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'I won't rest until somebody tells me the truth': Mother asks why first responders overlooked her daughter at crash site

STOKESDALE – The parents of Teresa Tysinger Williams want answers from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the Rockingham County Emergency Services Department about why their daughter was overlooked at a June 14 car accident site, then discovered dead in the wrecked car’s passenger’s seat nine hours later at a Reidsville towing company lot.
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Randolph County, NCAsheboro Courier-Tribune

Randolph County Commissioners sign onto settlement with opioid distributors

At their Monday meeting, Randolph County Commissioners signed onto a legal settlement with opioid distributors that could give the county an estimated $12.7 million. In late July, a $26 billion settlement was reached with pharmaceutical companies in a lawsuit over their role in the opioid epidemic. The lawsuit includes three of the nation’s top pharmaceutical distributors: Cardinal, McKesson and Amerisource Bergen. It also includes Johnson & Johnson, which manufactured and marketed opioids.

Friends bring well wishes to Madison florist

Friends from all over Rockingham County gathered Saturday to support Frances Byrum of Madison, owner of Madison Florist and a longtime floral designer. Hostess Cindi Oakley Johnson of Mayodan organized the party, themed “Kicking Cancer Shower for Franny,’’ with the help of the women of the Madison-Mayodan Class of 1973, as well as Byrum’s neighbor Sharon Carroll and cousin, Mandy Helderman. The afternoon affair was held along the patio of El Puente Restaurant where friends stopped by with gifts and well wishes and enjoyed pink cupcakes at the party table. Arrangements of giant white hydrangea dotted the table. And the guest of honor was all smiles, sporting a personalized tee-shirt and greeting friends and former classmates.
Randolph County, NCAsheboro Courier-Tribune

It's prime time for Post 45: Regional starts on Wednesday

Randolph County Post 45 is about to play in another American Legion baseball tournament at McCrary Park. Considering the way things have gone for Post 45 in regional tournaments over the last several years, that might be a real good thing. Post 45 has won its last three regional tournaments in a row and advanced to the American Legion World Series.
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Greensboro Pride expands to south end of South Elm Street

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Pride is growing!. Alternative Resources of the Triad announced that Greensboro Pride will expand its footprint for its 15th-anniversary celebration this September. Pride will still be on South Elm Street in downtown Greensboro, but it will run all the way from West Washington Street across the...

Could Ketogenic Diet Be Helpful with Brain Cancer?

A modified ketogenic diet may be worth exploring for people with brain tumors, according to a new study published a recent online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The diet is high in fat and low in carbohydrates. The small study found that the...