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Where to find a free Thanksgiving dinner

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - Free Thanksgiving dinners are available in and around Portsmouth this Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 23. The Thanksgiving dinners are open to everyone, whether you're a soldier or college student away from home this holiday to those hungry who are looking for a warm meal. Free Th

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2017-11-19 11:00:54

Clements' Marketplace to hold Holiday Open House

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - Save some room this week for samples! Clements' Marketplace will hold a Holiday Open House after Thanksgiving. The Holiday Open House will take place on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the market. PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - Save some room this week for sample

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2017-11-19 10:50:24

Town receives grants to combat climate change

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) recently awarded $6.8 million in matching grants for 33 projects to mitigate water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding, and strengthen the state's climate resilience. The grants are made po

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2017-11-18 11:00:39

Portsmouth police: Beware of amorous deer

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Portsmouth Police Department is warning drivers to "be careful and alert" because it's deer breeding season. On its Facebook page, the Police Department notes that deer are most active at dawn and dusk. "This is the time you will most likely encounter them on the roadway." De


House of the Week: Mintwater Cottage in Portsmouth is a picturesque escape

The property on rural Glen Farm Road features a 3,106-square-foot main house, studio/barn, potting shed and stone walls that date back to when it was part of a sprawling estate owned by the Taylor family. PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - The property on rural Glen Farm Road features stone walls and posts that dat


Deers Gone Wild: Portsmouth Police warn drivers that it's hook up season for our local deer population!

Portsmouth Police are warning motorists that it's breeding season for our local deer population and to be cautious driving due to an increased presence of the four legged leches on the roads. For the record, there is a fix for all of this. Just move those damn deer crossing signs away from the highl


Men sentenced in "Captain Freddy" murder

By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @cleshnerabc6 PROVIDENCE (WLNE) -- The two men who beat an elderly man to death over his lottery winnings learn their fate. The victim's son spoke at the sentencing today, he didn't address the two men who killed his dad directly, but spoke about the hole left in

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-18 00:54:00

Awards presented at SouthCoast Chamber's 131st annual meeting

The SouthCoast Chamber recently recognized a quartet of local organizations and individuals for their "significant investment and contribution to the economic development, educational leadership and outstanding service." During the organization's breakfast and annual meeting Thursday at White's of W

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-19 08:01:00

Kannapolis to unveil 2030 comprehensive plan

Add digital to current active Wed, Fri & Sun print subscription KANNAPOLIS- Following extensive community outreach that included engaging with community members at events in downtown, Village Park, Cannon Blvd, Main Street and western parts of the city - the Move Kannapolis Forward 2030 Comprehensi


Police investigating shooting in Salisbury that injures one.

SALISBURY, N.C. - One person was shot early Saturday morning in the 600 block of S. Craige Street in Salisbury. Officials said a 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital after he was shot in the upper left arm. The severity of his injury was unknown. According to a police report, an 80-year-old wom

WSOC-TV - 2017-11-18 13:58:33

NCISAA state champ Charlotte Christian lands five players on all-state football team

The N.C. Independent Schools released its all-state football team and it was dominated by players in the Observer's coverage-area. There are 16 area players, for example, named to the first team. Division I state champion Charlotte Christian landed five players on the first team: QB Garrett Shrader,

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-18 19:37:00

Gaston's opioid crisis: CaroMont medical chief gives overview of opioid epidemic

"I'm here tonight to terrify you," Dr. Todd Davis told the participants at the "People of Faith and the Opioid Crisis" workshop, "but, I'm also here to give you hope." Davis added that the opioid crisis is "a complex problem for which there is no easy solution," and noted that addiction, "is not a c

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 17:04:10

Shooting on Saturday leads to arrest in Salisbury

A man is in jail under $25,000 bond, accused of shooting another man on Saturday morning in Salisbury. According to the police report, the incident happened just after 11:00 am in the 600 block of S. Craige Street. George Albert Torrence, 29, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting s

WBTV - 2017-11-19 12:44:31

Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket campaign kicks off Monday

RALEIGH - N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program and state and local law enforcement kick off the annual Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign on Monday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. at Stewart Haas Racing, 6001 Haas Way, Kannapolis. Since its inception 24 years ago, the Click It or Ticket pro

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 06:01:00

Talkback: What online readers are saying about ...

... Former West football coach Scott Young dies I just saw him this past Sunday afternoon at Food Lion. ... A young man approached him and said, "Hello, Coach Young." He knew who he was right away and asked the young man how he was doing. The young man told him he was working hard and feeding his fa


Youth in Action to deliver Thanksgiving meals

Thank You As I write today, my one and our family's only brother, Walter Smith Jr., (Sonny Boy) (Ball) has passed. We are grateful for the sympathy that is being shown to us during this time. McDonald AME Zion The church trustees will have their annual Pew Rally at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker w


Carlsbad moves forward with water park expansion

The City of Carlsbad will have a new addition to the water park after the City Council approved a contract with Wescon Construction to expand the project. Carlsbad City Administrator Steve McCutcheon said Tuesday that the park may soon boast a new waterslide. The slide will be the tallest feature in

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-11-18 17:54:11

Texas man sentenced to 15 years for child pornography in Carlsbad

A Decatur, Texas, man convicted of child pornography in Carlsbad was sentenced last month to 15 years' incarceration. After his prison term, Timothy Deaderick, 55, was also ordered to serve five to 20 years' parole following his prison term, and ordered to register as a sex offender for the remaind


Recipes for a happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to create new memories but also honor old traditions. In that fashion we offer you the following recipes, which were first published in the 1982 Thanksgiving Edition of the Carlsbad Current-Argus. From pumpkin favorites to traditional eggnog, the following recipes are perfect

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-11-19 08:00:01

Court rules against requested injunction on RV park development in La Huerta

A district judge upheld Carlsbad developer Cody Northcutt's right to continue work on his La Huerta property where he intends to build temporary worker housing. Eddy County moved to block the development of an RV park on Northcutt's property amid public outcry from his neighbors. Judge Mark Sanchez

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-11-18 00:34:59