Sir John Stanley, a high ranking member of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government, smiled wryly during a recent visit to Greensboro at the thought of one of his triumphs on an English housing issue.See microfilm records for full text.
Emergency workers rescued four people Thursday who said they had traveled the Dan River as a group of nine on Wednesday. The four who were rescued, who were not wearing life jackets, were being treated at a local hospital Thursday night for injuries not considered life-threatening, authorities said.
Jun. 21—A fire tore through a massive Outer Banks home on Father's Day, leaving dozens displaced in the popular tourist destination, officials said. Facebook user Sheila Foster Davies said it was about 4 a.m. Sunday when she woke up to someone pounding at her door and telling her to evacuate. Video she posted online shows flames leaping from a nearby home in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. ...
“We feel confident that we have exhausted all efforts to rescue, or recover, the two remaining victims," Rodney Cates, director of Emergency Services for Rockingham County, said in a news release. "Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the victims and families of this tragic incident."