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Free music, kids activities, movies downtown this summer By Mike Barnhardt Email the author Published 9:41 am Thursday, June 14, 2018     Mocksville is gearing up for a busy summer with downtown activities, at Junk...
The 7th Annual Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival entertainment schedule
MOCKSVILLE, NC – The 7th Annual Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival lineup has been announced and includes the greatest number of performing artists in the one-day event's history, according to organizers.   The September 8 ...
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Weird thunderstorm effect is life-threatening, and it isn’t lightning
Tue, 15 May 2018 13:19:30 GMT

A phenomenon caused by thunderstorms has killed people in several countries, and it has nothing to do with lightning.

Therapy dog helps elementary school students de-stress, boosts morale
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:10:00 GMT

Whether it's students or staff, this therapy dog is a furry friend to everyone.

Here's where the most psychopaths live in the U.S.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:58:00 GMT

According to the study author, this isn't entirely surprising, given that people with psychopathic personalities tend to enjoy politics.

Man shoots at alleged car thief who struck his vehicle twice
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:39:00 GMT

The suspect has an outstanding warrant from Raleigh.

'Quitters never win': Football coach paralyzed after fall walks again
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:26:00 GMT

Doctors told this football coach he would never walk again after falling and landing on his neck. He proved them wrong.

'We make kids disappear': Activists vandalize billboard with anti-ICE message
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:23:00 GMT

A group of activists vandalized a billboard to protest the Trump administration's previous policy of separating migrant children from their parents.

Piedmont Triad International Airport experiences power outage Friday morning
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:09:00 GMT

Piedmont Triad International Airport experienced a power outage Friday morning.

Here's how NASA plans to stop asteroids
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:59:00 GMT

NASA's new five-step plan will help scientists detect near-Earth objects they haven't been able to find before.

Shocking video shows priest slapping crying baby during baptism
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:58:00 GMT


Senators seek answers amid reports of migrant children being abused at Virginia facility
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:36:00 GMT

Two senators are pushing the Trump administration for answers about a juvenile detention facility in Virginia where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and put in solitary confinement.

'I am confused and afraid:' School releases poem written by teen shot, killed by officer
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:26:00 GMT

Police have said the 17-year-old was unarmed and fleeing from a traffic stop when he was shot.

One in 30 million: Super rare yellow lobster found off Maine coast
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:14:00 GMT

Wow! Yellow lobsters are extremely rare, appearing in about 1 in 30 million of the crustaceans.

WATCH: Severe Risk Today and a Steamy Weekend!
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:05:00 GMT

WATCH: Severe Risk Today and a Steamy Weekend!

Laser pointer burns hole in boy's retina
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:03:00 GMT

The United States Food and Drug Administration restricts the sale of laser pointers with more than 5 milliwatts of power throughout the U.S.

Lost and Found Pets in the WXII 12 Community
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:01:00 GMT

Click through the gallery to check out the current list of lost and found pets.

If you would like to add a lost of found pet to this site, send an email to and include where the pet was lost or found (city, street, area, etc.), along with contact information.

Act fast, and DON'T GIVE UP

Visit the local shelters at least every other day.

Link: Tips if you have lost or found a pet

Police: Thief tries paying waitress with her own stolen card
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:57:00 GMT

Authorities say an Arkansas thief got what he deserved when he tried to pay for a meal using the waitress' stolen credit card.

Police: Man electrocuted while trying to steal copper wiring from light pole
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:28:00 GMT

The man was found dead near a light pole in Oklahoma City.

Caught on camera: Mom found with heroin after dozing off in drive-thru with toddler
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:17:00 GMT

Investigators said they found a glass pipe with residue and a straw with white powder residue touching her 2-year-old daughter's pacifier.

Man discovers rattlesnake curled up under hood while trying to jump-start car
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:03:00 GMT

That was no ordinary rattle under the hood.

Metal singer jailed in wife's murder-for-hire plot reunited with Christian-inspired band
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:28:00 GMT

The singer gave an undercover agent $1,000 in cash and instructions on how to kill his wife, including her photo, address and security-gate code, prosecutors said.

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