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The Buies of Summer

For the next two years, Campbell is home to a professional baseball team. Strange as it sounds, the Astros have found a home in Buies Creek.

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

More Americans died from a drug overdose last year than from traffic accidents, and three out of five of those deaths involved a highly addictive opioid. In 2014, nearly 2 million Americans said they abused prescription pain pills, and nearly 20,000 of them died from an overdose. Another 10,000-plus died from heroin — an opiate that’s often the next step for prescription drug abusers searching for a stronger, cheaper fix.

The Songwriter

Maybe you’re like Harrington was at first — you don’t immediately recognize the name John D. Loudermilk. But if you were been a fan of popular music at any time between the 1960s and the 1990s, you probably know more than a few of his songs.

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