Former Carolina Panthers receiver Rae Carruth will walk free Monday

After 17 years in prison, former Carolina Panthers wide-receiver Rae Carruth is scheduled to be released Monday, October 22 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton.
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Salisbury home damaged by fire
A home in Salisbury was damaged by fire on Friday night.
North Carolina ballot amendments explained: voter identification
The Voter Identification amendment is one of six state constitutional amendments up for a vote in North Carolina.
Former prosecutor speaks about Carruth trial ahead of former Panther’s release from prison
He served as an assistant district attorney in Mecklenburg County at the time of the trial, but he worked as lead prosecutor on the case. He wasn’t surprised he would be the one heading up the prosecution.

Salisbury home damaged by fire

A home in Salisbury was damaged by fire on Friday night.

Board of Elections updates information regarding judge candidate’s campaign compliance

A local candidate for Judge accepted campaign contributions and paid expenses from his campaign account while his campaign was terminated from active status by the North Carolina State Board of Elections, records show.

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It's still not as high as the Mega Millions jackpot, but the Powerball grand prize climbed to $620 million after no one won the Saturday drawing.

Woman, 75, shot her grandson after argument about tea cups on her furniture

Washington apparently doesn’t allow beverages on her furniture and an argument began about where he was sitting his glass.

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Appalachian State beats Louisiana 27-17

Another second-half statement from Appalachian State’s defense. Another strong rushing performance from Darrynton Evans. It added up to another Sun Belt Conference victory for the Mountaineers.

  Former Carolina Panthers receiver Rae Carruth will walk free Monday

After 17 years in prison, former Carolina Panthers wide-receiver Rae Carruth is scheduled to be released Monday, October 22 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton.