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Police memorialize fallen K-9 officer

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department said goodbye to one of its own Wednesday, an officer who served a short time but, in the words of his chief, made a big impact. Champ, a 3-year-old K-9 officer who joined the department in October 2016, was killed Nov. 16 after escaping from his kennel at handler

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-22 22:47:00

Theater a step closer to private hands

The Roanoke Rapids Theater took another step closer to a final sale Tuesday night. City Council unanimously approved to accept a $3 million bid for the facility after receiving no upset bids. Councilman Wayne Smith moved to accept the bid after City Manager Joseph Scherer recommended to Councilmembe

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-22 17:36:00

Revving up some Christmas cheer

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office had one goal Monday afternoon: buy as many toys as possible with more than $3,500. Sheriff Wes Tripp, several deputies and members of Honda of Roanoke Rapids walked up and down the toy aisles of Wal-Mart, picking Christmas toys for boys and girls. The bulk purchas

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-21 20:52:00

Eagles dominate Vikings - The Warren Record: Sports

Warren County dominated the Northwest Halifax Vikings in the varsity boys' home opener Friday night, winning 60-41. Leading scorers for the Eagles were Sa'veyon Alston and Andrew Smith, with 14 points each, followed by Zac Morrow with 12 points, Cornell Hendrick with nine points, Jordan Woodard with

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-11-21 19:24:00

Jackson Heights mobile home park residents still can't drink or cook with their water

Three weeks after water service was restored to the Jackson Heights Mobile Home Park, residents are still unable to drink their water. The N.C. Dept. of Environmental Quality has issued a boil water advisory for the trailer park until the water running to the trailer park is proven to be free of con


Man killed by bulldozer at Nash County construction site

The state Department of Labor says it has opened an investigation into the death of the worker employed by Earnhardt Grading, of Stanley. Deputies identified the victim as Gary Sigmon, who was from Denver in Lincoln County, while the mishap happened at a job site on U.S. Highway 301 south of Whitake

WRAL - 2017-11-21 18:24:15

School Board Briefs - The Warren Record: News

The board approved the employment of the following: Alonzo Bullock and Gaynelle Richardson, bus drivers, transportation; Sallye Duncan and Linda Harris, tutors, Vaughan Elementary School; Diane Palmer, child nutrition substitute, district wide; Amanda Pegram, exceptional children one-on-one, and Gle

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-11-21 17:00:00

Brooke sings live on 'The Voice'

Brooke Simpson is now going head-to-head with other contestants of NBC's 'The Voice.' She led off the live program Monday night and went up against 11 other competitors, who all are vying for the public's support to continue. Hollister's Brooke Simpson sings Kesha's 'Prayer' Monday during a live per

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-21 20:58:00

Joshua man, 29, killed in Burleson crash

A 29-year-old man was killed in a car wreck in Burleson on Wednesday morning. Nicholas Chitwood of Joshua was driving in the 2900 block of South Burleson Boulevard near East Bethesda Road when the crash happened about 8 a.m., according to Burleson police. Chitwood died at the scene, according to the

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 23:07:00

Fort Worth police investigating death of 19-month-old boy

An investigation is underway into the Tuesday night death of a 19-month-old child who was rushed to a hospital after being found injured, police said. No one has been arrested in the case. The toddler was identified as Armando Soto, 1, of Fort Worth, by the Tarrant County medical examiner's website.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 15:59:00

Security tight for Thanksgiving parade in terror-wary NYC

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, New York Police counterterrorism personnel watch as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade makes its way down Sixth Avenue in New York. After the deadly truck attack in Manhattan on Oct. 31, 2017, every intersection along the 2 1/2-mile parade route that stretch

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 14:54:00

Holiday Travel and Flu Seasons Collide in Contagious Mix

This week starts the holiday travel season, which also happens to coincide with a spike in flu cases in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. "During the holidays, especially peak travel time," said Dr. Carrie de Moor. "There's going to be a higher likelihood of people in that confined space spreading it." de

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-11-22 04:14:29

Teens arrested in Denison in fatal shooting that also left 1 child critically injured

Two teenagers face capital murder charges in a shooting that left a 5-year-old boy dead kwtx Two teenagers are facing capital murder charges in a shooting in Denison that left a 5-year-old boy dead and his 11-year-old brother seriously injured. Ryan Clay (left) and Sabrina Nino. (Jail photos) Police

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-21 17:52:00

Pam Boehm: An advocate for students

Whether it's helping students with class work, attending sporting events or going over the budget for the year, Hill College President Pam Boehm can often be seen at one of the college's five campuses in Hillsboro, Cleburne, Burleson, Glen Rose or Meridian. It's for her hard work and dedication to

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2017-11-22 12:00:00

Mysterious Boom, Shaking Reported in Parker County

NBC 5 is following up on numerous reports of a loud boom or possible explosion in Parker County, but so far no cause has been found for the mysterious noise. Azle police said they received a number of calls about a "loud, booming noise" over a wide area and that some even reported houses and busines

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-11-22 17:55:33

Small talk turns to armed robbery after man followed home from Fort Worth gas station

Police are searching for two men accused of following a customer home from a south Fort Worth convenience store and robbing him last week. The incident happened about 5 p.m. on Nov. 14 at a store in the 5300 block of Trail Lake Drive, according to a police news release. The victim made small talk wi

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 01:18:00

Check out what some of your neighbors have achieved

Eagle Scouts: Jackson Chambers, 15, will be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a court of honor on Dec. 16. Eagle is the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Jackson built a maple trophy cabinet for Felton Elementary School with the assistance of El Segundo's Casey Stiers and his fellow Boy Sc

DAILY BREEZE - 2017-11-22 03:03:35

Mondavi Center announces performance of John Cleese Live

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, University of California, Davis is pleased to announce the addition of John Cleese Live on Stage for Conversation and Q&A after a screening of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 8 p.m. in Jackson Hall. It w

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-22 16:12:26

Old-time greatness from the grill

"You know it's against my religion to put ketchup on a hot dog," Milt Thurlkill tells a customer with a smile as he jots down an order. A few seconds later, he stands over the steamer in his kitchen and puts together a brawny bratwurst that's saddled in mustard and sweats high-grade juices. Thurlkil

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-21 23:53:00

Sheriff's Log: November 14 to November 19

3:50 a.m., San Andreas - Alarm sounding; commercial alarm. Broken window. Report taken. East St. Charles Street. Disturbance 10:28 a.m., Angels Camp - Disturbance. Reporting party states that a male and female were yelling and got into a physical altercation in the space that backs up to the Pic 'n

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 00:29:00