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Grand jury considers murder charge in Kilah Davenport death
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:51:39 -0700

Just weeks after a North Carolina Medical Examiner report calls Kilah Davenport's death a homicide, a grand jury will decide if her step-father will face murder charges.

MUGSHOTS: 34 Arrested In Union County 'Drug Round-Up'
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:56:13 -0700

"A Fall to Remember" is the title the Union County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Officers and Deputies are giving the recent arrest of 34 individuals in a county wide drug round-up.

Appeals court reverses parts of N.C. voter reform law
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:27:35 -0700

A federal appeals court panel Wednesday ruled that parts of North Carolina's new voting law should be set aside while lawsuits are pending, creating confusion three weeks before early voting is set to

Palace exhibit looks at N.C. slavery before Civil War
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:10:41 -0700

Parker Robbins was a Union Army veteran and delegate from Bertie County to North Carolina’s constitutional convention of 1868, according to the North Carolina History Project.

Kilah Davenport's stepfather indicted on murder charge
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:54:58 -0700

The stepfather of a 4-year-old North Carolina girl who was severely abused in 2012 and died earlier this year will now face a second-degree murder charge.

Appeals court restores same-day voting in North Carolinabut doesn’t expand early voting
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:05:33 -0700

With little more than a month before residents go to the polls, North Carolina’s election laws plunged into turmoil on Wednesday amid a rapidly changing legal fight and the prospect of intervention by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Kilah Davenport’s stepfather indicted on 2nd-degree murder charge
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:55:54 -0700

A Union County grand jury indicted the stepfather of 4-year-old child abuse victim Kilah Davenport on a second-degree murder charge Monday afternoon.

18 new charter schools apply to open in Charlotte region
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:08:55 -0700

Eighteen new charter schools have applied to open in the Charlotte region for the fall 2016 school year, continuing to make the area the epicenter of the state’s growing charter school landscape.

Child knocks over candle, fire destroys NC home
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:39:46 -0700

UNION COUNTY, N.C. — A child knocked a candle over, starting a fire that destroyed his North Carolina home, according to officials. WSOC-TV reported that the fire in Union County destroyed a house on Richardson King Road on Friday night. Three people were in the house at the time of the fire — one woman […]

Wake County Home Prices Continue to Roll, According to Robert Terry, Raleigh Realtor and TJ Powell, Senior Loan ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:20:38 -0700

Wake County home prices continue to rise through the August 2014 time period. (PRWeb September 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12196151.htm