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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

New DDC executive director: 'My heart is in this'

The Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission has tapped a native son to take over the organization's executive director position after the previous director retired from the position. Born and raised in Henderson, Kaine Riggan was more than happy to accept the part-time executive director pos

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 01:15:05

The Suffers are set to bring "joyful, yet honest" music to Henderson

Look out Henderson, The Suffers - a Gulf Coast soul band - will hit McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center Thursday at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 P.M. The Suffers, which opens the new season at McGregor Hall, describe their music as a mixture of musical styles and cultures found in Houston and around the

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 22:00:53

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

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling on Oct. 14

The Region 2000 Services Authority will offer a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling opportunity from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 14, at the Concord Turnpike Convenience Center in Lynchburg. This is a free service for residents of the counties of Campbell, Amherst, Appomattox and Nelson; the

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 20:38:00

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

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

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

Consignment sales in Cary, Wake Forest this week

We have two children's consignment sales in the area this week. First United Methodist Church of Cary's annual sale starts Friday. Public shopping hours are 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, and 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday. Some items are half off on Saturday. The general public also can shop from 6 p.m. to

WRAL - 2017-09-19 23:08:00

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

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

NTSB: Smoke seen from Duke Life Flight before crash

Belvidere, N.C. - Witnesses reported seeing a trail of dark smoke coming from a Duke Life Flight medical helicopter before it crashed in northeast North Carolina almost two weeks ago, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. The helicopter, whic

WRAL - 2017-09-19 14:41:00

Arrest made in bathroom stabbing

A Durham man was arrested on Monday following a workplace stabbing. Durham police arrested Al Juwan Atwater on Monday for a stabbing that occurred at LC Industries, according to a Durham police spokesperson. Durham police were called to the business off Emperor Boulevard near South Miami Boulevard

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 20:09:00

Maria Bamford's confessional style doesn't hold back, except when it comes to politics

It's frequently acknowledged in showbiz generally, and comedy circles in particular, that Maria Bamford is one of the funniest people around. Bamford is a veteran of stage, screen and 10,000 comedy club gigs. Her loopy and confessional style is genuinely unique. She frequently ventures into dark pla

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Triangle taco chain files for bankruptcy

After closing a string of locations in recent months, the corporate owners of the Chubby's Tacos restaurants has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Kairos LLC, the corporate owner of the Triangle-based chain Guacamaya Fresh Mex, filed for Chapter 11 protection on Sept. 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

23 Triangle events to check out this week

Bojangles Beer Dinner - As part of Raleigh Beer Week, Tasty Beverage Company is hosting a five-course Bojangles dinner at their Raleigh bar. Tickets are $35. Boz Scaggs - This guitarist led the Steve Miller Band in the 60s. He'll perform in Raleigh tonight. Pups on the Patio - Raleigh Brewing Compan

WRAL - 2017-09-18 11:22:00

News / Wake County Wake's Troubled Register of Deeds Office Agrees to Audits Already Allowed under Existing Law

Wake County commissioners and the Register of Deeds office, in an effort to resolve problems that resulted in a $2.3 million loss, signed a document Monday that changes nothing about the relationship between the two bodies. Under state law, a county finance director has the authority to audit any co

INDY WEEK - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Learning from Julian S. Carr - Steve Unruhe

Last month, I joined a unanimous school board to vote to remove the name Julian Shakespeare Carr from the middle school building at Durham School of the Arts. This was a man who shared his good fortune widely. He donated the land that became Duke University. He ran electricity to his mill and to the

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-18 10:00:00