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Stem man charged with child sex offenses

STEM — A 61-year-old Stem man faces multiple child sex charges after he was arrested at his home on Friday, March 8. Vernon Keith Ellis is charged with seven counts of first-degree rape of a …

New kids equipment to be installed at Jack Day Park

STEM — Stem children will have new equipment to check out soon at Jack Day Community Park. The Stem Board of Commissioners approved the newest piece of equipment to be installed at the Jack Day …
County panel: Build new animal shelter ‘as quick as we can’

County commissioners want to expedite plans to build a new animal shelter that would more than triple the current shelter’s capacity for stray dogs and cats. On Tuesday, the county’s Animal …

Atlantic Coast Pipeline developer to launch Supreme Court appeal

Hemp risk and reward: Regional meeting shows high interest in newly legal crop

New eatery combines barbecue styles, flavors

Wreck victim identified as Wilson County man

‘Education is the key’: School unlocked future for 3 decades of black children

Vashti Perry, the daughter of a former slave, went to school, completed high school and began a legacy of education in her family that now includes three generations of college graduates. Perry …

Spring Hope museum celebrates local sports

Spring Hope to consider electronic gaming center

Embers to headline 2019 pumpkin festival

Citizen calls for tax rate increase

During the public comment section of the March 5 Creedmoor Board of Commissioners meeting, a citizen (not this writer) requested that the Creedmoor board should raise the current Ad Valorem tax rate …

Is the SGWASA board worth keeping?

Let’s look at some of the “facts.” 1. This board’s lack of planning just brought the Butner Gateway project, and all development in the South Granville area to a halt. How that happened …