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Inmate dies from apparent suicide

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Pazuzu Algarad, 36, a pre-trial inmate facing murder charges in Forsyth County, was found unresponsive in his Central Prison cell during a regular count shortly after 3 a.m. today.

Highway Patrol Completes One Week Operation Stop Arm Campaign

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Highway Patrol ended its Operation Stop Arm campaign on Friday, Oct. 23. The campaign which began on Monday, Oct. 19 was focused on promoting traffic safety around North Carolina schools, school buses and school bus stops.

Inmates raise fresh produce to help fight hunger

Monday, October 26, 2015

Inmates at several state prisons across North Carolina raised approximately 16,250 pounds of fresh produce and donated it to local food banks, community pantries and social service organizations this year as part of the Combating Hunger project launched last spring.

State Fair Traffic Alert

Friday, October 16, 2015

TO: News Directors, Editors

FROM: Lt. Jeff Gordon, Public Information Officer

RE: State Fair Traffic Alert

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