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Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Veterans museum returns to original site

March 21, 2019

The Edgecombe County Veterans’ Military Museum is officially back home.

After about a year-long closure and relocation due to a bat infestation of its building at 106 W. Church St., the all-volunteer facility is back home and officially open.

More than 125 people turned out for the ribbon…


Area kids prepare for 4-H show

March 20, 2019

The East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center on Kingsboro Road will be teeming with activity on April 2-3 when the 82nd Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show and Sale is held.

4-H Clubs from Edgecombe, Halifax and Nash counties will participate and club members will show cattle, hogs, goats and…


Local food bank finds new home

March 20, 2019

A food pantry ministry in need of a new location apparently has found one at the site of a former supermarket in Spring Hope.

A Touch of the Father’s Love is hopefully going to make a smooth transition within a couple of weeks, pantry Executive Director April Baker said. The future…


Public warned to stay off railroad tracks

March 20, 2019

State and local officials are asking folks not to take pictures standing on or near railroad tracks this prom season.

“You put your life at risk by walking, playing or taking pictures on railroad tracks. It’s not only dangerous, it is illegal,” said Jason Orthner, director of the…