March 20, 2019

The East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center on Kingsboro Road will be teeming with activity on April 2-3 when the 82nd Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show and Sale is held.

4-H Clubs from Edgecombe, Halifax and Nash counties will participate and club members will show cattle, hogs, goats and…

Local food bank finds new home

March 20, 2019

A food pantry ministry in need of a new location apparently has found one at the site of a former supermarket in Spring Hope.

A Touch of the Father’s Love is hopefully going to make a smooth transition within a couple of weeks, pantry Executive Director April Baker said. The future…

Public warned to stay off railroad tracks

March 20, 2019

State and local officials are asking folks not to take pictures standing on or near railroad tracks this prom season.

“You put your life at risk by walking, playing or taking pictures on railroad tracks. It’s not only dangerous, it is illegal,” said Jason Orthner, director of the…

Local airmen complete basic training

March 20, 2019

Two local airmen recently completed basic training.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Briauna J. McKnight-Sykes and U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Alexis Arrington recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

The eight-week program included…