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The Lexington Dispatch
Sept. 4 Public RecordThe following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencie
Sept. 4 Public Record
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 hours ago
The following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencies in Davidson County, and, unless noted otherwise, were either placed in the Davidson County Detention Center or released from custody and are scheduled to appear in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Wreck injures two women on Cotton Grove RoadA two-vehicle accident Thursday evening in front of the Food Lion on Cotton Gro
Wreck injures two women on Cotton Grove Road
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 12 hours ago
A two-vehicle accident Thursday evening in front of the Food Lion on Cotton Grove Road sent two women to the hospital, Lexington Police Sgt. S. Thompson confirmed. Officers with the Lexington Police Department responded to the accident at 5:12 p.m.... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Elsie J. LoppElsie Joyce Lopp, 91, of Brookstone Retirement Center, formerly of Junior Order
Elsie J. Lopp
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 20 hours ago
Elsie Joyce Lopp, 91, of Brookstone Retirement Center, formerly of Junior Order Home Road, passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 2, 2015, at Brookstone. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Forest Hill Memorial Park by the Rev. Brian... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Man in chase remains hospitalizedThe N.C. Highway Patrol in Davidson County has identified the man who was criti
Man in chase remains hospitalized
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The N.C. Highway Patrol in Davidson County has identified the man who was critically injured after being involved in a Tuesday night chase that started in Forsyth County and ended on Union Grove Road in the Griffith Fire District. Travis James... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Man in chase remains hospitalized; identity releasedThe N.C. Highway Patrol in Davidson County has identified the man who was criti
Man in chase remains hospitalized; identity released
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The N.C. Highway Patrol in Davidson County has identified the man who was critically injured after being involved in a Tuesday night chase that started in Forsyth County and ended on Union Grove Road in the Griffith Fire District. Travis James... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
BBQ Joe's offers variety of choicesCitizens of Davidson County no longer have to travel to High Point to experienc
BBQ Joe's offers variety of choices
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Citizens of Davidson County no longer have to travel to High Point to experience the variety available at BBQ Joe’s Country Cooking now that a new location has opened in Trinity on N.C. Highway 62. Joe Housand, who formerly owned the Old Hickory... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Community grieves loss of special peopleThe community of Churchland is grieving the loss of some very special people wh
Community grieves loss of special people
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The community of Churchland is grieving the loss of some very special people who passed away this past week. Chris "Cowboy" Phillips, 41, of the Churchland Fire Department, passed away Thursday. He was a much-loved citizen of the community and will... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Chase with SHP ends on Union Grove RoadGRIFFITH - A man sustained possible life-threatening injuries after being invol
Chase with SHP ends on Union Grove Road
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
GRIFFITH - A man sustained possible life-threatening injuries after being involved in a chase Tuesday night with the N.C. Highway Patrol that started in Forsyth County and ended in Davidson County. Griffith Fire Capt. Anthony Notarfonzo reported his... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Fugitive leads DCSO on chase to Rowan CountyA Davidson County man wanted for narcotic drug violations in South Carolina was
Fugitive leads DCSO on chase to Rowan County
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
A Davidson County man wanted for narcotic drug violations in South Carolina was allegedly involved in a chase with Davidson County sheriff’s deputies, according to an arrest warrant. Michael Eugene Harper, 35, of 3799 N.C. Highway 150 S., Lot 15,... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Sept. 1 CalendarBring Calendar information to 30 E. First Ave., email it to calendar@the-dispat
Sept. 1 Calendar
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Bring Calendar information to 30 E. First Ave., email it to calendar@the-dispatch.com, or mail it to The Calendar, The Dispatch, P.O. Box 908, Lexington, 27293 so it arrives one week prior to its publication date. Call Jill Doss-Raines at 249-3981,... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Jack 'J.C.' Temple

Jack Sinco "J.C." Temple Jr., of Lexington Health Care, died Saturday aft

Jack 'J.C.' Temple
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago

Jack Sinco "J.C." Temple Jr., of Lexington Health Care, died Saturday afternoon, Aug. 29, 2015.

A funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Victory Baptist Church on N.C. Highway 47.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at... Read more

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The Lexington Dispatch
Charles WiddicombeCharles Michael Widdicombe, 63, of N.C. Highway 8, passed away Friday, Aug. 28,
Charles Widdicombe
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Charles Michael Widdicombe, 63, of N.C. Highway 8, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem after an extended illness. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. View Baptist Church. The burial... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Wilson woman dies in wreckFriday, August 28, 2015 10:49 PM Rocky Mount teen life-flighted after crash RO
Wilson woman dies in wreck
The Wilson Times / Posted 6 days ago
Friday, August 28, 2015 10:49 PM Rocky Mount teen life-flighted after crash ROCKY MOUNT — A Wilson woman died in a single-car wreck just outside Rocky Mount on Friday afternoon, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. Sarah... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
May Heavy Equipment will move to new locationThe Lexington City Council approved a major zoning permit during its Monday mee
May Heavy Equipment will move to new location
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Lexington City Council approved a major zoning permit during its Monday meeting for May Heavy Equipment to build a new 5,862-square-foot office and rental center and 15,100-square-foot service center on 49 acres not far from the Lexington... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
May Heavy Equipment will move to new locationThe Lexington City Council approved a major zoning permit during its Monday mee
May Heavy Equipment will move to new location
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Lexington City Council approved a major zoning permit during its Monday meeting for May Heavy Equipment to build a new 5,862-square-foot office and rental center and 15,100-square-foot service center on 49 acres not far from the Lexington... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Aug. 28 CalendarHospice of Davidson County will hold a Summer Social … Celebrating 30 Years fun
Aug. 28 Calendar
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Hospice of Davidson County will hold a Summer Social … Celebrating 30 Years fundraiser starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Richard Childress Racing, 236 Industrial Drive, Welcome. The light dinner, adult beverages, live entertainment and dancing will... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Geneva LongA memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tyro United Methodist Church Cha
Geneva Long
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tyro United Methodist Church Chapel by the Rev. Randy Foster. Mrs. Long was born Jan. 17, 1922, in Rowan County to James Monroe Morgan and Emma Eagle Morgan. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Ordinance change impacts real estate advertisementsThe adjusted land use ordinance fulfills two of the Lexington City Council's go
Ordinance change impacts real estate advertisements
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
The adjusted land use ordinance fulfills two of the Lexington City Council's goals for 2015-16 by focusing efforts on improving the city's appearance by limiting where big real estate advertising signs can be placed and also playing an active role in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
DCSPAN set to open second medicine drop boxDavidson County Stop Prescription Abuse Now! coalition will open its second med
DCSPAN set to open second medicine drop box
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Davidson County Stop Prescription Abuse Now! coalition will open its second medicine drop box, this one at Davidson Medical Ministries Clinic, on Monday, which is International Overdose Awareness Day. Overdose Day is a time to draw attention to the... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Nash sex offender wanted on rape, kidnapping charges capturedTuesday, August 25, 2015 10:19 PM A registered sex offender from Nashville wan
Nash sex offender wanted on rape, kidnapping charges captured
The Wilson Times / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 10:19 PM A registered sex offender from Nashville wanted on rape and kidnapping charges was found hiding Tuesday in the crawlspace under a church after an interstate chase and intense manhunt in Nash and Halifax... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Aug. 26 Public RecordThe following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencie
Aug. 26 Public Record
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
The following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencies in Davidson County, and, unless noted otherwise, were either placed in the Davidson County Detention Center or released from custody and are scheduled to appear in... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Passenger bus wrecks into trees along northbound I-85 in Davidson CountyDAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Highway Patrol is responding to a Greyhound passenger b
Passenger bus wrecks into trees along northbound I-85 in Davidson County
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 9 days ago
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Highway Patrol is responding to a Greyhound passenger bus that has run off Interstate 85 and into trees. According to Highway Patrol, the incident happened in the vicinity of mile marker 98 along northbound I-85. Mile marker... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Aug. 25 CalendarThe City of Lexington Parks and Recreation Department will offer adult art clas
Aug. 25 Calendar
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
The City of Lexington Parks and Recreation Department will offer adult art classes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 9 at the Robbins Recreation Center. The participation fee is $80, and the class is limited to 20 participants. For... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
City Manager names Duran recreation director"I am very excited," Duran said. "There are so many good things coming in the f
City Manager names Duran recreation director
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
