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Man wanted on kidnapping, assault charges

Man wanted on kidnapping, assault charges

WENTWORTH — Rockingham County Sheriff’s office deputies are seeking the public’s help in locating Matthew Lee Martin. Martin is wanted on arrest warrantse for felonious first-degree kidnapping, assault on a… Read more »

Academy provides insight into law enforcement operations

Academy provides insight into law enforcement operations

Summerfield’s Alex Southwick a member of graduating class By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com * Overview of Sheriff’s Office (PDF) GREENSBORO — It might be difficult for any of the 15 graduates… Read more »

Greenways providing positive economic benefits to NC

Greenways providing positive economic benefits to NC

* Get details on the project * Download the full report and summary brochure * Download infographics * A&Y Greenway details RALEIGH — Greenways provide several positive economic benefits such as… Read more »

Gordon building aims to survive detractors

Gordon building aims to survive detractors

Southard: ‘Surely, surely, the town would not allow it to be torn down … but it would be a tragedy if it were.” By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com SUMMERFIELD — Linda Southard… Read more »

Burns earns $260K scholarship to Northeastern

Burns earns $260K scholarship to Northeastern

The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that one of its College Planning Cohort students, Otis Burns, who attends Northern Guilford High School, has been selected as a Northeastern University Torch Scholar. The… Read more »

Board of Elections sets March 29 emergency meeting

Board of Elections sets March 29 emergency meeting

Wendelken’s Summer 2017 resignation sparked debacle  GREENSBORO — The Guilford County Board of Elections has called an emergency meeting for Thursday, March 29 at 2 p.m., pursuant to N.C.G.S. 143-318.12… Read more »

Sheriff seeks public’s help in Eden shooting

Sheriff seeks public’s help in Eden shooting

EDEN —Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office investigators are asking anyone with information about the shots fired at 133 David Drive in Eden around 8:50 Monday night to call the Rockingham County Sheriff’s… Read more »

Nearly half a million smoke detectors recalled

Nearly half a million smoke detectors recalled

Units have ties to NC company WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of some 452,000 Kidde smoke detectors sold in the United States. The… Read more »

Brown Summit school ceremony set for March 29

Brown Summit school ceremony set for March 29

BROWNS SUMMIT — A ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, March 29 to install a commemorative historic marker for Brown Summit Middle School. The ceremony is located at 4720 N.C. 150… Read more »

GCS board adopts resolution on school shootings

GCS board adopts resolution on school shootings

Board opposes arming teachers, calls on lawmakers to act GREENSBORO — The Guilford County Board of Education called on lawmakers to strengthen laws and devote more resources to prevent further… Read more »

Coexist with coyotes

Coexist with coyotes

By Melissa McGaw If you live in North Carolina, you’ve probably seen a coyote, or know someone who has. The animal’s unique ability to adapt to a wide range of… Read more »

Journalism ‘absolutely essential to a functioning democracy’

Journalism ‘absolutely essential to a functioning democracy’

Journalists from Oakland, Hancock and Hagerstown weigh in By Kevin Spradlin ENGL 336 * Profile: The Herald-Mail in Hagerstown (with video) * Profile: The Garrett County Republican in Oakland (with… Read more »

Key to success: ‘You don’t keep everybody happy’

Key to success: ‘You don’t keep everybody happy’

Goal is to report “properly and fairly” on every issue By Kevin Spradlin ENGL 336 * Video – an interview with Mary Sincell McEwen OAKLAND, Md. — For more than two… Read more »

Without quality news source, ‘all you have is that noise’

Without quality news source, ‘all you have is that noise’

Womer: ‘The community is kind of always changing. We just need to be aware how it’s changing.’ By Kevin Spradlin ENGL 336 * Video HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The building at… Read more »

The Hancock News: ‘We think there’s value in the print edition’

The Hancock News: ‘We think there’s value in the print edition’

When it comes to covering town news, “we take that tradition pretty seriously” By Kevin Spradlin ENGL 336 HANCOCK, Md. — The Hancock News is unique among newspapers that agreed to… Read more »

Lonaconing native Thomas receives state appointment

Lonaconing native Thomas receives state appointment

For the Potomac Valley Herald Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Stephen T. Moyer has appointed government communications veteran Robert B. Thomas Jr. as director of communications. The… Read more »

Mayor: ‘If you want to find fault … find a new home’

Mayor: ‘If you want to find fault … find a new home’

Grim responds to resident’s gripes about Christmas tree lighting ceremony By Kevin Spradlin Potomac Valley Herald By most accounts, the Christmas gala in downtown Cumberland Friday night was better than… Read more »

Miners add 57 to National Honor Society roster

Miners add 57 to National Honor Society roster

  By Kevin Spradlin Potomac Valley Herald FROSTBURG — Toss aside the negative, Master Rick Rando suggested. The guest speaker for the ninth induction ceremony for the Mountain Ridge High… Read more »

Frostburg woman charged in stabbing

Frostburg woman charged in stabbing

Staff report FROSTBURG — A 25-year-old city woman is being  held after a a Thursday morning stabbing on East College Avenue. Melissa McAteer has been charged with first degree assault,… Read more »

Wind advisory until 11 p.m.

Wind advisory until 11 p.m.

Staff report FROSTBURG — The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through 11 p.m. Wednesday in the Frostburg area. The affected area includes the West Virginia towns of… Read more »

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