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Agreement reached to reopen Franklin Medical Center in 2018

Louisburg, N.C. - Franklin Medical Center will reopen in 2018, after a lease agreement was reached Monday. Novant Health made the decision in October 2015 to close the hospital, saying services were unsustainable. County leaders last year announced they had accepted a proposal from Duke Lifepoint to

WRAL - 2017-09-19 01:10:32

Oxford Preparatory School set to add more grades

Starting with the 2018-19 school year, Oxford Preparatory School will add a sixth grade, and then will add a fifth grade the following year. "Since announcing expansion to the eighth and seventh grades almost three years ago, we have received persistent questions about additional plans for expansion

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 23:15:30

Five county Beef Tour scheduled

The five County Beef Tour will be held in Granville County on Sept. 28. Tour stops include the Butner Beef Cattle Field Lab near Butner, the David and Beth Hollister Farm near Oxford; Boone's Farm near Oxford, and Little Grassy Creek Farm near Stovall. The tour topics of discussion for the tour stop

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 05:00:00

4th annual African American Cultural Festival

Music, dancing and storytelling filled Courthouse Square in downtown Warrenton Saturday as crowds gathered for the 4th annual African American Cultural Festival. The festival, sponsored by the Warrenton Posse and the Heritage Cultural Farm, celebrates the history and culture of African Americans in

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 03:09:00

Lectures 'bring science and nature' into prison

ONTARIO, Ore. - More than 20 inmates at the Snake River Correctional Institution minimum-security facility were given the chance to take part in some community education when two presenters from local wildlife and ecology groups visited to educate them about owls within the state of Oregon. Nancy De

WRAL - 2017-09-17 07:05:38

Hispanic Community Day held in Nelson

The event, organized by the Rural Health Outreach Program at BRMC, has been part of the center's outreach to Nelson's Latino community for the past the past 15 years, according to Vanessa Hale, RHOP Manager and Latino Outreach Coordinator at the center. The Rural Health Outreach Program has provided

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-09-17 22:13:00

Youth basketball coach accused of sex offenses: 'I have felt bad ever since I did what I did'

Moments before youth basketball coach Kenyatta Lamar Spencer all but openly admitted to engaging in sexual misconduct with a teen, Wake County District Court Judge Margaret Eagles warned him to not make any incriminating statements in court. "I have felt bad ever since I did what I did," Spencer, 4

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 23:04:00

Winter Forecasting: Indigenous Prognostications and Old Wives' Tales

Long before The Game of Thrones made "Winter is coming," a hashtag, people have been looking for ways to predict how cold, snowy, wet, warm, or long an impending winter might be. As we head into fall, I thought it would be a nice break from talk of hurricanes and disasters to review a few of the mor

WAKE WEEKLY - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Buffalo Junction man receives 3 1/2 years in shooting incident

One of three men arrested and charged in a shooting incident on Jeffress Boulevard on Sept. 15, 2016 will serve an effective three years and six months in prison for five charges related to the crime. Montreal Daymon Cheatwood, 19, of Buffalo Junction, was indicted last December for offenses in conn

YOURGV.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Homicide suspect 'armed and dangerous,' deputies say

The Nash County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect in one of two homicides that occurred Sunday near Castalia. Nash County deputies responded to a report of a shooting Sunday on the 900 block of Grover Road, Nashville. Deputies found Brian Scott Keen Jr., 31, suffering from a single gunshot w

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-09-18 19:33:18

Big Sweep to clean up area

You, your friends and coworkers can make a difference by participating in the Twin Counties Big Sweep Challenge slated for next month. The Oct. 7 event is a way for participants to clean up or improve sites in the Rocky Mount and Tarboro areas, said Cornelia McGee, coordinator for Keep America Beaut

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Rocky Mount woman missing 2 weeks is found safe in Wake Forest, deputies say

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) - A young woman from Rocky Mount who was missing for two weeks has been found safe in Wake County, officials say. Friday, Nash County authorities joined the Rocky Mount police search for 20-year-old Alexis Whitaker. Whitaker vanished around 1 a.m. on September 3 near her hom

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-18 19:51:37

Local responders rescue woman caught in machine

Local responders were responsible for saving a 27-year-old woman who became trapped in a piece of machinery at Global Safety Textiles in South Hill on Monday afternoon. The incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. when the woman's arm became trapped between the rollers of a weave machine. Members of South

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:56:00

Wiley Bayard Bryant Jr.

Nov. 5, 1954 - Sept. 17, 2017 Wiley Bayard "Taterbug" Bryant Jr., 62, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family and loved ones. He is survived by his mother, Martha Bryant of Middlesex; sons, Jason Bryant of Brooklyn, New York and Adam Bryant of Spring Hope; sisters, Karen Britton (Al


Alumni group appeals for Spaulding center

NASHVILLE - As the bidding war over the Spaulding Resource Center property continues, two members of the C.C. Spaulding Alumni Association brought impassioned pleas before the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education to stop the bidding process. The twelfth round of the bidding process ended Sept. 7 with

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Person County deputy, Roxboro police officer injured in crash during pursuit

ROXBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - A Person County deputy and Roxboro police officer were injured when their two vehicles collided during a chase Sunday night in Roxboro, according to Chief Deputy Crabtree with the Person County Sheriff's Office. The Person County Sheriff's Office was operating a joint checkpoi

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-18 14:33:38

Jim Ned, Cross Plains & Comanche debut in Top 25

September 18, 2017 - 16 Big Country football teams land in the Harris Ratings top 25 at the end of the third week of play, and three teams are making their debut. CLASS 4A Div.I 6)Wylie 21)Brownwood CLASS 4A Div.II 8)Sweetwater CLASS 3A Div.I 16)Comanche 19)Jim Ned CLASS 3A Div.II 9)Eastland

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-19 01:17:14

Winless Breckenridge Buckaroos battling through brutal schedule

EASTLAND - One thing the Breckenridge football team has not shied away from during Casey Hubble's tenure is playing the best the area has to offer. Over the years, the Buckaroos have faced the likes of Jacksboro, Hico, Cisco and Eastland. Hubble has even lined up Class 4A squads Sweetwater, Mineral

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-16 21:58:20

Man seen chasing wild turkeys with axe in Tye

Man seen with axe in Tye park TYE, Texas (KRBC/KTAB) - The Tye Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying an unknown man. The man was seen on camera chasing wild turkeys around the park on Apache Road in Tye with an axe in hand. They say if you have any information to contact the

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-19 00:24:31

Refugee stories told at Abilene Christian University Summit

Reactions from people like Allie Brandon, Terri Aldriedge, and Sheri Jones are what the planners of a global refugee "experience" at Abilene Christian University were hoping for when they began planning months ago. Brandon, a freshman biology major from College Station, sounded wise beyond her years

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-19 00:08:05