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The 18th Warren County Observance honoring the life, legacy and works of the late Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. will be held on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 3 p.m. at Cooks Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in the Warren Plains community. 

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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 ground venison donated this winter to Loaves & Fishes, the county’s food pantry. Pictured from le…

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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.

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 hundreds of miles of railroad right-of-way and tracks in Virginia, and the Warren County portion of an …

The N.C. State Board of Elections appointed Democrats Henry Durham and James Roberts to the Warren County Board of Elections Monday morning, meaning the local board now has enough members to make a quorum and can resume holding meetings in preparation for the March 3 Primary Election.

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U.S. District Court Judge James C. Dever III on Jan. 9 in federal court in Raleigh sentenced Kimjuan Dwayne Ellis, Jr., 25, of Whaley Drive, Warrenton, to 19.6 years imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release after Ellis was found to be an armed career criminal.

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, through the state Solid Waste Trust Fund, has awarded Warren County a $10,000 grant to assist in the deconstruction of abandoned manufactured homes as part of the enforcement of the county’s abandoned manufactured home ordinance.

Warren County government’s efforts to expand broadband coverage here took a big step forward this week with the release Tuesday of a formal Request For Proposal.

Warren County Board of Elections staff continue to prepare for the March 3 Primary Election, despite having no board to speak of, with three of the five board members having resigned to run for political office and the State Board of Elections still not having appointed replacements.

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Norlina teens Coleman Brothers and Alaysia Perry will represent the state of North Carolina next month at the National 4-H Healthy Habits Conference and National 4-H Healthy Living Summit in Maryland.

Warren County has been awarded a $148,770 state Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant. The dollar-for-dollar matching grant will fund improvements at the Magnolia Ernest Recreation Park in the Soul City community.

John Preston was appointed as Warren County tax administrator for a two-year term during Monday night’s meeting of the Warren County commissioners at an annual salary of $70,000. He had served in the position on an interim basis since last October following the resignation of Starlin Beatty,…