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REC announces pricing for pending Internet service

At last month's annual meeting, Roanoke Electric Co-op officials announced they were close to completing the Roanoke Connect project, one that will offer internet service to its membership. Now, REC is moving closer to that reality by announcing that its member-owners will be able to subscribe to Ro


'Villa' taxes uncollected

MURFREESBORO - One of the items on Murfreesboro Town Council's agenda here last Wednesday was the Howard Hunter Villas. It was recently discovered that the low-income housing development property located on the corners of Spring Avenue and Powell Road had not been paying town taxes. Town Clerk Carol


Those in glass theaters shouldn't throw tomatoes

I happened to stumble across a New York Times article the other day entitled "Attacked by Rotten Tomatoes." The subject of the article was, as perhaps you could have guessed by the name, about the supposed influence of the Rotten Tomatoes website on box office revenue. To summarize in a nutshell, mo


Northampton schools improving, not making excuses

Northampton County Schools has set new goals for its schools following the release of the Department of Public Instructions grades. The district had four schools termed as low-performing with Conway Middle earning a D but escaping the designation by exceeding growth. Central Elementary earned a C an

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 16:08:00

Roanoke Buzz: Expanding our Roanoke River brand

When you think about the Roanoke River, what comes to your mind? Is it beautiful views or the chance to be outdoors? Is it memories of time spent close to nature or with family and friends? Maybe it's hunting, fishing, birdwatching or just getting away to a quiet place to renew your spirit. These ar


White will transition to Chancellor

MURFREESBORO - In a statement released by Board Chair W. Frank Rose, Jr. on Sept. 14, the Chowan University Board of Trustees announced that Dr. M. Christopher White will transition from the role of President of the University to Chancellor at the end of the current academic year. Dr. White will hav


Tuesday's Major League Linescores

BYH, I hope you don't have pre-existing conditions, because with this latest bill being rushed through, you'd no longer... AMERICAN LEAGUE Kansas City 000 000 110-2 6 1 Toronto 000 002 30x-5 8 0 Kennedy, Moylan (6), Alexander (6), Maurer (7), Morin (8) and Perez; Stroman, Tepera (8),

DAILY REFLECTOR - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Man struck by lightning on Lenoir County farm

A 33-year-old man was struck by lightning Thursday afternoon while he worked on a livestock building on a Lenoir County farm. Roger Dail, Lenoir County emergency manager, said a call came in a 2:35 p.m. reporting a man was struck by lightning about 2 miles from Jackson Crossroads off of N.C. 55 West

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 22:11:52

Speak Up: Low bond a danger

I am calling to comment on the article about the high-speed chase in which the fellow from Halifax County was chased all the way from Scotland Neck into Tarboro. He was traveling at extremely high speeds, endangering the public, wrecking several vehicles, tearing down property and then he was releas

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Ceramic Travel Size Hair Dryer 82% off

The JINRI 1000 Watt Negative Ionic Ceramic Travel Size Hair Dryer is only $10.87 (82% off) with this Lightning Deal at Amazon today! This blow dryer is usually $59.99 each and is on sale for $10.87 while this deal lasts at Amazon.com HERE! The description indicates: * Mini size, lightweight and comp

WRAL - 2017-09-21 16:10:00

Harris Teeter deals 9/20: Eggs, grapes, cereal, sugar

Harris Teeter has excellent deals starting Wednesday on eggs, flour, sugar, Kellogg's cereals, Honey Bunches of Oats (63 cents!), pork back ribs, London broil, turkey bacon, grapes, dough balls, Mueller's pasta, Lindy's Italian Ice (FREE!), Annie's Mac & Cheese cups (FREE!), Riceworks chips, Eight O

WRAL - 2017-09-20 00:23:00

Report: Operator says he tried to stop train before crash

PHILADELPHIA - Investigators say the operator of a one-car commuter train that crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal last month told them he tried to stop the vehicle but was unable to do so. The National Transportation Safety Board says in a preliminary report released Tue

WRAL - 2017-09-19 20:49:58

Suspect arrested in Mall jewelry kiosk theft

A 50-year-old Elizabeth City man with a prior record is behind bars for allegedly committing felony larceny of a kiosk-based jewelry business at Southgate Mall late last week, authorities said. Lionel Lee Johnson, of the 300 block of Speed St., was arrested on Monday, in connection with an incident

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Group of ten teenage girls attack and rob a woman on a Philadelphia train 'after she tried to stop them from bullying some younger children'

Video from Philadelphia shows a woman being assaulted on SEPTA subway trainThe woman had tried to defend a group of girls that was being bullied by another group of girls, according to a witnessThe offending group then attacked the woman and allegedly stole her iPhonePolice ask those with informatio

DAILY MAIL - 2017-09-21 00:11:46

Devices Recorded ATM PINs In Philadelphia: Police

PHILADELPHIA - A credit card fraudster has targeted Philadelphia, as well as Montgomery and Bucks counties, and Philadelphia Police are searching for the suspect, hoping the public can identify him. According to police, a device was placed over an ATM card reader and a second device was placed over

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:00:38

Mother Drops Lawsuit Against Philadelphia Police in Shooting Death of Brandon Tate-Brown

Brandon Tate-Brown was killed early in the morning of December 14, 2014 during a traffic stop in the same district David Jones was killed this summer during a police confrontation. FILE The mother of a 26-year-old man who was shot in the back of the head by a Philadelphia police officer in 2014 has

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-21 17:57:36

Trade union politics derail N. Philadelphia apartment proposal

Inga Saffron, The Inquirer's architecture critic, writes about architecture, design and planning issues. She was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Criticism. Her popular column, "Changing Skyline", has been appearing on Fridays in the paper's Home & Design section since 1999. In 2012, she completed

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

Northwest Philadelphia students go back to school with festivals, prayer

NORTHWEST PHILADELPHIA >> Northwest Philadelphia public school students went back to school surrounded by welcome gatherings. Ninth District Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker, of Mt. Airy, was among those who attended the First Day Fest, organized by the Mt. Airy Community Council. Four Northwest Phil

MONTGOMERY NEWS - 2017-09-21 14:22:06

Northwest Philadelphia panels address future of DACA

WISTER >> Whether DACA remains or is repealed, it has many implications for Northwest Philadelphia businesses, families and communities. While those on the national scale have been having heated debates about what should happen to those who entered the United States as undocumented children, it may

MONTGOMERY NEWS - 2017-09-21 14:21:51

Philadelphia conference addresses role of trauma in families

KENSINGTON >> Neuroscience may just offer traumatized children and families new hope. This was the message of Dr. Jehudi Mes O Vual, who was the keynote speaker at the Children & Families Impacted by Trauma conference. This event, hosted by the Black Child Development Institute's Philadelphia chapte

MONTGOMERY NEWS - 2017-09-21 14:21:50