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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Firefighters rescue dog from burning house

January 23, 2018

Area firefighters rescued a dog from a burning home on Friday.

About 1:45 p.m. Friday, a fire was reported at a home on the 1200 block of Powell Drive. Firefighters from the West Edgecombe Fire Department, Heartease Fire Department and Sharpsburg Fire Department were dispatched to the scene with…


New eatery to help cancer patients

January 22, 2018

TARBORO — A former U.S. Marine is opening a new eatery in Tarboro and using the restaurant as a way to help people who are dealing with a disease that has killed millions of people.

Myron McCutcheon is the owner of the Pink Ribbon Cafe, which is set to open on Feb. 23 at 411 N. Main St.…


Turnage speaker series to feature Duke pastor

January 22, 2018

As part of the Frederick Turnage Distinguished Speaker Series of Conversations on Christian Leadership, the Rev. Dr. Luke Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel, will be coming to Lakeside Baptist Church.

The Frederick E. Turnage Distinguished Speaker Series is offered each year as the…


Koats for Kids benefits children in need

January 21, 2018

Children came to the Rocky Mount Farmers Market on Saturday in thin jackets or without a coat at all and left with warm coats, gloves and hats, prepared for any future snow day to come.

There were a steady stream of “customers” selecting coats at the first annual Koats for Kids…