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October 20, 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for Nash and Edgecombe counties.

The awards program, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers. Through the years, the award has been bestowed on…

October 17, 2017

The number of cancer survivors is projected to be over 18 million by 2020, according to the National Institute of Health. Vidant Health Rehabilitation Managers from eight Vidant hospitals and home health decided to organize an intense training recently that focused on education; including the…

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October 11, 2017

News doesn’t just happen during business hours so reporters at the Tarboro Weekly and Rocky Mount Telegram take turns working one weekend a month.

Usually weekend duty is a bore, but this time around, it was pretty awesome for me. So cool the drizzling rain couldn’t ruin it.

First up…


October 04, 2017

My vehicle has been transformed into a theater of the mind.

I'm well-known for listening to loud Rock-and-Roll in my car. And I love to jam to Tom Petty, Metallica, Springsteen, R. Kelly and even Taylor Swift. But lately, I've opted for a more enlightening use of my travel time.

In my lifetime I've…


September 29, 2017

Edgecombe Community College is inviting the community to join the 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of the college during the first week of October.

A highlight of the week will take place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, when the public is invited to a special lunchtime acoustic concert featuring…


September 28, 2017

Edgecombe Community College recently announced the lineup for the 13th season of the Edgecombe Performance Series, which brings world class entertainment to Tarboro and Edgecombe County.

Each year, ECC plans a series of performances for the community in a variety of artistic disciplines.…


September 25, 2017

For two years I've been writing this column, offering opinions and observations as I see them.

My seeming contradictions over that period of time has confused some folks and the question I get asked most is 'what exactly do you believe?'

(Well, honestly, that's the second most asked question. The…


September 14, 2017

The Blount-Bridgers House in Tarboro is set to exhibit the paintings of recent Barton College graduate Benjamin Hawley.

Hawley received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Barton College in May. The Hobson Pittman Memorial gallery, situated on the second floor of the historic Blount-…


September 13, 2017

North Carolina Coastal Pines congratulates Ashlea Nicholas of Pinetops for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest and most prestigious achievement in Girl Scouting.

Awarded to fewer than 6 percent of Girl Scouts annually, Nicholas joins generations of young women who have earned…


September 11, 2017

Here we go again ...

After a decade at the beach, my wife said she hated to say goodbye to the sand and surf (and fresh seafood), but at least our days dealing with hurricanes were at an end. We were both relieved to be putting all that behind us when we moved to the Twin Counties.

Boy, were we…

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