Tag: North Carolina

OBX mother prepares for the possibility of a third double lung transplant

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. – Each day, she takes a smorgasbord of pills, a cocktail of injections and is living primarily off a feeding tube. At 37, Tricia Lawrenson is fighting for her life. “Right now, I am house-bound because I am spending so much effort in breathing,” said Lawrenson. Each breath is labored and […]

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More North Carolina counties pass Second Amendment measures

DENVER, CO – JANUARY 9: Second Amendment activist Joseph Gabriele of Littleton, Colorado gathers with other activists in support of gun ownership on January 9, 2013 at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, Colorado. Lawmakers are calling for tougher gun legislation after recent mass shootings at an Aurora, Colorado movie theater and elementary school in […]

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Sentara Albemarle Medical Center on lockdown due to potential threat

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Sentara Albemarle Medical Center is currently on perimeter lockdown due to a potential threat, according to a Facebook post by the hospital. Access to the facility is currently being controlled, and visitors will have to present a photo ID to enter the hospital and medical outpatient buildings on the campus. An […]

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North Carolina husband serenades his wife in moving video as she battles brain cancer

Please enable Javascript to watch this video CHARLOTTE, N.C. – You don’t have to listen too long to notice there’s something special happening. Newlyweds Ray and Roslyn Singleton are on a journey they never expected but found a way to embrace. “To me, cancer is a blessing because it’s my way of telling people that […]

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Wanted man who prompted Elizabeth City college lockdown in September arrested in California

ELK GROVE, Calif. – The shooting suspect who caused a local college to be put on lockdown in September has been arrested in California, the Elizabeth City Police Department announced Tuesday. Caprie Anthony Paige Police say on January 20, 23-year-old Caprie Anthony Paige was arrested by the Pacific Southwest Regional Task Forces in Elk Grove, […]

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Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster. (Just Don’t Call It Climate Change.)

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disasters worsened by climate change. But states that qualify must first explain why they need the money. That has triggered linguistic acrobatics as some conservative states submit lengthy, detailed proposals […]

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Father charged after tackling son’s opponent at North Carolina high school wrestling match

Please enable Javascript to watch this video KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (WGHP) – A father was arrested and charged after he rushed and tackled a high school wrestler during a match, according to a Kannapolis Police Department news release. Barry Lee Jones, of Harrisburg, was arrested on Saturday. He was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct. […]

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The New Generation of Self-Created Utopias

THE EAST WIND COMMUNITY is hidden deep in the Ozarks of southern Missouri, less than 10 miles from the Arkansas border, surrounded by jagged hills and tawny fields. Getting there requires traversing country roads that rise, dip and twist through chicken-wire-fenced farmsteads and grazing pastures cluttered with rusty agricultural equipment until you reach 1,145 acres […]

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