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Goodie bus honors memory of cherished family member

Lorie Crawley, nicknamed “Moot,” is remembered in the Warren County community for operating New Beginnings Child Care in Warrenton with her family and the impact she made in the lives of others. Today, her family honors her memory by operating Moot’s Mobile Goodie Bus. For the Crawley...
WARREN COUNTY, NC
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Lines form out the door as Milano’s restaurant reopens for take-out

After months of frustrating renovation delays and not being sure how to answer the question, “When are you opening?” Ahmed Ibrahim and his staff began filling takeout orders during a soft opening of Milano’s Italian Restaurant at its new location in downtown Warrenton on June 28. All day and night, lines formed out the front door and down the sidewalk, with customers excited to order and pick up pizza, lasagna, wings, stromboli, subs, and more that they had long-missed since fire destroyed the former restaurant building just over two years ago.
WARRENTON, NC
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Historical Highway Marker Unveiled to Recognize Former East End High School

The glimpse of blue and gold could be seen on the front lawn of the former East End High School as alumni, friends and supporters gathered on a sunny Saturday morning to celebrate the legacy of East End High School (EEHS). On Saturday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m., a Historical Highway Marker was unveiled and dedicated in honor of the former high school. The marker is located near the intersection of Highway #1 and Dockery Road in South Hill, Virginia.
SOUTH HILL, VA
lakegastongazette-observer.com

Quick action by Good Samaritans saves WatersView

Good people being in the right place at the right time last week kept a popular Lake Gaston eatery from going up in flames heading into the busiest holiday weekend of the summer season. Shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, Dakota Mullins of Littleton was driving on Eatons...
LITTLETON, NC
Brunswicktimes Gazette

Brunswick Minors finish as district runner-up

The Brunswick All-Stars fought to the end but fell to Emporia/Greensville for the second straight game last Wednesday night to finish as the runner-up in the Dixie Youth District 2 Minor League baseball tournament in Emporia. Brunswick opened the tournament with two wins including a victory over Emporia but the...
EMPORIA, VA
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United Methodist welcomes new pastor

Rev. Charles Stacy and his family are excited to be moving to South Hill to serve at South Hill United Methodist Church beginning the first Sunday in July! They are looking forward the new opportunities that this appointment will provide to serve in the South Hill community. Charles was born...
SOUTH HILL, VA
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Emporia's Wrenn household holds 55th Fourth of July celebration

It might seem like just another Fourth of July party in just another small town, but Bobby Wrenn’s Fourth of July celebration, which attracted many dozens of people to his sprawling backyard on Church Street, has been an Emporia tradition for generations. Wherever you looked throughout the Wrenn’s backyard,...
EMPORIA, VA
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New contract required for City of Emporia school board representation

In an article which appeared in the Independent Messenger on June 15, 2022, an Emporia City Council Member was quoted as stating that regarding the City’s share of local public school funds, the City of Emporia is “…being taxed without representation”. That is a catchy phrase which generated a newspaper headline, but it is a phrase which is misleading and incorrect.
EMPORIA, VA
emporiaindependentmessenger.com

Chamber fireworks show goes off without a hitch

On Monday night, the town of Emporia oohed and aahed as fireworks lit up the night sky over Veterans Memorial Park for the town's Fourth of July celebration. However, the action started many hours before the fireworks went off, as vendors and guests showed up at the park as early as 3:00 p.m. to secure their spaces for the "Afternoon in the Park" event, which lasted throughout the entire afternoon.
EMPORIA, VA
warrenrecord.com

Small community celebrates July 4 with great patriotic spirit

The community of Wise was dressed in its patriotic finest on Monday as people from near and far gathered for its Independence Day Parade and Festival. From the American flags that lined the community’s main street, U.S. Highway 1, to an appearance by Uncle Sam, Wise continued a long tradition of holding a celebration to rival any location in the country.
WARREN COUNTY, NC
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SH Tops Brunswick in Babe Ruth 13-15 Play

Dinwiddie, 15-5 Dinwiddie punched its ticket to the championship round with a 15-5 win over South Hill in an elimination game on Saturday evening in Crewe. South Hill got off to a good start in the game and took a 4-2 lead to the bottom of the fourth but Dinwiddie rebounded with three runs to take the lead and then added one run in the fifth and nine in the sixth to complete the scoring.
SOUTH HILL, VA
thenewsprogress.com

Suspect in custody after CVS robbery

Officers of the Clarksville Police Department, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office, and Virginia State Police arrived on scene at the Clarksville CVS Pharmacy Saturday, July 2 following the report of an armed robbery at 12:33p.m. Police arrested Jeremy Michael Lamberth— 41, of Virgilina—an hour later. He has been charged with...
CLARKSVILLE, VA
southhillenterprise.com

Historical Highway Marker Unveiled to Recognize Former East End High School

The glimpse of blue and gold could be seen on the front lawn of the former East End High School as alumni, friends and supporters gathered on a sunny Saturday morning to celebrate the legacy of East End High School (EEHS). On Saturday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m., a Historical Highway Marker was unveiled and dedicated in honor of the former high school. The marker is located near the intersection of Highway #1 and Dockery Road in South Hill, Virginia.
SOUTH HILL, VA
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Charles F. Ashworth

Charles F. Ashworth, age 88, of Chase City, Virginia passed away Friday, July 1, 2022 at his home. He was born May 15, 1934 and was the son of the late Robert Ashworth and the late Martha Ashworth. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ashworth; two brothers and four sisters. Charles is survived by three special nephews, Steve Ashworth, Glenn Edwards, and Eddie Crowe; and several other nieces, nephews and friends. Charles was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Chase City and was a long time maintenance man for Mecklenburg County Public Schools. He enjoyed turkey hunting and was one of the best bird dog trainers. He and his brother, Woodrow enjoyed training bird dogs together. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 3, 2022 at the Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home Chapel. The family received friends following the service at the funeral home. Entombment at the Woodland Mausoleum will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.newcomballgoodfh.com. Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City, Virginia will be handling the arrangements.
CHASE CITY, VA
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Obituary: Elmer Coleman Rodwell, Sr.

Elmer Coleman Rodwell, Sr. July 11, 1925 – July 4, 2022 Moss Hill-Elmer Coleman Rodwell, 96, was born July 11, 1925 in Macon, North Carolina, the eighth of ten children born to Hugh Edgar Rodwell Sr. and Mamie Shearin Rodwell. After graduating from Macon High School, Mr. Rodwell served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After completing a course in basic electricity at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana, he was assigned to the Destroyer Escort USS Strickland and served in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters of war.
SEVEN SPRINGS, NC
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Frank Julius Plummer

Frank Julius Plummer, 63, departed this life on Thursday, June 16, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham. A Celebration of Life was conducted on Saturday, June 25, at 3 p.m. in the Plummer Family Cemetery in Norlina. The Rev. Dr. W. T. Ramey III. Mr. Plummer was born Feb....
RIDGEWAY, NC
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After maintaining innocence, Harris enters guilty plea

Michael Christopher Harris, who maintained his innocence in a letter to a United States District Court judge, pleaded guilty today to one of the two federal counts lodged against him. Magistrate Judge Robert B. Jones Jr. in New Bern conditionally approved Harris’s memorandum of plea agreement in which count 1...
ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC
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