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Piedmont Profile: Early in World War II, 'Gib' Russell flew coast, looking for ... - Salisbury Post

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:37

Piedmont Profile: Early in World War II, 'Gib' Russell flew coast, looking for ...
Salisbury Post
Madge and the rest of the family — they have two daughters, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren — are heading to the Burlington airport Saturday for a N.C. Civil Air Patrol ceremony that will give Gib the honorary title of lieutenant ...

Record store profits -- and more to come - Automotive News

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:28

Record store profits -- and more to come
Automotive News
As new light-vehicle sales rise toward a possible 16 million units this year in an overall good economy, David Westcott, NADA chairman and owner of Westcott Automotive in Burlington, N.C., is optimistic about the industry's profits this year. Westcott ...

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Nichols holds off field to win PPA Northern Open in Warren - Trib- Today

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:14

Trib- Today

Nichols holds off field to win PPA Northern Open in Warren
Trib- Today
The next big professional tournament is the first week of September in Burlington, N.C. Nichols, and a few others, will also play in miniature golf-style tournaments. Nichols takes a week off of work in October to play in Myrtle Beach. "The competition ...
Putters raise money for FairhavenWarren Tribune Chronicle

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GENE OWENS' COLUMN: Billy Graham and Hell Hole Swamp - Aiken Standard

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:07

GENE OWENS' COLUMN: Billy Graham and Hell Hole Swamp
Aiken Standard
It should not be confused with the somewhat larger Jamestown, N.C., which has a population of around 3,500, not counting a million or so souls in its metropolitan area, which includes Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem and Burlington. The Palmetto ...

King's star signs with Kansas City - Citizens Voice

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 08:07

King's star signs with Kansas City
Citizens Voice
"I got an invite and they told me to come down and work out and see if something might happen," Sweeney said via phone from Burlington, N.C. just after signing his contract. "I came down and worked out and three days later they offered me a contract.".

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Area riders post strong showings at Royal - Gloversville Leader-Herald

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:19

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Area riders post strong showings at Royal
Gloversville Leader-Herald
Connor Sawyer of Garner, N.C., who won the 65cc 10- and 11-year-old class, while Cody Sawyer of Garner, N.C. won the collegeboy 14-to 24-year-old class. In the quad classes, Burlington Flats' Jason Holbert (quad amateur), Norwich's Michael Bluy (quad ...

Royals rout Rays - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:07

Royals rout Rays
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
BURLINGTON, N.C. — The Burlington Royals scored nine times in the fifth inning and went on to defeat the Princeton Rays 14-7 Saturday night in the series finale between the two teams. Burlington scored twice in the bottom of the first to take the ...

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Racing on the wind - Battle Creek Enquirer

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 03:22

Racing on the wind
Battle Creek Enquirer
Ken Draughn of Burlington, N.C., flew more than 3 hours in light winds Friday and flew about 2 miles; on Saturday he was in the air about 90 minutes and flew nearly 12½ miles. “We had some movement,” he said. “We were going somewhere. It was a good ...

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Burlington man assaulted, robbed in his house - myfox8.com

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 17:06

Burlington Times News

Burlington man assaulted, robbed in his house
myfox8.com
The 100 block of Roger Street in Burlington (Google Maps). BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington police said two men broke into a home and beat and robbed a resident on Friday night. Police said the crime was reported in the 100 block of Roger Street around ...
Masked Men Break Into Home, Beat And Rob VictimWFMY News 2

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Kids experience underwater life, earn certification from Burlington center as ... - The Republic

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:09

Kids experience underwater life, earn certification from Burlington center as ...
The Republic
BURLINGTON, North Carolina — Kids played tic-tac-toe, only in this game they used algae growing on the cockpit of an airplane. Exotic fish swam close by as they did so. It wasn't just another day at the IMR Quarry in Yanceyville. On this particular ...

