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This weekend, children will dress up as their favorite superheroes, movie characters, ghosts and goblins, and take to the streets going door to door in search of treats, and maybe even a few tricks at the homes of family and friends.

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Election day for the Warren County municipalities of Macon, Norlina and Warrenton will be Tuesday, Nov. 2. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

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Warren County Attorney Hassan Kingsberry will become town attorney for Wake Forest in January, he announced during the Oct. 20 county commissioners’ work session here.

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After several months of operation, a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday marked the official grand opening of Bertie Ambulance Service, Inc. in the building just outside Warrenton which housed Cam Comer’s shop for many years. The non-emergency medical transport service was founded in 1996 in …

The Norlina Police Department has partnered with locally based nonprofit organization JJS Peer Services to connect community residents with mental health and substance abuse counseling services at no cost. Police Chief Keishawn Mayes anticipates that the program will begin on Nov. 15.

The Warren County Christmas Parade will return to downtown Warrenton in December after last year’s absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Entries are now being accepted for participation in this local holiday tradition.

The Norlina Christmas Parade will return on Saturday, Dec. 18, after being absent last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Activities will begin at 4:30 p.m.

One-Stop absentee voting for the Norlina and Warrenton municipal elections started last Thursday, and as of press time Tuesday, no votes had been cast in the Norlina election, which is uncontested for mayor and town board seats.

The Rev. John Alford’s eyewitness identification of Lester Kearney, 37, of Littleton, as the suspect in a 2018 home invasion and fatal fire at Alford’s Lake Gaston home will be allowed as evidence at trial after Judge Henry W. Hight, Jr. ruled in Warren County Superior Court last week agains…

The state can now try Kevin Munn, 34, of the Afton-Elberon community of Warren County, for the murder of Nancy Alford after a judge denied Munn’s request to withdraw a guilty plea in her death during a hearing held in Warren County Superior Court last week.

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The North Carolina Research & Engagement Group, LLC, (NC REG) will offer the Warren County Community Engagement Forum, Part II on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. This forum will be a virtual event, and the theme is Educate, Engage, and Empower: Pathways to Economic Success. 

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church will hold its 11th Annual Bazaar on Sat., Nov. 6, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church, located at 31 Ebony Rd., Ebony, Va. (on Rt. 903 at the North Carolina/Virginia border).

The LKG 911 Community Task Force is holding a free CPR and First Aid Workshop on Nov. 9 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Lake Gaston Lions Club, 139 Stanley Rd., Henrico. 

North Carolina Cooperative Extension will hold a Northeast District Beef Webinar via Zoom platform on Nov. 8 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Macon native Kendra Ellis will be returning to her home community on Tuesday, Oct. 19, to conduct The Roadmap to Home Ownership workshop at 6 p.m. at Perfecting Praise Ministries, located at 205-B Center St., Norlina.