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July 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Pulliam claims checkered at SoBo

Reigning national champion visits victory lane for the fourth time this season at South Boston Speedway

Person County native Lee Pulliam held off a late charge to claim the victory in the 200-lap Late Model Stock race Thursday at South Boston Speedway.  The Late Model race was the featured event of a the Fourth of July celebration at South Boston More...


Thank goodness for air conditioners

Straight Ahead

I was in a doctor’s office down in Durham on Wednesday and several people started talking about all the great food they would be having for the Fourth of July. More...


Homeschool graduate

Kelly Marie Owen

My name is Kelly Marie Owen. I was born April 16, 1996. I have lived in Timberlake all my life. I went to preschool at Little People’s School. Then I attended Helena Elementary School to third-grade. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

How do you handle the stifling heat of summer?  ron garrett   “I take my two sons, Payne and Davis, down to Meadowbrook Swimming Pool to stay cool.”  Lee Gerling   More...