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The threat of severe storms on Friday gave way to bright, sunny skies on Saturday as thousands of people gathered in the Bethlehem/Hollister community to celebrate the Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe’s 54th Annual Blooming of the Dogwood Pow-wow. 

It is not too late for local residents to help clear trash from local roadways as Warren County Litter Sweep efforts will wrap up on Saturday, April 27. Read more

After a long winter, the green leaves and flowers of spring are a welcome sight in Warren County. Saturday, April 27, will provide a perfect time for people of all ages to enjoy the season’s w… Read more

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From time to time I correspond with my old friend and former pastor, Bruce Pate. Bruce was the pastor at Norlina United Methodist back in the mid-60s. He and his wife, Jean, are now retired and live at Lake Junaluska. I often relate to him how some of his former parishoners and friends in No…

Jessica Schuster, left, and John Adcock, right, pitch for the Warren County Eagles in games against the Lady Wildcats of Bunn High School and the Granville Central Panthers, respectively, earlier this month. Both Warren County teams lost, with the baseball team facing Granville Central twice…

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Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Summer Concerts in the Joseph M. Bryan, Jr. Theater in the Museum Park at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh.

Lakeland Cultural Arts Center in Littleton will stage a production of Neil Simon’s “The Sunshine Boys” beginning this weekend.

The Tar River Land Conservancy’s Earth Day Spring Hike will take place on Saturday, April 27, from 9 until 11:30 a.m. at the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area in Stem.

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Columnist Frank Newell is on temporary leave. Until he returns, we will reprint submissions from our archives. The following is reprinted from June 2011.

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I was honored to be part of a panel discussion at a recent Ella Baker Day Celebration, focusing on her work as a civil rights activist from Littleton and on how today we can move from “protest to policy change.”

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World Immunization Week will be observed April 24-30. Most all of us who follow the news have probably heard or read the recent headline stories that 2019 is shaping up to be a very bad year for measles in the United States. This completely preventable disease was eradicated in 2000 but has …

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Walter Douglas Talley, 72, departed this life on Thursday, Apr…

Malcom Williams, 63, of the Largo community, died on Sunday, A…

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James E. Joyner, 72, departed this life on Monday, April 15, a…