If you tune into tonight's season premier of "Dukes of Haggling" at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel, you may see some familiar sites and faces.
Pumpkin carver Tim Trudgeon is especially busy in September and October. After hand-carving a trailer full of pumpkins at different events across the state, he drives to his home in Mocksville, and loads up the trailer again.
This weekend he was headed to Murray’s Mill in Catawba to demonstrate his craft.
Cyclists riding in the Cycle North Carolina Mountains to the Coast ride travel through Newton on Monday on their way to Murray's Mill. The ride, from Sept. 28 through Oct. 5, stretches 478 miles from Spruce Pine to Atlantic Beach. The cyclists will travel an average of 60-80 miles a day during the ride.
Seven members of Bandys High School varsity volleyball team, joined by several outraged family members, spoke out against the firing of their coach at Monday night's school board meeting.