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Charges filed in hospice store break-in

George A Surry County man has been charged with felony violations stemming from the break-in and ransacking of a hospice store in Mount Airy last week just before its scheduled grand opening. City police announced Wednesday that warrants for arrest had been issued against Daniel Ray George, 32, a r

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 14:53:33

Canadian leader spotlights his own county's injustices at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - On a stage where many world leaders spotlight their successes, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday about one of his nation's historic failures: the injustices long faced by its native people. "For indigenous peoples in Canada, the e

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 19:15:25

Yadkin Arts Council celebrates 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival

Visitors to Saturday's 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival shop vendors' creations such as these windchimes. Assisted by Emily Shaw of the Yadkin Family YMCA, from left, T.J. and K.J. Rosado and A.J. Figueroa work on free craft projects during the 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival S

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:10:14

The Briefcase: Pinnacle Financial plans brand, signage unveiling

Pinnacle Financial Partners will debut its signage on BNC Bancorp branches beginning Monday. The Nashville bank bought BNC, based in High Point for $1.9 billion in a deal that closed June 16. Pinnacle expanded its total assets to more than $20 billion by adding BNC's $7.4 billion and 76 branches, in

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 14:22:00

Liebrecht: Griffith looks backwards, not forwards

Prices at the gas stations along Stuart Drive in Galax have jumped considerably in the past couple of weeks, and thanks to the temporary shutdown of refineries in Texas, prices may go higher. Hurricane Harvey knocked out 25 percent of the nation's gasoline refining capacity and caused the spike in p

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Town to help with hospital bid

The Stuart Town Council approved a motion Wednesday to help in the bid to find a buyer for the hospital. Following a motion by John "Mac" Deekens, council members approved granting authority to Mayor Ray Weiland, Terry Tilley, town manager and Chris Corbett, town attorney, to make legal and needed c

THE ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 12:35:31

McCormick sees challenges and opportunities for local Red Cross

MARTINSVILLE - With offices located in Martinsville, Stuart, Danville and Lynchburg, along with a service area spanning the seven bordering counties, when Michelle McCormick accepted the position of executive director of the American Red Cross Blue Ridge Chapter, she agreed to help people over sever

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 03:30:00

Southwest Virginia county's only hospital to close

STUART, Va. (AP) - The only hospital in one southwest Virginia county is closing. Media outlets report the Pioneer Health Services facility in Stuart is diverting emergency room patients to other hospitals and discharging or transferring other patients. According to The Roanoke Times , the next-clos

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-09-21 07:56:14

Eight Mile Stretch Of I-40 Closed This Weekend

GREENSBORO, NC -- The Department of Transportation will close the eastbound lanes along an 8-mile section of I-40 between U.S. 220 and I-85 northbound this weekend. The closure will also include northbound Business 85 at U.S. 220, the access to I-40 East from Randleman Road, Elm-Eugene Street, Marti

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-21 23:15:41

Art classes set at center

Painting with Grace kicks off Oct. 13, with fun painting classes in creating a monthly-themed painting.Four art classes are scheduled to be held at the newly-opened Creative Arts Center in Stuart, located at 334 Patrick Avenue. The center shares space with the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, and

THE ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 13:10:49

Cat stolen from rescue shelter found dead, mutilated in dumpster

SHORELINE, Wash. -- Police are investigating after a cat named 'Quixote' was stolen from a cat rescue in Washington and then found dead in a nearby dumpster with his head crushed. Around 12 p.m. Tuesday, a volunteer with the Whisker City Cat Rescue called police when she noticed an outside cat shelt

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-21 09:47:04

Nofsinger indicted in Galax homicides

HILLSVILLE - Richard Denny Nofsinger Jr. was indicted by a Carroll County Circuit Court grand jury on Monday for murder charges related to a double homicide of an infant and her mother last year. Copyright 2017 The Galax Gazette is your source for local news, sports, events and information in Gala

GALAX GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 01:26:00

Twin City Radio Theatre presents 'Frankenstein and Other Tales of Horror'

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Twin City Radio Theatre at King University will present the play "Frankenstein and Other Tales of Horror" in the Fine Arts Theatre on King's main campus in Bristol, Tennessee. The production takes place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30 at 7:30 p.m. each evening and on Sunday, Oct. 1

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-19 20:35:00

Lady Elks and Cardinals earn MVAC wins

Elkin and East Wilkes tennis both earned wins to keep up the tight Mountain Valley Athletic Conference battle. Elkin took a 9-0 win over North Wilkes on Monday afternoon to move to 6-1 in the MVAC. East Wilkes took a 9-0 win over North Wilkes on Friday to move to 7-4 overall and 7-1 MVAC. Results fr

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:57:20

Movie review: 'Kingsman' sequel is cynical, offensive

"Kingsman: The Secret Service" caught many by surprise when it was released in 2014. On the surface, it's an updated, cheekier riff on Bond - the British gentleman spy gets an upgrade when a lower-class Cockney lad gets recruited into their ranks, using his street smarts and brute force. It was shoc

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Elkin site of Big Elkin BrewFest Saturday

Jeff Yockel of Skull Camp Brewing and chairman of the Big Elkin BrewFest committee pours a tasting in Skull Camp's tasting room as he prepares for this weekend's second annual festival. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune Brews of North Carolina, including from the Yadkin Valley region, will be the hi

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:14:13

Curves International celebrating 25 years

Twenty-five years ago, Curves International opened its doors to women looking for a place to workout among their own, and now it is one of the largest chains of fitness clubs for women in the world. Yadkinville's own Curves location, owned by Linda Neal, opened in May of 2005. She said, "I joined Cu

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:55:35

VIDEO: 'Moonshine & Thunder' returns NASCAR to Wilkes County

Although respect for the law as well as those moonshiners making a living for their families are integral to the story, so is the humor highlighted in such moments as this court scene. Beanie Taylor | The Tribune The Forest's Edge Amphitheater truly is at the forest's edge. Beanie Taylor | The Trib

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:25:41

Yadkin County United Fund campaign under way

After enjoying retirement for two years, Tom Kilby has returned to human services in the role of part-time executive director of the Yadkin County United Fund and is now in the heat of the 2017 annual fund campaign. With a goal of $180,000 again this year, Kilby has been visiting area businesses and

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-20 14:10:35

Learn to save money couponing

Jamie Bethel of Danville brings her 'Learning to Save and Make the Most of your Money' class to the Reynolds Homestead on Monday, September 25 at 1:30 p.m. Bethel holds classes in the Danville area, and she's coming to Critz to teach a coupon class starting at the basics of couponing all the way to

THE ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 13:07:03