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Store owner speaks about January raid

By William R. Toler “Bullies. Complete bullies.” That’s how Mahmoud Salameh describes the law enforcement officers that raided his business last month to local televison station WCTI-12. Salameh’s store, KP Mini Mart, was one of 22 businesses in Pitt County … Continue reading

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Cash, property taken from Pitt County businesses in raid

By William R. Toler Earlier this month, heavily-armed gangs stormed nearly 30 Pitt County businesses in a calculated heist, stealing more than $30,000 in cash and other property. Sounds horrible, right? Mainstream news accounts read something more like this: Police … Continue reading

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Mother could face jail time for sick child’s absences

By William R. Toler Christine Gray could find herself in jail if her daughter misses one more day of school. The Pitt County mother was found guilty of violating the State’s Compulsory Attendance Law earlier this year, according to NewsChannel … Continue reading

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Dog dies for biting deputy

By William R. Toler A Pitt County dog will die this week for protecting its property. Earlier this month, Deputy Tim Peadon was responding to a call when he was bitten by a pit bull-german shepard mix. The dog reportedly … Continue reading

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Gestapo on the gridiron

By William R. Toler Freedom of the press doesn’t mean you get a free pass through a security check, to paraphrase an officer working security at a Jones┬áSenior High School football game Sept. 12. As I parked the van and … Continue reading

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