Joedy McCreary, CBS 17

Joedy McCreary

CBS 17

Wake Forest, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Joedy:

NC Campbell’s soup plant gets bomb threats, feds offer $5,000 reward for info

The federal government is offering a $5,000 reward for information about bomb threats received by a Campbell’s soup plant in North Carolina. → Read More

Goldsboro man gets 10 years for selling meth in street to keep ankle monitor from going off

A Goldsboro felon who sold methamphetamines in the street outside his home to avoid setting off his ankle monitor will spend 10 years in prison for trafficking the drug, prosecutors said. → Read More

Police: Durham man charged with murder following triple shooting outside night club in April

The Durham Police Department said Friday that Armani Walker, 25, is charged with murder, attempted first degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. → Read More

We’re down to 4 NC counties in the orange zone on CDC’s COVID-19 map

The map updated Thursday night by the CDC showed 70 of the state’s 100 counties shaded green with the lowest community level of COVID-19. → Read More

Orange County man hits $950,000 lottery jackpot

An Orange County man turned a $1 lottery ticket into a prize of nearly $1 million. → Read More

NC traffic deaths up 18% from 2019-21, study finds

Traffic deaths in North Carolina climbed by 18 percent from 2019 to 2021, a report claims. → Read More

Here’s how Walmart can help you save 10 cents a gallon on gas at hundreds of places in NC

Walmart says people in North Carolina can save 10 cents per gallon on gas by joining Walmart Plus. → Read More

It’s the last day you can get this one item at Wegmans

Wegmans says Thursday is the last day it will use plastic bags. → Read More

COVID-19 in NC: Key measures improve, nearly 6,000 young kids get 1st vaccine shots

The weekly update Wednesday from the state Department of Health and Human Services showed fewer COVID-19 particles in our wastewater last week along with slightly fewer patients admitted to hospitals during the week of June 19-25. → Read More

Are most voters who switch parties going to the GOP? In NC, a different trend emerges

Some surprising numbers this week made headlines: About two-thirds of voters across the country who changed parties over the past year reportedly went Republican — adding up to a million more for the GOP. → Read More

Count of COVID-19 outbreaks at NC nursing homes hits 3-month high

A weekly report from the state Department of Health and Human Services released Wednesday included 247 nursing homes — an increase of one from last week. → Read More

Goldsboro man accused of sexually assaulting minor: police

The Goldsboro Police Department said Antonio Kelvin McLean, 38, turned himself in Tuesday after it was made aware of a case on Sunday. → Read More

A busy road in Fuquay-Varina is closing for a few days in July. Here’s how to get around it

The state Department of Transportation said Tuesday that Stewart Street, south of Judd Parkway, will be closed from July 11-14 while crews replace a pipe under the road. → Read More

Head-on collision leaves 2 drivers with life-threatening injuries: Fayetteville police

Two drivers were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after their head-on collision Tuesday, police say. → Read More

No more Coastal chaos: ACC scraps football divisions in new schedule format

League officials on Tuesday announced a new scheduling format that scraps the Atlantic and Coastal divisions. → Read More

Duke vaccine institute gets $27 million federal grant to study HIV

Researchers will use the money to build structural models of HIV that will give them a better understanding of how the virus works. → Read More

How a 2nd chance at the lottery made a Cary man $230,000 richer

“Man, I almost had a heart attack,” Williams said laughing. “My heart was pounding so hard.” → Read More

2nd case of monkeypox confirmed in NC

Most infections last 2-4 weeks, with the rare but potentially serious viral disease typically causing flu-like symptoms, swelling of the lymph nodes and a bumpy rash. → Read More

‘Perfect storm’ sends Triangle rent prices sky-high. When could they come back down?

Rising rent prices in the Triangle are making it harder on people who already live here than on those flocking to the area, an industry expert says. → Read More

Big drop in number of NC counties in orange zone on CDC’s COVID map. Did yours change?

In the latest sign of significant improvement, more than half of the state’s counties — 53 of them — were green. → Read More