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RALEIGH — Agricultural producers in North Carolina can now signup to receive free email and text messages directly from their local U.S. Department of Agriculture Service Center for information related to loans, farm disaster assistance, conservation programs, crop insurance and other USDA programs.

SANFORD — There are plenty of places to eat in your town. There is no wait to speak of, either. But the local eateries just aren’t that appetizing. The food really isn’t that good; the service, less than ideal. Hence, when desiring a good meal out, you, and many of your neighbors, usually elect to make the drive across the county line to where the offerings are more to your liking. Updated menus, modern kitchens, great service, an experience, and recipes that hit the spot.

RALEIGH — The N.C. House committee charged with drawing new state election maps will start the formal map-drawing process Wednesday morning. Members can work on maps from 9 a.m. to as late as 5 p.m. each weekday until the process is complete.

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Tyré Holloway and Angeline David will retain their seats on the Town Council, based on the unofficial results from Tuesday’s municipal election.

ROCKINGHAM — More than $240,000 is being distributed to Richmond County municipalities to help make road repairs.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment on the proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan, which outlines how $76 million in federal Social Services Block Grant funds will be spent in North Carolina for the 2021-2022 state fiscal year.

Tuesday, 05 October 2021 13:24

UNCP awarded DOJ grant to address sexual violence

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVM) to support the university’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy Program. 

GREENSBORO — A missing 11-month-old was returned to his parents early Tuesday morning after reportedly being kidnapped.

RALEIGH — Despite efforts from the left to bring cradle-to-grave big government to America, dozens of talented entrepreneurs, ages 6 to 14, displayed their keen business sense as part of the annual Raleigh Children’s Business Fair in early October. 

GREENSBORO — Police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 11-month-old boy.

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