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May 31, 2016 - 5 minutes ago

Approximately 200 residents attended a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday despite intermittent heavy rain.

The ceremony was held at 11 a.m. at the Rocky Mount Veterans’ Memorial at Jack Laughery Park. Retired Army Lt. Col. David O’Dea officiated as master of ceremonies for...


Juneteenth festival to feature music, fun

May 31, 2016 - 5 minutes ago

The stage is set for a fun-filled weekend in downtown Rocky Mount with the return of the Juneteenth Community Empowerment Festival.

The celebration kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday with a night of jazz in the Booker T. Theatre with live performances by The Stephen Pender Band and Generation...


Brewery set to open in downtown Tarboro

May 31, 2016 - 5 minutes ago

TARBORO — The Tarboro Brewing Co. is set to open its doors to the public in early June and expand distribution to bars and restaurants west to the Triangle and east to the coast.

The June 4 grand opening celebration will begin at 11 a.m. and go 12 hours until 11 p.m....


Authorities search for missing teen

May 30, 2016

Authorities are searching for a juvenile who is missing from the custody of the Edgecombe Youth Development Center.

The youth, identified only as Khalil D., failed to return Sunday after an off-campus visit. Khalil is from Edgecombe County and was last seen about 1:30 p.m Sunday on...