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June 22, 2017

Free Fishing Day in NC July 4th

July 4 is “free fishing day” in North Carolina where everyone – residents and non-residents alike – can fish in any public body of water from 12:01 a.m. to 11: 59 p.m., without having to purchase a fishing license or additional trout privilege license. While anyone 16 years and o...
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Transportation Officials Pay Homage to Fallen Workers

Family members of two of 108 NCDOT employees killed while working to enhance the lives of travelers around the state, paid tribute Wednesday during a plaque dedication ceremony at the Interstate 85 North Davidson County rest area. “This plaque allows everyone to see the sacrifice NCDOT workers and their...
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Explosion, Fire Sweeps Sapphire Valley Country Club

The Sapphire Valley Country Club was destroyed by a fire over night. The explosion was caused by a propane leak. Reports are the explosion rocked homes nearly 10 miles away. The fire appears to be a total loss but no injuries were reported. Authorities have ruled the fire was accidental. Firefighters fr...
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Experts: Reading Must Be a Part of Summer Routine

Reading has to be a part of summer activities for kids. That’s according to experts who say there’s evidence of significant learning loss in the summer when kids don’t read. According to the organization, Reading is Fundamental (RIF), students experience between a one- to three-month l...
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