Matthew Deans, 29, pleaded guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday. He was originally charged with two counts of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in May after officials say he rear ended a car on Highway 17 in Hampstead.
More children are graduating North Carolina public schools, but only about a third of the 1.6 million students are on track with soaking up the knowledge they'll need for the rest of their lives.
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A US 70 bypass project could be taking place in the future in eastern North Carolina. NC DOT said the project will be roughly 10 1/2 miles long bypassing Havelock in Craven County.
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