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  1. Community 35 mins ago 12:24 p.m.Albemarle cop rescues blind man in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ALBEMARLE, N.C. A local police officer is being hailed a hero after he helped save a disabled man from a house fire. On February 16, Officer Josh Laws with the Albemarle Police Department responded to an emergency call in the 1000 block of Henry Jay Street.

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  2. Firefighters battling flames, smoke at east Charlotte homeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    ... up to date with mobile alerts. Firefighters were called around 8:40 a.m. to the house on Manchester Lane, just off Albemarle Road and when they arrived reported seeing heavy flames and smoke.

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  3. Ocracoke ScrapbookRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ocracoke Journal

    ... American Embassy in Mexico City, has accepted an invitation from the Hyde Co. Board of Commissioners and Southern Albemarle Association to speak at the annual meeting in Swan Quarter on Thursday, October 23. The ambassador spent 2 of his boyhood ...

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  4. Red Cross seeking 100 new volunteersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    ... with the Red Cross to put her skills to use. Carolyn Self, community volunteer leader for the Greater Albemarle Chapter of the American Red Cross, noted Wednesday that Jan. 4 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Elizabeth City-based chapter. And ...

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  5. Elkin, East Wilkes, and Forbush womena s basketball teams make NCHSAA playoffsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

    ... met up twice this season, and Mount Airy came away with two wins. W3 (7) East Wilkes (19-7) will host MW14 (27) Albemarle (12-13) on Tuesday night. The Cardinals are looking to continue their regular season success which saw the team place second in ...

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  6. Tape, witness accounts reveal new details in fatal shooting by undercover officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WBTV

    ... need police bad," the man said to a dispatcher in a recording released Tuesday. "I've got a guy in a brown SUV on Albemarle Road shooting five or six times at another guy in a truck in front of him." A second call received at 911 to report the ...

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  7. Woman, 48, facing heroin trafficking chargesRead the original story

    Monday | The Daily Advance

    ... the Pasquotank Magistrate's Office. A magistrate set her bond at $500,000, secured, before she was transported to Albemarle District Jail. On Jan. 19, Garrett appeared before District Judge Eula Reid, who with the prosecution's consent modified the ...

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  8. Pasquotank puts elections staff on higher pay scheduleRead the original story

    Monday | The Daily Advance

    ... counties, noting the presence of the U.S. Coast Guard base, Elizabeth City State University and College of the Albemarle, resulting in greater changeover in registered voters. She also said the county often has election protests and residency ...

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  9. Remembering NC in the Great WarRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Daily Advance

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S.' decision to enter World War I - "the war to end all wars" as it was called at the time - on the side of the Allied powers, Britain, France and Russia, against the Axis powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. To mark the event, Museum of the Albemarle opened an exhibit on Sunday detailing North Carolina's role in the Great War.

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  10. WWI attack at Diamond Shoals was foul act of warRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Daily Advance

    ... which replaced the Diamond Shoal lightship with a lighted buoy during World War II. Visitors to the Museum of the Albemarle can find out more information about LV-71 and LV-72 in the Museum's new exhibit exploring our area residents' service during ...

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  11. One killed in crash in Stanly CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WBTV

    The wreck happened Friday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 73 and Austin Road in Albemarle.

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  12. Painters and Potters contest accepting entriesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Advance

    Artists have until Saturday to submit their work in Arts of the Albemarle's third annual Center Painters and Potters Show and Competition. The non-juried is open to painters and potters of all experience levels, styles and ages who are members of Arts of the Albemarle.

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  13. Four finalists at COA all VPs at community collegesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Advance

    College of The Albemarle has released the names of the four finalists seeking to be the next president of the community college. Three currently work as vice presidents at community colleges in North Carolina.

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  14. Lack of funding closes free dental clinicRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Advance

    ... of free care. Funding has dried up for the clinic, Houser said in an interview Wednesday. That includes money that Albemarle Regional Health Services decided earlier this month to stop contributing toward the clinic's utilities, Houser said. He says ...

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  15. Tar Heels in the Trenches: Remembering NC in the Great WarRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Daily Advance

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S.' decision to enter World War I - "the war to end all wars" as it was called at the time - on the side of the Allied powers, Britain, France and Russia, against the Axis powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. To mark the event, Museum of the Albemarle opened an exhibit on Sunday detailing North Carolina's role in the Great War.

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  16. COA narrows presidential searchRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | The Daily Advance

    College of The Albemarle's presidential search committee has narrowed the search for the community college's next leader to four finalists and one alternate. Trustees Chairman Paul O'Neal, who chairs the presidential search committee, said Monday the panel interviewed five of eight semifinalists for the president's job via video conference call on Thursday and the remaining three candidates on Friday.

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  17. Claude Kitchin: Carolina's conscience in war against Germany?Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Daily Advance

    ... a significant portion of his countrymen, but not everyone. The most prominent congressional dissent came from the Albemarle: Representative Claude Kitchin. Kitchin seemed an unlikely candidate as the country's conscience. An avowed white supremacist ...

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  18. Proposed Changes to U.S. 1, 15/501 Frustrating BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Pilot

    ... street system." Towns all across North Carolina - including Fayetteville, Garner, Holly Springs, Jacksonville, Albemarle, and Cornelius - are all undergoing similar road projects. It's all designed to improve safety and expedite traffic by keeping ...

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  19. United Way eyeing successful year; one donor gives $18KRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Daily Advance

    With a number of corporate givers increasing their fundraising efforts this year, the Albemarle Area United Way seems well on its way to meeting its goal of raising $285,000 for 2016-17. It also doesn't hurt that one apparently new donor, who has asked to remain anonymous, recently pledged to give the AAUW $18,000.

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  20. More roadwork, tolls planned for Independence Blvd's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WBTV

    ... needs some upgrades." The current construction project - that stretches a little more than a mile-and-a-half from Albemarle Road to Wallace Lane in east Charlotte - came to a halt faster than traffic in morning rush hour last year when the ...

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