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Rocky Mount NC Police Chief to Retire

November 14, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Rocky Mount Police Chief James Moore announced his retirement in a letter to City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney. Moore started with the Rocky Mount Police Department January 2, 2012. His […]

USDA Urges Safety in Turkey Deep Frying

November 12, 2017

Don’t Make Turkey Frying a Disastrous Situation By Archie Magoulas, USDA/FSIS Technical Information Specialist Thanksgiving Day is full of family get-togethers, giving thanks, lots of food and some turkey deep frying horror stories. From homes burning […]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Danger

November 9, 2017

On Thursday, November 9, 2017, environmental groups responded to new legislation aimed at drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The legislation was proposed by a US Senator Wednesday night. The groups’ statements follow. More information on the […]

Jewish WWII Veterans Film to Debut on Veterans Day Weekend

November 9, 2017

Full Scale Productions will premiere its documentary Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from World War II on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Regal Ballantyne Village Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, to coincide with the Veterans Day holiday weekend. The documentary, produced in conjunction […]

Rocky Mount Spotlights Community Development Nov. 13-16

November 8, 2017

City to Showcase Housing Enhancements and Initiate New Revitalization Planning with Week of Activities By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount There are several community development activities taking place in Rocky Mount, North Carolina the […]

Soil Testing Fees Go into Effect Dec. 1

November 8, 2017

Sample and Submit Now to Avoid Fees By David Hardy, NCDA&CS Fall is not only a great time of year for football, pumpkin spice, and changing leaves, it is also an excellent time to take […]

Italy Bans All Animal Circus Acts

November 8, 2017

Italy, with one of the biggest circus industries in the world, today voted to phase out ALL animals in circuses and traveling shows following a vote in the Assembly of the Parliament. Rules for implementation […]

Wendell NC’s Autumn and Winter Community Events

November 7, 2017

By Sherry Scoggins, Town of Wendell NC Upcoming community and business events in Wendell, North Carolina, are listed below. For more information on town events, visit www.townofwendell.com. Local Government Federal Credit Union Shred Event Date and […]

Wisconsin Tribe Takes Action to Protect River

November 7, 2017

Lawsuit Aims to Ensure Clean Water Act Protections for Regionally and Nationally Important Waters On November 6, 2017, the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (“Tribe”), represented by Earthjustice, gave legal notice of intent to pursue […]

Surf to Sound Challenge Results for 2017

November 6, 2017

Canadian Larry Cain and USA’s April Zilg Repeat Victories Following a deceptively perfect launch with ideal weather and sea conditions, the second-half of the 7thaannual Surf to Sound Challenge turned brutal with headwinds of 15-20 […]

JPL: New Greenland Maps Show More Glaciers at Risk

November 1, 2017

By Carol Rasmussen, NASA’s Earth Science News Team New maps of Greenland’s coastal seafloor and bedrock beneath its massive ice sheet show that two to four times as many coastal glaciers are at risk of accelerated […]

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