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  1. Lady Eagles go down fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Daily Dispatch

    The second-seeded Warren County girls' basketball squad traveled to Franklinton Friday night to face top-seeded Roanoke Rapids in the championship game of the 2A Northern Carolina Conference tournament. The Lady Eagles came up just short of taking home the trophy, losing 51-47 after nearly completing an incredible fourth quarter comeback.

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  2. A history of black hairstylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Dispatch

    Belinda Mack-Alston, 55, answers the question "If you could snap your fingers and wear your hair any way you wished, what would it be and why?" during Anita Williams's discussion, My Hair/Not My Hair, at the Warren County Memorial Library on Thursday. Anita Williams, a local writer in Warrenton, presented a program Thursday at the Warren County Memorial Library titled "My Hair/Not My Hair," discussing the history of African-American women's hairstyles, their cultural significance and how they had changed over recent decades, from the Afro to the Jerry curl.

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  3. Eagles advance to NCC championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Dispatch

    Warren County's Xavier Bullock shoots a layup against South Granville's Josh Bullock at South Granville High School during the semifinals of the 1A Tar Roanoke Conference tournament on Wednesday. Warren County's Cornell Hendricks , passes the ball to a teammate through South Granville's James Morton and Taariq Branch at South Granville High School during the semifinals of the 1A Tar Roanoke Conference tournament on Wednesday.

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  4. Jones, Lynch lead Eagles to semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Dispatch

    The second-seeded Lady Eagles hosted seventh-seeded Southern Vance in the first round of the 2A Northern Carolina Conference tournament Tuesday evening, cruising past their conference rival for the third time this season to advance to the semifinals on Thursday. Warren County built a 13-6 lead over the first eight minutes of play, but really took control of the contest in the second quarter.

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  5. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Dispatch

    Mrs. Rosa Holloway Dortch, 56, of Warren County, departed this life on Feb. 13, 2017, at Duke University Hospital in Durham. WARRENTON - Mrs. Brenda B. Freeman, 56, of 157 Ferguson Drive in Warrenton, departed this life on Feb. 14, 2017, at her residence.

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  6. Community Partners to bring free medicine to those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Dispatch

    NC MedAssist will hold a free Over the Counter Medicine Giveaway Day in Warren County on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The event, which is funded by Triangle North Healthcare Foundation and hosted by the Warren County Health Department, is open to any individual or family needing over-the-counter medication. The giveaway will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Warrenton Armory .

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  7. Prep Roundup: Kestrel Heights remains unbeatenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | HeraldSun.com

    ... day in the semifinals. Regular-season champion South Granville scored a 78-60 win over Bunn and next will play Warren County, who beat Southern Vance 70-57.

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  8. Local volunteer firefighter saves lives and gives smilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Warren Early College High School, a part of the Norlina Volunteer Fire Department, and vice president of the Warren County Junior Firefighters Fire Explorer Post 672. After Dominique wasn't able to participate in the Brodie's Buddies Superhero 5K, ...

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  9. Writer-historian describes NC's contributions to jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Dispatch

    On Thursday, he traced the historical roots of jazz and offered a list of 70 North Carolinians who made significant contributions to the art. In a program at Warren County Memorial Library, Thomas used a PowerPoint presentation and his own narrative to sketch a picture of the development of jazz.

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  10. Raiders end regular season with tough OT lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Daily Dispatch

    ... filled up the stat sheet for Southern. Justus Baldwin also reached a historic Southern Vance milestone against Warren County on Senior Night Tuesday, netting the 1,000th point of his Raiders' career just before the end of his junior campaign. The ...

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  11. Raiders best Eagles in rubber matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Daily Dispatch

    In the battle for fourth place in the 2A Northern Carolina Conference standings, the host Raiders came away with an epic victory in thrilling fashion Tuesday night as they defeated the Eagles for the second time this season. The Raiders have now bested the Eagles twice since losing to Warren County by two points in the championship of the Southern Vance Holiday Classic on Dec. 30 and Tuesday night's victory couldn't have come at a better time, considering Southern had lost six of its previous seven contests.

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  12. Warren students meet 'Paul Robeson'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Daily Dispatch

    Jason S. McKinney plays Paul Robeson, accompanied by Christopher Bagley in the role of Lawrence Brown, at McGregor Hall in Henderson on Tuesday morning. The event was a performance of "Moments With Paul," about black activist-performer Robeson, for Warren County Schools students.

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  13. Eagles swept by Yellow JacketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Daily Dispatch

    The Eagles traveled to face Roanoke Rapids in a critical 2A Northern Carolina Conference matchup Wednesday night, with the host Yellow Jackets completing an epic comeback in the fourth quarter to hand Warren County its third loss in its last four contests. The first quarter was all Warren County as the Eagles promptly jumped out to a 20-9 lead after the first eight minutes of play.

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  14. Warren County monument re-dedication honors war deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Daily Dispatch

    PHOTOS BY G. CHAMBERS WILLIAMS III/Dispatch staff Carol Coleman of Norlina holds a portrait of her great uncle, Albert Coleman, who died in the service during World War I. Coleman is standing by the World War I and II Veterans Memorial on the lawn of the Warren County Courthouse in Warrenton following a ceremony "re-dedicating" the monument on Thursday morning. Her great uncle's name is listed on the monument.

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  15. Obituaries February 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | HeraldSun.com

    ... 27705. DURHAM - Rose T. Roberts, 84, died Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at Hock Family Pavilion. She was born in Warren County, NC, the daughter of the late Willis Turner and Mary Frances Thompson Turner. She was preceded in death by her husband, James ...

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  16. Raiders, Eagles suffer tough lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Tuesday evening as the host Vikings kept their perfect record intact in 2A Northern Carolina Conference play. Warren County suffered a 13-point loss to South Granville at The Eagles' Nest on Jan. 25 and came into Tuesday's matchup determined to make ...

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  17. Tri-County unemployment numbers hold steadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Daily Dispatch

    Unemployment numbers remained largely unchanged across the Tri-County area in December, according to a monthly report from the North Carolina Department of Commerce. The only county in the area to see a change in its seasonally unadjusted unemployment numbers was Warren County, which saw unemployment drop by 0.1 of a percentage point in December to 7.1 percent.

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  18. Eagles swept by South GranvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Daily Dispatch

    Warren County's Travon Jones makes an incredible pass around Northern Vance's Tyronne Davis to find an open teammate during their matchup Dec. 6. Warren County's Sayveon Alston connects on a floater after splitting Southern Vance's Josh Waverly and Ileq Jones during their matchup Dec. 30. After emerging victorious in four of its last five contests, the Warren County boys' basketball squad was extremely confident as they welcomed South Granville , the top ranked team in the 2A Northern Carolina Conference standings, to The Eagles' Nest Wednesday evening.

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  19. Grants totaling $6M jump-start VGCC programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Daily Dispatch

    ... a four-year university. a $17,000 from NC Works Career Coach, received in partnership with the Granville and Warren County school systems to promote college attendance and Career & College Promise classes in the high schools. a $37,000 from the ...

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  20. Bridge replacement projects disrupt key routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Tharrington, who works out of the DOT's Youngsville resident office, said the Fishing Creek bridge, in Warren County, is one of two in the area that the state is now replacing with updated spans. The other is the Anderson Creek Road bridge off ...

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