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NATIONAL: Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home ... Read more

41 mins ago by Staff Reports.

PEEKING INTO THE PAST – The Denning-James Building

Originally constructed in 1908, the Denning-James Building was located on South Second Street. The building was originally owned by T.M. Denning, superintendent of Wiscassett Mills, ... Read more

42 mins ago by Staff Reports.

Teachers Memorial completed in Richfield Park; bricks on sale to honor special teachers

After more than a year of construction, the idea conceived by a few Richfield natives to honor one of their childhood teachers has been fully ... Read more

3 hours ago by Chris Miller.

STATE: NCDOT, NCDHHS announces funding for transportation to get vaccine

The NC Department of Transportation and the NC Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday that approximately $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding is ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Reports.

REGIONAL: Gaston County woman wins ‘Mega Bucks’ with $200,000 top prize

RALEIGH – Kate Link of High Shoals turned a $5 scratch-off ticket into a $200,000 win. Link purchased her lucky Mega Bucks ticket at Dean’s ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Reports.

REGIONAL: Public boating access area made permanent

Three Rivers Land Trust (TRLT) has announced the recent transfer of a 10-acre boating access area, near the confluence of the South Yadkin and Yadkin ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Woman who struck logging truck charged with DWI

The woman who struck a stopped logging truck Wednesday afternoon has been charged with a DWI, according to the state highway patrol. In addition to ... Read more

22 hours ago by Chris Miller.

STATE: NCDHHS hosts virtual job fair Tuesday

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is holding its first Statewide Virtual Job Fair on Tuesday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., for ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Albemarle Police Reports – Jan. 18-19, 2021

Albemarle Police Department reports the following activity: Tiffanie Denise Smith, 31, was arrested for felony possession of methamphetamine at Yadkin Street, Albemarle, Jan. 18. Jamie ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

STATE: Ex-Rep. Hayes pardoned by Trump for role in bribery scandal

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina congressman and state Republican Party leader who lied to FBI agents ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

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