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Habitat Volunteers Needed: Skilled volunteers are needed on Oct. 7 to assist with disaster relief and repairs in Habitat's Buxton Village. Repairs to damage caused by Hurricane Matthew are almost completed, but help is needed. Registration is required. Contact Chatham McTindal at 910-483-0952 or vis

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 07:01:00

St. Joseph Partners with Art in Bloom Gallery

St. Joseph of the Pines has partnered with Art in Bloom Gallery in Wilmington to bring an art exhibit to Belle Meade in October that will be open to the public and feature original work by a diverse group of artists. "Sea to Sandhills: Art from Wilmington to Southern Pines" will open Sunday, Oct. 1,

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-23 15:31:00

New SP Elementary School Hits Approval Snag

A new 800-student elementary school proposed for the northeastern outskirts of Southern Pines has gotten turned down by the town's Planning Board, but the project will move forward anyway next month and get a hearing before the Town Council. Following a drawn-out public hearing that lasted more than

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 19:00:00

Antique lures spark old memories

A few weeks ago, I met Vinson Bowers at The Mill Pond in Whiteville. The objective was fishing from a wooden boat in waters where he spent much of his childhood. Bowers' father, Lawrence Bowers, built the Big House in 1958, which overlooks the 68-acre pond. Bowers moved into the house when he was 10

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

Brunswick prepared meals tax sits in finance committee

A bill that would allow Brunswick County and its municipalities to adopt a prepared meals sales tax has yet to be made into law. BRUNSWICK COUNTY -- A bill introduced earlier this year that would allow Brunswick County or any of its municipalities to tax prepared meals continues to sit in the N.C. H

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:15:05

Darsweil Roger appointed to second term on PWC board

The City Council approved Darsweil Rogers being appointed to a second term on Fayetteville's Public Works Commission board on Sept. 11. Rogers is a partner at Cape Fear Partners and owns RMC strategies. He work includes management consulting, executive training and executive coaching. Rogers said he

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 15:25:41

5 things to know about this weekend's Folk Festival

Fayetteville is getting ready for its annual multi-cultural party - the 39th annual International Folk Festival. Events kick off Friday with a street dance at 7 p.m. and continue through Sunday. On tap throughout the weekend are a parade, music, dance and more types of food than you'll be able to sa

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 05:01:00

Moore County Literacy Council's Seven Lakes Site Lakes Holds 2017 Student Celebration

A student at Moore County Literacy Council's Seven Lakes site explains her project on the solar eclipse to the crowd gathered on Aug. 29, at the Seven Lakes Annual Student Celebration.COURTESY OF MCLC On Tuesday, Aug. 29, the Seven Lakes site of the Moore County Literacy Council, hosted at St. Mary

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 15:19:00

Pedestrian hit, killed on Singletary Church Road in Robeson County

LUMBERTON - A 79-year-old woman died Thursday when she was hit by a vehicle while crossing Singletary Church Road in Robeson County, the Highway Patrol said. The pedestrian, Cleo Jones Locklear, of the 2100 block of Singletary Road, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident happened at 5:52 p.m

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 20:29:19

Death penalty being considered for NC man charged in murders at Conway bank

Brandon Council, the North Carolina man accused of murdering two CresCom Bank employees during a robbery last month, could face the death penalty, but federal prosecutors said they haven't decided on a possible punishment yet. Council, 32, appeared in a Florence courtroom Thursday afternoon for an a

MYHORRYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:09:00

Need to know for Saturday, Sept. 23

1. Road closures: Many of the streets in Fayetteville's downtown historic district will be closed this weekend for the International Folk Festival. The closures will continue through 6 p.m. Sunday. People planning to travel in the area should be aware and consider alternate routes. The roads include

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 09:37:00

Gov. Cooper visits Lumberton residents hit by Hurricane Matthew

LUMBERTON - Almost a year after Hurricane Matthew hit the southeastern part of the state, Gov. Roy Cooper visited an apartment complex in Lumberton to check on elderly and disable residents, many of whom were forced into motels for the past year. "We know that help can never come soon enough," Coope

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 23:26:41

Cooking teams arrive for Mullins Golden Leaf Festival

MULLINS, S.C. - More than a dozen South Carolina barbecue-cooking teams arrived in Mullins on Friday for 35th annual Golden Leaf Festival. It's the third year of the festival cook-off, offering $12,500 in prize money. A crowd gathered at the Anderson Brothers Bank parking lot near City Hall for a ni

SCNOW - 2017-09-23 00:38:00

Mullins' 35th annual Golden Leaf Festival begins Friday

MULLINS, S.C. - Plenty of activities will be featured this weekend at the 35th annual Mullins Golden Leaf Festival. The fun begins Friday with the start of the Golden Leaf Festival BBQ Cook-off. Mayor William "Bo" McMillan said he looks forward to the third year of the event, offering $12,500 in pri

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Mosquito Collected in Bridgehampton Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

A mosquito collected in Bridgehampton on Sept. 12 has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Suffolk County health commissioner announced on Thursday. The mosquito sample from Bridgehampton was one of four collected on Sept. 12 and 13 to test positive for the virus. The others were collected in We

EAST HAMPTON STAR - 2017-09-22 17:35:00

Vintage Greenport Victorian lists for $639,000

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-23 10:30:00

Julia Beckmann like the challenge facing Garden City girls volleyball

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-23 03:34:44

Collection of relief supplies underway in NYC for hurricane, earthquake victims

Two business organizations are teaming up in the wake of the two most recent natural disasters. The NYS Federation of Taxi Drivers and the Bodega Association of the United States are collecting supplies to benefit victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and this week's earthquake in Mexico. The gr

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-22 17:57:20

The first 17 apps you should download for your new iPhone 8 (AAPL)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You've managed to get your hands on a new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, and now you need cool things to do with it. The Tech Insider staff picked some of our favorite off-the-beaten track apps that show off the power and potential of Apple's superphone. This list includ

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-23 14:53:15

Homicide investigation following disturbance at home in Inwood

Authorities say a homicide investigation is underway on Long Island. According to Nassau County police, officers responded to a residence on Doughty Boulevard in Inwood Saturday for a disturbance involving a male subject. Homicide Squad detectives responded to the scene. Authorities say a homicide i

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-23 14:59:40