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Local band The Aviators will get things rockin’ this weekend when the city of Dunn plays host to a Downtown Summer Explosion. From 4 until 10 p.m. Saturday, the event will feature music, food, … more
In North Carolina, we love our tasty, regional, home-grown barbecue, whether we can agree on it, or not. “The Story of BBQ in North Carolina,” on display at the N.C. Transportation Museum in … more
The calendar continued to display the year 1978. The cost of mailing a letter was 15 cents. The population of the world was 4.4 billion and was growing at a rate of 200,000 a day. There were 76 … more
Summer Explosion set for July 6 On Saturday, July 6, from 4 to 10 p.m., the Downtown Dunn Development Corporation will host a summer celebration at the Dunn Shrine Club, 211 N. Clinton … more
This year, the local towns of Lillington and Benson will continue with tradition Thursday, offering family-fun activities to celebrate the birth of American independence on July 4, 1776. If you would … more
The page of time had flipped and it then displayed 1978 — the year in which there was a mass suicide in Guyana. This was the year that Sweden had become the first nation to curb use of aerosol … more
“Yesterday” is smart, funny, poignant and one of the best films of the year. A 10-year musical failure, the talented but unsuccessful London-based Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) has just told his … more
HARKERS ISLAND — Cape Lookout National Seashore announced Astronomy Night will be held from 8 until 11 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Harkers Island Visitor Center. NASA Solar System … more
Elton John’s biography is beautifully and sadly captured in “Rocketman,” a poignant film with a great cast. “I’m Elton John,” says the costumed star (Taron Egerton in a superb … more
SANFORD — College students and community members now have an opportunity to learn about live theater from a noted performer, director and producer in a seated course just added to the Central … more
In 1977, the traveling show of Tutankhamun’s treasures attracted overnight lines in many places. The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare had banned discrimination against the nation’s 35 … more
The year 1977 continued in the news. President Carter appointed the nation’s first Secretary of Energy, James R. Schlesinger. With Cabinet status, the importance of energy for the future was … more
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