Daily Archives: October 1, 2015


Franklin County School Desegregation is Topic of October 19 Forum

LOUISBURG, NC Oct. 1, 2015 —  Rev. Luther Coppedge remembers smelling the gunpowder, but he never heard the shot that fired the bullet because he was sleeping. “We still have one of the dressers where they shot over my head while I was in the bed,” Coppedge says of the […]


Benson annual Classic Country Legends Show Oct. 16 & 17, 2015

BENSON, NC Oct. 1, 2015 – The Benson Chamber of Commerce will present its annual Classic Country Legends Show, October 16 and 17 at 7:30 PM.  It will be held at the W. J. Barefoot Auditorium located at 303 East Church Street.   Performing will be Scott Johnson, Sandy Milliard, Hayley […]


Deadline for North Carolina Arts Council Fellowships is Monday, Nov. 2

RALEIGH, NC Oct. 1, 2015 – The North Carolina Arts Council will accept applications for the 2015-16 Artist Fellowship awards for choreographers and craft, film, and visual artists until Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. The Artist Fellowship program, now in its 35th year, supports creative development and the creation of new […]


US Open King Mackerel Tournament Postponed to October 30 & 31, 2015

SOUTHPORT, NC Sept. 30, 2015 – The 2015 U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament Board of Directors announced after much consideration and consultation about weather concerns due to Hurricane Joaquin, have postponed the tournament to October 30th & 31st.  The new tournament schedule will be as follows: registration on Thursday, October […]