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Organizaton to distribute presents to children in need

Volunteers with Christmas Cheer are getting ready to make sure children in Burke County have a good Christmas. Read more

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Public helps relieve animal shelter

The public turned out in a big way Thursday to help the homeless cats and dogs in the county. Read more

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Pets of the Week

» Kittens "Swiss" and "Dutch" are just the loveliest, most cuddly pair. They are kid-friendly, get along with other cats and are very socia… Read more

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Organizaton to distribute presents to children in need

Volunteers with Christmas Cheer are getting ready to make sure children in Burke County have a good Christmas. Read more

US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

NEW YORK — The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. Read more

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Corner Café serving up classics, new twists in Drexel

DREXEL — For the past few months, a new eatery has been feeding folks in the town of Drexel. Read more

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Author working on tribute to North Wilkesboro Speedway

SOMERSET, Ky. — Author and historian M. Earl Smith has reached an agreement with history and local interest publisher Fonthill Media to pub… Read more

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Eagle Scout seeking donations for project

Eagle Scout Ashton Kentch is asking for the community’s help to keep shelter dogs safe and warm. Read more

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GALLERY: JIRDC Christmas Parade - Part 2

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center held its annual Christmas Parade on Thursday at its campus. Community organizations and business… Read more

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GALLERY: J. Iverson Riddle Christmas Parade

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center held its annual Christmas Parade on Thursday at its campus. Community organizations and business… Read more

Sports

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Harris, Jordan lead Nets past Hornets, 111-104

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven months ago, Brooklyn Nets sharpshooter Joe Harris won the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend 3-point contest at the Spe… Read more

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Tre Jones, No. 10 Duke rally past Virginia Tech 77-63

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tre Jones was pleased that when No. 10 Duke fell behind early at Virginia Tech, the Blue Devils showed composure and… Read more

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COLUMN: New decade, new Cup playoff field for 2020s

Recapping the past decade was considerably easy than predicting the next one, but a lot of the faces of the NASCAR Cup Series for the 2020s… Read more

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Author working on tribute to North Wilkesboro Speedway

SOMERSET, Ky. — Author and historian M. Earl Smith has reached an agreement with history and local interest publisher Fonthill Media to pub… Read more

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H.S. ROUNDUP: Freedom swimmers sweep 7-team meet

WILKESBORO — The Freedom boys and girls swim teams both placed first in a seven-team nonconference meet Wednesday versus East Wilkes, North… Read more