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September 17, 2018

Coker-Wimberly Elementary School has been selected as one of 20 schools in North Carolina to participate in the 2018-19 TrueSchool Innovation Fellowship.

The project, fully funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is an intensive, collaborative effort aimed at improving literacy among students, pre-…

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September 16, 2018

The 44th Booker T. Washington High School Alumni Association Inc. Reunion was held June 30-July 1 at the BTW Resource Center at 225 S. Church St. in Rocky Mount.

Events for the weekend included a Meet and Greet, an Old School Dance and the Annual Banquet.

The culmination of the reunion was the…


September 15, 2018

The North Carolina Wing of Civil Air Patrol has mobilized for the statewide response to Hurricane Florence.

The Civil Air Patrol is conducting emergency services and disaster relief missions as requested by its local, state and federal partners. All of the wing's planes were relocated inland and…

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September 14, 2018

The H.B. Sugg Charitable Organization recently hosted the H.B. Sugg High Honors Gala.

It was a night for recognizing giants, celebrating history and embracing a legacy that made a profound difference in Farmville. The event set the stage for honoring pioneers and trailblazers that dared to dream,…

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September 13, 2018

The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce has delayed its upcoming first-time women’s forum because of the impending hurricane.

The She-E-O Women’s Conference Kick off that was scheduled from noon to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Benvenue Country Club has been postponed. Chamber officals…

September 12, 2018

Richard Fennell, export compliance manager at UTC Aerospace Systems in Wilson, recently visited with members of the PFLAG-Rocky Mount Chapter to express support for PFLAG’s scholarship program for area youth.

Fennell announced $400 in employee donations from the company’s PRIDE Employee…


September 10, 2018

Hundreds of county commissioners, officials, and staff convened on Aug. 23-25 in Hickory for the 111th North Carolina Association of County Commissioners Annual Conference.

Edgecombe County Commissioners Viola Harris and Wayne Hines participated in the conference, which is the year’s premier…


September 10, 2018

Edgecombe Community College recently announced the lineup for the 14th season of the Edgecombe Performance Series, which brings world class entertainment to Tarboro and Edgecombe County.

Each year, ECC plans a series of performances for the community in a variety of artistic disciplines. All…


September 09, 2018

RALEIGH — Ten young women with local ties made their social debut Friday at the annual N.C. Debutante Ball sponsored by the Raleigh Terpsichorean Club.

The debutantes were:

Barkley Hart Browder of Rocky Mount, the daughter of Drs. David Allen and Lesley Burkhead Browder. Her father…

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September 07, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan College recently teamed up with the Emily Krzyzewski Center to host its Scholars to College camp — a pre-college retreat designed for rising college freshmen to help them better prepare for a smooth transition to college.

Students participated in workshops, experiential learning…

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