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    Every Two Seconds Someone Needs Blood: Red Cross Urges Blood Donations

    The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in August and help meet the constant need for blood products by patients. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Summer is an especially difficult time to collect enough blood to meet the needs of hospital patients. Despite travel and other activities that […]

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    Man Injured In Smithfield Mobile Home Fire

    One person was burned following a mobile home fire Friday afternoon. Shortly before 3:00pm flames destroyed a mobile home at Stallings Mobile Home Park in the 2300 block of Highway 70 Business, just east of I-95 in Smithfield.   A man staying in the home suffered burns. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital […]

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    Duke Energy Progress Completes Purchase Of NCEMPA Generation Assets

    NCEMPA generating assets purchased by Duke Energy Progress for $1.25 billion Purchase provides long-term fuel savings for Duke Energy Progress customersSale of assets will reduce NCEMPA outstanding debt by more than 70 percent Raleigh – Following a year of regulatory reviews, approvals and legislative action, Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power […]

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    Wife Arrested For Shooting Husband While He Slept

    Attempted murder charges have been filed against a woman who shot her husband while he slept.  The shooting happened around 9:00am Friday on Hidden Valley Drive, Holley Springs, off Highway 42 in northwestern Harnett County.   The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said the victim, Jason Anderson, called 911 and said he had been shot.  Authorities […]

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    Dr. Eric Smith Featured On WTSB Radio

    Dr. Eric Smith from the Smith Chiropractic Center in Smithfield appeared live on WTSB Radio on Thursday. Dr. Smith is skilled in treating conditions affecting the neuromusculoskeletal system, chiropractic pediatric and maternity care, nutritional counseling and rehabilitation. Dr. Smith treats patients injured in car accidents, work injuries, sports injuries, or those with chronic conditions including […]

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    Four Oaks Bank Earns $17.5 Million In Second Quarter

    Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc., the holding company for Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company, announced Friday the results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. The Company reported net income of $17.5 million and $18.5 million, respectively, for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015 compared to net […]

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    5th Johnston County Fast Food Restaurant Robbed

    For the fifth time this month someone has robbed a fast food restaurant in Johnston County. Around 11:00pm Thursday, two black males armed with a handgun attempted to rob McDonald’s on Highway 210 at I-40 outside of Benson. The suspects were wearing black hoodies and bandanas.  They fled in an unknown type passenger car. No […]

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    Deputies Investigate Attempted Home Invasion Report

    Authorities are investigating an attempted home invasion. It happened around 3:00am Friday on Yellow Bell Court, south of Zebulon at the Johnston-Wake County line. Johnston County deputies responded to the address for a burglar alarm. When they arrived the 31 year-old resident told officers he was asleep when his alarm activated.  He then noticed the […]

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    Elected Official Victim Of Identity Theft

    A local elected officials says someone stole their identify and used their personal information to obtain a loan. Four Oaks Town Councilman Christopher Gregory Haley Sr. filed a report Thursday.  Haley lives in the city limits of Four Oaks but did not report the incident to Four Oaks Police.  Instead he filed the report with […]

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    Firefighter Injured Battling Business Fire

    A firefighter was injured after responding to a four alarm fire at a Johnston County business Thursday afternoon. Emergency crews were dispatched to Atkinson Milling Company at 95 Atkinson Mill Road, off Highway 42 East, near Selma at 3:41pm. A 911 call reported a fire in the attic of the business. The Antioch, Corinth Holders, […]

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    Former Campbell And Carolina Mudcats Pitcher Matt Marksberry Promoted To Atlanta

    Buies Creek – Former Campbell hurler Matt Marksberry has been promoted to the Atlanta Braves, announced by the organization on Thursday. The left-hander, who pitched at Campbell from 2010-13, began the 2015 season with the Carolina Mudcats, Class A Advanced Carolina League affiliate of the Braves. Marksberry then made the jump to Triple-A Gwinnett. In […]

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    Man Gunned Down During Apparent Robbery

    The Dunn Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation are investigating an apparent homicide. According to Dunn Police Chief Jimmy Pope, officers were called to a residence at 607 E. Bay St. just before 9 a.m. Wednesday. A local resident walking through the neighborhood spotted the door of the house standing open and called […]

           

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