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  • The body of a missing 18 year old pulled from Quarry

    BEAR CREEK–After searching for several days, the body of 18 year old Gabriel Boone Cummins of Chatham county was recovered from a Quarry near Sugar Lake in Pittsboro early Tuesday morning. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • Preparations underway for Fletcher Rosser Day

    SANFORD–The Breadbasket will be the beneficiary of a Barbecue in September. The Barbecue is held in memory of the late J. Fletcher Rosser, (Mr. Wolfpacker) who founded the agency that feeds nearly 200 hundred people a nutritious meal each day. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • Little Big Town's recipe for "Happy People": Just add wine

    Little Big Town's recipe for "Happy People": Just add wine

    In the past, Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman have both launched their own fashion and food empires, respectively. But now the CMA and ACM Vocal Group of the Year is embarking on their first non-musical venture together: they’re going into the wine business. “This is the first collaboration outside of the band that the four of us have worked on together,” Karen says, “and it’s a natural extension of what we hold dear: relaxing and celebrating with good friends, coming together and breaking bread, and fellowship.” Jimi Westbrook and Phillip Sweet are joining with Karen and Kimberly to launch 4 Cellars, in partnership with Browne […]

  • One Direction's Louis Tomlinson arrested after altercation with paparazzi

    One Direction's Louis Tomlinson arrested after altercation with paparazzi

    (LOS ANGELES) —  One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson was arrested Friday after an altercation with paparazzi. The Los Angeles Police Department told ABC News that the British singer was leaving Los Angeles International Airport on Friday night with his girlfriend when “he was surrounded by paparazzi. There was some pushing and shoving and one of the paparazzi fell down.”  Airport police told ABC News that officers responded to a disturbance in a baggage claim area at around 8:25 p.m. According to witness accounts reported by police, the 25-year-old singer allegedly pulled a photographer to the ground by his legs, causing him […]

  • Dakota Access Pipeline protesters meet with authorities over emergency evacuation order

    Dakota Access Pipeline protesters meet with authorities over emergency evacuation order

    (NEW YORK) — Dakota Access Pipeline protesters at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation in North Dakota met with state representatives on Thursday, after the governor issued an emergency evacuation order for the Oceti Sakowin protest camp. John Bigelow, media director of the Oceti Sakowin camp, told ABC News that representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and one official from the Morton County Sheriff’s Department attended the meeting outside on the Cannonball River Bridge, along with officials from North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s office, including the executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, Scott Davis. The […]

  • Tribes fighting the Dakota Access pipeline lose bid to immediately pause construction

    Tribes fighting the Dakota Access pipeline lose bid to immediately pause construction

    (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge on Monday denied a request by two tribes for a temporary restraining order to stop the building of the Dakota Access pipeline, finding there was no immediate irreparable harm to the tribes if construction continues. The Cheyenne River Sioux and Standing Rock Sioux tribes were disappointed by the ruling but “not surprised,” said Chase Iron Eyes, a Standing Rock Sioux member and a lead counsel for the Lakota People’s Law Project. “We know this fight is far from over,” he said. The court set another hearing for Feb. 27 on the tribes’ request for a […]

  • 'Unsettling' Video Shows Driver Slam into Louisiana Police Vehicle

    'Unsettling' Video Shows Driver Slam into Louisiana Police Vehicle

    (HAMMOND, La.) — An allegedly drug-impaired driver and a Louisiana state trooper escaped with minor injuries after the former slammed into the latter’s car in a dramatic moment caught on camera. Louisiana State Police described the footage as “unsettling” in a Facebook post Tuesday. The accident happened Saturday afternoon in southeast Louisiana, west of Hammond, state police said, after witnesses called police about an erratic driver on Interstate 12. The collision occurred as one responding trooper tried to position himself to stop the driver, police said. Video shows the driver swerve across the highway, then slam into the back of […]