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Wendell NC “Hometown Heroes” Recognized

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August 10, 2017
Universal Chevrolet Honors Wendell Fire and Public Works Department Employees By Lee Spitznagel, Universal Chevrolet Wendell Fire Department and Public Works employees were treated to a meal this past Wednesday. As part of Universal Chevrolet’s commitment [...]
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Chuckle of the Issue

August 9, 2017
The old pastor made it to a practice to visit the parish school one day a week. One week, he walked into the 4th grade class. The children were studying the US states. “How many [...]
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Wayne County Museum Offers Unique Cemetery Play

August 8, 2017
The Wayne County Museum presents, Willowdale: Passed Meets Present, a unique play based around inhabitants of a local cemetery. This original play, put on by the Wayne County Historical Association (WCHA) and the Wayne County [...]
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Knightdale K-Fest is Sept. 9

August 8, 2017
Knightdale K-Fest is coming Saturday, September 9, 2017, with activities covering a mix of education, wellness, and entertainment. The Annual K-Fest — Knightdale Education Festival — draws together families, nonprofits, arts opportunities, and live entertainment [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — August 9-13

August 7, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond (Inner Coastal Plains / Five County area of Eastern NC). Piedmont and [...]
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NC Sees First 2017 Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Case

August 6, 2017
State Vet Encourages Equine Owners to Vaccinate Animals By Dr. Mike Neault, NCDA&CS Veterinary Division A 16-year-old paint horse in Cabarrus County, North Carolina has died after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE). EEE is a mosquito-borne [...]
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Puzzles Page:  August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017
Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 August 4 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
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NAACP Issues Travel Advisory for the State of Missouri

August 3, 2017
On August 3, 2017, the NAACP issued a Travel Advisory for the state of Missouri, effective through August 28, 2017, which calls for African American travelers, visitors and Missourians to pay special attention and exercise [...]
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Farmville NC Investors Plan Shark Tank Interviews Day

August 3, 2017
By Bert Smith and Jamin Dixon, The Farmville Group Farmville Sharks are hungry to bring innovative and entrepreneurial retail ideas to their downtown business area. The “Sharks” — seven local business people interested in helping [...]
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Joint NASA-Brazil SPORT CubeSat Mission Planned

August 3, 2017
Mission Will Unlock Complex Equatorial Phenomena, Lay Groundwork for Better Space Weather Prediction By Molly Porter, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama NASA and a team of Brazilian space researchers have announced a joint CubeSat mission [...]
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Jobs, Transportation Event in Rocky Mount on Aug. 4

August 3, 2017
By Meaghan Lynch (Butterfield) and Nicole Meister (Trogdon) Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will host “Jobs First: Building for Our Future” in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on Friday, August 4, 2017, starting at 10am. North Carolina [...]
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First NC Hemp Product Now Processing in Spring Hope NC Facility

August 3, 2017
On August 2, 2017, Hemp, Inc. announced that after 3-1/2 years, millions of dollars spent on purchasing, disassembling, transporting, reassembling, rebuilding, refurbishing, beta testing and debugging, the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the [...]
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Sign Up Now for the Wilson Idol Talent Search 2017

August 2, 2017
Once again, Wilson Idol, in conjunction with Summerville Promotion and Production Company, and with Tall One Outreach Ministries, take great pride in continuing the annual exploratory search, which identifies and augments Unsung Heroes, Icons, and [...]
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The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, Eastern NC Events

August 1, 2017
A total solar eclipse is coming and will be visible across the United States; however, for many viewers — including those in most areas of North Carolina — a partial solar eclipse will be seen. [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — August 2-6

July 31, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond (Inner Coastal Plains / Five County area of Eastern NC). Piedmont and [...]
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