Warren County, North Carolina- Warren County is now included in the CDC report that indicates that 92 North Carolina counties now have "high" or "substantial" transmission of the COVID-19 virus, and the CDC says that residents of those areas need to wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccinat…

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The Eaton Ferry Bridge will be the place to be for a morning of fun for the entire family. The Crossing begins promptly at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14 after the annual Lake Gaston event was canceled last year due to COVID-19.

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The coronavirus pandemic, and government efforts to neutralize it, have not been kind to the restaurant industry. According to a survey conducted by the National Restaurant Association at the end of last year, 17 percent of U.S. restaurants permanently shut down because of COVID-19. Since th…

Vidant Health is a mission-driven organization with a strong, steadfast responsibility to serve and care for all of eastern North Carolina. Vidant has carefully reviewed national, state and local data and it is clear the COVID-19 vaccines are safe and greatly reduce the severity of the virus…

• Shouldn’t Virginia getting good marks for inclusion be a source of pride? The metrics for the CNBC rankings for “America’s top states for business” are explained in detail on their website. “The new category: Life, Health and Inclusion still looks at traditional quality of life measures li…

• When I visited Main Street Books in Littleton, I didn’t have long to spend inside before hopping over to another assignment (If I assigned it to myself, does that count as an assignment?) So I didn’t get to fill an entire bag - I only snagged two books. They were “A Life on the Road” by Ch…

• I made my first trip to Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia recently. It’s a beautiful place, but the most significant thing I discovered there is a Bojangles.

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Barry Lee Nichol, 78, of Lake Gaston/Macon, died on Saturday, …

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Martha “Ruth” Lane, 64, of Lake Gaston was called to heaven on…