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County working to fill VCB, economic development director jobs

Citrus County is seeking to fill two important posts: director of the Visitors- Convention Bureau and economic development. To date, 29 have applied for the VCB job and 32 for the latter. The county is not accepting any further applications for VCB director at this time. Instead, interviews are bein

RIVERLAND NEWS - 2017-09-23 21:59:00

Free Life Chapel receives post-hurricane supplies to distribute in area

LAKELAND - On his 50th birthday, Pastor Scott Thomas of Free Life Chapel spent Saturday morning toiling to present gifts to others. Thomas oversaw delivery of two truckloads of food, water and other supplies at the North Lakeland church. The items, delivered by Convoy of Hope, a nonprofit humanitari

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-24 02:04:14

Editorial: Gigs and garlands

We noted in this space last week that we would offer some of the brightest and shadiest moments from Hurricane Irma in this week's "Gigs and garlands." We regret that the list cannot be all-encompassing. We're sure our readers have countless individual tales of kindness or callousness. Nonetheless h

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-25 05:01:00

Patterson: Finding help after the storm

We survived Hurricane Irma. Let's all pause for a gratitude-filled moment. We've witnessed generosity from neighbors and strangers, businesses and organizations as we all work to restore and rebuild. I'm amazed many of us (businesses and individuals) have been able to resume something resembling nor

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on new, more targeted

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-24 12:54:00

The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. with an open house, followed by a presentation at 6 p.m. It will take place at High Point Church, 501 Burns Ave., Lake Wales.

LAKE WALES - The state Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Tuesday to discuss preliminary plans for redesigning the intersection of State Road 60 and U.S. 27 in Lake Wales. Project team members will be available to speak one-on-one with the public about proposed changes to the i

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-25 01:36:16

Lake Wales man gets 20 years for sexually assaulting teen

BARTOW - A Lake Wales man who admitted to authorities that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 2015 has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the crime. Steve Allen Harris, 38, pleaded no contest this month to two counts of sexual battery on a child 12 to 18, one count of incest and one count

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-24 02:05:24

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. States that told The Associated Press they had been targeted include Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia, Washington and

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 21:20:00

Unwrapping 'On The Nines'

Add digital to your current Wednesday & Sunday Print Home Delivery (This is a request for digital to be added to your current print subscrption and 3 days for processing grace) Chef Stephen Jordan II (left) and Chris Boukedes, owner of Bouk Management which operates On The Nines Neighborhood Bistro

MOORESVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

6:58 AM, Special Alert for Entire State

I-40 East is closed from Exit 218-A (US-220 South) to Exit 227 (I-85) in Greensboro for paving operations. Additionally, I-85 Business North is closed between I-85 and I-40. Both roadways will reopen by 6:00 AM on Monday, September 25th. I-40 East traffic destined for locations east of Greensboro sh

MOORESVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-24 10:58:38

Have you seen this man? Police say he broke into a Concord business on Saturday

Police are investigating a break-in at a business at 870 Ella Street NW, the Concord Police Department said. The investigation began early Saturday morning, police said. Police released surveillance photos of a man in a white shirt with tattooed arms and asked for help identifying him. Police said t

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-25 00:05:00

Bursting at the seams - Cabarrus high schools packed as growth continues

CONCORD- Many high schools in Cabarrus County are bursting at the seams according to the latest enrollment numbers. In the Cabarrus County Schools (CCS) district, discussion about overcrowding and schools nearing or exceeding capacity occurs at almost every board of education meeting. New schools ar

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 02:13:00

Landis man faces sex crime charges

A Landis man faces sex crimes charges after being arrested on Sunday night. Deputies with the Rowan Sheriff's Office arrested Jonathan Wade Hamrick, 32, in the 700 block of Dial Street in Landis late on Sunday. Hamrick is charged with one felony count of taking indecent liberties with children. Bond

WBTV - 2017-09-25 10:44:41

Out of Our Past: Sept. 25 through Oct. 1

"DeVere Smith of Hickory was impressed with Downtown Statesville and established his new business on N. Center St. The Antique Market of Statesville recently opened in the former location of Helig-Meyers. 'I think Downtown Statesville is a wonderful place to be.'" (9/25) North Iredell 16, East Linco

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2017-09-25 06:30:00

Costi Kutteh: I'm running for YOU!

Friends & Neighbors, Being your mayor for the past 12 years has been the most rewarding, the most encouraging, the most uplifting position I have ever had in my life. Every day I get an opportunity to do something for one of you or one of the other 26,000 that call Statesville home and that is very

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2017-09-25 04:00:00

Woodmen help Salvation Army fight hunger

Woodmen Life volunteers from across the southeastern United States are joining together with The Salvation Army for a day of service to fight hunger The group sent hundreds of volunteers to The Salvation Army of Concord to working projects around the facility on Patterson Avenue. Concord Woodmen Lif

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 02:10:00

Heavenly Oats Concord based ministry to hold fundraiser

Add digital to current active Wed, Fri & Sun print subscription Buy Now Heavenly Oats Ministry, based in Concord, will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 14, to raise funding in order to continue their support for families and individuals in the community who are grieving. Bonnie Beck, found

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 02:12:00

Deputies: Sex offender visited two Iredell schools

A registered sex offender wearing a ankle monitoring device went to two different schools near Mooresville earlier this week, according to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office. The ankle monitor pinged on the property of one of the schools on Sept. 19, according to a press release. Deputies investiga

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2017-09-23 11:31:00

Wake-ASU is more than a football game, it's a football necessity

WINSTON-SALEM - Dave Clawson isn't the ambassador of college football in North Carolina, but he's the only coach out there not afraid to act like it. In a state known for its myriad of colleges and universities, spread out over time and traditions and conferences and rivalries, Wake Forest is the on

MOORESVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

Sex offender arrested, unlawfully on school grounds

A registered sex offender was arrested Wednesday after his ankle monitor alerted authorities he was on two different school properties in the Mooresville area, deputies say. Roderick Wayne Miller, 31, was charged with two counts of sex offender on child premises, according to the Iredell County She

WBTV - 2017-09-22 18:20:31