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The Quest

In the distant land of Mordor, says Gandalf, the old wizard, there is a mighty volcanic mountain. Your task, he tells Frodo, the young hero, is to journey to that far-off place, carrying a priceless ring, and cast it into the Cracks of Doom. 191 more words

Changes to Greyhound stops in Jacksonville take effect

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Jacksonville residents can now connect to Greyhound and Amtrak services at one location.

As of September 16th, Greyhound’s bus service and the Amatrak Thruway will connect with the city’s transit system at the bus shelter in front of the Speedway convenience store on New Bridge Street. 48 more words

Local News

Loose ends and the hope of things to come

Stories may be lifelike, but not like life. After all they require a selectiveness about what to tell and what to withhold. That decision is fundamental to narrative success. 879 more words

Writing

Prayer vigil planned for Va. trooper killed at bus station

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — There’s been an outpouring of support from the community after a Virginia State Police trooper was shot and killed at a Richmond bus station on Thursday. 201 more words

National

State trooper, 2 civilians shot at Greyhound bus station; suspect dead

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A gunman and a Virginia State Trooper are dead after the suspect open fired at a Greyhound bus station on North Boulevard in Richmond. 554 more words

National