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  1. Morrisville-based tobacco company lays off more than 500 employees in Eastern NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | HeraldSun.com

    Pyxus International will lay off 565 workers and cease tobacco processing operations at its Farmville facility by Jan. 7, 2019, according to a filing with the North Carolina Department of Commerce All tobacco processing operations at the company's Farmville facility, located at 8958 West Marlboro Road, will be moved to the company's facility in Wilson, 50 miles east of Raleigh. The facility's seasonal employees will be placed on paid leave beginning in early December.

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  2. A plague of mosquitoes has emerged after Florence. NC governor vows $4M to fight them.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    That rain led to catastrophic flooding. Water is still standing in large swathes across the state and it's creating a plague of mosquitoes the governor has vowed to take action against.

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  3. UNC library board says Silent Sam doesn't belong in Wilson or any of its librariesRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    As UNC-Chapel Hill leaders begin the process of scouting an alternative location for the toppled Silent Sam Confederate statue, an obvious question has emerged: who will take it? Already, the Administrative Board of the Library has written to UNC Chancellor Carol Folt and Provost Robert Blouin, pointing out problems with the idea of placing the 8-foot-tall Confederate statue in Wilson Library, or in any university library. Rumors had circulated that Wilson, which houses special collections and other artifacts of North Carolina and Southern history, could be a possible site for the controversial statue.

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  4. Williams hopes his gifted newcomers will make up for what UNC has lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams covers a wide range of topics from Duke to Kentucky, new players, hair styles and the development of returning veterans during a press conference on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina coach Roy Williams covers a wide range of topics from Duke to Kentucky, new players, hair styles and the development of returning veterans during a press conference on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina coach Roy Williams covers a wide range of topics from Duke to Kentucky, new players, hair styles and the development of returning veterans during a press conference on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams said Tuesday that it is no secret that the two biggest question marks in the Tar Heels' lineup next season will be ... (more)

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  5. Coby White, Jalen Lecque finalist for USA U18 National TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    Future UNC guard Coby White, and Jalen Lecque, the No. 1 ranked player in the state of North Carolina survived the first round of cuts at the USA U18 Men's National Team camp in Colorado Springs, Co.

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  6. What JamesOn Curry thinks of UNC recruit Coby White passing him as NCa s all-time leading scorerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    Left: JamesOnCurry, a former Eastern Alamance High School star, had 3,307 points as a four-year starter for the Eagles, setting an N.C. High School Athletic Association record. Right: Coby White of Greenfield School in Wilson has 3,362 as of Friday afternoon, a N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association record.

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  7. Coby White makes final pitch for basketball star Zion Williamson to join him at UNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams following win over Notre Dame: "My frustration button is at a very high level right now" The nation's No. 3 recruit, Zion Williamson of Spartanburg Day School will make his college decision Saturday at 8 p.m. Before he does, however, some of the top players in the nation made one final pitch for Williamson to join them on campus.

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  8. 14-year-old Orange High football player improves from coma induced at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    Orange High School freshman Thys Oldenburg remains unconscious after suffering a hard hit on the football field on Oct. 12, 2017, but his aunt said Nov. 3 that he has been stepped-down from intensive care and is breathing on his own. Orange High School freshman Thys Oldenburg remains unconscious after suffering a hard hit on the football field on Oct. 12, 2017, but his aunt said Nov. 3 that he has been stepped-down from intensive care and is breathing on his own.

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