July 23, 2017

A local plant has completed some parts of a local expansion distribution project and is also part of the company’s safety milestone achievement.

Draka Elevator Products, a leading cable manufacturer and component distribution source in the vertical transportation industry, operates its global…

Students attend leadership institute

July 23, 2017

“I am character .. I am Leadership ... I am service” was the mantra chanted by North East Carolina Prep School students selected to attend the annual Student Leadership Institute hosted by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

In its sixth year, the institute is designed to prepare…

Police recover stolen vehicles, arrest one suspect

July 23, 2017

One person was arrested Tuesday in connection to a motor vehicle theft early this week while another remains on the loose in connection to a second vehicle theft the same day.

Police responded to the first motor vehicle theft at 6:44 a.m. July 18 at a house on the 2400 block of South Church Street.…

Club promotes healthy lifestyles

July 22, 2017

More than 200 children from across the Twin Counties who are members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region spent Thursday being active and getting introduced to some healthy foods as part of a national day of the organization.

The Boys & Girls Club of America’s Triple Play…