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NC felon sentenced to 10 years in prison after shooting at deputy

A man who shot at a North Carolina sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to 10 years of prison on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm, prosecutors said. Rodriguez Crudup pleaded guilty to the charge in March, U.S. Attorney Michael F. Easley Jr. said. A...
WARRENTON, NC
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Emporia woman competes in the Ms. Full-Figured Virginia Pageant

Emporia’s Shelly Renee’ Scott was selected in 2021 to participate in the 2022 Ms. Full-Figured Virginia Pageant that took place on May 13-14, 2022 in Morrisville, North Carolina. Scott won the Title of Ms. Exquisite Full-Figured Virginia 2022, which affords her the opportunity to represent the state of...
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City Council pushes for action on gun violence

HENDERSON — On Wednesday, June 15, the Henderson City Council held a Public Safety Committee Meeting to address gun violence and to determine if more can be done to curb it locally through the judicial system. The following Monday, a shooting incident near the South Henderson ballpark that resulted...
HENDERSON, NC
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Rotary Club awards three scholarships

HENDERSON — The Rotary Club of Henderson has awarded scholarships to three local students. The scholarships were presented to the students at the club’s meeting on June 21. Receiving the scholarships were Semaj Jones, a graduating senior at Vance County Early College High School; Lillian Owens, Crossroads Christian...
HENDERSON, NC
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Women’s fellowship ministry gathers

The Women’s Fellowship Breakfast Ministry met at the Cracker Barrel restaurant in South Hill, Va., on Thursday, June 16. The ladies enjoyed prayer, good food and great fellowship. They celebrated the birthdays of four ladies with the birthday song, cake, cupcakes, and all the fun they could muster up. Pictured above are, from the left, first row: Cora Fogg, Ruby Downey 2, Brenda Waiters, Elder Sophia Jefferson, Diane Howell and the Rev. Dora Dorsey; second row: Maretha Williams, Margaret Alexander, Barbara Harris, Sebelia Banks, Rebecca Solomon, Paulette Durham, Vivian Joseph, Ruby Downey and Dr. Angela Powell; third row: Arvella Scott, Minister Mary Terry, Ann L. Jones, Anita Boyd, Patricia Russell, Linda Byrd and Minister Theresa Washington. Pictured below are birthday ladies, from the left: Barbara Harris, Ann L. Jones, Minister Theresa Washington and Ruby Downey.
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Felon Who Shot at NC Deputy Gets 10 Years in Prison

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man who shot at a North Carolina sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to 10 years prison on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm, prosecutors said. Rodriguez Crudup pleaded guilty to the charge in March, U.S. Attorney Michael F. Easley...
RALEIGH, NC
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Lake Gaston Ladies Club supports area organizations

An Ice Cream Social was held by The Lake Gaston Ladies Club on Tuesday, June 7, at Pleasant Hill Christian Church Family Life Center with more than 100 members in attendance. Besides enjoying ice cream and homemade cookies, the ladies were recognized the 25 local organizations below with $500 donations each at their Social:
GASTON, NC
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Emporia-Greensville Chamber Luncheon returns to Bon Secours

It was good to be back. For the first time in over two years, the Emporia-Greensville Chamber of Commerce held its monthly networking luncheon at Bon Secours Southern Virginia Regional Hospital in Emporia. While the EGCC has held monthly luncheons on and off since COVID-19 reared its ugly head, this...
EMPORIA, VA
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VGCC names 290 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists

VGCC names 290 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists. Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 148 students earned President’s List academic honors and another 142 earned Dean’s List academic honors for the spring 2022 semester, which ended in May. The President’s List recognizes students who achieved...
HENDERSON, NC
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Ribbon cutting ceremony held for Frito Lay

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony recently for Frito Lay located at 958 Industrial Park Drive in the Brunswick County Industrial Park. Mike Dotti, Executive Director, Brunswick County IDA, thanked Frito Lay for investing here bringing jobs and tax...
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VCU Health CMH team member wins award for reliability

Erin Davis of Henrico won the VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital May Team Member of the Month award for her STAR (Safety, Teamwork, Accountability and Relationships) service. A patient in her care was in the hospital for about five or six weeks. A single family member at the bedside expressed...
HENRICO, NC
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