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Effective immediately, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill, Va., is making changes to non-urgent, elective appointments to safely continue caring for patients during an increase in COVID-19 cases in the region. Urgent and emergency surgeries will continue on an as-needed basis. 

Do you know that approximately 100,000 people in the United States have sickle cell disease, and more that half of the sickle cell disease community lives in just 10 states, with North Carolina being one of those states, according to www.joingens.com?

Warren Family Institute, Inc. will host a workshop entitled, “Understanding and Handling Stress,” on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m.

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The Norlina Police Department, Warren County Emergency Medical Services and Norlina Volunteer Fire Department respond to the scene of an accident Wednesday morning on U.S. 1 near Blue Waves in Norling involving a school bus and an SUV. EMS  transported the bus driver to an area hospital. Som…

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Local residents are invited to apply for Essential Single Family Rehabilitation forgivable loans for essential and critical repairs to single-family homes now through the Nov. 5 deadline.

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The Chapel Hill Police Department last week arrested Miguel Enrique Salguero-Olivares, 28, of Durham in the murder case of Warren County native Faith Danielle Hedgepeth, charging him with first-degree murder.

At a recent Gamma Chi meeting, the 2020 and 2021 Gamma Chi Golden Key Awards were presented to Dr. Sylvia Alston. This award is intended to recognize key women educators who work in the background getting things done without personal glory or gain for themselves. The award honors one who is …

At a recent Gamma Chi meeting, the 2020 Gamma Chi Rising Star Award was presented to Jenny O’Meara (left) and the 2021 Gamma Chi Rising Star award was presented to Betsy Clark (right). This award is intended to recognize and encourage key women educators with seven or less years of membershi…

At a recent meeting of Warren County’s Gamma Chi Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, First Vice President Betsy Clark, right, presented President Evelyn Hall, middle, and Renee Mizelle with long stemmed red roses and recognized them on their retirement. Hall was the books…

The following members were presented with certificates and pins denoting their years of service at a recent meeting of the Gamma Chi Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International for key women educators. They have given a total of 365 years of service to DKG. Pictured, from the left…

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Lake Gaston Flotilla will hold a Boating America safety class beginning at 8 a.m. on Oct. 2 at Longbridge Volunteer Fire Department, 1679 Eaton Ferry Rd., Littleton.

Vance-Granville Community College is continuing to remove barriers to education and promote student success. The college recently cleared the unpaid balances for 261 students who attended the college between the Spring 2020 and the Summer 2021 semesters.

The Lake Gaston Water Safety Council monthly membership meeting will be held on Wednesday Sept. 29, at the Kennon House Restaurant, 7001 Gasburg Road, Valentines, Va.  The meeting begins at 6 p.m., starting with a Dutch-treat dinner.

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The Chapel Hill Police Department announced this afternoon that it has made an arrest in the murder case of Warren County native Faith Hedgepeth, charging Miguel Enrique Olivares with first-degree murder.