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When talking with Raleigh-based developer Michael Bernstein — the owner of the first tiny house built on Church Street in Warrenton that opened as an Airbandb on July 16 — it’s easy to think he’s from here. 

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Eight years after first conceiving of the idea, Stacy Woodhouse will open a distillery and bar in downtown Warrenton. Called Locorum, or Latin for local, it will be located at 142 S. Main Street, and plans are to open for business in January. 

During its meeting last week, the Warren County Board of Commissioners appointed Charla Duncan, senior assistant to County Manager Vincent Jones, as interim director of the Economic Developmen… Read more

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A collective effort helped rescue two dogs that fell 30-plus feet into an abandoned well while out training with their owner on Aug. 10 off Gum Pond Road. Both dogs were uninjured. Responding … Read more

A number of Warren County citizens have been summoned for jury duty Thursday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m.   Read more

The following pleas were accepted or judgments handed down during the July 27 session of Warren County Criminal Superior Case Management Court. Judge Craig Croom presided. Read more

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Mayor Walter Gardner welcomed Orlando Jones and his insurance company, Modern Woodmen, to the neighborhood on Friday. The Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce, led by Leanne Patrick since … Read more

Sports

When and even whether high school sports will return for the 2020-21 school year is a matter that will remain unresolved until at least June 15, but possibly much longer despite Aug. 1 remaining the target date for the beginning of fall sports practice. 

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The other day a “pile” of political literature showed up at our front door promoting candidates such as Thom Tillis, David Woodson, E.C. Sykes, Sandy Smith, Dan Forest, Paul Newby, and various judicial candidates. 

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I must have missed something in the governor’s order requiring masks to be worn when in public. There was evidently an exclusion for boaters which I didn’t see. 

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Mrs. Sandra Wilson, 56, of Norlina, died Sunday, Aug. 2, at Wa…