Workers are busy last week preparing Santa Claus’ Warren County headquarters on Courthouse Square in Warrenton for the Christmas season. The Jolly Ole Elf from the North Pole will be available to hear children’s wish lists from 3-5 p.m. on Dec. 12, 13, 19 and 20. Courthouse Square is at 109 …
A proposed economic development project in downtown Warrenton is expected to bring apartment living and first-floor retail space to the historic Dameron building at the corner of South Main and East Franklin streets.
Historic Oakwood is a vibrant community on the outskirts of downtown Raleigh with a 180-year history. The area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was the first North Carolina neighborhood to receive historic designation. Visitors can enjoy the neighborhood’s varied arc…
Warrenton resident Andrea J. Parham-Shannon has published the final volume in her “Natural Expressions” series of poetry anthologies with “Natural Expressions: Trilogy of Treasures,” in which … Read more
The Warren County Chapters of Firefighters’ Burned Children’s Fund, Inc. is selling luminaries as part of a new project, Luminaries of Love, to raise funds to assist burn victims. Luminaries w… Read more
As part of efforts by the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of North Carolina (GFWC-NC) and its local affiliate, the GFWC Warrenton Woman’s Club, to support educational excellence, GFWC Warr… Read more
Living on a small farm is a dream shared by many, but the reality can be overwhelming. Those new to farming face the daunting tasks of building infrastructure, figuring out what to grow, negot… Read more
The Warren County Board of Education will hold a virtual special meeting at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, to consider whether students will return to the classroom next semester. Read more
The Warren County Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants.
The Warren Artists’ Market is accepting submissions for its seventh anthology entitled, “The House I Live In.”
I would like to take a minute to applaud our restaurants, coffee houses and shops here in our small town of Warrenton for their outstanding capabilities, persistence and downright blood, sweat and tears for keeping their doors open to our community in such difficult and most challenging times.
Books for holiday giving — a checklist
A few nights ago, about 10 p.m., my wife and I had retired for the night. We both were asleep when I heard something beep. After listening and searching, I determined it was the carbon monoxide monitor.
Parenting during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is not the same for everyone. Some families are facing more obstacles than others. We are quickly approaching one complete year of remote/online learning for children in our schools. While the school system has put innovative measures in p…