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Thursday, February 21, 2019
Robin L. Quillon

APG hires new leader for newspaper group

February 21, 2019

Robin L. Quillon has been named president of Adams Publishing Group of Eastern North Carolina, effective April 1.

Quillon also will become publisher of The Daily Reflector of Greenville.

Most recently, Quillon has been CNHI senior vice president responsible for CNHI newspapers in Pennsylvania,…


Doughnut shop marks milestone

February 20, 2019

Eva Clark vividly recalls the day that Krispy Kreme Doughnuts opened for business more than 25 years ago at 969 North Wesleyan Blvd.

"It was just amazing," said Clark, who had just been hired as a cashier. "It was so busy. I mean, the cars were lined up down the highway just waiting to get a hot…


Black History Month Celebration focuses on unity

February 20, 2019

MyBryde Auditorium was almost filled to capacity Tuesday for a Black History Month Celebration in the Lamm Building on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College.

The event, which was sponsored by ECC’s College and Career Readiness Department, Student Success Center and the…


Students put kitchen skills to work

February 19, 2019

Students in the Twin Counties were out of school Monday for President’s Day, but some of them still spent the day learning as part of the N.C. Cooperative Extension office’s Farm to Fork Challenge at the Farmer’s Market.

More than 20 students attended the event where they…