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  1. Feds: 2 men traveled to Philippines for murder-for-hire plotRead the original story

    Saturday | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... to the United States," Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a release. He said the men were arrested in Roxboro, North Carolina, after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration played a key role in the probe, with cooperation from local and ...

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  2. Duke Energy Progress buys NCEMPA power plantsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Utility Products

    Following a year of regulatory reviews, approvals and legislative action, Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency completed the about $1.25 billion sale of NCEMPA's generating assets to Duke Energy Progress. Prior to the sale, NCEMPA maintained partial ownership interest in several Duke Energy Progress plants, including Brunswick Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2 , Mayo Plant , Roxboro Plant Unit 4 and the Harris Nuclear Plant .

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  3. Draughn, Wilkerson to wedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Mt. Airy News

    ... She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Hilda McDonald of Elkin and the late Bill McDonald and of Mrs. Anne Wilkerson of Roxboro, NC and the late Mr. Payne Wilkerson. The prospective groom is the son of David and Robin Draughn of Mount Airy. He is the ...

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  4. US hitmen charged with murder of Filipino womanRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Standard

    ... back to the United States,'' Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara said in a release. He said the men were arrested in Roxboro, North Carolina, after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration played a key role in the probe, with cooperation from local ...

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  5. American hitmen 'shot dead woman' in Philippines in contract killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | South China Morning Post

    Adam Samia , 41, and Carl David Stillwell, 47, were arrested at their homes in Roxboro, North Carolina. Photo: Facebook Two North Carolina men who allegedly set up shop as international hitmen have been arrested after allegedly travelling to the Philippines to carry out a contract killing, leaving a woman dead on a rubbish pile before collecting a portion of their US$35,000 fee.

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  6. Two charged over murder-for-hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Iol.co.za

    Two North Carolina men were charged on Wednesday with killing a Filipino woman in a murder-for-hire plot, federal prosecutors in New York said. Adam Samia, 41, and Carl David Stillwell, 47, were arrested at their homes in Roxboro, North Carolina, according to the office of Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara.

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  7. Two North Carolina men charged in US for killing FilipinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | ABS-CBN News

    Two North Carolina men were charged on Wednesday with killing a Filipino woman in a murder-for-hire plot, federal prosecutors in New York said. Adam Samia, 41, and Carl David Stillwell, 47, were arrested at their homes in Roxboro, North Carolina, according to the office of Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

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  8. US hitmen charged with murder of Filipino womanRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Standard

    ... back to the United States,'' Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara said in a release. He said the men were arrested in Roxboro, North Carolina, after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration played a key role in the probe, with cooperation from local ...

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  9. U.S. prosecutors charge two men in Philippines murder-for-hire plotRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Two North Carolina men were charged on Wednesday with killing a Filipino woman in a murder-for-hire plot, federal prosecutors in New York said. Adam Samia, 41, and Carl David Stillwell, 47, were arrested at their homes in Roxboro, North Carolina, according to the office of Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

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  10. Feds: 2 men traveled to Philippines for murder-for-hire plotRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Times Bulletin

    ... to the United States," Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a release. He said the men were arrested in Roxboro, North Carolina, after the Drug Enforcement Administration played a key role in the probe, with cooperation from local and ...

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  11. Spend Thursdays at Seven with CastawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Burlington Times News

    ... include: Karen Clayton of Timberlake on lead vocals; John Arthurs of Pittsboro on guitar and vocals; Randy Smith of Roxboro on keyboards and vocals; Jeff Weidhaas of Greensboro on trumpet and vocals; Jason Pulley of Oxford on saxophone, trombone and ...

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  12. Tierre Ramsey will coach CCCC women's basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Chatham Journal

    ... children at local middle and high schools as a part of his passion for helping others. Ramsey, a native of Roxboro, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences with a minor in Early Childhood Education. He went on to ...

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  13. Hamlet man wins $10K lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Powerball jackpot. Myers is retired and lives at home with her husband. While the two attended a family reunion in Roxboro last weekend, Myers' husband visited O'Neil's Quick Stop where, he purchased the winning $3 Powerball ticket for his wife by ...

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  14. Twenty-two players win from $10,000 to $2 million this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The biggest wins of the week resulted from the July 4 Powerball drawing. One went to Dorothy Myers of Raeford who won $2 million on a $3 Power Play ticket that she purchased while attending a family reunion in Roxboro.

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  15. Obituaries, July 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | HeraldSun.com

    ... after an extended illness. He was born on March 26, 1923 to the late Robert Lee and Fannie Maude Throckmorton in Roxboro, NC. He retired from Brame Specialty Company after 30 years of service. Darie was a beloved husband, devoted father and ...

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  16. Donna GearyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Donald I. Geary of Follansbee, WV; three sons, John (Vicki) Geary of Fairmont, WV, Donald Lou (Libbie) Geary of Roxboro, NC, and Jack (Debbie) Geary of Hooverson Heights, WV; seven grandchildren, Benjamin (Nicole) Geary of Fairmont, WV, Brandon ...

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  17. Outer Banks vacationer wins $1 million in Powerball drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | WITN

    ... another ticket sold in North Carolina. A $3 Power Play ticket, sold at O'Neil's Quick Stop on South Morgan Street in Roxboro, also matched all five white balls. Because the multiplier for the drawing was 2, the prize was multiplied to $2 million.

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  18. DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... was charged with driving while impaired and speeding. Haw River police stopped Morrow at 2:09 a.m. Sunday on Roxboro Road near Wilkins Road. He registered .15, and was released with a written promise to appear in court. Ricardo Hernandez, 25, of 818 ...

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  19. Laudable effort for cemeteryRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | HeraldSun.com

    "The colored burying grounds, or cemetery, just beyond Mr. F. C. Geer's, out on the Roxboro road, is in rather bad shape. Numbers of the graves have sunken in, and in some instances not a thing can be seen to even indicate exactly where some of the graves are located.

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  20. Roxboro man charged in bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WRAL.com

    - A Roxboro man has been charged in connection with the Tuesday morning robbery of a local bank, authorities said Friday. Bryan Lamont Weeks, of 206 Front St., was charged with second-degree kidnapping and common law robbery. He was being held in the ...

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