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  1. Presidents visit area for debateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    President John Adams, portrayed by Steven Holloway, makes a point against President Thomas Jefferson , portrayed by Bill Barker, both from Colonial Williamsburg, while moderater Ken Ripley , Enterprise editor-publisher, looks on during a debate between the two presidents sponsored by the Spring Hope Enterprise held Monday morning before history and drama students at Southern Nash High School. The three also presented the unscripted debate on issues from 1814 relevant to today at Northern Nash High School.

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  2. SH nixes hike in cemetery fees as unfairRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    By JOE BURNETE The Spring Hope Town Board on Monday rejected a plan to raise cemetery fees and asked Town Manager John Holpe to prepare another plan more fair to town residents. John Holpe presented a plan to increase cemetery fees to help offset increasing costs and reductions in town income at the monthly meeting, delayed from the beginning of the month for lack of a quorum.

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  3. Bailey, Chamber trying to find place to store decorationsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    By KEN RIPLEY The Bailey Board of Commissioners on Monday rejected a request as unsuitable by the Bailey Chamber of Commerce to use an old town building to store the Chamber's Christmas deocrations, but did offer the Chamber an alternative storage site. Beverly Marriott, president of the Bailey Chamber of Commerce, asked the town for permission to use an old brick building behind the police station that once served both as the old town jail and as a parking garage to store the annual Christmas decorations when they are not in use for the holidays.

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  4. Scout officials cut looseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Family members and Boys Scout officials wield a giant pair of scissors to cut a ribbon officially opening the Nicholas B Boddie, Jr. Aquatics Center at Camp Charles near Bailey Saturday. Approximately 80 people attended the formal opening and dedication ceremony of the boat house and pier made possible by a bequest from the late Nick Boddie.

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  5. Constitutional amendment on ballotRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Besides a hefty slate of candidates, voters in the Nov. 4 election are also being asked to accept or reject a proposed amendment to the state constitution allowing some persons accused of a crime to waive a trial by jury. 'Proposed constitutional amendments rarely draw the big political advertising dollars or media attention that major elections involving candidates receive,' North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall said recently.

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  6. Special HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Members of First Baptist Church of Spring Hope gather around a dogwood tree on the church grounds Sunday which was dedicated as part of the 125th Anniversary Homecoming observance. Members and former members attended a special service with sermon by Mrs. Peggy Creech, a fellowship dinner, the tree ceremony, and hymn sing.

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  7. Hoping tournament successfulRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Conner Armstrong and Bayden Collins are both Duke patients who encourage support for the Duke K.I.D.S. Golf Tournament being sponsored by the West Mount Ruritan Club on Friday, Oct. 31, at Belmont Lake Golf Club. on behalf of Duke Children's Hospital and the Nash Community College Foundation.

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  8. October 23, 2014 People You KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Dr. Wiley Cockrell was recently named medical director of the Nash Wound Care Center on the Nash General Hospital campus. A Rocky Mount resident, Cockrell most recently was the company physician at Bridgestone Firestone in Wilson.

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  9. October 23, 2014 area deathsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    PAID OBITUARY Juanita Tyson Strickland Nov. 12, 1934 - Oct. 17, 2014 Juanita Tyson Strickland, age 79, of Spring Hope, passed away on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Graveside services were held Monday, Oct. 20, at Free Union Free Will Baptist Church at 11 a.m..

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  10. October 23, 2014 area community calendarRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Items for Community Calendar must be submitted by MONDAY NOON to appear in that week's paper. Local contributions may be mailed to The Spring Hope Enterprise, P.O. Box 399, Spring Hope, 27882 with the time and place of the event, a contact phone number, and relevant information, or submitted online at SpringHopeEnterprise.com.

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  11. Early voting begins, so voteRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    ... does have a positive side. Because the county was required to keep voting sites open the same number of hours, Spring Hope's early voting site at the Community Building was included on the same basis as the other two sites, the Agriculture Center in ...

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  12. Voting is a responsibilityRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Dear Editor: I have worked at the polls in Nash County as a precinct official for over 15 years. It seems confusion about voting details has increased each election, and with the last-minute legal decisions this fall there have been more questions than ever.

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  13. A little airline humorRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    'There may be 50 ways to leave your lover, but there are only four ways out of this airplane.' *** On another flight with a very 'senior' flight attendant crew, the pilot said, 'Ladies and gentlemen, we've reached cruising altitude and will be turning down the cabin lights.

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  14. CANCER:October boosts national awareness of breast cancerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    With breast cancer currently the second most common cancer in women, according to government health statistics, awareness and early detection are crucial for treatment outcomes. With this in mind, every October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month - a time to raise awareness of the disease and funds for research and treatment.

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  15. CANCER:Breast cancer death rates showing steady decreaseRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    By KEN RIPLEY Breast Cancer, as the second most common cancer in women, is a fearsome prospect both to those who fear getting it and those who are already face treatment for it, but the good news is that the death rate for breast cancer - and for cancer overall - has been declining for the past two decades. The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, produced annually since 1998 in a joint effort by researchers from four major agencies, notes that data from 1975 to 2009, shows that the overall cancer death rates continued to decline in the United States.

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  16. CANCER: A brief primer on breast cancerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Healthy breasts play complex roles within the physiology and psychology of women, roles that get even more complicated with the prospect of breast cancer. Breasts of all sizes are made of connective, glandular, and fatty tissue inside of which are lobes and ducts which are tipped off by a nipple.

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  17. Cancer: Nash Breast Care Center designated 'Pink Ribbon Facility'Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    The Nash Breast Care Center on the campus of Nash General Hospital was recently honored by being named a Pink Ribbon Facility, an award given to digital imaging centers for providing excellence in breast health care coupled with the latest technological innovations. It also recognizes the center's exceptional commitment to the women of its community.

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  18. CANCER: Helping loved ones through tough timesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Whether self-induced or unavoidable, breast cancer or an accident, there are a host of pitfalls that life can throw one's way, and everyone faces a crisis at some point in his or her life. When it happens to a friend or family member, knowing how to be supportive can be difficult.

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  19. A pumpkin weighed how much?! N.C. State Fair attendance hits third-best opening weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    ... far this year. Some early talking points of the fair included the 1,404-pound pumpkin, grown by Danny Vester of Spring Hope, which weighed in at more than 500 pounds heavier than the second-heaviest pumpkin. H.C. Williams of Bailey , turned in the ...

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  20. Al Bruce: Halloween is different in DixieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Genesee Country Express

    Dixie Cultural news from the Raleigh, N.C., News-Observer: "By Aug. 22, Danny Vester's prize pumpkin had grown to the size of a small boulder, so he loaded it onto a forklift and gently dropped it in the bed of his 4x4 pickup. Vester then drove from his home in Spring Hope, N.C., south to a pumpkin weigh-off in Alabama, his treasure secured in a thick nest of hay.

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