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Property taxes in Warren County will go up by 5 cents per $100 valuation, if the Board of Commissioners adopts the recommended budget County Manager Linda Worth presented at the meeting Monday evening. Read more

School officials and community representatives met at Warren County High School on Tuesday to make plans to provide meals for young people during the summer. Read more


Patricia Twisdale walks among her fourth-grade students’ desks, pausing to answer questions … Read more

Annabelle Webb, a senior at Northern Vance High School, was one of more than a dozen students recognized for their outstanding service during the 46th annual Youth Legislative Assembly that was held in April in Raleigh. Read more

A 37-year-old Vance County man is in custody in connection with a shooting Sunday evening on… Read more


Southern Vance's Jerry Throckmorton clears a height of 6' 4" in the high jump competition during the Northern Carolina 2A conference track meet at Franklinton High School. The jump was good enough for second place in the meet and is also Throckmorton's personal best. Read more

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BURLINGTON — The J. F. Webb golf team traveled to the Indian Valley Golf Club in Burlington Monday morning to compete in the 3A Mid-East Regional Tournament for the first time in five years. Although they came in last place as a team, finishing tenth on the day with a score of 358, all five … Read more

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OXFORD — The J.F. Webb varsity lacrosse team hosted local rival Kerr-Vance Academy on Friday night, with both teams leaving everything they had on the field in a brutal, hard-hitting non-conference matchup. Both squads fought their hearts out for 48 minutes, but when the dust settled it was … Read more

Benji Nelson has been coaching high school baseball for 15 years, the past six at Northern Vance. The Vikings’ have made the 3A State Playoffs the last four years under Nelson and have put together another excellent season in 2016. Read more

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Sarah Hull became the second student-athlete in Vikings’ history to sign a letter of intent to swim at the collegiate level Tuesday afternoon as she officially committed to attend Chowan University. Read more

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J. F. Webb freshman Noah Williams became the first golfer in Warriors’ history to be named the 3A Big Eight Conference player of the year Monday afternoon, and yes you read that correctly, he’s only a freshman. Read more


Our question for today: What is the proper etiquette when confronted with an unexpected penis? Read more

For someone who is only in the job temporarily, interim County Manager Robert Murphy is building a strong legacy. Read more

Imagine if I toured Pennsylvania wearing a crown, going from every diner to gas station announcing myself as Miss Pennsylvania, even though I never participated in the pageant or won anything. Read more