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  • A Chatham county man is being held on a $250K bond for kidnapping

    BEAR CREEK–30 year old William Jacob Sherrick of Pittsboro-Goldston Road in Bear Creek, was arrested by Sgt. Todd McGee of the Chatham County Sheriff’s department on charges of Kidnapping, assault by strangulation, assault on a female and communicating threats.  He is being held in the Chatham County Jail on a $250,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in Chatham District Court in Pittsboro on May 14. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Tax distribution will be addressed in a special meeting of the city council

    SANFORD–The Sanford City Council will hold a special meeting at 1 P.M. Wednesday for a hearing and discussion on the county commissioners’ sales tax distribution proposal.  Immediately following the special meeting, the council will hold the regular law & finance committee meeting.  The board will consider repealing the handicap parking restriction on a parking space in front of 321 N. Steele Street, consideration of a recommendation for a classification and pay study, and hear a presentation from  JoBrent Austin with Waste Industries, Inc. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Brittany Killgore Murder: Second Suspect Arrested

    Brittany Killgore Murder: Second Suspect Arrested

    (SAN DIEGO) — A Marine already charged with illegal possession of an assault rifle was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder in the killing of Marine wife Brittany Killgore. Staff Sgt. Louis Ray Perez, 45, was arrested on the new charge at Vista Detention, where he is being held. Killgore, 22, of Fallbrook, Calif., disappeared April 13, after telling friends she was going out in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Her body was found four days later, dumped near Lake Skinner in Riverside County, Calif. Jessica Lopez, 25, was already charged with first-degree murder in Killgore’s death. She entered a not-guilty […]

  • New Jersey State Police Officers Suspended for High-Speed Escort

    New Jersey State Police Officers Suspended for High-Speed Escort

    (TRENTON, N.J.) — The lawyer for a New Jersey state trooper who was suspended for escorting a high-speed caravan of exotic cars to Atlantic City said Tuesday that such escorts “happen all the time.” Sgt. 1st Class Nadir Nassry, 47, and trooper Joseph Ventrella, 28, were suspended without pay on Monday while the New Jersey attorney general and state police investigate the March 30 incident. Motorists who were caught in the whirlwind of the Porsches, Lamborghinis and Ferraris said the “joyride” down the Garden State Parkway was dangerous for other drivers sharing the road. “I had the great pleasure today […]

  • Justin Moore Manages to Get Outdoors While on the Road

    Justin Moore Manages to Get Outdoors While on the Road

    Justin Moore is cooped up on his tour bus a lot going from town to town, so he tries to get outdoors every chance he gets. Since he’s been on the road for a while now, Justin has friends all over the country to help him find the best fishing and hunting spots in each city. Even when the bus is parked outside the arena or amphitheater, Justin can still manage to hang outdoors.  He says, “We have a TV outside our bus and an ice chest full of cold beer so we spend most of our day outside if […]

  • Trace Adkins Helping Maxwell House Revitalize Community Centers Across the Country

    Trace Adkins Helping Maxwell House Revitalize Community Centers Across the Country

    Trace Adkins has signed on as the spokesperson for Maxwell House’s Drops of Good campaign to help revitalize local community centers. The program asks the public to go online to RebulidingTogether.org to vote for which of the nominated community centers across the country will receive grants for renovations. “While touring the country, I’ve seen how communities are struggling in the current economy, and no matter what zip code I’m in, I feel the need to help out where I can,” says Trace. “I’m proud to be a part of ‘Drops of Good’ because it is the perfect opportunity to roll […]

  • Michelle Obama: ‘I’m Strong, Smart and Bold’

    Michelle Obama: ‘I’m Strong, Smart and Bold’

    (OMAHA, Neb.) — First lady Michelle Obama was in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday for an address to women and girls, aimed at boosting their confidence as advocates for themselves.  She also appealed for campaign cash at a fundraiser hosted by Warren Buffet in Omaha, which could be key to President Obama’s re-election. Mrs. Obama delivered the keynote speech at an annual luncheon for Girls Inc., a nonprofit advocacy group for which she is an honorary board chair, exhorting the women not to “be afraid to dream big.” “You have to see yourself in a place. You have to be able to […]