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Cowan Christmas Parade celebrates 50 years

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:00 am

ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy   Excitement is in the air as plans are being finalized for the 50th Annual Cowan Christmas Parade starting tomorrow at 1 p.m. in Cowan. The theme, most appropriately, is “Celebrate Christmas.” The parade lineup starts at Cookie’s Corner and proceeds down Cumberland Street through the downtown area, ending at Cowan Elementary School. This very special anniversary parade promises to be the biggest and best ever

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  • Winchester Council preparing marina lease

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Winchester Council preparing marina lease STAFF WRITER courtney stachel The Winchester City Council has been working diligently in recent weeks to get details worked out with a lease agreement to develop a marina on 80 acres near Dry Creek Beach. The goal is to meet a March 2015 deadline to have the lease agreement in place with developers Adam Casey, Dennis English and David Kiger who are partnering together to

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  • DesJarlais easily outdis-tances Democratic challenger in FC

    Posted on November 7, 2014 at 5:00 am

    EDITOR brian justice   Incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais easily outdistanced Democratic challenger Lenda Sherrell in Franklin County’s general election Tuesday and held on in the other counties he represents to retain his Fourth Congressional District seat. DesJarlais recorded 5,841 votes (60.68 percent) while Sherrell received 3,420 votes (35.53 percent) in Franklin County. Through the entire Fourth District, DesJarlais recorded 58.33 percent of the total vote with 84,781 being cast

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National Entertainment


Motlow hosts free holiday benefit concert tonight

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 5:00 am

Motlow College will host a holiday benefit concert tonight at 7 p.m. inside Eoff Hall’s Powers Auditorium on the Moore County campus. Prior to the performance, there will be a reception inside Eoff Hall at 6 p.m. Admission to the event is free to the public, but reservations are required as seating will be limited. To make reservations, please call Bobbie Underwood at 931-393-1627 or email bunderwood@mscc.edu. Donations will be

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  • Area Holiday events offer something fun for everyone

    Posted on December 12, 2014 at 5:00 am

    With the Christmas and Holiday spirit in the air, area residents will have no problem finding events to attend that are sure to put them in a festive mood while adding a little spice to the season’s agenda. Cowan held its 50th Annual Christmas Parade this past weekend, and the outstanding, stellar festivity list continues this weekend with holiday gatherings that are sure to be alluring to residents and their

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  • Teaming up for a worthy cause

    Posted on December 12, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Pictured from left, Bunny Hawkersmith and Jeff McCool with several toys to be donated to the North Middle School toy drive.

      In support of a North Middle School toy drive, Bunny Hawkersmith, owner of Bunny’s Gym, and Jeff McCool, from Moccasin Creek, have teamed up to challenge any or as many businesses in the county as they can to get more toys donated toward the effort. Their move follows another challenge at the school where North Middle School Principal Stanley Bean and teacher Chris Hawkersmith, Bunny’s son, have agreed to

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