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Monday, June 17, 2019
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Local playwright honored for work

June 17, 2019

A local playwright is the recipient of a prestigious international award for political plays.

Marilynn Barner Anselmi's play "Mitigating Damages" has been picked as a winner in the 2019 Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Playwriting Contest.

The global contest recognizes plays focusing on political…


Fourth candidate seeks Ward 3 seat

June 16, 2019

A longtime community advocate has announced a run for the Ward 3 seat on the Rocky Mount City Council.

Nellene Richardson officially announced her campaign on Saturday at one of her block parties. The event on Old Wilson Road offered a neighborhood pig pickin’ and hotdogs, job leads, access…


Park View nurse alumnae celebrate 105th anniversary

June 16, 2019

The Park View Hospital Nurses’ Alumnae Association recently celebrated its 105th anniversary at a luncheon at The Main Course at Belmont.

More than 50 people attended the event, including 31 former Park View nurses.

Nash Community College nursing instructor Courtney Calhoun was the keynote…


Store offers ‘paw-traits’ for dads

June 15, 2019

A local pet shop that caters primarily to dogs is offering a novel Father’s Day gift for human dads of dogs.

The Muttley Crew pet store in Westridge Village Shopping Center on Sunset Avenue is helping “furkids” make “paw-traits” in honor of Father’s Day.

Some dog…