"I am very excited," Duran said. "There are so many good things coming in the future. We have a lot of great plans for parks and recreation here in Lexington. We have a few very public things to work on that many people already know about, but we... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Janie Mabe BowmanA funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hanes-Lineberry, North Elm Street Chap
Janie Mabe Bowman
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hanes-Lineberry, North Elm Street Chapel, Greensboro, by the Revs. A.C. Brock and Dr. Angela Marlow. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Ann Seamon SniderA funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Churchland Baptist Church, where she w
Ann Seamon Snider
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Churchland Baptist Church, where she was a member, by the Rev. Jerry Wilkes. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home. Mrs. Snider was... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Identity released of person involved in fatal Pamlico County collisionThe N.C. Highway Patrol has identified the person involved in a fatal collision
Identity released of person involved in fatal Pamlico County collision
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
The N.C. Highway Patrol has identified the person involved in a fatal collision in Pamlico County on Friday. Michael Irving Barker, 25, of 89 Country Club Rd., Apt. B-3 in Arapahoe, was driving a 2005 Dodge passenger vehicle on N.C. Hwy. 306 near... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Schools roll out the welcoming mat; churches offer variety of eventsPlease remember to proceed with caution as drivers adjust to school bus traffic
Schools roll out the welcoming mat; churches offer variety of events
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Please remember to proceed with caution as drivers adjust to school bus traffic. Safety for students is a top priority for our towns and communities. Schools add NEW staffers Denton Elementary School Principal Kathryn Green is pleased to announce... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Religious notesCenter Hill Baptist The church, 3759 N.C. Highway 8, will celebrate Youth Sund
Religious notes
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Center Hill Baptist The church, 3759 N.C. Highway 8, will celebrate Youth Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday. The youths will lead the worship service. Noah Swing will preach the message. There will also be a "Blessing of the Backpacks" during the service.... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
LPD, DCSO provides school safety tipsOfficials with the Lexington Police Department and Davidson County Sheriff's Of
LPD, DCSO provides school safety tips
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Officials with the Lexington Police Department and Davidson County Sheriff's Office have provided tips on back-to-school safety. Their hope is to provide safety for motorists and children alike. Lexington Police Capt. Robby Rummage said his agency... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Southmont Fire Department to host annual board meetingThis meeting is open to the public, and all community members are encouraged to
Southmont Fire Department to host annual board meeting
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
This meeting is open to the public, and all community members are encouraged to attend. New Dominos makes Progress The new Southmont Domino's construction is moving along well. It should not be long before the final stages are completed. The... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
6 places to get a used book in the Wilmington area |There’s still time to head to the beach with a good book. Here, in no particula
6 places to get a used book in the Wilmington area |
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
There’s still time to head to the beach with a good book. Here, in no particular order, are some Wilmington-area places to shop for your gently used beach read: McAllister & Solomon is a fixture on Wrightsville Avenue. McAllister & Solomon, 4402... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe smoke from a Tuesday afternoon fatal tractor-trailer wreck could be seen fo
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 15 days ago
The smoke from a Tuesday afternoon fatal tractor-trailer wreck could be seen for miles. N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper F.A. McClure said he was dispatched shortly before 3 p.m. to U.S. 264 near mile marker 28 where a truck had gone off the road and... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Churchland Booster Club to hold sign-upsThere will also be sign-ups from 6 to 8 p.m. August 27. Folks from the booster
Churchland Booster Club to hold sign-ups
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
There will also be sign-ups from 6 to 8 p.m. August 27. Folks from the booster club will also be at Meet the Teacher Night at Churchland Elementary from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. The cost for sports will be as follows: baseball and softball, $85;... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Bobby Sue GriffithA celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Victory Baptist Church,
Bobby Sue Griffith
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
A celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Victory Baptist Church, 2490 N.C. Highway 47. Bobby Sue was born in Carthage, Mo., on April 13, 1934. She was preceded in death by her son, Joel E. Griffith. Surviving are her husband of 62... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Aug. 18 CalendarShiloh United Methodist Church, 871 N.C. Highway 150, will offer Dave Ramsey's
Aug. 18 Calendar
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Shiloh United Methodist Church, 871 N.C. Highway 150, will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University classes beginning Wednesday. Contact David Kelley at 787-5566 for more information or to register. The City of Lexington Parks and Recreation... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Aug. 15 Public RecordThe following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencie
Aug. 15 Public Record
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
The following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencies in Davidson County, and, unless noted otherwise, were either placed in the Davidson County Detention Center or released from custody and are scheduled to appear in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Aug. 15 Public Record

