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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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.Read more
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, […]Read more
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. […]Read more
April 1, 2014
A recent lawsuit filed against the state of North Carolina alleges state troopers were promised pay raises that never materialized. According to the suit, the troopers now face severe financial hardships as a result of the empty promises. Times-News reports that the suit was filed on behalf of several North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers […]Read more
March 31, 2014
The family of a North Carolina fraternity pledge who allegedly died as a result of a hazing ritual filed a lawsuit against the university and several individuals they believe were involved in the death. The Daily News reports that 22-year-old Robert Eugene Tipton Jr., who pledged the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at High Point University, […]Read more
March 20, 2014
The North Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking a driver who is responsible for causing a four-car collision on N.C. 43 that killed one person and injured another. Rocky Mount Telegram reports that 51-year-old veteran Tony Leon Leonard, of Rocky Mount, was killed in the crash when the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) transport van in which […]Read more
The leading cause of death for people between the ages 5 and 30 is traffic accidents according to AAA Carolinas. The following are some tips for safe driving put together by AAA Carolinas: Pay attention to your time, visibility and space on the road. Always leave three to four seconds of distance between your car […]Read more
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!