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What do daily meals, games, exercise equipment and educational programs have in common? These are just a few of the services offered by the Warren County Senior Center in Warrenton to keep adults ages 55 and older healthy, active and independent.

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Warren County High School seniors Timothy Edwards, Talik Jones and Reuben Palmer last week signed with Chowan University in Murfreesboro to continue their football careers together.

Jamie T. Batts, 48, of Warren Plains Road, Warrenton, and Amena Lewis Wilson, 59, of Cool Springs School Road, Norlina, were arrested last week on fraud charges related to a 2015 transfer of c… Read more

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The Norlina Town Board, during a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to appoint former town commission Lou Stultz to fill the vacancy on the board caused by the resignation of Claude … Read more

Despite some strong public sentiment against the opening of another internet café in the county seat, the Warrenton Town Board approved a special use permit Monday night to allow a gaming esta… Read more

Sports

Warren County High School has announced tryouts at the school for spring sports as follows: Feb. 13, 3:30-5:30 p.m., girls’ softball and boys’ baseball; Feb. 18, 3:30-5 p.m., boys’ tennis; Feb. 20, 3:30-5 p.m., boys’ golf.

Les Everhart and Cindy Brodeur rehearse for Lakeland Cultural Art Center’s presentation of “Crazy for Patsy Cline,” opening this weekend. Show dates for the original tribute to the music legend are Feb. 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m. For tickets, call 252-586-3124, ext. 3.

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site in Statesville will offer a glimpse of the harrowing days of the Anglo-Cherokee War Feb. 23-24.  

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Editor’s note: Columnist Frank Newell is on temporary leave. Until he returns, we will reprint submissions from our archives. The following is reprinted from August 2011.

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Kudos to the town of Warrenton maintenance crews for the constant care and upkeep of our living and work space. Beginning with me, let each of us strive to follow the example set by these workers.

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Hallelujah! The winds of change are finally blowing on Cousin Lucy’s Lane. Though I am no longer a resident of Warren County, I am so excited about the changing of the current leadership within the school district.

Editor’s note: Columnist Frank Newell is on temporary leave. Until he returns, we will reprint submissions from our archives. The following is reprinted from August 2011.

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John William Gibson, 70, of Littleton, died on Wednesday, Feb.…

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A memorial service for Sylvia White Eddy will be held at noon …

Linnaye Baker, 25, of Durham, died on Friday, Feb. 8, at Hock …