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December 30, 2018

North Carolina will help the town of Enfield recognize one of its native sons this summer.

The late Louis Austin, who served from 1927-1971 as editor-in-chief and publisher of the Durham-based publication, The Carolina Times, will be honored in a historical marker ceremony likely in May or June,…

December 29, 2018

Boy Scouts from six states, including the East Carolina Council based in Kinston, collected more than 35,000 items for families in five counties devastated by Hurricane Florence.

Scouts collected and donated 22,442 school library books, 2,261 Christmas presents, 8,925 school supplies, 200 cases of…

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December 28, 2018

The Enfield Peanut Festival Committee recently awarded its first scholarship to Tyree Dion Silver at an Enfield Town Board meeting.

Delores Ward, co-chairwoman of the committee, awarded the scholarship and said the Peanut Festival Committee plans to give these scholarships out annually to deserving…

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December 27, 2018

With the start of another new year, the Harrison Family YMCA wants to encourage taking advantage of your new motivation to kick start a healthier lifestyle by hosting an Open House and Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 5 at the YMCA at 1000 Independence Drive.

This free event will allow…

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December 25, 2018

The Rev. Thomas Spann and the Brooklyn Allstars will be special guests for the 49th Pastoral Anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Walker at 9 a.m. Dec. 30 at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Spann and Walker have dedicated their lives to the promotion of the gospel through sermons and songs.…

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December 24, 2018

Seven schools in the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools district were honored by the state Department of Public Instruction for meeting academic growth during the 2017-18 school year, while four schools were honored for exceeding growth.

Each school was issued a certificate from the the department…

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December 23, 2018

I once worked with one of the North Carolina’s busiest photographers, a man whose 470,000 collected pictures from a 50-year career are now archived at the university library at Chapel Hill.

His secret mission during World War II drives this tangled tale.

On the TV news we have seen endless…

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December 22, 2018

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently celebrated another successful United Way campaign at the Dec. 3 Board of Education meeting at Rocky Mount High School.

The district collected $66,800.69 for the United Way-Tar River Region during the campaign that was held from Oct. 29–Nov. 2, which…

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December 21, 2018

NCC biology students are studying the characteristics of various types of plants including angiosperms, gymnosperms, seedless vascular and bryophytes.

As part of their real-world application of topics learned in lab exercises, the students accompanied NCC Master Gardener Ken White as he tagged…

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December 20, 2018

The ladies of the Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the staff of Opportunities Industrialization Center presented their annual World AIDS Day event on Dec. 1.

Open to the community, the event was held to raise awareness for people living with HIV/AIDS and to…

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