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May 25, 2017

Some parents and day-care workers took a proactive step toward protecting their children Wednesday as they took part in Take 25 Child Identification Event at the Down East Partnership for Children.

Staff members of the Nash County Health Department and the partnership worked together to take…


May 25, 2017

Gov. Roy Cooper continues to encourage collaboration with North Carolina lawmakers to secure federal funding for Hurricane Matthew recovery for counties in Eastern North Carolina.

Cooper recently met with members of Congress from both parties to discuss the need for federal funding to help recovery…


May 24, 2017

Ryan Huffman couldn’t do much his senior year without being reminded of his athletic dreams.

Whether it was looking at the wall above his bed as he woke up, the mirror in his bathroom as he brushed his teeth, or inside his family’s refrigerator, Huffman’s goal was everywhere: 1997…


May 24, 2017

LEGGETT — North Edgecombe High School has seen troubled times, but as the hub of Edgecombe County Public School’s new innovation district, it is looking forward to a fresh start and a brighter future.

North Edgecombe High School is the smallest high school in the school district. With…


May 22, 2017

Let me save you a few hundred bucks.

I’ve had a bad back since I was 15. I helped move a pressure washer and twisted my lower back the wrong way and it has bothered me since. I’ve been to doctors, chiropractors and massage parlors. Each one made me feel better temporarily. But…


May 22, 2017

Anything but common: This year's Happening on the Common in downtown Tarboro brought out a huge crowd. The long-running annual affair brought in more than the expected 2,000 visitors.

“I'm very satisfied,” event coordinator Carol Banks said. As director of Blount-Bridgers House, Banks…


May 22, 2017

A picture of Kendra Jones hangs on SouthWest Edgecombe girls basketball coach Sandra Langley’s wall of memories.

In the photo Jones, a Cougars star in the 1990s, is wearing green University of Mount Olive gear, a tribute to her time playing basketball at the college.

Almost 20 years later,…


May 21, 2017

GREENSBORO — It’s hard to believe Michaela Nelms has only been doing this for a year and a half.

The Nash Central senior showed off an impressive blend of speed and endurance at Saturday’s NCHSAA 3-A state track meet with a pair of state titles.

Nelms won the 400 meters in 55.80,…


May 21, 2017

GREENSBORO — Sherrod Greene flashed a big smile as he was covered in jewelry.

The Rocky Mount High senior stood in the center of N.C. A&T’s track in Greensboro after getting off the podium on Saturday. Greene won the 3-A discus title and donned his new medal around his neck. The…


May 18, 2017

Several Martin Millennium Academy students have been invited to join the prestigious Fourth-Seventh Grade Talent Search for gifted students sponsored by Duke University’s Talent Identification Program.

Each year, a select group of students in the United States are identified as academically…

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