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The Winston-Dillard Melon Festival, a tradition in Douglas County for more than 50 years, joined the long list of events canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Two fires in Douglas County kept crews busy on Monday — one near Riddle Bypass Road that burned 1/100th of an acre, and another 5 miles south of Elkton that burned 3/4 of an acre near the 20,0000 block of Highway 138 West.

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MYRTLE CREEK — About 70 classic cars, pickups and trucks rolled into Myrtle Creek early Saturday for the annual Tommy’s Show-N-Shine hosted by Tommy’s All-American Burger’s on Main Street.

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WINSTON — Quick thinking by neighbors when a fire broke out in an apartment complex in Winston early Sunday morning may have saved some lives.

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RIDDLE — The Sawdust Jubilee has been a Riddle tradition since the early 1980s, encompassing a weekend of vendors, live entertainment, food, family events and fireworks. This year’s festival was canceled due to state gathering restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CANYONVILLE — Seven Feathers Casino Resort reopened Friday after being closed for more than two months, an event that was met with enthusiasm by customers and workers alike, all eager to regain some sense of normalcy.

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Douglas County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a death in southeastern Douglas County after a body was located Monday morning, about 5 miles southeast of Days Creek near the Tiller Trail Highway.