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Thursday Aug 14 | WLOS

Lejeune holds extended training, warns of noise

Typically, the Marine Corps base abides by a midnight curfew for training that involves fixed-wing aviation, artillery and mortars.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Brevard, NC

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Fort Bragg-based soldier dies in Afghanistan

Military officials say 35-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Samuel C. Hairston of Houston, Texas died Tuesday in Ghazni of injuries sustained when his unit encountered enemy small-arms fire.


Related Topix: Fort Bragg, NC, World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Star Online

Author, historian to speak Saturday at Scruggs Center

Writer and historian Suzannah Smith Miles will present "Finding Barbara Allen," a discussion of Southern Appalachian folk music history and the "songcatchers" who first captured this music for posterity, Olive Dame Campbell and Cecil Sharp.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Asheville, NC, Burnsville, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Western North Carolina inn looking for new owner

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports The Nu Wray Inn in Burnsville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Burnsville, NC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Highway Patrol Reports 16 Traffic Fatalities Over Memorial Day Weekend

RALEIGH, N.C. : February 27th, 2014 - The Highway Patrol announces a preliminary number of sixteen motorists who died on North Carolina highways during the Memorial Day weekend.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina