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Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Downtown merchants look to future

February 16, 2019

The Downtown Merchants Association is ready to take the main stage with the grand opening of a new business and a membership drive.

For the past year, the group of business owners and investors has been organizing, but it’s time to get to work, said association President Tarrick Pittman, who…


Country club purchase on hold

February 16, 2019

NASHVILLE — The town’s interim manager said Nashville’s proposal to buy Birchwood Country Club remains on the table, but he said he hasn’t heard anything directly back from the club’s leadership.

Leonard Barefoot on Tuesday told the Telegram he spoke over the phone on…


Early College to celebrate new site

February 15, 2019

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. today to officially recognize the opening of the new home of the Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School.

The high school, which has been meeting in mobile units on the campus of Nash Community College since it…


New K-9 officer begins training

February 14, 2019

TARBORO — There is a new member of the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office, and she is the first of her kind.

Penny, a 12-week-old liver and brown bloodhound, was donated to the agency on Jan. 26 by Tim Braddy of Tarboro-based East Coast Canine and James Lockhart of Northfork Bloodhounds in…