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Yesterday | Jacksonville Daily News

Roanoke Rapids native adds $100,000 prize to $500,000 win

Robert Merritt won the lottery - again. After winning $500,000 instantly in January 2010, this week he scratched off a ticket for the $4,000,000 Gold Bullion game and won $100,000.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Roanoke Rapids, NC, Horse Shoe, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WLOS

Tropical depression weakens to tropical wave

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression in the Atlantic has weakened to a tropical wave as it approaches the Lesser Antilles.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Fire

WLOS

Hendersonville officer cleared in suspect shooting

A Hendersonville police officer will not face charges after she shot and killed a suspect who had stabbed her partner.

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WLOS

Asheville officer won't face charges in teen death

Prosecutors say an Asheville police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a teen who led police on a chase following a home break-in.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WLOS

NC man found dead on front steps of home

Homicide investigators in Lumberton are looking into the death of a man who was found on the front steps of his home.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Mountain Xpress

Home stretch: Author Jeremy Jones returns to the mountains

BACKTRACK: Following a stint in the Honduran mountains as an ESL teacher, Henderson county native Jeremy Jones came home to learn a beloved mountaintop could be taken over by a gated development.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Flat Rock, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Sierra Nevada set to open new brewery in Henderson County

NORTH CAROLINA. IT'S NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC YET... BUT IT'S ALREADY TAPPING INTO THE LOCAL ECONOMY... AND CREATING NEW JOBS.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WBTV

Driver who sped from cops on I-26 dies in wreck

Authorities say a man fleeing from state troopers on Interstate 26 has caused a wreck that killed him and injured two people in another car om Henderson County.

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Related Topix: Hendersonville, NC

News Observer

Pintful: Sierra Nevada opens NC brewery with big beer festival

Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp Across America festival will serve as the official opening of the brewery's North Carolina facility and feature 125 regional breweries.

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Related Topix: Beer, North Carolina, Mills-River, NC, Asheville, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Ellie Kinnaird: The Republcansa war on cities

We've heard of the Republicans' "War On Women," "War On the Poor," "War On the Unemployed," the Uninsured.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Asheville, NC, Buncombe County, NC, Sanford, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Mountain Xpress

The WNC Aids Project announces 2014 Raise Your Hand art competition...

The Western North Carolina AIDS Project is gearing up for their annual Raise Your Hand fundraising auction & gala set for Saturday, October 11, at the Doubletree Hotel, Biltmore.

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Examiner.com

Illegal alien charged with fatal DUI in North Carolina

On Sunday, Henderson County deputy sheriffs arrested Angel L. Diaz, 40, after he reportedly crashed his vehicle on U.S. 25, and left his passenger to die.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Daily Dispatch

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A coal ash bill filed in the state House by Guilford County Rep. Pricey Harrison - and co-sponsored by Nathan Baskerville - last month would prohibit Duke Energy from passing the costs of the clean-up onto its customers by increasing rates.

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Related Topix: Guilford County, NC, Rockingham County, NC

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

NC Senate committee clears medical hemp oil bill

A bill that legalizes medicinal oil for epileptic patients made from a marijuana plant has received unanimous approval from a North Carolina Senate committee.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

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