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RRGSD names top exceptional children's teacher

A Clara Hearne Pre-K teacher has been selected to represent the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District at the annual state Exceptional Children's Conference in Greensboro in November. Jennifer Neathery, a teacher for 15 years, was informed of being chosen at the district's 2017 Exceptional Children's

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

VGCC announces free Small Business Summit with holiday focus

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled its sixth annual Small Business Summit for Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Lake Gaston Lions Club in Henrico. Titled "Making the Holidays Pay Off," the free event is designed to help local businesses plan ahead

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

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

Opioids kill, in more ways than one

If you are a chronic user of opioids, whether legal painkillers or illegal drugs - such as heroin - you can expect to die sooner than the person standing or sitting next to you, all other things being equal. This may seem obvious. After all, about 25,000 users die each year with 33,000 dying in 2015

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Huntington-based pastry chef inspires through food, cosplay

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Alicia Renae Lewis is known to wear a few hats and to magically morph into more than a few characters. As the head cook at St. John's Place Afterschool Program at Marcum Terrace she is known as "Miss Alicia" to the kids whom she feeds daily and somehow gets to eat their vegetable

WRAL - 2017-09-24 13:00:00

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

Learn how to grow your own food during workshop

Have you ever been interested in being able to produce your own food right in your backyard? It might seem like an overwhelming task but it can be done. Sometimes all it takes is a little education and some great resources. North Carolina Cooperative Extension would like to offer that to the residen

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 14:37:00

Dinwiddie man, 20, charged in Petersburg drive-by shooting that killed 1, injured 4

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RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Disputanta couple severely injured in house fire

A couple is recovering in the hospital, after being seriously hurt in a house fire in Disputanta. Crews got the call around 1:45 a.m. Saturday. When they got to the home in the 13000 block of Arwood Road, the two residents were outside, after managing to escape the flames. Prince George Fire officia

NBC12 - 2017-09-23 16:04:42

Spill reported at Lumberton wastewater treatment plant

A spill happened at the Lumberton Waste Water Treatment Plant at 619 FM 421 sometime between Aug. 29-30, said Roger Fussell, Lumberton Municipal Utility District director, in a statement. "The spill was more than 100,000 gallons of untreated domestic sewer," Fussell said. "An estimated volume will b

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 20:22:50

Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, relatives keep vigil amid search for survivors

Rescue personnel look through a photo album as they work in rescue operations in the rubble of a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of w

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-22 17:06:51

Stevie Wonder 'taking a knee for America' at Global Citizen Festival

2016 MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Lionel Richie Featuring: Stevie Wonder Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 13 Feb 2016 Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com Musical legend Stevie Wonder gave a passionate speech to the audience gathered in Central Park for the Global Citizen Festiva

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 23:23:33

Unfinished story: Notes lost in Harvey puts Gamble's book on hold

Damon West heard the stories about James Gamble from his father. "My father has always loved coach Gamble," West said, his father a longtime sports journalist. "I was too young for his coaching days, but his name was legendary when spoken from my father's lips." West was a quarterback at Thomas Jeff

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2017-09-24 01:34:00

Arrests made at Texas anti-fascist rally

AUSTIN, Texas - Counter-protesters to Saturday's Dixie Freedom Rally gathered at the state capitol in Austin. The counter-protest took place even though the original pro-Confederate demonstration was cancelled. Another Dixie Freedom Rally was scheduled to take place in August, but it was postponed

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 19:27:15

Va. woman bitten by a copperhead at a restaurant

A Virginia woman feels like her life has been taken from her over the next few months as she recovers from being bitten by a snake while walking into a LongHorn Steakhouse (Photo: CNN Newsource) SPOTSYLVANIA Co., Va. (WSET) -- A Virginia woman is recovering after she was bit by a snake at a restaura

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-24 11:05:51

Trump continues to to tweet about the NFL, says 'League should back U.S.'

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, in Huntsville, Ala. Asia is getting used to living with Trump's broadsides, though it can't shrug them off completely. Many people are unnerved, but not panicked, by his lat

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-24 09:44:15

Man charged with killing girlfriend's 13-month-old baby

An Oregon man was arrested and charged with murder after his girlfriend's 13-month-old baby died. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office) GRESHAM, Ore. (WKRC) - An Oregon man was arrested and charged with murder after his girlfriend's 13-month-old baby died. Shalondre Adams, 21, is accused of killing th

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-24 09:00:47

American accused of smuggling marijuana into the U.S.

A man from Arizona is facing federal drug smuggling charges after border agents found more than 100 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car. (USCBP) An American citizen from Arizona is accused of trying to smuggle more than one hundred pounds of marijuana into the United States. Agents with U.S.

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-24 08:53:12

Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar

In this Sept. 22, 2017 photo, a civilian dressed in fatigues passes out chocolate to police guarding the site of an office building that collapsed during Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake, as search and rescue operations continue there at the corner of Oaxaca and Alvaro Obregon streets in the Roma Norte neig

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-24 07:21:17

Candlelight vigil honors the fallen and their families for Time of Remembrance

Dozens gathered at the Regional Veterans Memorial in Kennewick Saturday night to honor Washington state's fallen soldiers and their Gold Star families. Dozens of people circled the Regional Veterans Memorial at Columbia Park in Kennewick tonight to honor the soldiers from Washington state who gave t

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-24 00:57:51