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Man shot in the head last week may survive

A man who was shot in the head last week may survive, but his injuries could be debilitating, Rocky Penley of Lenoir was flown to Carolinas Medical Center early Wednesday morning after The News-Topic reports another man

Woman accused of trying to kill parents

A woman who moved in with her parents after her own house burned is accused of setting fire to her parents’ house to try to kill them. The News-Topics reports Grecia Barlowe is accused of lighting the

Nuisance house in Whitnel area demolished

A dilapidated, burned out house in the Whitnel area that had been the center of numerous complaints about potential drug activity was demolished early Monday. The News-Topic reports the house became a priority after neighbors complained about

Globe-area man charged with murder

A Globe-area man is accused of shooting and killing another man. Richard Crump is charged with the murder of Larry Gragg. According to a press release deputies were called to a shooting on Anthony Creek Road around