Dome: Next week's Moral Mondays protest to focus on the numbers - News & Observer

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 04:48

News & Observer

Dome: Next week's Moral Mondays protest to focus on the numbers
News & Observer
Others appointed are Leonor Clavijo, of Durham, executive director of the N.C. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and a news reporter at Univision; Dr. Rosemary Stein, owner of International Family Clinic in Burlington; Julie Garza of Wake County, program ...

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NC pre - teens earn certification as scuba divers - WRAL.com

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 04:02

NC pre - teens earn certification as scuba divers
WRAL.com
By KATE MURPHY, The Times-News of Burlington. BURLINGTON, N.C. — Kids played tic-tac-toe, only in this game they used algae growing on the cockpit of an airplane. Exotic fish swam close by as they did so. It wasn't just another day at the IMR Quarry ...

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Restore the Fourth rally in Raleigh decries government surveillance - News & Observer

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 01:47

News & Observer

Restore the Fourth rally in Raleigh decries government surveillance
News & Observer
More than 50 people gathered on Thursday, July 4, at the N.C. State Capitol as part of the "Restore the Fourth" (Amendment) movement. PAULA SELIGSON ... Sarah Goushaw, 14, traveled to the protest from Burlington with her brother, Patrick. She gave up a ...

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Police investigate assault on Harris St. in Burlington - myfox8.com

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 12:28

Police investigate assault on Harris St. in Burlington
myfox8.com
BURLINGTON, N.C. — A woman was assaulted early Thursday at a home on Harris St., according to police. Officers responded to 811 Harris St. around 1:03 a.m. in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, officers located a man attempting to leave the home ...

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Abortion bill clears NC Senate as protesters watch - Fox44abc22yourvoice

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 02:29

Abortion bill clears NC Senate as protesters watch
Fox44abc22yourvoice
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina Senate gave its final approval Wednesday to legislation adding new restrictions for abortions in North Carolina, even as hundreds of angry protesters descended on the legislature to express their displeasure.

Burlington Lake Closed July 4th Due To Flooding - WFMY News 2

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:25

Burlington Lake Closed July 4th Due To Flooding
WFMY News 2
Burlington, N.C. -- The City of Burlington is closing Lake Cammack and Marina on Thursday, July 4th due to flooding. City officials said the flooding is creating unsafe conditions at the facility. Right now the boat docks, bank fishing area, walking ...
Flooding closes Lake Cammack for Fourth of Julymyfox8.com

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July 4th Fireworks Displays Across The Triad - WFMY News 2

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 04:03

WFMY News 2

July 4th Fireworks Displays Across The Triad
WFMY News 2
Greensboro, NC -- Looking for a fun night of watching fireworks and celebrating Independence Day? ... July 3rd In The Park - Independence Day Celebration: Burlington City Park • 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington, amusement park rides open at 10am.

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9th 'Moral Monday' focuses on unemployment cuts - News & Observer

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 01:17

9th 'Moral Monday' focuses on unemployment cuts
News & Observer
RALEIGH, N.C. — At least 75 people submitted to arrest at this week's 'Moral Monday' protests to call attention to the immediate loss of federal unemployment benefits for 70,000 North Carolinians due to the actions of state lawmakers. Monday marked ...

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Squats can be challenging, help build your glutes - Burlington Times News

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 19:17

Squats can be challenging, help build your glutes
Burlington Times News
Daryl Laws is a certified personal trainer and owner of Body Unlimited Inc., 325 Holly Hill Lane, Burlington, N.C. 27215. Contact him at (336) 538-0012 or daryllaws@aol.com; on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BodyUnlimited or follow him on Twitter.

Conversion Right Triggered for LabCorp's Zero Coupon Convertible ... - DailyFinance

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 14:21

Conversion Right Triggered for LabCorp's Zero Coupon Convertible ...
DailyFinance
BURLINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYS: LH) announced today that its Zero Coupon Convertible Subordinated Notes due 2021 (Zero Coupon Notes) may be converted as set forth below.

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