Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Dog Olympics celebrates local pets

September 26, 2016

A couple years ago, it was far-fetched to think a small pekingese dog named “Alice,” who was dressed in a little blue tutu, small blue and black cone hat and a bow tie around her neck would win first place for best dog costume at the annual Dog Olympics at Riverside Veterinary Hospital.…

Pumpkin Festival marks 45 years

September 26, 2016

The town of Spring Hope will mark a very special anniversary this year at its annual Pumpkin Festival.

Spring Hope will hold its National Pumpkin Festival on Friday and Saturday. This year marks the festival’s 45th year. Spring Hope Chamber of Commerce President Tracey Jackson has been…

Fundraiser focuses on wildlife conservation

September 25, 2016

NASHVILLE- Mother Nature was kinder this year to the traditional J.A.K.E.S. Day event Saturday after last year’s event was washed away because of bad weather.

The festivities sponsored by the Tar River Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation on the grounds of the Rose Hill Farm was the…

Nonprofit provides home for local family

September 24, 2016

A nonprofit Christian housing organization recently dedicated a home to a local family.

Single mother Niqua White and her three children —— Delontae Richardson, Kaliyah Richardson and Xavier Jenkins —— moved in Friday to a new three-bedroom home equipped with a…