Tags: North Carolina

9/11 Established Officially as “First Responder Day” in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C.  – September 11th was officially established as an annual legal holiday called “First Responder Day” by the North Carolina General Assembly.

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State of Emergency Declared, North Carolina Prepares for Hurricane Irma

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency for all 100 counties as the state prepares for almost certain impacts from Hurricane Irma early next week. 

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Asheville Woman Arrested for Selling Methamphetamine in Spruce Pine

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. – County deputies recently charged an Asheville, North Carolina woman for allegedly selling methamphetamine.

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Statement from Medical Providers Associated with Blue Ridge Hospital

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. — Medical providers associated with Blue Ridge Regional Hospital gathered to discuss the discontinuation of Labor and Delivery Service.

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New District Court Judge Sworn In

MARSHALL, N. C. – A Mars Hill attorney joins the 24th Judicial District of North Carolina as it’s newest District Court Judge.

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Sheriff’s Activity Report: March 5 through 12, 2017

Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report For the period of March 5 through March 12, 2017 Mitchell County Deputies arrested 4 suspects, issued 1 citation, served 32 civil papers, and responded to 202 calls for service during this period. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Sheriff’s Activity Report: February 26 through March 5, 2017

Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report For the period of February 26 through March 5, 2017 Mitchell County Deputies arrested 5 suspects, issued 0 citations, served 23 civil papers, and responded to 212 calls for service during this period. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Sheriff’s Activity Report: August 21 through August 28, 2016

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report For the period of August 21 through August 28, 2016.

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Sheriff’s Activity Report: July 10 through July 17, 2016

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report July 10 through July 17, 2016

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Needle Exchanges and Drugs Overdose Kits Authorized

RALEIGH, N.C. — Needle exchange programs and opioid drug overdose kit distribution will soon be legal in North Carolina.

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Marching Mountaineers Headed to Washington, DC

LEDGER — The Mitchell High Marching Mountaineers are headed to Washington, DC to represent North Carolina.

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Governor McCrory Declares State of Emergency in Preparation for Severe Weather

A multitude of weather systems, including Hurricane Joaquin, could converge on N.C. during the next few days RALEIGH – Governor Pat McCrory has declared a State of Emergency in all 100 counties in preparation for severe weather that is predicated to cause severe flooding throughout the state. At a news conference at the North Carolina Emergency Operations Center, the governor said that weather systems, independent of Hurricane Joaquin, are likely to dump flooding rains on the state. Hurricane Joaquin will increase rainfall totals should it make landfall in North Carolina. Presently, the hurricane is predicted to brush the Outer Banks. […]

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