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April 23, 2018

Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines recently announced that Layla Carter of Fountain is Edgecombe County’s top seller for the 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Program.

Carter sold 708 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in the annual cookie program that ended in March. Madison Nicholas of Pinetops placed…


April 22, 2018

HOLLISTER — American Indian tribal members traveled from as far away as Virginia — and Los Angeles in the case of music sensation Brooke Simpson — to be a part of this weekend's annual Haliwa-Saponi Powwow, the largest and longest running such event in North Carolina.

The powwow,…


April 22, 2018

A portion of the event floor was filled with chairs positioned in front of a stage.

It was a large display, as space arranged for those who played a part in the realization of the Rocky Mount Event Center as they spoke on Friday afternoon ahead of a limited tour.

The size of the center is immense,…


April 22, 2018

WINSOR — Questions linger in the two-year-old case of a beheaded jail escapee.

Kelvin Singleton, 26, was found decapitated in the rural community of Merry Hill on April 7, 2016. His story is just one of dozens of missing person cases, unidentified bodies and unsolved murders in Eastern North…

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April 22, 2018

The whiteboard inside Lynn Driver’s office is full.

It filled up fast with ideas and tasks that came to mind, then put into words.

Driver became the supervisor for the Rocky Mount Sports Complex in July 2017, and over the next several months that list would grow. Some items were completed and…


April 22, 2018

Eastern North Carolina will be the destination for the Mid Year Session of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Inc.

The convention will convene on May 15-16 at Ebenezer Baptist Church at 702 West Raleigh Blvd. in Rocky Mount. 

“We’re excited that…

April 22, 2018

The LSV Scholarship Awards Banquet will be held at 4 p.m. June 9 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall at 502 East Hamlet St. in Pinetops,

The 2018 LSV scholarship recipients will be presented scholarships valued at $1,000 each, plus an evening of celebration for the third LSV Scholarship Award…


April 22, 2018

A 20-year-old woman was wounded by a knife on Wednesday during an altercation over a cigarette. 

The incident occurred about 8:16 a.m. Wednesday on the 1400 block of Hargrove Street. 

Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said a man and woman were arguing over a…


April 21, 2018

Tosha Aldridge is a dog lover who has opened a specialty pet supply store in the Twin Counties.

Aldridge, a 39-year-old Tarboro native, is known for offering dog therapy in the area. Since April 7, Aldridge and her husband Shayne have run a business centered around dogs as owners of Muttley…


April 21, 2018

A Rocky Mount native is urging city residents to help him try to make communities around town more aesthetically pleasing.

Jabaris “JKelly” Walker, 27, started a forum last year called “Project Diamond in the Rough,” that featured him hosting an anti-violence event…

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