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Opera and concert singer, and founder/director of the Atlanta Boy Choir Fletcher Wolfe returned to his native Norlina last weekend for the Saturday dedication of a historic marker designating his boyhood home on Liberty Street.

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North Carolina Hunters for the Hungry and Law Hunt Club make another delivery here Tuesday of ground venison to help feed those in need. The 1,600 pounds brought the total to 4,350 pounds of g… Read more

After years of dormancy, plans for the Southeast High Speed Rail corridor received a recent boost when the state of Virginia and CSX reached agreement on a $3.7 billion investment covering hun… Read more

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Opening the 2020 spring season at the Dunn Center’s Mims Gallery at North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount is a solo exhibition with new works by Jan Sullivan-Volz through Feb. 16. Her exhibition opens with a 5-7 p.m. reception party free to the public on Thursday, Jan. 23, with live…

Whether you brought in the New Year comfy and cozy in your living room, at a Watch Night service, or out celebrating with friends and family, chances are years from now, you will remember how you brought in the year 2020.

Happy New Year to all Warrentoners. I personally want to thank the Hawtree Fire Department in Wise for a wonderful New Year’s breakfast gathering.

President Trump’s threat that he would destroy the cultural sites of Iran is barbaric and un-American to the extreme. The fact that he would seriously consider such an action illustrates his extreme short-sightedness and lack of sensitivity.

None are so blind as they who will not see. There are some, not so many, that feel empowered. They belong to a swindling tribe with a common interest, minds of a kind so to speak. They exist in their own little world, oblivious to the obvious. They deny, even rail against, their own bad deci…

Charles Lovelace, 77, of Warren County, died on Wednesday, Jan…

Mrs. Loretta Alston, 51, of Warren County, died on Thursday, J…

Leonard L. Paynter, 95, of Wise, died on Monday, Jan. 6, at Wa…