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Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:22 AM

Eagle Scout project to help save lives

An Eagle Scout candidate has embarked on an ambitious project to construct a helicopter landing pad behind Guil-Rand Fire Department Station 39 at 6258 Welborn Road. Michael Russell, 14, will need to raise $35,000 to fund the project.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

Business closures prompt finger pointing

Following the loss of two businesses in Trinity, some residents are blaming the Trinity City Council for thwarted economic development.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Guil-Rand holds annual meeting

In his annual report, Fire Chief Brian Cox revealed the best possible news — for the sixth straight year there were no fatalities due to fire in the district. Property value exposed to fire during the year amounted to $19,723,637 — 96.67 percent or $19,067,642 was saved.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Kid's Health Tips 101

As a parent, it’s easy to be carried away by the back-to-school whirlwind that blows in this time each year. In the mad dash to buy backpacks, pencils and glue-sticks, as well as fill out endless stacks of permission forms, some basic health-related necessities your child needs to start the school year off right such as vaccinations and a physical exam may go overlooked.


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Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:11 PM

Russell Family Farms, educating consumers

Where’s the beef? If you’re talking about farm-raised, grass-fed beef, look for Russell Family Farms at the Bush Hill Heritage Festival Saturday, Sept. 13.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

Rusty Parsons

Members of Archdale Friends' Ministry and Counsel committee believe their new pastor Rusty Parsons is an answer to prayer. Rusty officially arrived July 1.


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

'Fruits' of their Labor

Ed Bryson’s grocery store is in his backyard.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 12:45 PM

Local schools' JROTC founder to retire

NC-941, the Air Force Junior ROTC unit made up of students from Trinity and Wheatmore high schools, is moving into a new era. Founder Sgt. Jim Hedgecock will retire from his "second career" at the end of this month.


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Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:15 PM

Lots of tools for finding good books

Today, the reader looking for “something good to read” has at their disposal many valuable aids.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Hunter Safety Education

Each week I share information about some of the educational programs that are on our 4-H calendar for the summer. In August, we are preparing for the annual hunter safety certification course. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission sponsors a hunter safety education program for youth and adults alike. 


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Model what the Fourth is about

Fourth of July is time to pause and be thankful for all we have as Americans.