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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Moore family awards annual student honors

May 22, 2019

Reminiscent of Santa Claus, James Moore returns to Rocky Mount about this time every year with a sack full of trophies to distribute to good boys and girls at two local schools.

The Moore family has been giving out the awards at Baskerville Elementary for the past 15 years and recently began…


Produce stand begins new season

May 21, 2019

A longtime street-side fruits and vegetables vendor is back again for 2019, with his location being just off the intersection of North Wesleyan and Sutters Creek boulevards.

Elma Farmer, 81, owns and operates Farmer’s Produce.

Farmer has been setting up in the Rocky Mount area every warm-…


Annual Happening offers fun for all

May 20, 2019

TARBORO — Ask anyone attending the Happening on the Common why they come to the annual arts, crafts, food and music event and the sense of community pride comes up.

"It's always fun to come see your neighbors and friends — and see new people who are here and everything that's going on…


Health officials stress importance of measles vaccinations

May 20, 2019

The state Department of Health and Human Resources is encouraging people to take preventative measures against the spread of measles and reminding everyone that vaccination is the best way to protect themselves and their loved ones from the disease,

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…