April 23, 2018

District Attorney Robert Evans of the Seventh Judicial District has been named a member of the new Governor’s Crime Commission Special Committee on School Shootings.

Evans previously was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper in March 2017 to serve as the chairman of the Governor’s Crime…

Local service dishes out meals

April 23, 2018

Stephen Stansbury, an independent home improvement contractor by day, was more than aware of the food delivery options in Rocky Mount.

More aptly, he was well aware of the pizza options — Pizza Hut, Dominos, Papa John’s. He didn’t notice much else, so he and wife, Heather, saw a…

New record store opens in Tarboro

April 23, 2018

Another local record store opened its doors on Saturday for customers in the Twin Counties.

A ribbon-cutting celebration was held by the Tarboro-Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce for the grand opening of Country Feedback at 420 Main St. in downtown Tarboro.

Couple Jon Treneff, 41, and Lydia…

Carter named top local Girl Scout cookie seller

April 23, 2018

Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines recently announced that Layla Carter of Fountain is Edgecombe County’s top seller for the 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Program.

Carter sold 708 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in the annual cookie program that ended in March. Madison Nicholas of Pinetops placed…