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April 22, 2017

Weitron Inc., a packager and distributor of refrigerant gases, has selected Martin County for a new production facility, creating 31 jobs. The company plans to invest $12.8 million in a plant in Everetts.

“Companies far and wide know that rural North Carolina provides great business locations,…

April 22, 2017

The Week of the Young Child begins Monday and the Down East Partnership for Children has a full slate of activities planned to inform and educate Twin Counties residents about the importance of providing for the needs of the community’s youngest members.

Debra Lanham, research and development…

April 22, 2017

The auditorium at The Fountains at The Albemarle in Tarboro recently was overflowing with guests and residents for the Talbots Spring Fashion Show.

This year marked the ninth year in a row that The Albemarle held the Fashion Show in efforts to raise money for the American Cancer Society in honor of…


April 21, 2017

Pam Gainey noticed the emotion Keyanna Spivey was wearing.

Gainey’s power forward was disappointed.

The Rocky Mount High coach watched players wander into the gym for a Saturday morning practice during the 2015-16 season after a loss at Nash Central the night before.

Spivey, then a junior,…


April 21, 2017

Twenty-three students from Nash Community College’s Electronics Engineering, Electrical Systems & Industrial Systems Technology programs recently toured the Keihin Carolina System Technology manufacturing facility in Tarboro.

Keihin Test Engineer Dan Baugh coordinated the visit…


April 20, 2017

TARBORO — There might have been some words said, but in the moment, only the gesture mattered.

On Feb. 21, seconds after winning the individual state title that had eluded him the previous two years, Tarboro senior Quadarrius Hopkins and Vikings coach Andrew Harding shared a hug that had been…


April 20, 2017

A beloved Edgecombe County resident and leader is being remembered fondly after his recent passing.

Former Tarboro Police Chief Danny Hayes died April 14 at the age of 70 after a three-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. Hayes’ funeral was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Tarboro Sunset Church…

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April 20, 2017

A local lawmaker has introduced federal legislation to help increase diversity of ownership in broadcasting.

“In today’s omnipresent media environment, the need to increase diverse voices that can contribute to the dialogue has never been more important,” said U.S. Rep. G. K.…


April 20, 2017

TARBORO — With an expectant economic upturn meaning more new structures, Edgecombe County is looking to hire an experienced building inspector.

“Our problem has been keeping qualified inspectors on staff,” said County Manager Eric Evans. “It is a highly sought position,…

April 19, 2017

Jack Coltrane was nowhere to be found. Not on the pool deck, his name not printed in the heat sheet. Joe Larranaga would know because he went looking.

Larranaga, then a coach with the Tarboro Marlins swim club, coached Coltrane through many summers that the SouthWest Edgecombe sprinter used to get…

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