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Court throws out pipeline’s permit to cross forests

December 14, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. — A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out on Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal.

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit…


Edgecombe Arts to host annual holiday exhibit

December 14, 2018

The Edgecombe Arts Council is set to exhibit the annual holiday exhibit in the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery at the historic Blount-Bridgers House in Tarboro.

Selected works by Hobson Pittman will be on display in the gallery until Jan. 12, ending with a closing reception to celebrate the…


Salvation Army gives out bikes, toys

December 13, 2018

Christmas helpers were hard at work Wednesday morning at the Salvation Army Community Center loading large bags of toys and gifts into the cars of parents and guardians.

The distribution of toys and bicycles was the culmination of this year’s Angel Tree project. Maj. David Phelps, director of…


Chamber summit examines local economy

December 13, 2018

NASHVILLE — A roomful of business and community leaders and local officials from across the Twin Counties came out for the 2018 Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce's Economic Summit on Wednesday at the Rose Hill Conference Center.

The summit consisted of Rocky Mount City Manager Rochelle…