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The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a tornado Warning for southeastern McDowell County and southwestern Burke County until 5 p.m.

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The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a 45-year-old Salisbury man who was recently added to the agency’s most wanted list.

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Editor's note: This series of articles is brought to you monthly by the Catawba Valley Chapter of the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution to bring awareness of the service and sacrifices of our local patriot ancestors and of area events that occurred during their fight for freedom from April 19, 1775 through Sept. 3, 1783.

  • Dirk Chatelain Omaha World-Herald
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On game days, he boarded a bus at the team hotel and received a police escort to the stadium, where he slipped into his red No. 55, walked down a red-carpeted tunnel and jousted 300-pounders in front of 90,000 fans, almost all of whom knew his name and his pedigree.

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the following closings and changes have been announced for Monday:

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE: Sponsored by the Brown Mountain Boys Camp 1340 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the meeting room of the Stokes County Board of Education in the Old Courthouse in Danbury. Jerry Rutledge will present the program which will review the circumstances throughout the South brought on by the Civil War which brought on Memorial Day observances. After the program, re-enactors will place a wreath at the memorial, fire a rifle salute and play Taps.

  • By Carl Wilson carl.wilson@greensboro.com
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The Green Bean coffee shops in Greensboro have a new owner.

  • By John Hinton Winston-Salem Journal
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Flooding was reported Tuesday near the Silas Creek Parkway interchange on Business 40 in Winston-Salem. Winston-Salem police closed the entrance and exit ramps at the interchange for about two hours because of the flooding.