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July 29, 2018

“Aging With Grace From When We’ve Come” was the theme of the W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association’s 37th Annual Reunion.

Over 200 people attended each of the three events. Each evening had its own special ambiance. It was a time of fun, fellowship,…

July 25, 2018

There is no better way to start this article than to give you the proper definition of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, as indicated by those that have developed and managed this very worthy project:

"Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional…


July 18, 2018

Imagine you have a beautiful home in the country outside of Tarboro on Howard Avenue extended. Visualize the centerpiece of that lovely spread is an almost two-acre picturesque pond that houses largemouth bass, and a variety of bream.

Now imagine you generously host a free pond party for local…


July 11, 2018

Flounder is one of the most sought-after fish in Eastern North Carolina during the high-temp summer months.

Abundance and desirable table fare are two prime reasons for that popularity. In other words, they are usually plentiful for anglers to pursue, and they are right tasty fresh off the grill.…


July 04, 2018

Did you know that blue crabs are the No. 1 commercial seafood product in North Carolina waters? The state boasts an annual 30 million-pound harvest. Much of it is found in the greater Pamlico Sound area.

Blue crabs surely welcomed colonists and early settlers to Eastern North Carolina when they…

North Carolina Blue Crab catch, from Washington Crab and Oyster Co., Washington, NC

June 27, 2018

Tight Lines readers know I have the utmost respect for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Every state has such an organization, but of course I think ours is the best.

Frequently, I check out their informative web site. Free fishing, no license required, coming up on the Fourth of…


June 13, 2018

It's summer vacation time! Why not propose a fishing outing in those summer vacation plans?

Having been an avid fisherman all my life, I enthusiastically endorse and enjoy all types of angling, and encourage vacationing families to take advantage of fishing opportunities everywhere you go, from the…


June 09, 2018

A celebration to commemorate the legacy of Jeff and Elizabeth Hyman Knight, which is worth sharing with the community, especially in these days and times, was held on Mother's Day.

Through the union of Jeff and Elizabeth there were 15 children born, all currently living. The children reside in…


May 30, 2018

Mark Twain once said, "The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation." Smart and clever man. My guess is that most successful professional fishing guides would agree with that assessment wholeheartedly.

If you don't have access to a boat, and bank or pier fishing is not going to fill…


May 27, 2018

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. is finishing up its 70th Debutante Cotillion.

The members of the Rocky Mount chapter are preparing for scholarship presentations to the young ladies who participated in the pageant program.

Alona Jewell Grandy was crowned Queen of the 2018 Debutante Cotillion sponsored…

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