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Roll-N Smoke BBQ Began In A Truck

NORTH WEBSTER – If you’re in downtown North Webster and you smell the mouth-watering aroma of barbecue, look no further than Roll-N Smoke BBQ at 108 E. Washington St. Owner Randy Gregory started the business with a food truck in 2018. On March 6, 2020, the business opened in the building across from Pilcher’s Shoes, right before the pandemic.
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Future Of Work: Companies Are “Winging” Their Return To The Office

A webinar hosted by Condeco invited workplace experts to assess how companies are returning to the office, and how this is influencing the future of work. The panel observed that when a paradigm shift hits, usually everybody moves in the same direction – but this time around, this isn’t happening.
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Dixie Day Returns Saturday In North Webster

NORTH WEBSTER — Dixie Day festival in North Webster returns this year on Saturday, July 31. Events start at 8 a.m. with the Sailors and Mermaids Dixie Day Dash 5K. Then come on over to downtown North Webster between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for food, fun and festivities. There will be free parking in the Church of God parking lot, behind the building off SR 13.
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Hair Supply: How ‘Bridgerton’ Crafted Coiffure for More Than 100 Cast Members

One thing Lady Whistledown (voiced by Julie Andrews) didn’t seem to have in her 1800s societal gossip pamphlets is how the various men and women get their hair game on before heading to all those afternoon teas and fancy balls. Enter “Bridgerton” department head hairstylist Marc Pilcher, who received his first Emmy nomination for the Netflix series (following an Oscar nomination for the Saoirse Ronan-Margot Robbie drama “Mary Queen of Scots”) that captured lots of beating hearts and high-profile ratings over the 2020 Christmas season.

Distillery 98 Launches Summer Concert Series to Benefit The Ohana Institute

On Saturdays in July, Distillery 98 will host a Summer Concert Series presented by Step One Automotive Group featuring an array of local and national bands, including Daniel Pratt, Dion Jones and The Neon Tears, and the Raelyn Nelson Band, with proceeds benefiting The Ohana Institute. The series will kick...
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John Pilcher retires after 32 years as municipal court judge

After 32 years of service as a municipal court judge in Jefferson County, Wrens attorney John J. Pilcher II is letting the gavel rest. Pilcher sent letters of resignation to the Louisville and Wadley city councils earlier this month with an effective retirement date beginning Aug. 1, 2021. Pilcher had...
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The following is excerpted from Rosamunde Pilcher's new story collection, A Place Like Home. Pilcher was the author of bestselling novels The Shell Seekers, September, Coming Home, Winter Solstice, and Voices in Summer. Her breakthrough novel, The Shell Seekers, sold more than 10 million copies. Pilcher lived in Perthshire, Scotland.
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Childhood cancer research hospital hits donation milestone

NEW YORK / ABC News — St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital became the first single-mission charity to raise $2 billion in a year, hospital officials said. At a time when similar institutions faced fundraising shortfalls as donors have shifted their priorities during the pandemic, the Memphis-based hospital reached new heights in 2021. St. Jude credited its success to online donations.
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Local soccer stars help North All-Stars pick up wins

MONTGOMERY – There was no greater representation of local athletes than soccer stars during the All-Star Sports Week, and on Wednesday, July 21, they showcased their talent during the North-South All-Star game at the Montgomery Soccer Stadium. With nine total players competing in the festivities between the boys and girls...
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Brunswick Sheriff's nonprofit foundation awards scholarships

The Brunswick Sheriff’s Charitable Foundation awarded scholarships with a total value of $7,500. The Charitable Foundation’s scholarships are designated for children of Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office employees and retired employees. Criteria for the scholarship include an essay on the impact of a law enforcement in their life, school grades and other accomplishments.
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Oconee blotter: Deputies purse swimmer; Speeding driver wonders 'what's going on?'

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:. SWIMMING SUSPECT: On July 6, Deputy Matt Pilcher was dispatched to the Oconee Connector area for a reported theft. Pilcher and Cpl. Kenji Dorsey arrived and saw the suspect running across a field behind a store, and as they began a pursuit, the suspect jumped into a pond and began swimming to the other side. Pilcher went to the other side and ordered the swimmer out of the water. The 32-year-old Athens man, who was wanted on warrants from other counties, admitted he had taken a backpack from his mother, who had reported to deputies that her son snatched the bag, causing her to fall to the ground. The deputy asked the man why he ran and he explained “he didn’t want to go to jail.” He was charged with simple battery and obstruction.
Cedar Valley Daily Times

J-Hawks cruise into district championship

JESUP — Bang. Brodie Kresser opened Jesup’s first inning with a solo home run that rocketed out of the ballpark and the District 8 host went on to beat North Fayette Valley, 13-1, in the Class 2A Substate 4 district semifinal Tuesday that went five innings. The J-Hawks (25-3) previously...

These 41 Colchester students recently graduated or received academic accolades

Justin Bissonnette from Colchester, VT, graduated with a Master of Science in Recreation and Sport Sciences (Coaching Education) from the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education at Ohio University. Sierra Gorkun of Colchester, graduates Summa Cum Laude from Roger Williams University with a B.A. in Communication &...

Battling ‘PCS Penalty’

Permanent changes of station make unemployment among military spouses too common. Today, more than 605,000 active-duty military spouses face unique challenges while trying to find and build their own careers. The frequency of military moves can create significant gaps in their resume, limit their professional networks and limit the geography of their job search.
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How to prepare for a flood: Flooding lessons learned from Florence

Hurricane history has taught us that a tropical system moving through North Carolina can be devastating for anyone – no matter how far inland you live. One woman learned this lesson personally when Florence flooded her home, destroying 75% of her belongings. "It seems silly," said Barbara Pilcher, "But you...