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December 30, 2018

Caring for others is at the heart of the nursing profession.

Sometimes that calling takes nurses across town to a doctor’s office or a hospital. But one local nurse’s desire to help others has taken her halfway across the world.

For the past five months, nurse Sarah Johnson, who…

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December 29, 2018

Twin Counties residents won’t have to drive to Raleigh or tune in their television sets to broadcasts from New York City to enjoy bidding farewell to 2018 and ringing in 2019.

That’s because close to home, the Rocky Mount Mills plans to host its first annual New Year’s Eve…

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December 25, 2018

A local pharmacist is seeking to educate Twin Counties residents on uses and benefits of Cannabidiol, recently made legal with the passage of the U.S. Farm Bill.

“CBD will not make you high. It has more anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, immunomodulating and anti-anxiety properties," said…

December 25, 2018

Mike Beaudin lost his wife 3½ years ago after her year-long struggle with lung cancer. He was her 24/7 caregiver.

“I was fortunate to be able to be there for my wife,” he said, “through both the good times and the difficult.”

A retired banker, Beaudin recently was…

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December 23, 2018

Rocky Mount Councilman the Rev. Richard Joyner has lent his voice to an effort opposing State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s proposed cuts to State Health Plan reimbursements.

Vidant Health is working to build a grass-roots opposition movement, dubbed Stand Up for ENC, to the proposal it…

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December 17, 2018

Tickets have gone on sale for the second ticketed concert at the Rocky Mount Event Center.

 

The “First Lady of Gospel Music,” Pastor Shirley Caesar, will perform a special Easter celebration on April 20, 2019.

Doors will open at 4 p.m. for the performance by the 11-time…

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December 16, 2018

Sozo Ministries will present “An Evening of Jazz” at 7 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Imperial Centre for the Arts.

The concert will feature world-renowned jazz musician Yoron Israel — drummer, percussionist, composer, bandleader and educator. Israel will be sharing previews of music from…

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December 16, 2018

The Tar River Swing Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dunn Center.

The concert will celebrate Christmas with popular holiday tunes in a swingin’ style as well as some traditional swing tunes everyone knows and loves. Theband will be joined by special guest pianist, Joel…

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December 14, 2018

The Edgecombe Arts Council is set to exhibit the annual holiday exhibit in the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery at the historic Blount-Bridgers House in Tarboro.

Selected works by Hobson Pittman will be on display in the gallery until Jan. 12, ending with a closing reception to celebrate the…

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December 06, 2018

Candlelights, handbells, harp, flute, organ, strings and children’s voices all combine to make the joyous celebration of “The Light of Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Rocky Mount.

For this annual performance, the Tar River Children’s Chorus &…

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