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  • University student dies after plunging 100 feet off cliff in Ozark National Forest

    University student dies after plunging 100 feet off cliff in Ozark National Forest

    (SIOUX CITY, Iowa) — A 20-year-old university student was killed after falling off a cliff in the Ozark National Forest, officials said. Andrea Norton, a junior at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa, was visiting the Arkansas forest Saturday as part of a class activity, the Newton County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The group was walking near a cliff called Hawksbill Crag when Norton, attempting to move from one area of the Crag to another, lost her footing and fell approximately 100 feet, according to authorities. She did not survive the fall. Newton County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler […]

  • Student arrested for allegedly planning mass shootings at California schools

    Student arrested for allegedly planning mass shootings at California schools

    (NAPA, Calif.) — Police have arrested a middle school student who allegedly planned to carry out mass shootings at schools in Northern California. The Napa Police Department disclosed the arrest in a statement on Monday, saying it had thwarted potential shootings at River Middle School and Vintage High School in Napa, California, during winter break earlier this month. Police opened an investigation on Dec. 31, when a student at River Middle School told authorities that a 14-year-old classmate had been planning an attack, the department said in a statement. The student gave police evidence about the alleged plot and police […]

  • Two persons struck and killed by trains

    SANFORD–A 23 year old Sanford woman, thought to have been sleeping on the train tracks was struck and killed Friday morning and a 23 year old Southern Pines man was struck and killed by a train Saturday night.   More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • A SBA Administrator is in Lee County

    SANFORD–An official from the Small Business Administration has moved into Lee County from Florida to assist in filling out applications for small business loans after being impacted by Hurricane Florence. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.   .

  • October 6 is the final day for food applications

    The Lee County Department of Social Services will accept applications through Saturday, October 6 for assistance for food destroyed during hurricane Florence,   More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • 17 year accused robber being sought

    SANFORD–According to reports, a 17 year old youth is being sought on charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping and felony conspiracy.   More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • This is the last week for applying for food assistance

    SANFORD-This week marks the final week of applying for food assistance from Social Services for food lost during Hurricane Florence.  The applications are being taken at the Social Services Department until 5 PM Saturday, October 6. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday  WWGP 1050 and Classic Hit.   .