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With 12 days until Election Day, more than a third of registered voters in North Carolina have already cast a ballot in the 2020 general election. The 2.5 million ballots cast at this point is unprecedented.

Due to COVID-19 and new requirements by the US Postal Service related to custom forms, this year’s project has been somewhat “retooled” from previous years whereby now the recipients of the NCCARES Christmas Boxes won’t be NC’s deployed troops but moving forward the boxes will go to North Ca…

On Monday, the Caswell County Board of County Commissioners came out of a closed session meeting and approved up to $75,000 over three years of economic development incentives to “Project Day” pursuant to the economic development incentives plan approved earlier last year.

Piedmont Electric and RiverStreet Networks are working together to provide free WiFi hotspots in rural communities where broadband internet service can be unreliable or expensive.

Soon our streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins, and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween. “Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment, and following some common sense practices can keep events safer and more fun,” said Sheriff Sam Page of Rockingham County.

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Although the Bright Leaf Classic Chamber golf tournament was postponed from its original May date, the event was well attended on Thursday at Caswell Pines. Despite COVID trying to keep us down, the players and golf course all acknowledged the safety practices and were mindful of the serious…

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Caswell County has been plagued with rising numbers of positive cases of COVID-19. On October 13, EMS was notified that two employees had tested positive and are currently in isolation. No further information is being released to protect their privacy.

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Next in the series of articles highlighting the members of the Caswell County Chamber of Commerce is an overview of a family owned salon in Yanceyville. If you would like your organization to be highlighted in an article, please contact the Chamber of Commerce and you can be scheduled. Thank…

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The State Board of Elections will go back to its old way of dealing with absentee ballots mailed in without a witness signature: The voter must fill out a new ballot and get a signature for his or her vote to count.

For only the second time in recorded history, the Atlantic Basin has spawned a tropical storm named Epsilon. Tropical Depression 27 developed Monday morning about 700 miles southeast of Bermuda, and just three hours later it strengthened into the 26th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurrica…

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On Wednesday October 14, at around 10:38 a.m., Rockingham County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a call of shots fired from a vehicle at another vehicle that was stationary on the side of the road on Parkdale Rd. in Gibsonville (inside Rockingham County).

The line was long all day Thursday on the first day of early voting in Caswell County at the Board of Elections in Yanceyville. Many voters waited three hours or more during this massive turnout. Many said it was the biggest turnout they've ever seen.

Michael East of Yanceyville and his mother in law, Inez Wrenn of Cherry Grove were getting near the polling booths on Thursday during the first day of early voting in Caswell County.

The “Trump/Pence & #BacktheBlueNC Support Rally and 46-mile Route Trump/Pence Ride” will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Caswell County Fairgrounds. The event was originally set for the 10th but several days of incoming rain forced the rescheduling.

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During the October 11 meeting of the Caswell County Board of Education, members voted approval to delay the start of high school athletics until they can take another look at it in January 2021. This followed a recommendation by Superintendent Dr. Sandra Carter after she spoke about rising n…

Join the Caswell County Local Foods Council TODAY, Wednesday, October 14, anytime between 11:30 and 1:30 p.m. at the Caswell Rec Center (228 County Park Rd.). Bring a bag lunch! We'll walk the paved trail and lunch together apart! We'll be careful to maintain the 6' recommended social distan…

As the remnants of Delta scattered across the Mississippi Valley into Sunday morning, power outages and isolated bursts of severe weather spawned by the storm spread as far east as Georgia.