A marina to be built at Philpott Lake should draw more tourists there, which would boost the local economy, according to a federal official.
About 500,000 people visit the lake each year, contributing up to $20 million to the local economy, said Col. Steven Baker, commander of the Wilmington (N.C.) District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
LONDON (AP) — In a brutal daylight attack that raised fears that terrorism had returned to London, two men with butcher knives hacked another man to death near a military barracks Wednesday before police wounded them in a shootout.
A teacher at Albert Harris Elementary School hopes an educational video project his class piloted this spring will take off with other classes and across the state.
Greg Hackenberg, who teaches fourth grade, was awarded a Partners in Excellence (PIE) grant from the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s Education Foundation in January to buy an iPad mini for his classroom.