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Theater one step closer to private hands

The Roanoke Rapids Theater took another step closer to a final sale Tuesday night. City Council voted unanimously approved a motion to accept a $3 million bid for the facility after receiving no upset bids. Councilman Wayne Smith moved to accept the bid after City Manager Joseph Scherer recommended

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-22 00:21:00

Revving up some Christmas cheer

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office had one goal Monday afternoon: buy as many toys as possible with more than $3,500. Sheriff Wes Tripp, several deputies and members of Honda of Roanoke Rapids walked up and down the toy aisles of Wal-Mart, picking Christmas toys for boys and girls. The bulk purchas

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-21 20:52:00

Jackson Heights mobile home park residents still can't drink or cook with their water

Three weeks after water service was restored to the Jackson Heights Mobile Home Park, residents are still unable to drink their water. The N.C. Dept. of Environmental Quality has issued a boil water advisory for the trailer park until the water running to the trailer park is proven to be free of con

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-11-20 14:03:50

Eagles dominate Vikings - The Warren Record: Sports

Warren County dominated the Northwest Halifax Vikings in the varsity boys' home opener Friday night, winning 60-41. Leading scorers for the Eagles were Sa'veyon Alston and Andrew Smith, with 14 points each, followed by Zac Morrow with 12 points, Cornell Hendrick with nine points, Jordan Woodard with

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-11-21 19:24:00

Goals strive for student success and completion

Since I began as president I have been working to align the college services and procedures to support and encourage student success. It has become increasingly more important to get all of the employees working toward that goal. In order to accomplish this initiative I have asked all of the employe

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD

26 dogs seized from suspected Dinwiddie dog fighting ring

DINWIDDIE, Va. - Dozens of animals were seized after Dinwiddie County animal control officers discovered a dog fighting pit, according to a search warrant executed in Dinwiddie County. The search warrant was taken out on Tuesday, Nov. 14, after two animal control officers were dispatched for the rep

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-21 01:39:22

School Board Briefs - The Warren Record: News

The board approved the employment of the following: Alonzo Bullock and Gaynelle Richardson, bus drivers, transportation; Sallye Duncan and Linda Harris, tutors, Vaughan Elementary School; Diane Palmer, child nutrition substitute, district wide; Amanda Pegram, exceptional children one-on-one, and Gle

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-11-21 17:00:00

Greater Union to hold Thanksgiving service

Greater Union Baptist Church in Chase City will be holding its annual Thanksgiving Service on Thursday, November 23 at 9 a.m. Rev. M.L. Palmer, Pastor of Silone Baptist Church will be the minister for the service. Everyone is invited to attend. Greater Union Baptist Church in Chase City will be hold

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-11-21 16:17:00

Vacaville man accused of molesting teen enters plea

A Vacaville man pleaded not guilty to several child molestation charges Tuesday in Solano County Superior Court. David E. Clayton, 45, faces two counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child, and two counts of sexual penetration of a foreign object on a victim under the age of 16. Clayton is accus

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Vacaville company receives state tax credit for expansion

VACAVILLE - A Vacaville company has been awarded a $120,000 tax credit to expand the firm and add jobs. Synder Filtration, a family owned firm started by Edward Jyeh in 1989, received the Cal Competes Tax Credit from the state. The company produces a variety of filtering membranes for the dairy, aut

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-21 13:53:22

Alumni Update: Ex-Vacaville High golfer Sierra Smith fires career best round at state tournament for Napa Valley College

A year and a half ago, Napa Valley College wasn't really on Sierra Smith's radar. The former Vacaville High School golf standout planned to give up the game in the competitive arena to focus on furthering her education at a four year university with hopes of becoming an emergency medical technician

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Police investigate gunshots at Solano Town Center; victim found later

FAIRFIELD - Police are at Solano Town Center investigating a shooting that happened there at approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday. A gunshot victim was found a short time later in a car at East Travis Boulevard and Dover Avenue. The mall is located at 1350 Travis Blvd. Sgt. Matt Bloesch said early details

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-21 01:25:42

Flu cases popping up in Solano

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Dr. Amanda Thornton, an infectious disease specialist at Kaiser's Vacaville and Vallejo medical centers, and officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say everyone older than 6 months should get a flu shot. Flu cases are beginning to surface in doctors' offices

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Court date set in child porn case against former Solano CHP sergeant

FAIRFIELD - Attorneys will return Dec. 18 to Solano County Superior Court in the case of a former California Highway Patrol sergeant who faces felony child pornography possession charges. Eric C. Lund has pleaded not guilty. He was arrested in October 2014 after an investigation by Vacaville police

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-21 12:47:29

Press Release: NorthBay Collects Toys, Socks and Gloves

NorthBay Healthcare and NorthBay HealthSpring Fitness are teaming up to collect unwrapped toys for children, and socks and gloves for the homeless of all ages. The drive will run from Nov. 28 through Dec. 15 and drive-through drop-off spots should make donating easy. In Fairfield, donors are invit

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Merriment on Main: Families gather to watch tree delivery

The Merriment on Main tree is, by all accounts, a symbol of family tradition. Its arrival in Vacaville the Tuesday before Thanksgiving every year is a renewal of the first tree that Richard Rico, then the Reporter publisher and owner, purchased in 1983 from John Carlton to thank the community for 10

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

CRIME: Greenville man indicted aggravated manslaughter of a child

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Thursday, May 18, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) and the Madison County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) responded to what appeared to a be a vehicular-related incident in Greenville that resulted in the death of a child. After months of investigation, the case w

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-11-21 19:08:55

SOSMP to host Thanksgiving Dinner and Old Tyme Farm Days

LIVE OAK - The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park will have a little something for everyone during Thanksgiving weekend. From an Old Tyme Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings, to old farm equipment, homemade jams and jellies and antiques as well as new merchandise, tractor parades, antique trac

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 14:55:00

Fiery single-car crash kills three in Taylor County Saturday

Three men are dead following a single-car crash in Taylor County Saturday evening, after police say the driver's Chevrolet Camaro careened off the road and caught fire. Driver Matthew York, 30, of Baxley, Georgia, and passengers Brett King, 33, of Lamont, and 25-year-old Perry resident Brett Bassett

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT

Greenville Town Meeting: Former council member refuses to vacate

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Monday evening, Nov. 13, the Greenville Town Council held their regularly scheduled meeting, at 6 p.m., at the Greenville Town Hall. The meeting immediately followed a special workshop, at 5 p.m., presented by town attorney, John Reid, out of Tallahassee.

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-11-21 19:02:55