March 24, 2018

The creator of the Ultimate Backyard Warrior gym in Rocky Mount and four other people who regularly work out and train there will soon be competitors on a popular sports entertainment competition series.

Mike Cook, 46, owner and founder of the Ultimate Backyard Warrior, along with Sam Mason, 37,…

Local students visit N.C. Supreme Court

March 24, 2018

More than 70 Williford Elementary School third-graders went to court Wednesday, accompanied by the court’s chief deputy marshal.

However, this trip to court was not an exercise in justice — it was a chance for 74 students to learn more about the N.C. Supreme Court.…

Harris promotes county priorities at conference

March 24, 2018

 Edgecombe County Commissioner Viola Harris joined more than 160 county officials from North Carolina and representatives from the North Carolina Association of County Commissionersat the National Association of Counties Legislative Conference in Washington, DC.

Over 1,700 county leaders…

Dems pick Fitch to fill Senate seat

March 23, 2018

HALIAFAX — A candidate in this year's N.C. Senate race has been tapped to fill the term of a local lawmaker who stepped down earlier this week.

Retired Senior Resident N.C. Superior Court Judge Milton “Toby” Fitch Jr. of Wilson County was picked Friday by local Democrats to…