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Wow. I cannot believe how fast time flies. As we wrap up Labor Day, I hate to see summer end, but I'm excited to think about back to school, football season gearing up and a little break from the heat.
I just wrapped up a great week traveling the district and meeting with folks to hear their concerns and discuss ways to help revitalize our local c

Getting government out of the way

Wow. I cannot believe how fast time flies. As we wrap up Labor Day, I hate to see summer end, but I'm excited to think about back to school, football season gearing up and a little break from the heat. I just wrapped up a great week traveling the district and meeting with folks to hear their concerns and discuss ways to help revitalize our local c

Wildlife refuge to nix GMO crops

WADESBORO — By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides. J.D. Bricken, manager of Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge in Wadesboro, said that the order will affect the local refuge. The refuge has a cooperative farming program that allows farmers to harvest 80 per

Although an investigation is continuing into the Saturday night fire at Advantage Auto Parts, 210 Southeast Blvd. in Clinton, authorities don't believe foul play is involved.
“The origin of the fire has not been determined,” Police Chief Jay Tilly said Monday afternoon, “and an investigation is ongoing.”
Fire broke out at

Fire erupts at auto parts store

Although an investigation is continuing into the Saturday night fire at Advantage Auto Parts, 210 Southeast Blvd. in Clinton, authorities don't believe foul play is involved. “The origin of the fire has not been determined,” Police Chief Jay Tilly said Monday afternoon, “and an investigation is ongoing.” Fire broke out at

Residents of Garland continue to mourn the loss of six lives taken during an early morning fire that tore through a single wide mobile home on Gibbs Road Saturday, leaving death and destruction in its wake.
Sampson Medical Examiner Dr. Carl Barr, painstakingly working to identify those killed, has now released the names of three of the victims 

A community mourns

Residents of Garland continue to mourn the loss of six lives taken during an early morning fire that tore through a single wide mobile home on Gibbs Road Saturday, leaving death and destruction in its wake. Sampson Medical Examiner Dr. Carl Barr, painstakingly working to identify those killed, has now released the names of three of the victims 

Dear Jennifer Adams:
I read in the paper about your book, “Say Goodbye to Your Southern Accent,” and I'm much obliged for your advice. But don't forget that most advice is as useless as a steering wheel on a mule.
It's too late for me to change, Miss Jennifer. I'm practically retired and what I sound like is not that important anymore

In defense of the Southern drawl

Dear Jennifer Adams: I read in the paper about your book, “Say Goodbye to Your Southern Accent,” and I'm much obliged for your advice. But don't forget that most advice is as useless as a steering wheel on a mule. It's too late for me to change, Miss Jennifer. I'm practically retired and what I sound like is not that important anymore

MOUNT GILEAD — The Town Creek Indian Mound state historic site is offering area residents a chance to spend time with their grandparents and learn about local Native American history.
A Grandparents' Day celebration is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 7 at the historic site in southern Montgomery County near the Richmond County line.
Attendees

Indian historic site offering tours, crafts

MOUNT GILEAD — The Town Creek Indian Mound state historic site is offering area residents a chance to spend time with their grandparents and learn about local Native American history. A Grandparents' Day celebration is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 7 at the historic site in southern Montgomery County near the Richmond County line. Attendees

Biofuels maker Enviva is in the process of getting construction permits for wood pellet plants in Richmond and Sampson counties and one in South Carolina, company officials said last week.
Permits that will allow the wood pellet manufacturer to start construction of its Sampson County plant are expected within the next month. The three plants woul

Biofuels plant seeks building permits in Richmond, Sampson

Biofuels maker Enviva is in the process of getting construction permits for wood pellet plants in Richmond and Sampson counties and one in South Carolina, company officials said last week. Permits that will allow the wood pellet manufacturer to start construction of its Sampson County plant are expected within the next month. The three plants woul

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