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Chowan student struck by deputy’s patrol car while crossing Union Street

MURFREESBORO – A Chowan University student was airlifted to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Wednesday, Sept. 21. NC Highway Patrol Trooper Z. Mize reported that the incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Union Street in Murfreesboro. “The pedestrian was crossing from Parker Hall towards...
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Wood donates book to Brunswick and Emporia libraries

LAWRENCEVILLE – Virginia author Francis Eugene Wood recently donated two books to the Brunswick County Library and the Richardson Memorial Library in Emporia, Virginia. Francis began writing professionally in 1980 when his first article titled “Hunting Dove Solo” appeared in “Sports Afield” magazine. After publishing many articles in his favorite outdoor magazine and winning a national writing prize for an article submitted to Outdoor Life magazine entitled Deet’s Last Turkey Hunt, Francis turned his attention to the writing of books.
EMPORIA, VA
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Week 6 Football Roundup: North Edgecombe scores 47 in first quarter to keep RMP winless and scoreless

It was North Edgecombe all of the time Friday night against Rocky Mount Prep. The Warriors piled up 47 points in the first quarter and celebrated homecoming with a 67-0 victory over the Jaguars in a Tar Roanoke 1A Conference game in Leggett. The big first quarter for North Edgecombe (2-1 TRC, 2-3 overall) included a one-yard touchdown run by Jaheim Knight, a three-yard TD pass from Ahkee Lyons to...
TARBORO, NC
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2 wounded, 2 arrested in local shooting

On Sunday, September 11, at approximately 1:20 a.m., South Hill Police units were notified by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office that they had two victims at their station in Lawrenceville with gunshot wounds. One of these victims stated that they had been shot in the area of Old Highway...
SOUTH HILL, VA
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Emporia's Virginia Peanut Festival Parade route released

If you are participating in the 60th Annual Virginia Peanut Festival Parade on Saturday, please remember to follow the designated parade route entrance. If there are others in your group, please make them aware of how they too should enter the parade route as described below. No one will be able to enter at Laurel.
EMPORIA, VA
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WHO DID IT? Men wanted in theft from Roanoke Rapids Lowe’s

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WITN) - Police in one Eastern Carolina town need your help in tracking down three men wanted in a theft at a home improvement store. Roanoke Rapids police today released surveillance photos of the men wanted in the case. The theft happened around 6:45 p.m. Sunday, September...
ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC
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Tarboro police investigating homicide

TARBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — Tarboro police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead on Wednesday. Police responded around 4 p.m. to an area of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive near Coffield Street in regards to shots fired. Three officers who were patrolling the area arrived less than 30 seconds later and found a […]
TARBORO, NC
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Emporia’s Bobby Wrenn touts SVCC

LAWRENCEVILLE – Bobby Wrenn’s love for Southside Virginia Community College and the Foundation are evident. He was the guest speaker recently at the Lawrenceville Rotary Club and talked about SVCC and his work with the Foundation. Wrenn shared how he received the invitation to speak. “I am delighted...
LAWRENCEVILLE, VA
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Emporia launching new alert system

Emporia launched its CodeRed alert notification system in late 2011. Within the next month, CodeRed will get swept out the door as the city welcomes the Everbridge Public Warning Center program. Emporia Emergency Services Coordinator Mike Rae said the timing is right with the CodeRed contract up for renewal. Everbridge...
EMPORIA, VA
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Jarratt Hardware hosts Great Outdoors event

Twice a year, Jarratt Hardware — located on Jarratt Avenue — gives back to its loyal customer base with a customer appreciation day packed with fun games and activities for all. Saturday was the day of Jarratt Hardware’s “Fall into the Great Outdoors” event, which brought book signings, food, and archery.
JARRATT, VA
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