The Woodmen-Life Chapter 199 of Barnesville will hold a Patriot Day - In Honor and Remembrance ceremony and an American flag presentation Friday, Sept. 11 at noon in Greenwood Cemetery.
“In fulfilling our promise to never forget the tragedy of September 11, 2001, WoodmenLife members and associates organize nationwide Sept. 11 for In Honor and Remembrance ceremonies each year,” said local WoodmenLife Chapter President Maxine Gibson.
Margaret Hice, who lives on Van Buren Rd., works remotely as an administrative assistant for Safari Club International. To handle that job and her everyday online and social media needs, she needs bandwidth and lots of it.
One problem: she cannot get it.
“I had high-speed DSL from AT&T or, at least, I was paying for high speed. It was unreliable, dropping out all the time. At times, it was as slow as dial-up,” she said. She made call after call to customer support but got little of that commodity. One day she did as we all have thought of doing in that situation. [Full Story »]
After more than two years of debate about just how much Piedmont Green Power is worth for tax purposes, a hearing last Thursday in superior court ended with no monetary decision. The hearing resulted from “motions for summary judgement” to Judge Tommy Wilson.
Both sides filed a motion for summary judgment, said county attorney Scott Mayfield.
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Eric Kenneth Coe, who walked off a state inmate work detail here Aug. 12, was caught Aug. 18 after a routine traffic stop by state troopers in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Coe was driving the Ford Ranger pickup he allegedly stole in Forsyth County. He previously stole a Ford Explorer from a local man.
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