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Caswell Parish is continuing to offer food distribution at the facility on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as the first Monday of the month, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. “We ask that our clients call to make an appointment due to the coronavirus situation,” says Jane Thompson, one of the volunteer a…

The three suspects believed to have robbed the Yanceyville ABC store on January 15, John Wayne Burton, 32; Quintell Kamaile Saunders, 23; and Tyree Murphy, 20, all of Danville, were sent to the Grand Jury in Danville Va. last week when they came before the judge in Danville General District …

On March 23, Gov. Roy Cooper expanded the list of public places he was ordering to close to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The governor also lowered the limit for the number of people at public gatherings to 50 (from 100) and extended the closing of public schools until May 15.

We want home to be a haven (especially during stressful times), and part of that, at a fundamental level, means living in a space that helps keep us healthy. According to the most current evidence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the virus that causes COVID-19 is spread p…

During a special meeting with the Messenger on Tuesday morning, Barry Lynch, Management Coordinator Emergency Services, explained that EMS is taking additional precautions with masks/gloves to protect personnel as well as the patients. 

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Caswell County Board of Commissioners called an emergency meeting on Monday at 1 p.m. and canceled their regular scheduled nighttime meeting due to the urgency of the coronavirus. 

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The community was saddened to hear of the recent death of long-time RN Patricia Harris Towler, 43, who worked at Caswell Family Medical Center, Inc. (CFMC) for 18 years.

The public hearing scheduled for two proposed Carolina Sunrock LLC facilities on Tuesday, March 31, at the Caswell County Historic Courthouse has been postponed based on the current guidance to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. The public hearing will be rescheduled to a future date.

Caswell County Board of Commissioners voted today to declare the county in a State of Emergency due to the coronavirus. More to come tomorrow. 

The public hearing scheduled for two proposed Carolina Sunrock LLC facilities on Tuesday, March 31, at the Caswell County Historic Courthouse has been postponed based on the current guidance to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.  The public hearing will be rescheduled to a future date.

The Caswell County Board of Commissioners will hold an emergency meeting on Monday, March 16, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at the Caswell County Historic Courthouse, Second Floor, 144 Court Square, Yanceyville, North Carolina. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss a State of Emergency as well as al…

Due to the seriousness of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic, beginning March 16, students will have a two week break (this replaces the April 13-16 break). Curriculum classes will resume on March 30 in a primarily online environment. During this time, the College will remain open an…

North Carolina is reporting a total of 32 cases of COVID-19, both confirmed and presumptive positive, the first of which was identified on March 3. (A presumptive positive refers to individuals who have gotten one test that came up positive; a confirmed case typically means two positive tests.)

President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency on Friday over the coronavirus outbreak, invoking the Stafford Act to open the door to more federal aid for states and municipalities, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Dishing out some delicious homegrown food at last Wednesday’s free lunch at the Ag Building in Yanceyville were volunteers (from left) Jean Vernon, Bonnie Brewer, Sharaon Williams, and Ed Williams. “The Lunch” is provided free of charge to the community every second Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. – 1…

The ReBuild NC Buyout Program information session planned for March 17 in Goldsboro has been canceled based on COVID-19 precautionary guidelines issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Information on the Buyout Program …

On Wednesday March 11, the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a 42 year old Danville, Virginia resident, named Damon Dewayne Lee, with the commission of (1) count of FELONIOUS MURDER-SECOND DEGREE. This case is still under investigation.

Due to the Coronavirus, Laurel Sneed has been advised to cancel her speaking engagements; thus “Beyond 12 Years A Slave,” scheduled for March 21 at Milton Renaissance Museum & Visitors Center, has been canceled.

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North Carolina had one case of a person with the coronavirus confirmed last week. “Coronavirus is a new strain of an old virus,” explains Jennifer Eastwood, Caswell County Health Director. “We're urging people to take the same precautions as they do with the flu, which is actually more rampa…

Sweet Gum Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host its 6th Passion in Pink Cancer 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, April 4, at the church at 8609 Hwy 119 South, Mebane. Unlike in previous years, this year the event will not only raise awareness for breast cancer, but all cancers. Proceeds will aff…