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The Star Online
Oklahoma disaster aid efforts grow
Carrying supplies and volunteers, the back of the vehicle will display a magnet that reads "Cleveland County, North Carolina taking donations to Cleveland County, Oklahoma." "We're hoping people will stop us along the way and give," said Michele Putnam, a local nurse who's helped organize aid donations for the victims of this week's devastating ... (more)
The Gaston Gazette
New discount store opens in Franklin Square
A sign on Franklin Boulevard caught my eye when the arrow pointed toward Franklin Square and announced new shop Quicklotz.
Asheville area literary & book-related events
WRITERS AT HOME: UNC Asheville's writing scholarship winners read from their works at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 3 p.m. Call 254-6734. STORY SLAM: In honor of World Book Night, Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe hosts an event featuring stories of personal experiences at 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 5 p.m. Call 254-6734. JILL ... (more)
The Elizabethton Star
Church briefs for April 19
First Free Will The Rev. Robert Harris, Pastor of Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church in Forest City, N.C., will be the evangelist for a revival beginning Sunday at First Free Will Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
Facebook launches real-time graphs to highlight its data center efficiency
Curious as to the effect that your poking wars are having on the planet ? Facebook is outing power and water usage data for its Oregon and North Carolina data centers to show off its sustainability chops .