December 02, 2016

GREENVILLE, Miss. — Back in the 1960s, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. observed that Sunday morning is the most segregated time of the week in America, a fact that remains true in many communities today.

But three weeks after their church in the Mississippi Delta was mostly destroyed by arson…

Getty family plans Rocky Mount concert

December 02, 2016

Englewood Baptist Church will host the “An Irish Christmas” concert featuring Keith and Kristyn Getty on Dec. 16.

The concert will offer a mix of Christmas and secular music complemented by dance, a release says. 

“(The) first half is listener-town square party featuring…

Children's Chorus, Junior Strings to usher in holidays

December 01, 2016

Ninety minutes or so of music doesn't begin to capture the work that goes into Friday's annual Christmas concert by the Tar River Children's Chorus and the Tar River Junior Strings.

Auditions for the chorus' three ensembles ran throughout the summer, and the singers in third through 12th grades…

N.C. Symphony to perform at ECC

December 01, 2016

It'll be beginning to sound a lot like Christmas when the N.C. Symphony plays its annual holiday pops concert Dec. 8 at Keihin Auditorium.

This year will be the ensemble's 10th consecutive Christmas concert at the Tarboro venue at Edgecombe Community College, said Eric Greene's its cultural arts…