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Lest We Forget - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
MURFREESBORO – With the 600-plus names inscribed on the Murfreesboro War Veterans Memorial, complete with the U.S. Flag flying overhead that was fully extended thanks to a steady breeze, providing a perfect backdrop, local citizens gathered here Monday ...
Memorial Day 2015 - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AHOSKIE – It’s thought of as a ‘holiday’; but for those who’ve seen and had loved one in harm’s way, and experienced the sacrifice for the sake of freedom, it’s a holy day. On Monday, as a nation celebrated the men and women who have ...
Forest tent caterpillars on the move - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
WINDSOR – Bertie County Forest Ranger Mike Hoggard is advising local citizens to remain diligent in the wake of an invasion of forest tent caterpillars. Hoggard said after a report came in from a local timber buyer in Bertie County, the North Carolina ...
Melvin J. Spires - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
EDENTON – Melvin John Spires, 96, of Arapahoe Trail, Edenton, a native of Norfolk, VA, died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home & Crematory ...
Dorothy M. Daniels - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
COLERAIN – Dorothy Morris Daniels, 86, of Bethany Church Road, Colerain, a native of Gates County, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services were held on Monday, May 25, 2015 at Bethany Baptist Church, Colerain. Burial followed in ...
The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AHOSKIE – Ian New can’t fly under the radar. Certainly not with a 6’2”, 230 pound frame, and not as a Class of 2016 college football prospect either. Last month, New – a rising senior lineman at Hertford County High School – participated in the ...
Repeat DWI offender faces new charges - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AULANDER – A Windsor man faces a long list of traffic violations after he wrecked his pick up truck, knocking out electrical power over an expansive area, and then fled the scene of the single vehicle accident. David Miller, age 50, was charged with DWI ...
10 years young! - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AHOSKIE – This month, the Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center (RCCHC) celebrates ten years of providing health care to the Roanoke-Chowan region. RCCHC launched as a not-for-profit organization in 2005 and since then has expanded to primary care ...
Michael E. Koonce - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
RICHLANDS – Michael Everett Koonce, born May 5, 1956 in Richlands, NC to Travis Wendell Koonce, Sr. and Lucy Metts Koonce, died Monday, May 11, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents and older brother, Travis Koonce, Jr. of Richlands, NC.
Ahoskie receives favorable audit - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AHOSKIE – Don’t count Ahoskie as one municipality in the state, or the country, with ‘shaky’ finances. According to the latest audit presented at the recent Town Council meeting, the town has received high marks once again. Chris Burton of the ...
Pause, reflect, and be glad - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
I didn’t have the honor and the privilege of serving in our country’s armed forces. I think about this a lot when Memorial Day comes around because it’s our military veterans’ service – those who came home and those who didn’t – who gave me ...
Geraldine B. Phillips - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
EMPORIA, VA – Geraldine Bryant Phillips, 86, of Emporia, Virginia, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 at her residence. Geraldine was born in Halifax County, NC, daughter of the late Vernon Bryant and Mildred Futrell Bryant. She was employed with the J.P ...
Myrtle E. Eason - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
SUNBURY – Myrtle Eure Eason, 86, of Folly Road, Sunbury, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 in her home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2015 in the Oak Grove Christian Church Cemetery. Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is handling ...
Gale W. Freeman - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
PLYMOUTH – Gale Alyse Williams Freeman, 65, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Washington County Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015 at Sandy Point Baptist Church, Windsor. Cherry’s Funeral Home, Windsor, is handling ...
Tillmon seeks detention revocation - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
RALEIGH – Another defendant in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case is asking the court to revoke his detention order. The motion was filed Wednesday on behalf of former Windsor Police Officer Antonio Tillmon by his attorney, Jason A. Brenner of ...