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  1. Wilkins N.C.'s top boating officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Daily Advance

    ... state's gaming laws. In his off-duty time, Wilkins is a big baseball fan. A former player at NHS, College of The Albemarle and ECSU, Wilkins volunteered to help coach baseball at Gates County High School this year. Wilkins said he enjoys what he ...

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  2. Baumgartner Vaughan: History, sherds and mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | HeraldSun.com

    ... into the sediment of pop culture. Swindell, an archeologist who is also collections specialist at Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City, shared his expertise on Site X, a site in Bertie County being examined for evidence of the fate of the Lost ...

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  3. NENCSSW.jpgRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Daily Advance

    ... Martin "Is there a Drummer in the House?" that was first performed at a benefit for him last fall at Arts of the Albemarle. Nixon said he became confident a few months ago that the singer/songwriter night would draw a crowd after testing the waters ...

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  4. Grants help pay for swim lessons, media center upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Daily Advance

    Perquimans County Schools has received $5,000 in grants to help pay for swimming lessons for kindergarden students attending school next year. The Perquimans Community Schools Foundation received the grant, the largest one awarded when two regional philanthropic groups announced their contributions last week at Arts of the Albemarle's Maguire Theatre.

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  5. Public can advocate for regional road prioritiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Union County Weekly

    ... Mecklenburg and Union counties, can drop in from 5 to 7 p.m. July 12 at Stanly Commons, 1000 North First St., Albemarle. They also can contact Division 10 Planning Engineer Stuart Basham by phone at 704-845-1151, email at [email protected] or mail ...

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  6. Remembering Turkey: Area mourns Currituck supporter of youthRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | The Daily Advance

    ... He had a huge impact on me." His impact was evident at his funeral on Friday, held at a packed Museum of the Albemarle with people young and old. One of those in attendance was Eric McDaniels, the former Northeastern football coach who now leads ...

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  7. Learning garden flourishes with varietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Daily Advance

    ... estimated. Last year, the master gardeners donated 1,200 pounds of produce from the garden to Food Bank of the Albemarle, including various squashes, carrots, eggplants, okra, tomatoes, peppers, rhubarb, kohlrabi, savoy cabbage, beets and beans. The ...

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  8. Director, Cast Announced for Uwharrie Players' Leap of FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... director and choreographer, Tod A. Kubo. Following auditions on May 21st and 22nd at The Players ' headquarters in Albemarle, Kubo has assembled a cast and crew of more than 30 actors, singers, and dancers from Stanly, Cabarrus, and Mecklenburg ...

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  9. Camden man facing drug, other chargesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Daily Advance

    ... those charges for apparently attempting to flee detectives when they went to arrest him. Jennings is being held at Albemarle District Jail in lieu of a $17,000 secured bond on the North Carolina charges and no bond on the Virginia charge. He is ...

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  10. Duke's Harris set for farewell tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | HeraldSun.com

    ... really fun year for him. Everyone will want to take part in what he's doing." Harris' broadcasting career began in Albemarle, his hometown, when he offered to broadcast Albemarle High School football games in 1967 on WZKY. Eight years later, he ...

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  11. Duke athletics radio broadcaster Bob Harris to retire after 41 years in spring 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Chronicle

    ... and coaches, is deep and fierce. The entire Duke community is grateful for his legacy." A native of Albemarle, N.C., Harris has called 1,358 men's basketball games and 459 football games. Earlier this year, he received The Order of the Long Leaf ...

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  12. Bob Harris, 'voice of Blue Devils,' to retire after four decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Sporting News

    ... id. "He has made Duke athletics come alive for generations of fans, through victory and heartbreak alike." Born in Albemarle, N.C., in 1942, Harris was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.

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  13. Innovation, entrepreneurship tools to redirect, build economyRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Daily Advance

    ... from the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. Also, Cathy Davison, director of the Hertford-based Albemarle Commission, which, along with Elizabeth City State University, is a driving force behind "InnovateEC", announced that a ...

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  14. ARHS wins back Medicaid paymentsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Daily Advance

    Albemarle Regional Health Services has won back Medicaid payments it said a state agency wrongly withheld though it's not clear if it will get back the $1 million-plus ARHS Director Jerry Parks has said it's entitled to. Last fall, Parks reported to ARHS counties' commissioners that the N.C. Division of Medicaid Assistance had changed how it pays out cost settlements under Medicaid, a major funding source for the seven-county health department.

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  15. Area American Legion has mixed resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Daily Advance

    ... are playing for fun. That is what Legion ball is all about." Entering the final game of the regular season Friday, Albemarle (6-4 conference) was in fourth place in the Area 1 standings. The Wildcats secured a berth into the league's eight-team ...

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  16. Gov'ts mixed on smoke bansRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | The Daily Advance

    In the six years since North Carolina banned smoking in restaurants and bars realizing major health gains along the way local governments are a patchwork quilt of partial bans of tobacco use, according to reports from the state's Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch. On Tuesday, Sally Herndon, head of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch, provided the Albemarle Regional Health Services Board of Health an update on the state's efforts to reduce smoking and tobacco use.

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  17. Expert: Automation to cost 1.1M jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Daily Advance

    North Carolina stands to lose more than a million jobs, more than 64,000 of them in northeastern North Carolina, as employers begin to automate more low-skill positions currently filled by human workers, an official with a think tank associated with N.C. State University said this week. Donnie Charleston, economy policy manager with NCSU's Institute for Emerging Issues, provided that stark forecast of what North Carolina and the region are facing during a presentation on the future of employment to local government and business leaders at College of The Albemarle on Wednesday.

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  18. Area skies to sparkle and sizzle on July 4th weekendRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Daily Advance

    Bursts of color will be sparkling in every direction this weekend as communities throughout the Albemarle celebrate the 4th of July. The sky will be filled with spheres of twinkling color, trails of squiggling light and streams of falling stars, if rain in the forecast doesn't ruin plans.

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  19. Rockingham to receive $94k for downtown revitalization -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... campus and will help spark further business development for the city." Other cities listed for grants are: Albemarle, Angier, Asheboro, Beulaville, Boone, Burgaw, Cherryville, Clemmons, Clinton, Clyde, Cornelius, Eden, Edenton, Elizabethtown, ...

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  20. Tuition-cut plan 'concerning' for collegesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Daily Advance

    College of The Albemarle's president called it "concerning" Wednesday that Elizabeth City State University and two other state universities could soon be charging tuition rates below what community colleges charge. Responding to an interview request, COA President Kandi Deitemeyer said she and other community college officials have been monitoring Senate Bill 873 and its evolution into the NC Promise Tuition Plan that's now part of the state budget poised for final approval this week.

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