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Two offices located in the Warren County Courthouse on Warrenton’s Main Street, the register of deeds and veterans services, continue to assist members of the public primarily by phone in order to keep the community safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

H.O.P.E. Regional Medical Clinic in Warrenton, in conjunction with Mako Medical Laboratories of Raleigh, will conduct a drive-through COVID-19 testing event on Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Warren County Armory Civic Center, 501 U.S. 158 business-east, Warrenton.


“We’re just trying to make sure no one goes hungry,” said Vicky Stokes, director of the Warren County Senior Center as she and staff member Larry Johnson filled bags with food for delivery on May 27.  

Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School in Hollister will conduct a drive-through graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Friday, June 5, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will take place in the area behind the stage on the Tribal Pow-wow Grounds behind the school building

Preliminary reports from the National Weather Service indicate that a tornado, which touched down in the Paschall area Wednesday evening, was classified as EF-0, according to Warren County Emergency Services Director Dennis Paschall. The twister was estimated at two-tenths of a mile in length.

Superior and district court in Warren County will resume on Monday, June 1, as allowed by an order issued last week by North Carolina Chief Justice Cheri Beasley. However, restrictions will remain in place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

June will be a month of transition at The Warren Record as longtime editor/general manager Jennifer Harris prepares to retire, and veteran journalist Gary Band assumes the role of managing editor here and at the Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer.

Vonnete Robertson stands in front of The Beauty Box on North Main Street in Warrenton. After being closed for two months as part of the state’s shutdown to help slow the spread of COVID-19, she is now taking customers badly in need of haircuts.

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For the second consecutive year, Fire Camp will be held at the Hawtree Volunteer Fire Department in the Wise community from June 22-27, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., for kids ages 11 to 14. 

Stuart and Ashley White, owners of the former Bank of Warren building on Liberty Street in Norlina, clear out the second story to make way for an apartment. The lower level houses a barber shop, which opened last year.

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Norlina Auto Parts has had the vital fortune of being deemed an essential service by the state government during the COVID-19 outbreak. Operated by the Scott family since 1985, the store has seen its business stay steady through the crisis although the sign limiting occupants on the front do…