February 12, 2016

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Rezoning request approved for veterinary practice

Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:47 am

A rezoning request for over five acres off Country Lane was unanimously approved by the Mocksville Town Board members Feb. 2. Thomas McCaskill requested the ... Read more | Add your comment

Town asks for delay in tax distribution decision

Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:37 am

We hear you. That’s the message County Manager Mike Ruffin sent out on social media, referring to Mocksville, Cooleemee and Bermuda Run’s opposition to a ... Read more | Add your comment

Alice Gaither reads her Bible. She and her late husband required their children to recite Bible verses regularly.

Woman helps children learn their worth

Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:44 am

Alice Gaither remembers well the day when she and her sister walked in the front door of Dr. ... Read more | Add your comment

County spelling champion Amber McCullough concentrates.

Cornatzer student top speller

Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:40 am

Caucus and adjacent. Those are the two words fifth grader Amber McCullough spelled correctly to win the annual ... Read more | Add your comment

Mocksville Mayor Will Marklin pleads the town's case before county commissioners Monday night.
Photo by Robin Snow

Towns fight back over tax proposal

Thursday, February 4, 2016 9:19 am

Bermuda Run Mayor Ken Rethmeier calls it the economy of scale, or the liability of smallness. It’s the ... Read more | Add your comment


Counting Votes Among Bernie’s College Army

Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:45 am

CHAPEL HILL — Of all places, I watched the Iowa presidential caucus returns on TV last week at Linda’s Bar & Grill, a dive on ... Read more | Add your comment

Visiting Graves Of Robert E. Lee, Gen. Jackson

Thursday, February 4, 2016 9:19 am

LEXINGTON, Va. — Tiny Washington Academy had shrunk to 40 students. The future looked terminal until the trustees hired a rock star in 1865 as ... Read more | Add your comment

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Last minute shoppers rejoice: Dec. 18 is free shipping day

Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Or, ...