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Woman fatally struck sitting in road near dead puppy

A woman was struck and killed Sunday night while sitting in the highway near where her dog was also fatally hit. At 7:10 p.m. a motorist driving a 2013 Jeep Wrangler traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 52 hit Brenda Marie Fogg, 37, of Richfield, as she sat in the left northbound lane, according to

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-11-21 16:02:00

Simply Natural is true to its name

Debbie Furr is passionate about the value of natural products and remedies and wants others to experience the benefits they provide. And that's why she opened Simply Natural, her store in Norwood which specializes in these products. "Norwood did not have a store that provides alternatives to the per

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-11-22 18:00:00

Groups show thanks by ensuring no one goes hungry, lonely on Thanksgiving

For those who have nowhere to go for the nourishment of food and fellowship on Thanksgiving Day, there will be worthy options. A number of people are honoring the day designated for giving thanks for their bounty received by giving to others who might be less fortunate. Courtesy of those inspired to

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-11-22 13:00:00

Pee Dee Electric accepts applications for Youth Tour of Washington

Pee Dee Electric is now accepting applications from high school students who are interested in taking the trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. with the annual Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Delegates to the June 9-15, 2018 tour will see democracy at work in as they meet with North Carolina

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-11-22 20:00:00

Students experience Didgeridoo Down Under

Didgeridoo Down Under was up and above at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center recently, presenting a program for Stanly County Schools fourth- and sixth-graders. The cultural event was sponsored by the Stanly County Arts Council. The educational, interactive program was led by Tanya Gerard, original

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-11-22 16:00:00

Council learns renovations will cost more

Renovations to the Gladstone building will cost Misenheimer more than originally planned. According to a contractor's quote, it will cost about $122,000 to fix up the structure to the standards advised by a public committee last year. However, the council budgeted less than half that - $50,000 - in

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Board receives update on meter system

The content of a request for qualifications for advanced metering infrastructure was the primary topic of discussion at Monday's meeting of the Norwood Board of Commissioners. Town Administrator John Mullis noted that responses to the request for qualifications (RFQ) are due by Wednesday. "The board

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-11-22 12:00:00

Merchants team up for Small Business Saturday

When the turkey is gone and the Black Friday Deals have passed, the focus moves toward Small Business Saturday. In Stanly County, many business owners have teamed up to support each other on this day, and the goal is to get shoppers not only into their own business, but other businesses throughout t

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-11-22 11:36:00

Groups collaborate for remembrance service

BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji Hospice, Cease Family Funeral Home and Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home are co-sponsoring the annual Community Remembrance Services from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at United Methodist Church, 924 Beltrami Ave N.W. The service will include a remembrance tribute, readin

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2017-11-22 13:06:00

Apartment Fire in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS-- Grand Forks Fire Department were sent to an apartment fire at 2201 13th Ave North in Grand Forks at just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. The resident called 911 to report an oven fire. Other residents were evacuated from the building and no one was hurt. Crews arrived on the scene and foun

WDAZ - 2017-11-22 13:14:46

Manhunt underway in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)-A massive manhunt is underway along Gateway Drive in Grand Forks after two men held up the Little Caesars on Gateway. Just after 10 PM on Monday, 2 men wearing masks help up the Little Caesars on Gateway, according to Police. At least one of the men was armed with a gun. WD

WDAZ - 2017-11-21 04:53:10

Robbery at Little Caesars in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND-- Grand Forks Police were sent to the Little Caesars at 1801 Gateway Drive in Grand Forks at 10:08 p.m. on Monday for a reported robbery. Police reports say that two men entered the pizza place at closing time and displayed a handgun. They then stole an unkown amount of money before

WDAZ - 2017-11-21 08:49:13

Coyote eludes capture in Grand Forks

A coyote spotted Monday morning near 13th Avenue South and South 20th Street in Grand Forks hasn't been seen since, authorities say, but the Grand Forks Police Department still is asking the public to report any sightings of the coyote or others. According to a posting on the department's Facebook p

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-11-21 20:29:11

City offices closed for Thanksgiving

Grand Forks and East Grand Forks city offices will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. Grand Forks city offices will resume normal business hours on Friday. East Grand Forks offices will re-open Monday. Recycling in Grand Forks will not be collected on Thanksgiving. Thursday's recyclin

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-11-22 20:10:10

Coyote spotted in Grand Forks neighborhoods

GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)-Police are warning locals to keep an eye out for a coyote spotted around town. The animal was last seen around 11 o'clock on Monday morning, near 13th Avenue South and 20th Street. Police say the coyote looks like a grey dog at first glance. If you see the animal, call the pol

WDAZ - 2017-11-21 01:34:54

Police: Stolen vehicle that had gun inside was unlocked, running

A stolen vehicle that had a loaded gun inside it was left unlocked and running when it was taken, Grand Forks Police said. Officers responded at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday to the 1300 block of South Columbia Road, where they determined a black 2011 Chevrolet Silverado was stolen, according to the release. Th

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-11-22 14:00:07

Rome Man Facing Rape Charge

An investigation by the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center has led to the arrest of a Rome man. 28-year old Antonio Gualandi is charged with rape. Investigators say Gualandi allegedly had sex with a girl under the age of 17 in Rome. The victim has been offered counseling services through the Child

WIBX950.COM - 2017-11-22 22:22:30

Crash reported on Oriskany Street in Utica

UTICA - Two 3 p.m. car accidents on Orsiskany Street, just west of Genesee Street, has resulted in a utility pole being taken down and traffic delays. Utility wires from the pole reportedly landed on the vehicle, and National Grid has been asked to expedite to the scene. Eastbound and westbound traf

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-11-21 20:11:23

Nurses contract, resource officer position before county board

A new 5-year contract for county Health Department nurses with annual pay increases, and two public hearings on Oneida County Sewer District improvements totaling over $281.5 million, will be considered Wednesday by the county Board of Legislators. Among other items before the board will be creating

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-22 00:00:00

Rome man, 33, charged with choking girlfriend

A 33-year-old man has been charged with a felony for choking his girlfriend on Curtis Street Monday evening, according to law enforcement officials. Police said Travis J. Kimball Sr., of 309 Curtis St., choked his girlfriend during an argument at his residence shortly after 6 p.m. Monday evening.

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-22 00:00:00