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Lab report: Officer exposed to pure fentanyl

A Rowan County Sheriff's deputy is lucky to be alive now that police know what caused him to turn ill in August while serving a search warrant. Earlier this year on Wednesday, Aug. 2, the sheriff's office executed a search on Shelly L. White, 40, at Dry Creek Estates, a mobile home park at 275 McBra

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Gateway Community Action offers helping hand to communities

Within the last fiscal year, thousands of individuals in Montgomery and surrounding counties have received comprehensive services through a local agency to help them move toward self sufficiency. Gateway Community Action is part of a 1,000 member Community Action Partnership and has served Montgomer

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:47:00

$1.1 million project near completion

The Marvin Moore Multipurpose Complex is essentially complete. According to Peter Fisher of Ross-Tarrant Architects, minus a few punch list items, the $1.1 million project is finished. Fisher spoke to the Rowan County Board of Education during Tuesday's regular meeting. He says crews recently finish

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Editorial: Did mercy rob justice in Bergdahl case?

Like many Americans, we were disappointed, even angry, earlier this month when a military judge spared Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from prison for walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009, sentencing him to a dishonorable discharge and a reduction in rank but no time behind bars. Deserting your unit

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Friday's Post: Road trips in a car can be fun ... if you survive

For a variety of reasons, my wife and I embarked on a series of road trips this fall that took us more than 3,000 miles. Since our newest personal vehicle is a 2008 model, we wisely elected to use rental cars. We drove north to Sandusky, Ohio, on Lake Erie. Later, we drove further north to Marquette

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Local woman dies in crash near Walmart

A Rowan County resident passed away on Wednesday afternoon after injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The Morehead Police Department has identified Priscilla Blair, 77, of Morehead, as the victim of the fatal crash. The collision report states that Priscilla was in the passenger seat of a 2


Silver Bells and Hope For Heroes

Lee and Carla Fultz of Olive Hill are now accepting donations and contributions for the annual Silver Bells program and the new Hope For Heroes campaign. (Photo by Tim Preston) Small gifts make a big difference for the "Silver Bells" and "Hope For Heroes" programs in Carter County. Organizer Carla F


Editor's Notebook: I'm a stuffed turkey

If you want a good meal and fine company in Carter County today, there are plenty of people who want to share their Thanksgiving dinners. I've already had three or four turkey dinners this year, but that won't interfere with my plans to visit three additional local churches (Bayless Memorial Presbyt


Man sleeps in car, collects donations for those in need

A Triad man is sleeping in his car this week in an effort to bring awareness to families in need this Thanksgiving. Mike Issacson hosted a Thanksgiving dinner at "The Sandlot" in Kernersville on Thursday. He also collected food donations from the community to hand out to those in need. He's also col

WXII 12 - 2017-11-24 16:00:00

The #1 item on your holiday checklist should be the flu vaccine

With confirmed cases reported throughout the state this month and last, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services - the flu season is officially underway.The Department also reported that North Carolina was among the first states in the nation last season to report case


Write Santa A Letter! But You Need To Hurry

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The North Pole is a magical place and Santa and his elves are already hard at work! Check It Out:Christmas Parades, Holiday Light Displays & More | 2017 Event List But Santa wants to hear from you! All you have to do is write Santa a letter and drop it off or email it depending on

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-24 17:36:45

Eight Great Things to Do in the Triad: Nov. 24- 26

1.On Nov. 25and 26 in Greensboro, head to All Pets Considered, located at 2614 Battleground Ave., to take a photograph of your fur baby with Santa. The event on Saturday is from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and on Sunday it is from noon to 4 p.m.Reservations are required so call (336) 540-1400 to reserve a

YES WEEKLY - 2017-11-24 19:59:51

The Joke's On You for 112417

Send your entries to jokesonyou@greensboro.com by noon Wednesday, 112917 Welcome to the News & Record's "Jokes on You" page. Here is this week's cartoon for your caption consideration, and last week's cartoon and entries for you amusement (see below). Feel free to post comments and ask questions. A

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

"Hero" in need of help after home burns in house fire

A King man, once hailed a hero for his help in a man's dramatic rescue from a burning, wrecked pick-up truck, is now facing his own tragedy after his house burned down last weekend. Leonard Rogers and his family live in a motel right now, after a fire started in their home's crawl space early Sunday

WXII 12 - 2017-11-24 22:15:00

Boat listing in North Carolina river sparks complaints

Updated: Nov 24, 2017 - 12:46 PMCAMDEN, N.C. (AP) - A large cruising boat listing to its left in a North Carolina river has drawn calls and complaints, but the U.S. Coast Guard says the boat isn't causing a problem. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports the boat is in the Pasquotank River. Pe

WSOC-TV - 2017-11-24 17:46:50

When praises go up, blessings come down

"This reminds me of how things use to be when I was coming up; it was about community. And even churches were community based." Richie Rich of Winston-Salem said those words with passion when I asked him about the beautiful work Praise Assembly Church Ministries was doing this past Saturday at Bethe


The Wax Works in Newport is a fascinating creep show

Maybe it's just me, but there's something extremely unnerving about life-size figures that look human - really human - but aren't. In that regard, there are few places in the Pacific Northwest as unnerving as The Wax Works. The long-standing attraction has been a mainstay on Newport's Historic Bayf

OREGONIAN - 2017-11-23 14:15:00

RESCUED: Stranded sea turtle at Coast Aquarium

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year, and Oregon Coast Aquarium staff found out late Thursday night, Nov. 23, that this travel is not limited to humans. A female olive ridley sea turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea, arrived at the Aquarium for care thanks to a joint effort by two Goo

THE NEWS GUARD - 2017-11-24 17:15:00

Church brings community together for holiday

NEWPORT - Folks from all over the city who might not have a place to go to for Thanksgiving were able to get some holiday food and spend some time together. The South Beach Church in Newport held its annual Thanksgiving dinner the day before the holiday for anyone who wanted to attend. The church o

NEWPORT NEWS-TIMES - 2017-11-25 02:17:30

STOPPING HIV: Lincoln, Linn, Benton Counties partner with new funding

The theme of this year's World AIDS Day is, "Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnership." To move this work forward locally, Lincoln County Public Health will be partnering with Linn County Public Health, Benton County Public Health, and the Confederated Tribes of the Si

THE NEWS GUARD - 2017-11-24 17:00:00