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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Council says goodbye to Wiggins

April 24, 2018

Saying goodbye to Rocky Mount Councilman Lamont Wiggins is bittersweet for the rest of the City Council, Mayor David Combs said Monday.

The council members are happy Wiggins will become a judge, but they're sad to see him go, Combs said while presenting Wiggins with a plaque and a 20-year service…


Local service dishes out meals

April 23, 2018

Stephen Stansbury, an independent home improvement contractor by day, was more than aware of the food delivery options in Rocky Mount.

More aptly, he was well aware of the pizza options — Pizza Hut, Dominos, Papa John’s. He didn’t notice much else, so he and wife, Heather, saw a…


New record store opens in Tarboro

April 23, 2018

Another local record store opened its doors on Saturday for customers in the Twin Counties.

A ribbon-cutting celebration was held by the Tarboro-Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce for the grand opening of Country Feedback at 420 Main St. in downtown Tarboro.

Couple Jon Treneff, 41, and Lydia…


Powwow brings tribal members together

April 22, 2018

HOLLISTER — American Indian tribal members traveled from as far away as Virginia — and Los Angeles in the case of music sensation Brooke Simpson — to be a part of this weekend's annual Haliwa-Saponi Powwow, the largest and longest running such event in North Carolina.

The powwow,…