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Sunday, October 13, 2019
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Annual dinner to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

October 13, 2019

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region’s annual premier fundraiser is set for Thursday evening at the Rose Hill Conference Center northwest of Nashville.

The 2019 Steak & Burger event is sold out, which is a first, regional Boys & Girls Clubs CEO Ron Green told the…


School closing studies set to proceed

October 12, 2019

NASHVILLE — The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education earlier this week unanimously approved the recommendation to conduct a School Closing Study for Cedar Grove Elementary School, Red Oak Elementary School and Swift Creek Elementary School as prescribed by North Carolina law.

The…


Area man competes on TV reality show

October 12, 2019

Twin Counties residents will be able to see a local cowboy in action on a competitive reality TV show, “The Ultimate Cowboys Showdown.”

The show is hosted by Trace Adkins and will air next week on the INSP channel.

Jason Davis, formerly of Whitakers, will be one of 12 contestants on the…


N.C. State tour group visits area

October 11, 2019

Each year, N.C. State University conducts a mini-tour of parts of the state to help faculty and staff better understand where their students come from and how that might affect their performance in college.

Connecting in North Carolina is a program in which new faculty and administrators are…