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Saturday, September 22, 2018
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BBQ Throw Down offers more than good food

September 22, 2018

Food, music and more are set to highlight the upcoming Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down in downtown Rocky Mount.

The 11th annual event will be held Oct. 12 and 13 on the lawn of the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Historic Train Station.

The weekend event will include a BBQ competition, a classic car show…


Volunteers boost pregnancy center

September 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence may have canceled last Saturday’s Walk for Life, but the Your Choice Resource Center shifted its fundraiser indoors Thursday at an Open House event.

This is the first time the Your Choice Resource Center, formerly known as the Pregnancy Care Center, had to cancel…


Walk to commemorate lost children

September 20, 2018

The Nash UNC Women’s Center is hosting its sixth annual “Walk of Remembrance for Steps Never Taken” at 3 p.m. on Sept. 30 at the Bryant T. Aldridge building on the Nash UNC Health Care campus.

The event is a celebration of life designed to honor all children lost to…


Local crews aid disaster victims

September 19, 2018

Rocky Mount and Tarboro utilities crews are helping restore power in some of the harder hit areas of North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

Three crews with a total of about 15 linemen deployed earlier this week to render mutual aid.

The crews have bucket trucks, service trucks and…