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Carolina Beach Road project 'substantially' complete

Resurfacing, widening and median improvements done NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A project to widen and create turning lanes along a 9-mile stretch of Carolina Beach is nearly complete, and the N.C. Department of Transportation has moved up a project to resurface and widen another 4-mile stretch of the busy

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-11-24 14:04:00

Carolina Beach lake dredging in limbo

Town council to decide options for lake project in upcoming meeting CAROLINA BEACH -- The excavator is still and a mound of mud sits untouched on the shore of Carolina Beach lake. A section of walkway remains closed more than a month after the town had to stop what has become a seemingly never-endin


Leland police responding to report of child hit by car

Leland police are responding to a report of a child hit by a vehicle Friday evening. (Source: Raycom Media) LELAND, NC (WECT) - Leland police are responding to a report of a child hit by a vehicle Friday evening. The incident occurred on Village Road in Leland. Leland Police Chief Mike James told W

WECT - 2017-11-24 23:05:22

Victim in fatal crash went 'above and beyond' to make people smile

State troopers said Jennifer McDuffie, 40, died after she crashed her car into a tree in Pender County Thursday. (Source: E.J. McDuffie) WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Friends say the victim in a fatal Thanksgiving crash made it her mission to bring a smile to people's face and get to know her customers e

WECT - 2017-11-24 23:32:27

Police look for suspect who shot and killed man in car

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) - A man has been shot to death in his car in South Carolina and police are looking for the shooter. Goose Creek Police Maj. John Grainger told local media that officers were called to a vehicle around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. A man in that car was taken to a hospital where he died

WECT - 2017-11-24 13:31:43

Police: Attentive driver helped solve hit-and-run quickly

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say an attentive driver helped solve a hit and run just minutes after it happened in North Carolina. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Lt. Andrew Harris says the driver saw a man walking as he drove to the store around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, then as he returned noticed a

WECT - 2017-11-23 14:14:25

North Carolina man arrested after wife found dead in chair

PINNACLE, N.C. (AP) - A man has been arrested after his wife was found dead in a chair in their North Carolina home. The Stokes County Sheriff's Office told local media the woman was found around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday after friends to by to visit her husband at their home in Pinnacle. The friends call

WECT - 2017-11-24 14:03:44

1 person dead after tank explosion at Nash County plant

A sole worker died Friday after an explosion at a manufacturer of wastewater treatment chemicals in Nash County, the Middlesex chief of police said. (Source: WRAL) MIDDLESEX (WRAL) - A sole worker died Friday after an explosion at a manufacturer of wastewater treatment chemicals in Nash County, the

WECT - 2017-11-24 20:05:42

Questions on the Gonzales Youth Center

Dear Editor, I want to say how great the staff at the Gonzales Youth Center is. The kids seem to really like them. I have some questions about the website information and the Board.Why does the site say kids 12-15 years, kids from 5-12 grade should be able to go?Why is secret Santa still listed, we

GONZALES INQUIRER - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Lawing appointed to GEDC Board

Gerri Lawing Gonzales Economic Development Corporation board members Dewey Smith, Steve Sucher and Crissy O'Neal have been reappointed to the GEDC board for two-year terms that began on Oct. 1. At the time of reappointment, one position remained vacant, until an application was received from Gerri

GONZALES INQUIRER - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Saloon owner appointed to Main Street Advisory Board

Local saloon owner Karen Jacobs has been appointed to the Main Street Advisory Board. Jacobs and her husband Keith Carter both have a vested interest in the Main Street Program, after spending a lot of time and money rehabbing and reopening the Long Branch Saloon, on the St. Lawrence Street side of

GONZALES INQUIRER - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

City raises franchise fees for $104k increased revenue

The City of Gonzales has conducted an evaluation of the existing franchise agreements and then compared the rates that other municipalities are charging. After speaking with Texas Disposal Systems it was determined that the six percent franchise fee that the city is being paid was significantly low

GONZALES INQUIRER - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Races heat up as filing continues

Editor/POST-REGISTER With a little more than two weeks left for candidates to file for a place on the March 2018 Primary ballot, races are starting to take shape in Caldwell County and beyond. First term Precinct One Commissioner Hoppy Haden announced last week that he would resign the seat he too

POST-REGISTER.COM - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

'Tis the season to be jolly. Throughout the Crossroads, signs of all things merry and bright seem to be sprouting about, as if by magic itself. From Victoria's Holiday Lighted Parade and Cuero's Christmas in the Park to Hallettsville's Festival of Lights and Port O'Connor's Boat Parade, there are pl

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-11-23 23:36:00

Black Friday 2017: Here are the hottest deals right now

It's Black Friday 2017 and the deals are rolling in fast and furiously as consumers flock to the stores and log on to catch steep discounts on the most important day of the year for retailers. Throngs of shoppers are looking to capitalize on price-drops on a number of key items, like electronics, fu

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN - 2017-11-24 17:22:32

Harvey Relief Q&A: FEMA and SBA

Lisa Aries, 52, stands in a bedroom in her home in Cuero. The home flooded after Hurricane Harvey and is now overgrown with mold. Angela Piazza for The Victoria Advocate


Two stores evacuated on Thanksgiving due to gas leak

HANFORD - Early Black Friday sales were cut short Thanksgiving evening when a gas leak caused two Hanford stores to be evacuated. Ulta Beauty and Michaels were evacuated due to the gas leak while Target was allowed to remain open for the night, said Hanford Fire Chief Chris Ekk. Ekk said just after

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2017-11-24 18:26:00

Has bad air been making you cough? Relief could be on the way

A weather system coming from the northwest on Sunday could blow out the gray, polluted air that has hung like a dirty blanket over Fresno for the past four days. The central San Joaquin Valley has been cloaked by a high pressure system that acts like a dome, trapping tiny specks of pollution close e

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-24 23:09:00

Tis' the season to shop and to give

Black Friday is well underway but that doesn't stop people from shopping for good deals. TrendSource data breaks down how Americans will shop for the majority of their holiday gifts this year.Seven percent of people plan to shop on Cyber Monday.Ten percent of people will brave the crowds on Black Fr

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

New K-9 for Hanford police

HANFORD - At the Hanford City Council meeting Police Chief Parker Sever introduced Argos (formerly Bodo), the police department's new apprehension and drug-sniffing K-9. He said Argos is the first apprehension K-9 the department has ever had. "We're very excited to have this dog here," Sever said. "

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2017-11-24 14:45:00