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'Nutcracker' Tea Party in Southport

SOUTHPORT -- The Robert Ruark Society, together with the City of Southport, will present a "Nutcracker" Tea Party at 1 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Southport Community Building. The event is part of Southport Winterfest 2017 and proceeds will go toward the continued restoration of Fort Johnston Garrison House

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-11-17 15:00:00

Dove tops Hatem in Southport mayor's race; Auger wins seat on Boiling Spring Lakes board

In Southport, unofficial returns put incumbent Mayor Jerry Dove 14 votes ahead of challenger Dr. Joe Pat Hatem, 663 to 649. Since Election Day, the board did not receive any potentially countable mail-in ballots for that race, said director Sara Knotts. There are 13 provisional ballots in the Southp

THE STATE PORT PILOT - 2017-11-15 19:36:00

Law Firm Opens Southport Location Inside Real Estate Office

A law firm that opened an office in Wilmington more than a decade ago has expanded to Southport. Hutchens Law Firm, established 37 years ago in Fayetteville by managing partner H. Terry Hutchens, recently celebrated the opening of its Southport location in Suite 5 at 4911 Old Long Beach Road SE, w

WILMINGTONBIZ - 2017-11-14 17:25:01

BCSO asking for public's helping identifying person of interest

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's in identifying a person of interest in an 'incident' at the McDonalds in Southport Wednesday evening. (Source: BCSO) Woman who took pregnancy photos swarmed in bees mourns loss of babyWoman who took pregnancy photos swarmed in bees tre

WECT - 2017-11-17 10:35:06

ONDBEAT Some voters cast election suspense and write-in relief

Just when I started to think this year's Brunswick County election process was cut-and-dried, along came recounts, absentee votes, provisional ballots and, my favorite for comic relief, miscellaneous write-in votes. The first three are adding to the suspense of this year's local elections, especial

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2017-11-14 18:55:00

Senior citizens targeted in financial scams

A Bolivia woman is accused of defrauding an elderly woman in her care of more than $300,000 in property and currency. Senior citizens are often the target of scams, especially through phones and social media. "I think, unfortunately, our community, and when I say community, I mean our greater commun

WECT - 2017-11-16 02:36:49

91-year-old widow conned out of house, cash

Pamela Varnam Jackson, 61, allegedly took $93K out of the bank and got victim to sign over deed to her property. BOLIVIA -- A Bolivia woman stands accused of swindling more than $300,000 in cash and property from an elderly woman she claimed was her mother, officials said Wednesday. Pamela Varnam Ja

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-11-15 20:41:10

Funding approved to rebuild Oak Island Pier

OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) - The funding needed for the rebuilding of the Oak Island Pier continues to roll in. Tuesday night the town council voted to approve a new $1.5 million dollar grant at their meeting. Hurricane Matthew caused extensive damage to the pier and inspections by Oak Island's insurance

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-11-15 03:09:15

Thomasville police probe early morning shooting

THOMASVILLE - City police officers are investigating an early morning shooting that critically wounded a man in the 200 block of Church Street. Shortly after 2:30 a.m., officers responded to the scene after reports that someone was lying in the roadway. A passerby stopped and called police after see

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 14:27:00

Davidson County man charged with multiple sex offenses

A Davidson County man was charged with several sexual offenses against a child, according to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. George Stephen Holtz, 72, of 5 Oak Bucket Road, Thomasville, was charged with five counts of indecent liberties with a minor and one count of sexual acts by a custodian.

DISPATCH - 2017-11-16 21:49:22

Thomasville police ID man killed in Friday morning shooting

THOMASVILLE - A 59-year-old Thomasville man is dead after a shooting on the 200 block of Church Street early Friday morning. Police said they found Robert Allen Smith of Highland Avenue lying in the road. Investigators are on the scene and canvassing the neighborhood as they wait for a search warran

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-11-17 13:41:00

Man shot, found lying in road in Thomasville has died; man identified

THOMASVILLE, N.C. - A man found shot and lying in a roadway in Thomasville has died, according to a press release from the Thomasville Police Department. Robert Allen Smith, 59, of Highland Avenue, was found early Friday lying in the street in the 200 block of Church Street. At 2:37 a.m., officers a

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-17 16:18:21

Man Found Shot, in Middle of Road in Thomasville

Thomasville Police are looking into, a man found with a gun shot wound, in the middle of the street, early Friday morning. Police received a call about a man lying in the street in the 200 block of Church Street, at 2:37 a.m. A passerby stopped and called police after seeing the subject in the middl

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-17 10:44:25

Thomasville Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 8-Year-Old

THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- A Thomasville man is accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old child. The Davidson County Sheriff's Office says 72-year-old George Stephen Holtz sexually assaulted the child multiple times. Deputies say Holtz forcibly performed sexual acts against the child that he was in th

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-17 03:11:12

Thomasville man charged with robbery

A Thomasville man was charged with robbery and threatening the life of a victim, according to the Thomasville Police Department. Jah Jermaine Carolina, 16, of 105 Carolina Ave., Apt. C, Thomasville, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. According to the arrest report, the incident occurr

DISPATCH - 2017-11-16 20:07:17

Davidson Medical Ministries celebrates new Thomasville facility

A dozen years ago, Davidson Medical Ministries Clinic opened their second facility in Thomasville Medical Center's outpatient specialty clinic. Then, a year and a half ago, the nonprofit carved out a place on the lower level of 102 Forest Park Drive. And now, the Thomasville facility resides at 611

DISPATCH - 2017-11-15 17:44:57

Calendar of events for Nov. 17 and beyond

TODAY Friday Talks: Business Advancement Series: 8 a.m., CF Hampton Center, 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Email danielle@ocalacep.com. Topic: "Get Fired Up! But Don't Burn Out." Presenter: Daniel Gentry. LifeSouth bloodmobile: Call 622-3544. Grand Oaks Resort and Museum, 8 a.m.-noon, 3000 Ma

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-17 05:01:00

Rural health care centers provide quality low-cost care

To get dental services she can afford, 73-year-old Juanita Jenkins has one of her sons drive her 16 miles from her home in the Duval neighborhood in northeast Gainesville to the Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs (ACORN) Clinic in Brooker. The 32-mile round trip is worth it, she says. Jenki

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-11-14 23:14:04

Mini 'trash mountains' aid in Irma cleanup

GREEN COVE SPRINGS - For Clay County Emergency Management Director John Ward and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, roadside trash piles are a thing of beauty. The sites, nine ... This item is available in full to subscribers. A temporary debris storage site is seen off county roa

CLAYTODAYONLINE.COM - 2017-11-15 17:38:02

Neighborhood walks bring feelings of safety

MIDDLEBURG - Secluded from the busier parts of Middleburg, the residential area of Calendula and Petunia avenues is best described as quiet and peaceful. As Sheriff Darryl Daniels and his ... This item is available in full to subscribers. MIDDLEBURG - Secluded from the busier parts of Middleburg, th

CLAYTODAYONLINE.COM - 2017-11-15 17:36:58