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Nash County deputies aid in $5 million drug bust

On the heels of two large drug busts in Nash County over the weekend, deputies with the Nash County Sheriff's Office aided in arresting four suspects and seizing more than $5 million in methamphetamine Tuesday in northern Iredell County. Members of the Nash County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdicti

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Rocky Mount Police to host Pack a Patrol Car Friday

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - One local police department is helping those in need put food on the table this holiday season. Rocky Mount Police have partnered with Communities in School to host their annual Pack a Patrol Car food drive Friday. Officers will be filling their cars with canned goods an

WITN - 2017-11-17 13:34:00

Board certifies Wilson County election results

Wilson County Board of Elections members have certified the results of municipal elections held Nov. 7. In a canvass Friday, the board made only minor changes to vote tallies and noted no changes in election results for Wilson, Black Creek, Elm City, Kenly, Lucama, Saratoga and Sharpsburg. "I think


Round 2: High School State Football Playoffs

GREENVILLE, NC -- The following matchups are second round games in the NCHSAA state football playoffs set for November 17. Class 1A (8) Southside @ (1) North Duplin (5) Pamlico County @ (4) Columbia (6) Plymouth @ (3) South Robeson Class 1AA (8) Riverside @ (1) Tarboro (6) Lakewood @ (3) East Carter

WITN - 2017-11-17 23:44:00

James Benjamin Hemby Jr.

March 1, 1934 - Nov. 16, 2017 RALEIGH - James "Jim" Benjamin Hemby Jr., 83, passed away Thursday evening at Rex Hospital, Raleigh. A memorial service will be conducted Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at First Christian Church, 207 Tarboro St. NE, Wilson. Jim was born March 1, 1934, in Ayden to the late Mavis


Citizen jury delivered justice in Parks trial

DNA test results showing Palacios' blood on more than a dozen items police seized in a search of Parks' Ward Boulevard home tell a story that couldn't be ignored. Blood spatter on the bedroom walls indicates Parks struck the young mother with an unknown object. The force required to leave that evide


Helping ex-inmates become productive citizens

Giving support to people returning after periods of incarceration is good for everyone. That was the message stated over and over at a Wednesday relaunch event for the Nash Edgecombe Wilson Reentry Council. "Supporting reentry work is good for everyone," said Darryl Childers, policy adviser for Gov.


Be confident, but keep your ego in check

If I were a betting man, and sometimes I am, I would bet that most of you know someone with one of these. Sometimes it's big. Sometimes it's little. Sometimes it rears its head at the worst times. Other times, it is omnipresent and never goes away. This week, dear readers, we are talking about ego


Spectacle Joins Gravitas at the Met's Monumental Michelangelo Show

Studies for the Libyan Sibyl and a small Sketch for a Seated Figure (verso) Ca. 1510-11The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1924 It might be the poster for a fantasy-adventure movie half a millennium before film was invented - the long-suffering hero tested once again,

VILLAGE VOICE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Stamford Hospital celebrates at home and in Baltimore

STAMFORD PLANETREE: At the Planetree event in Baltimore, from left: Roseann Cardi, director of clinical operations, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Stamford Health; Courtney Stupack, volunteer coordinator, Stamford Health; Steven Horowitz, Planetree physician champion; Susan Frampton, president of Planetr

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 15:14:24

Bowling for a good cause

SWC Office Furniture's winning team, from left, back row: Jeff Goldblum, David Goldblatt, Paul Harnish, Greg Girolamo, Sean Marion and Jon Malkin. From left, front row: Andrew Chuckas and Chris Benedetto. The Cushman & Wakefield Future Leaders, an organization of employees within the real estate fir

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 14:58:07

Cooper Cos. acquires rights to Teva IUD for $1.1 billion

The Cooper Cos. Inc., parent of Trumbull's CooperSurgical, has closed its purchase of the assets and global rights and business of the Paragard Intrauterine Device from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. for approximately $1.1 billion. The move is expected to help push Cooper revenues to over $600

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 19:21:16

Stamford's Dylewsky, Goldberg & Brenner acquired by Marks Paneth

New York City's Marks Paneth LLP accounting firm has expanded into Connecticut by adding Dylewsky, Goldberg & Brenner in Stamford for an undisclosed amount.Scott Brenner The deal adds two partners, Scott M. Brenner and Dannell R. Lyne; one director, Lawrence S. Goldberg; and eight professionals to t

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 19:10:58

Business community talks smart growth, honors leaders at WCA event

Opportunities for growth abound for suburban markets like Westchester County, said RXR Realty Charmain and CEO Scott Rechler during the Westchester County Association's Fall Leadership Dinner. "This is our opportunity," he said to the crowd gathered at the 67th annual dinner held on Nov. 16 at the W

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 16:50:27

Honor flight has new executive director

Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF), the local branch of the nonprofit that honors American war veterans by flying them to the nation's capital to visit the war memorials many have never seen, has named Jennifer DeFrancesco as its executive director. HVHF periodically runs flights from the Westcheste

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 16:43:49

Fake attorney sentenced to prison for bilking inmates

A fake attorney who swindled hundreds of inmates for phony legal services, including victims in Westchester County, will soon be joining her clients in prison. Yesterday, a county court judge in Albany sentenced Antonia Barrone, 48, to prison for up to three years for operating a fictitious law firm

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 15:52:05

Dle Gas to the McAllen Holiday Parade

HARLINGEN - McAllen Holiday Parade organizers will have some special announcements to help get everyone ready for a star-studded event on Friday, Nov. 17 at 11:00 a.m. Bert Ogden & Fiesta Dealerships, the exclusive automotive sponsor for the McAllen Holiday Parade, will give residents in the Rio Gra

KRGV - 2017-11-17 01:11:00

McAllen Librarian Honored Among Top in the World

MCALLEN - A Rio Grande Valley public library director has a chapter dedicated to her in a new book honoring librarians all over the world. Kate Horan is the director at the McAllen Public Library. The book, "World's Leading National, Public, Monastery and Royal Library Directors," was launched befor

KRGV - 2017-11-17 04:18:00

World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales To Appear At Mcallen Holiday Parade

MCALLEN - The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, the symbol of quality and traditions for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are scheduled to make several appearances in the Rio Grande Valley beginning November 27th. The eight-horse hitch will be harnessed and hitched to the famous red beer wagon in Mcalle


Man Charged in Former Marine Murder Case

EDINBURG - A Raymondville man is facing charges in connection to the death of a former Marine. Authorities discovered the remains of Nora Villalobos in a canal near Delta Lake in May. Juan Manuel Tobias is charged with capital murder and aggravated kidnapping. He was formally indicted on Nov. 2. On

KRGV - 2017-11-18 02:02:00