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Monday, June 18, 2018
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Women team up to launch new venture

June 18, 2018

Two local women business owners have come together to run separate businesses under one roof.

A grand opening celebration was held recently for the opening of Inner Vixen Boutique and Polished by Koya at 1633 Thomas A. Betts Parkway in the Hampton Village Center. 

Sherica Roberts, 38, from Red…


Farmers Market set to open on Tuesdays

June 18, 2018

For a long time open only one day a week for five hours, the Farmers Market will now be available on another day for patrons.

It will be open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.on Tuesdays starting this week, adding to its Saturday opening from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The market had tried something similar in the past,…


Cookoff supports mentoring program

June 17, 2018

To win Saturday's Real Men Kook for Kids Sausage Kook Off, Team Wescott brought its best: A steaming pot of jambalaya with green peppers and bacon topped off with grilled pineapple slices for dessert.

Team Leader David Campbell said they came in third place last year and were determined to take the…


Telegram to move into Mills

June 17, 2018

The area’s longtime daily newspaper that began publication in October 1910 will be calling the Rocky Mount Mills its new home this year.

The Rocky Mount Telegram will relocate its editorial and business staff to the 150-acre mixed-use campus on the Tar River. The Telegram is expected to move…