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February 24, 2017 - 12 minutes ago

Madison Jackson of Rocky Mount recently was selected to participate in the 2017 Miss Teen pageant competition on March 19 at the Embassy Suites in Raleigh.

Madison learned of her acceptance into this year's competition when the pageant announced its selections following interviewing in the…


Pinetops family lives a 'Zoo Life'

February 23, 2017

PINETOPS — Lots of folks may think their house is a zoo, but that’s literally true for one Edgecombe County family.

Just off N.C. 42 in Pinetops, Jerry and Bobbie Jo Abrams live with exotic animals and operate a menagerie with dozens of exhibits. Their unusual lifestyle, becoming…


NCC welding alumnus honored for leadership

February 23, 2017

Nash Community College Class of 2009 alumnus Rusty Pace of Franklinton recently was honored with the President’s Leadership Award at Vance-Granville Community College.

Pace serves as head of Vance-Granville’s Welding Technology program. Vance-Granville Community…


NCC awards top academic honor

February 22, 2017

Joshua West of Littleton is a veteran, student, farmer and son and now has earned the title of Academic Excellence Award Recipient.

As a student in Nash Community College’s Industrial Systems Technology program, West was selected to receive the college’s highest academic honor. Each…