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The following people were arrested on felony charges by

Aug. 15 Public Record
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago

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The following people were arrested on felony charges by law enforcement agencies in Davidson County, and, unless noted otherwise, were either placed in the Davidson County Detention Center or released from custody and are... Read more

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The Lexington Dispatch
Religious notesCenter Hill Baptist The church, 3759 N.C. Highway 8, will have homecoming serv
Religious notes
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
Center Hill Baptist The church, 3759 N.C. Highway 8, will have homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Sandy Young, pastor of Cid and Fairview United Methodist churches and son of the former pastor, the late Rev. Charles... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Asheboro man faces wrongful death suit in wrong-way crashThe family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 85 ha
Asheboro man faces wrongful death suit in wrong-way crash
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 22 days ago
The family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 85 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Local media outlets report that attorneys for the family of 46-year-old Darlene McGee said Tuesday they want punitive and compensatory... Read more
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The News & Observer
Family of wrong-way crash victim files wrongful death suit | News & Observer August 12, 2015 The family of a Charlotte woman killed i
Family of wrong-way crash victim files wrongful death suit
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
| News & Observer August 12, 2015 The family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 85 has filed a... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Family of Charlotte woman killed in crash files wrongful death...The family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 85 ha
Family of Charlotte woman killed in crash files wrongful death...
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
The family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 85 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Local media outlets report that attorneys for the family of 46-year-old Darlene McGee said Tuesday they want punitive and compensatory... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Family of wrong-way crash victim files wrongful death suitHILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - The family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way
Family of wrong-way crash victim files wrongful death suit
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - The family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 85 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Local media outlets report that attorneys for the family of 46-year-old Darlene McGee said Tuesday they want... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Family of wrong-way crash victim files wrongful death suitHILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - The family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way
Family of wrong-way crash victim files wrongful death suit
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 days ago
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - The family of a Charlotte woman killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 85 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Local media outlets report that attorneys for the family of 46-year-old Darlene McGee said Tuesday they want... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Aug. 11 CalendarThe City of Lexington Parks and Recreation Department will offer adult art clas
Aug. 11 Calendar
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
The City of Lexington Parks and Recreation Department will offer adult art classes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 9 at the Robbins Recreation Center. The participation fee is $80, and the class is limited to 20 participants. For... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Woman accused of killing pedestrian with car has first court appearanceA woman accused of hitting a pedestrian with her car and killing him waived her
Woman accused of killing pedestrian with car has first court appearance
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 24 days ago
A woman accused of hitting a pedestrian with her car and killing him waived her right to a first appearance in court Monday morning. Danielle Smith’s lawyer appeared in court on Monday on her behalf. Smith is charged with felony death by motor... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington wants to name bridge after Trooper 'Lucky' SwartzThe Wilmington City Council recently passed a resolution asking the N.C. Depart
Wilmington wants to name bridge after Trooper 'Lucky' Swartz
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
The Wilmington City Council recently passed a resolution asking the N.C. Department of Transportation to name the Oleander Drive bridge in honor of Swartz, who died in 2012 at 85. In the 1950s, '60s and '70s, Swartz was known for patrolling Oleander... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Summer winds down, school is about to kick offPrincipal Kathryn Green is excited. "Denton Elementary is looking forward to a
Summer winds down, school is about to kick off
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
Principal Kathryn Green is excited. "Denton Elementary is looking forward to another year of learning," she said. Meet the Teacher will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 20. Parents and students will receive class assignments that evening as they... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Religious notesBuncombe Baptist The church, 539 Hairston Road, will have homecoming/revival s
Religious notes
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
Buncombe Baptist The church, 539 Hairston Road, will have homecoming/revival services Sunday to Wednesday. Homecoming service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday with guest preacher the Rev. Dr. Sir Walter Mack Jr., Union Baptist Church, Winston-Salem. Monday... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Fundraiser set for Aug. 22 to help couple battling cancerDavid Reaume was diagnosed four months ago with terminal gallbladder cancer. Hi
Fundraiser set for Aug. 22 to help couple battling cancer
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
David Reaume was diagnosed four months ago with terminal gallbladder cancer. His wife, Jennie, had just taken a new job, and he is unable to work. The fundraiser will help with their expenses. The yard sale will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 22 at... Read more
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