Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Computers donated to school

December 18, 2018

A former Williford Elementary School student presented his alma mater with an early Christmas present in the form of new computers.

After a discussion with Williford Elementary School Principal Kendrick Alston about the the school’s aging inventory, Kevin Jones, director of the BAC…

New tax service to open in Tarboro

December 17, 2018

TARBORO — A local woman is set to open a new tax service right after Christmas in downtown Tarboro.

Tarboro native LaVone Freeman will be opening Unlimited Taxes & Credit Services at 217 N. Main St. in Suite 101 on Dec. 26. With tax season just around the corner, Freeman said she…

Police laud legacy of late officer

December 17, 2018

A former longtime officer with the Rocky Mount Police Department who was laid to rest recently is remembered for his class, dignity and being a trailblazer in local law enforcement.

Pinetops native Milton Harris, who died Dec. 3 at the age of 76, served almost 30 years with the Rocky Mount Police…

Gospel star to sing at Event Center

December 17, 2018

Tickets have gone on sale for the second ticketed concert at the Rocky Mount Event Center.


The “First Lady of Gospel Music,” Pastor Shirley Caesar, will perform a special Easter celebration on April 20, 2019.

Doors will open at 4 p.m. for the performance by the 11-time…