MADISON, N.C. (AP) - 1 of the founding members of the North Carolina gospel group The Hopper Brothers has died. Group publicist Aaron Crisler said that 86-year-old Monroe Hopper died Friday in Madison. No cause of death was given.
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. (AP) - State troopers say a man and a 5-year-old girl have died after the tractor they were on was struck by a truck in Wayne County. The Highway Patrol says 48-year-old Terry Lee was driving the tractor around 9:15 p.m. Friday on a rural road near Mount Olive when the truck hit it from behind.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - An 18-year-old man found dead in a High Point lake in March was shot in the back of the neck before he was dumped in the water. Fisherman found Dorien Jackson's body in Lake Townsend nearly two months after he was last seen leaving his Greensboro home on his bicycle after getting a message from a friend.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say two men have been charged with murder in the killing of a man outside of Rocky Mount convenience store. Police say 22-year-old Clayton Epps was leaving in his car the store late Wednesday when two men tried to rob him.
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