SANFORD —“We will surrender, Sir, on condition that no one shall be injured; otherwise we will make the best defense we can …” Temperance Alston’s words to David Fanning ended the fight between opposing militia forces of the Loyalists and the Patriots.

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo recently asked the public to help name its newest family member — a baby boy chimpanzee born Monday, March 18.

The winning name chosen was “Obi” through an online poll on the Zoo’s website. Obi is a word of Nigerian origin meaning “one who charms others; heart.”

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