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Agencies Discuss Contaminated Water Found in Wake County

October 25, 2012

Several agencies including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commented on the issue surrounding the contaminated water that has been found in two Wake County neighborhoods during a news conference this morning. Homeowners finally got some answers about the contamination. According to ABC News, dangerous levels of a cancer-causing chemical were found in drinking water […]

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Hurricane Sandy: Some NC Residents Brace Themselves for More Flooding

October 29, 2012

Giant waves and high water rushed up beaches in Pender County along Topsail Beach, N.C. on Sunday. The force of Hurricane Sandy devastated the land, stripping away sand from beaches and knocking down homeowners’ foundations. In other North Carolina storm news, tall ship HMS Bounty had to be abandoned early Monday morning after Hurricane Sandy […]

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Attorney General Roy Cooper Warns of Scams as NC Officials Assess Damage from Sandy

October 31, 2012

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Attorney General Roy Cooper warns people to be careful of scams, especially those saying they are collecting money for relief efforts. “The lowest of the low use catastrophes like this to line their own pockets,” Cooper said in a statement. “Don’t let phony charities divert your donations from those […]

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Crew Error Blamed for N.C. Plane Crash Killing Four

November 14, 2012

Four North Carolina Air National Guardsmen who were fighting wildfires from the air in South Dakota died last July because of crew error. The conclusion was reported in a recently released accident statement, the News Observer said. Four airmen died while fighting the White Draw Fire in the Black Hills of South Dakota about five […]

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Three Vets Killed in Texas Have N.C. Connections

November 20, 2012

Three of the four veterans who were killed Thursday, Nov. 15, in a West Texas crash between a train and a parade float had connections to North Carolina, according to reports. The floats were transporting the returning veterans to a banquet being organized to recognize their service in war. Some wives also were aboard. The […]

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Overweight Woman Dies While Waiting for a Flight to Take Her Home

November 27, 2012

A wheelchair-bound woman who weighed 425 pounds was denied being able to fly on three separate airlines after attempts to board her properly failed. She later died, allegedly nine days after being rejected by the first airline. The 56-year-old woman, who with her husband, wanted to return to the Bronx in New York City, was […]

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Charlotte Bar Fined for Serving Drunk Driver Brings Up Liability Issues

December 10, 2012

A Charlotte jury fined Eddie’s Place, a South Charlotte bar and restaurant, $1.7 million for serving a drunk man who crashed into a car and severely injured two parents. The mother was pregnant and lost her unborn child because of the crash. The parents, Matt Eastridge, 32, and his wife, Meredith, 32, were hospitalized for […]

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Join us for the Keith Rex “Tater” Thomas Golf Classic

May 5, 2014

The Keith Rex “Tater” Thomas Classic golf tournament will be held on Wednesday, May 7th at 1 p.m. at Pine Burr Golf Course in Lillington, NC.

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Homeowner’s Insurance to Increase by an Average of 7 Percent in NC

March 6, 2013

Homeowner’s Insurance to Increase by an Average of 7 Percent in NC The top state insurance regulator in North Carolina signed an agreement March 5 which will allow companies to raise homeowner’s insurance policies by an average of 7 percent statewide a year beginning in July. According to reports, Wayne Goodwin agreed to the increase, […]

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N.C. Firefighter Seriously Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident

April 18, 2014

April 8, 2014

Following a traffic accident at the scene of a woods fire, a North Carolina firefighter was seriously injured and suffered the loss of his left leg. Courier-Tribune reports that 43-year-old Earl Harrington of Candor was part of a team of volunteer firefighters on the scene at 1906 Cole Road, near Brewer Road in Montgomery County. […]

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When Reggie Kelly and Thomas West opened their Lillington law practice in 1982, neither guessed they’d be in business so long. 

We love helping people get through tricky situations, and we’re flattered to have been in business this long. It means we’re doing something right. This year we’ve seen some growth in our staff.

Thank you to our incredible friends for your support and business throughout the years. We look forward to many more to come!

Dear Friends and Clients,

Your safety, and that of our team, is very important to us. We want to provide a safe environment for everyone who works here or meets with us. With that in mind, we are open by appointment starting June 1, 2020. We are not accepting walk-ins to our offices at this time. If you do not have an appointment, please call us at (910) 893-8183.

We are also happy to help you by phone, email, or in our live chat. We are still here for you as we all navigate this new normal. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

Reggie, Elizabeth, Thomas, and the team