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Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Area actor, filmmaker to appear at festival

July 21, 2019

A 1998 Tarboro High School graduate will be performing this month in front of thousands of attendees at this year’s National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem.

“Performing at the festival is an extreme honor,” said Jamal Farrar, a modern-day Renaissance man who acts in…


Lunar landing still touches lives

July 20, 2019

Fifty years ago today man first touched the moon, and the effect of the lunar landing has echoed through the decades since.

Some folks in the Twin Counties reflected this week on the effect that man’s mission to the moon has had on their lives.

John Todd is one of the leaders of the Tar River…


Pilot wins cross-country airplane race

July 19, 2019

When one hears or sees the name Bulluck in the Rocky Mount area, the local Chevrolet dealership family immediately comes to mind.

One of the family members, Corbi Bulluck, is an aviator. Make that now a national award-winning aviator.

Bulluck, who once was a regional commercial airline pilot and a…


ECC offers summer farmers market

July 18, 2019

Edgecombe Community College officials are trying to make sure that students, staff members and the local community have better access to fresh fruits and vegetables by offering a farmers market on their college campuses during alternate weeks this summer.

Though the college is hoping to attract…