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Man arrested after three die in North Carolina from cocaine use
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:22:45 -0800

(Reuters) - North Carolina authorities have arrested a man after three people died and 10 were made sick at the weekend after using cocaine laced with a potent painkiller, police said on Monday. Edwin Pennix, 38, was jailed on Sunday and charged with three felony counts of cocaine and marijuana distribution, along with two counts of probation violation, the Chatham County Sheriff Department said ...

Commissioners oppose plan to dispose coal ash in Chatham, Lee counties
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:20:57 -0800

The Chatham County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution Monday opposing Duke Energy's plan to dispose of coal ash in mines located in Moncure and Sanford.

Deputies say 3 in North Carolina dead after using cocaine apparently laced with a painkiller
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 16:37:07 -0800

Authorities in North Carolina say three people have died and 10 others needed medical attention after using cocaine apparently laced with a painkiller.

Man charged in connection with 3 fatal cocaine overdoses
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:46:44 -0800

Police said that a person of interest has been arrested in the investigation of a series of cocaine overdoses over the weekend in Chatham County.

Three die, 10 sickened after using cocaine in North Carolina
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 16:06:21 -0800

(Reuters) - Three people died and 10 were sickened early on Saturday after using cocaine laced with a potent pain killer in North Carolina, police said. Investigators said the victims used powder cocaine mixed with the narcotic Fentanyl within hours of each other in Bear Creek and Siler City in central North Carolina, the Chatham County Sheriff Department said in a statement. A Bear Creek man ...

State rejects proposed homeowners insurance increases
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:05:37 -0800

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin on Friday limited homeowners insurance rate increases, rejecting insurers' requests to raise rates by an average of 25 percent statewide.

Deputy: 3 dead after using cocaine with painkiller
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 16:20:17 -0800

SILER CITY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say three people have died and 10 others needed medical attention after using cocaine apparently laced with a painkiller.

Unemployment rate drops in 98 counties
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:07:42 -0800

RALEIGH — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 98 of North Carolina’s counties in October and increased in two.

3 dead, 6 hospitalized in North Carolina after apparently taking cocaine mixed with pain killer
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:36:17 -0800

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office says 13 people became sick after apparently ingesting cocaine mixed with Fentanyl and three have died

Pauline McKee built Partnership for Children to make things better
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:07:41 -0800

ASHEBORO — Pauline McKee can talk endlessly and eloquently about Randolph County’s young children, and facts and figures related to those young children, and those who work with them, and programs that benefit them, which, she points out, ultimately benefit everyone in the county.