July 30, 2016

The weather at the Rockin’ Classic Auto & Motorcycle Expo on Saturday was hot, but the cars were really cool.

“I really like all the cars here,” said Whitakers’ resident C.D. Daniels, who participated in the event for the first time. “It is just hot.”


Couple teaches kids through songs

July 30, 2016

TARBORO — Kids learned fun lessons about respecting the Earth and each other to cap off this year's Summer Reading Program at Edgecombe County Memorial Library in downtown Tarboro.

Pamlico Joe and his wife Clean Water Flow led a crowd of kids in songs about teamwork and tolerance Friday.…

National Night Out events to help combat crime

July 30, 2016

Rocky Mount and the surrounding area are gearing up for the 2016 National Night Out.

Twenty communities in and around Rocky Mount have signed up to host National Night Out events on Tuesday. That number is a new record for the area. It started out with just six communities taking part in its…

Court blocks voter ID law

July 29, 2016

RALEIGH — A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities, finding that the law was intended to make it harder for blacks to vote in the presidential battleground…