Lumberton Teen, Hania Aguilar

The Lumberton Police Department and the FBI received notification late this afternoon from the North Carolina Medical Examiner’s Office that a body found yesterday is believed to be Hania Aguilar. A final confirmation More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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FBI and Rutherford County Sheriffs Office Find Missing Girl Alive

The FBI and the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office found 13-year-old Aubrey Joelle Acree safe and alive in Checotah, Oklahoma, just before 11:00 p.m., on November 28, 2018. Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Raleigh’s Sewer Pipes Continue to Leak Sewage

Raleigh’s sewer pipes are old, and there are more than 200 miles of pipes in the city that are in a failing state or have failed. Government officials do not have the funding to be able to repair the infrastructure, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Walmart now selling Thanksgiving kit to feed 6 to 8 people for under $50

For customers hosting Thanksgiving this year who are looking for a stress-free way to pull together an epic feast without slaving away in the kitchen, Walmart has the answer with its first ever Thanksgiving Holiday More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Comedian John Crist announces dates for 2019 ‘The Human Being’ tour

Comedian and internet sensation John Crist has announced the second leg of the “Human Being Tour” for Spring 2019.  The tour, in partnership with Premier Productions, is a follow up to Crist’s wildly More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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North Carolina woman Myechia Avery arrested after her 5-month-old son Benjamin Avery was found dead

A Cary, North Carolina mother is facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter and child abuse after her 5-month-old son was found dead inside her home in September. Myechia Avery Myechia Naomi Avery, 30, was arrested More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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FBI Assisting in Search for Missing Teenager in Lumberton, North Carolina

The Lumberton Police Department and the FBI are asking for the public’s assistance to find 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar. Hania was outside her home at the Rosewood Mobile Home Park located at 3525 Elizabethtown More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Thirteen Members of the Inglewood Street Gang Charged with Narcotics and Firearms Charges

Thirteen members of an Inglewood street gang have been charged in a series of indictments returned by a federal grand jury, it was announced Wednesday by United States Attorney Nicola T. Hanna in Los Angeles; Assistant More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Mississippi Doctor, Carl Reddix Ordered to Forfeit Assets for Bribery

Chief United States District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III today ordered convicted felon, Dr. Carl Reddix, 60, of Jackson, to forfeit bank accounts, brokerage accounts, and land to satisfy a judgment of $1,266,438.00 More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Home Maintenance and Remodeling Activity Rises Due to Busy Hurricane Season

A busy hurricane season has led to a rise in home maintenance and remodeling, as was the case after 2017’s busy hurricane season. BuildFax is reporting a sharp spike in activity, with maintenance volumes increasing More...

By Greg Bowen On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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WWE RAW Results and Review October 29 2018 : Bowen’s Botches and Bodyslams

WWE Monday Night RAW is Live this week from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Brock Lesnar has been announced to appear tonight, as well as the Brothers of Destruction, Kane and Undertaker, and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Christian authors Angie Smith, Danielle Walker and Annie Downs announce ‘Come to the Table’ tour

“Come To The Table Tour,” helmed by Angie Smith, Danielle Walker and Annie F. Downs alongside Compassion LIVE, will provide a night of nourishment for women of all stages. The unique line-up of longtime More...


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