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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Runoff vote officially set for Ward 7

October 18, 2017

Results remain unchanged Tuesday after a canvass of votes in Rocky Mount's municipal election last week.

Lennie Breedlove, candidate for Ward 7 on the City Council, has asked for a runoff since incumbent Councilwoman Chris Miller fell just shy of the needed 50 percent of the total vote.

Miller, in…


Dinner to raise funds for Boys & Girls Clubs

October 18, 2017

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region is preparing to hold its biggest fundraiser event of the year.

The annual Steak & Burger Dinner will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Rose Hill Conference Center in Nashville. Ron Green, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River…


‘Night Out’ brings town together

October 17, 2017

NASHVILLE — Nash County’s emergency services personnel played host to a special event Monday night at J.W. Glover Park.

The Nashville Police Department teamed up with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office, Nashville Fire Department, Nash Emergency Medical Services and the N.C. Forestry…


Board delays decision on Princeville school

October 17, 2017

TARBORO — The fate of Princeville Elementary School still remains uncertain as Monday night’s expected vote on the issue did not take place.

The “approval of Princeville Elementary School” was listed on the agenda for the Edgecombe County Public Schools Board of Education…