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Friday, May 25, 2018
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Ceremony to honor sacrifice of fallen heroes

May 25, 2018

The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties on Monday will host a Memorial Day ceremony.

The event will begin at 11 a.m. at the Rocky Mount Veterans Memorial at Jack Laughery Park and will feature a number of presentations throughout the ceremony.

Rocky Mount Councilman W.B.…


Reality show features local family

May 24, 2018

Audiences across the country on Tuesday got a taste of why a small exotic petting zoo in Edgecombe County has become a popular destination for local families.

It’s a Zoo Life, located just off N.C. 42 in Pinetops, debuted its new reality show series on the TLC Network on Tuesday night…


Authorities urge safety over holiday

May 24, 2018

Memorial Day motorists should leave early to give themselves enough time to arrive alive, local and state authorities said.

“Be aware of your environment, check blind spots and slow down,” said Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department.

The State Highway Patrol is…


Reception honors retiring ECC chief

May 23, 2018

TARBORO — About 200 people — a mixture of colleagues, faculty, students, elected officials, business leaders and friends — gathered Tuesday afternoon to offer Dr. Deborah Lamm a grand send-off as she prepares to retire May 31 as president of Edgecombe Community College

After…