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Nolan, Wayton, Zuppa win seats on Upper Freehold Regional School District Board

Patrick Nolan, Michael Zuppa and Kurt Wayton have won three-year terms on the Upper Freehold Regional School District Board of Education. Nolan, of Upper Freehold Township, and Wayton, of Allentown, are members of the board. Zuppa, of Upper Freehold Township, is a newcomer who will join the panel in

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-21 19:04:26

Freehold church offers 'little libraries'

FREEHOLD - Residents of Freehold Borough and surrounding communities now have a new way to satisfy their craving for good books. Two mini-libraries are now in place outside the First Baptist Church of Freehold at the corner of West Main Street and Manalapan Avenue in the borough, according to a pres

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-21 19:04:05

Letter: Freeholder sees a bright future for Essex County

The privilege of serving in public office is one of the highest honors in our nation, and one of my proudest professional achievements. I've committed my life to helping improve Essex County communities, and I'd like to thank our residents for allowing me to continue serving you as Essex County Fre

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-20 21:08:15

Freehold 4-year-old burned as he grabs bowl of scalding soup

FREEHOLD - A 4-year-old boy suffered a burn Sunday when hot soup splashed on his chest as he grabbed his bowl during a family dinner, police said. A call to fly the boy to the Burn Center at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston went out shortly before 6:30 p.m. It appears accidental, said Freeh

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-20 16:45:51

Annual Asbury Park-Neptune football game postponed due to 'threats'

The annual Thanksgiving Day High School football game between Asbury Park and Neptune has been postponed, due to "credible, live threats,'' both the Asbury Park and Neptune Township school districts have received, Asbury Park Superintendent of Schools Lamont Repollet said Tuesday. "We feel we need

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-21 21:12:51

N.J. college student ID'd as driver killed in Route 18 crash

An 18-year-old Brookdale Community College student has been identified as the driver killed in a crash early Saturday along Route 18 in Old Bridge. Jacob Rivera Jacob D. Rivera, of the Morganville section of Marlboro, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 1:30 a.m. crash near James Avenue, Old Bri

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 14:41:36

Support needed for the Capital to the Coast Trail

Fifteen years ago an idea was born to create a multipurpose trail that would traverse the state from the beautiful beachfront of Manasquan to Trenton, our state capital. The first section of the proposed Capital to the Coast Trail would go through Manasquan, Wall Township, Howell, Jackson, Freehold

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-21 19:04:05

Cigarette companies set to debut anti-smoking ads — a decade late

Cigarette companies are finally airing anti-smoking ads on TV, a decade after the federal government forced them to do so.(Mark Lennihan/AP) Cigarette ads were banned in 1970, but now they're back - telling you shouldn't smoke. Philip Morris USA, maker of Marlboro cigarettes, and British American

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 18:32:12

Bennettsville Churches serve Thanksgiving meal to community early

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - Four churches in Bennettsville united Tuesday night to bring Thanksgiving dinner a few days early to community members. The Sword of Truth Church, Community of Grace Church, Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, and Victory World Outreach Center made and donated food to hand out

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-22 04:34:19

3 Bennettsville men wanted for shooting in Scotland County

GIBSON, NC (WBTW) - Three Marlboro County men are wanted for attempted murder after a shooting in the Gibson area of Scotland County Thursday morning. According to Captain Earl Haywood with the Scotland County Sheriff's Office, investigators are searching for Shhedrick McLean, 35, Jamal Easterling,

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-20 18:05:45

HopeHealth receives Company of the Year award

FLORENCE, S.C. - HopeHealth was named Company of the Year by the South Carolina Baptist Ministries of Aging during an event on Nov. 1 that celebrated donors and volunteers for the Bethea Retirement Community in Darlington. Tom Turner, president and CEO of the SC Baptist Ministries of Aging, presente

SCNOW - 2017-11-20 17:33:00

Voters' group getting head start on redistricting

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around, according to a voter education group. This seems to be the rally cry of the League of Women's Voters of South Carolina, whose local members held an information meeting last Thursday at the Hartsville Memorial Li

SCNOW - 2017-11-20 16:25:00

UNCP Celebrates Career of Popular Physics Professor

Standing in a room full of former colleagues and students, Dr. Tim Ritter reflected on his 21 years as a physics professor at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The lasting friendships forged in the halls of the Oxendine Science Building will be treasured, along with excitement building u

PILOT.COM - 2017-11-21 16:00:00

THOM ANDERSON: Mrs. Jenkins and the British colonel

We've all had some moments in social situations that were a little uncomfortable for one reason or another. But if you look at Mrs. Jenkins and her toast, your moments of discomfort might look insignificant. It was during our 18th-century revolution that this incident occurred, and W.W. Sellers desc


Darlington County detention center officer up for state honors

DARLINGTON, S.C. -- A W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center officer has been nominated for state honors. Sgt. Lesa L. McCormick, training officer, was nominated for the Law Enforcement Training Officer of the Year award through the South Carolina Training Association. "Sgt. McCormick is someone who lov

SCNOW - 2017-11-21 19:09:00

Darlington County Sheriff's Office hosts church security forum

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - The Darlington County Sheriff's Office held a forum with religious leaders and community members Monday night to offer resources to ensure safety in churches. "We can do active shooter training, we can do security assessments of their actual facilities," said Lt. Robert Kilgo

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-21 04:45:44

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

On Nov. 19 warrants for obstruction, driving while license suspended, open container and driving with no tag were issued against Reuben Gary Vandiver, 42, Madison. According to reports, a Morgan County Sheriff's Office deputy was observing traffic on North Main Street, Madison when a red Ford pickup

MORGAN COUNTY CITIZEN - 2017-11-21 17:11:06

SPLOST to be on 2018 ballot

Next year, the citizens of Morgan County will be asked to vote on the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), a one-penny sales tax used to fund capital outlay projects. The Morgan County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has begun the planning process for the next Special Purpose Local Opt

MORGAN COUNTY CITIZEN - 2017-11-21 17:29:59

DA: Gunman told victims, 'It's not personal, it's business' before pulling trigger

A man and woman accused of kidnapping and shooting two people have been sentenced to life in prison. According to the Cobb County D.A., Desire Nichole Collins, 22, and Jermaine Dawayne Henderson, 36, were in the Atlanta area to sell dozens of pounds of marijuana. A childhood friend of Henderson's pu

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-20 20:47:00

Beyond Shopping: What to do with Relatives ON Thanksgiving DAY

There's only so long you can sit around the table patting your bursting belly on Thanksgiving. Once you've napped and had seconds, get out of the house and spend some time exploring Atlanta, beyond the crowded retail stores. There is plenty to do in Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day. Try ice skating or a

PATCH - 2017-11-20 11:30:00