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Happenings galore at the Roanoke Rapids Public Library

Autumn will soon arrive. I love the changing leaves with the diversity of color. The hue of the leaves is simply breathless and creates a lovely image beyond compare. The diversity in leaf color reminds me of the Roanoke Valley community. Our community is comprised of many people with differing inte

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 14:30:00

Man struck by lightning on Lenoir County farm

A 33-year-old man was struck by lightning Thursday afternoon while he worked on a livestock building on a Lenoir County farm. Roger Dail, Lenoir County emergency manager, said a call came in a 2:35 p.m. reporting a man was struck by lightning about 2 miles from Jackson Crossroads off of N.C. 55 West

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 22:11:52

It'll be a riot at Enfield film festival

Film Festival director Andrew Wirtz announces the Enfield Riot Film Festival, set for Oct. 6-7 at the Enfield Performing Arts Center, which is housed in the former Masonic Lodge on Railroad Street.Susanna Martin | Submitted Get ready for a night at the movies, the likes of which you may have never s

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 14:15:00

Northampton schools improving, not making excuses

Northampton County Schools has set new goals for its schools following the release of the Department of Public Instructions grades. The district had four schools termed as low-performing with Conway Middle earning a D but escaping the designation by exceeding growth. Central Elementary earned a C an

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 16:08:00

Speak Up: Low bond a danger

I am calling to comment on the article about the high-speed chase in which the fellow from Halifax County was chased all the way from Scotland Neck into Tarboro. He was traveling at extremely high speeds, endangering the public, wrecking several vehicles, tearing down property and then he was releas

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

PHOTOS: International Day of Peace Walking Vigil

The Rev. Sylvia Fletcher of Candlelight Spiritual Science Center puts out signs Thursday at the Warren County Recreation Complex in honor of the International Day of Peace. Fletcher has organized a Peace Day walking vigil for 10 years so that the voices in Warren County are heard along with the voic

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 02:05:00

Warren County promotes September as Preparedness Month

With school back in session and hurricane season here, Warren County Emergency Management officials are encouraging residents and businesses to review and discuss their emergency plans and update emergency supplies kits. "You cannot predict when weather-related or manmade emergencies will occur, but

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 18:54:00

Eagles 25, Vikings 15 - The Warren Record: Sports

ABOVE: On a fumble recovery, Teashawn Harrison, #53, runs the ball more than 60 yards for a Warren County touchdown, while teammate Javien Melendez, #25, watches his back. Warren County will travel to Granville Central this Friday for its third conference game of the season. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 16:03:00

DOT announced I-85 ramp closure

The N.C. Department of Transportation announced that beginning today, the southbound Interstate 85 on ramp at Manson-Drewry Road will be closed for 60 days. A signed detour will be in place during this time. Motorists will be detoured to U.S. Highway 158 south and will turn right onto Satterwhite Po

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 15:53:00

Warren County native retires as president of state AFL-CIO

After more than four decades with the North Carolina AFL-CIO, Warren County native James Andrews recently retired as the organization's president for the past 20 years. The North Carolina labor federation's first African-American president, Andrews was honored during the state AFL-CIO's 60th Annual

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 15:44:00

'Spain must go' - The Warren Record: News

Members of the Warren County citizen group Parents United believe that it is time for drastic measures - replacing the superintendent of schools and board of education - after saying that current school system administrators do not take their concerns seriously. Parents come together More than 45 lo

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 15:40:00

Op Ed: History misunderstood - The Warren Record: Opinion

Like most people of the good ole U.S. of A. I have been hearing a lot about the monuments and folks being offended. I would hasten to say that if someone is looking for a "cause" to be offended by, the only thing they have to do is to select the person or group whom he wishes to accuse. This applies

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 15:38:00

Thank you for your support - The Warren Record: Opinion

Thanks to all of you that supported our August yard sale either through your donated items and/or making purchases the day of our sale. We are appreciative of each and every one of you. We are able to provide the services our community/fire district deserves and expects because of your continual sup

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 15:33:00

Preservation Warrenton hosts free talk series

Preservation Warrenton will host All About Town, a free talk series about topics related to local history, on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at various locations in downtown Warrenton. A schedule of discussions is as follows:Just Under the Surface: Artifacts and the History of Warrenton, 10

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 15:53:00

'Villa' taxes uncollected

MURFREESBORO - One of the items on Murfreesboro Town Council's agenda here last Wednesday was the Howard Hunter Villas. It was recently discovered that the low-income housing development property located on the corners of Spring Avenue and Powell Road had not been paying town taxes. Town Clerk Carol

ROANOKE-CHOWANNEWSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 14:54:31

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

House hunting and credit: What you need to know

(BPT) - By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than rentin

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:31:00

Alleged Concord, Franklin Burglars, Others Indicted

CONCORD, NH - The following people were indicted recently in Merrimack County Superior Court. Gavin R. Guay, 26, of Pleasant Street in Concord, for forgery and receiving stolen property, both felonies, after allegedly depositing a forged check at Merrimack County Savings Bank in Concord on Sept. 7,

PATCH - 2017-09-19 20:27:46

Belknap County Grand jury hands up indictments

LACONIA - A Belknap County Superior Court Grand Jury handed up the following indictments during its September session: Caleb Young, 23, a transient, faces two counts of engaging in conduct that could place another person in danger of serious bodily injury for allegedly driving a vehicle into another

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Car and Bike Show set for Oct. 1

STRATHAM The Stratham Hill Car and Bike Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stratham Hill Park on Oct. 1. The event anticipates over 200 participants showing off everything from antiques to Rat Rods to vintage bikes. There will be 30 car and bike classes, a snack shack serving breakfast and l

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 22:20:03