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April 19, 2018 - 17 minutes ago

More than 150 young people from the Twin Counties participated in this year’s Eastern Carolina Livestock 4-H Show & Sale this week at the East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center on Kingsboro Road.

The two-day event is billed as the longest-running 4-H livestock show in…


Horner’s candidacy challenged

April 19, 2018 - 17 minutes ago

A local lawmaker will defend his residency in a hearing set for this afternoon in Smithfield.

N.C. Sen. Rick Horner, a Republican representing the 11th District, which includes Nash and Johnston counties, is running unopposed in the May primary. So far his biggest challenge is proving he lives in…


Simpson set to appear at powwow

April 19, 2018 - 17 minutes ago

Brooke Simpson of “The Voice” fame will be appearing at the annual Haliwa-Saponi Powwow this weekend in Hollister.

Simpson will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday.

This will be the 53rd annual spring Haliwa-Saponi Powwow, an event held each year to celebrate the tribe’s recognition by the…


Pageant raises awareness for Turner Syndrome

April 18, 2018

Girls from Tarboro and the surrounding area recently took the stage to show off their confidence and talents while raising awareness for Turner Syndrome during the Noble Miss Pageant.

Kendal Dupree was the winner of the Best Smile Award and the People’s Choice Queen at the event, which was…