August 16, 2017

Dr. Deborah Lamm, president of Edgecombe Community College, has received the 2017 Southern Regional Chief Executive Officer Award from the Association of Community College Trustees.

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is a no-profit educational organization of governing boards…

The toughest football players to replace from 2016

August 16, 2017

With a new season, a new group of football players has to step into starting positions left vacant by last year’s seniors. Once teams get past Week One, it’s not even a big deal anymore. Who’s on the roster is who’s on the roster, and no one that left is coming back.


It's time to take down the flag

August 15, 2017

It’s time to talk about the Confederate flag.

As a young sailor, the entirety of my civilian wardrobe was a pair of faded jeans, a couple of tee-shirts and a blue suede jacket with the Navy seal stitched across the back, an American flag on one shoulder and a Confederate flag on the other.


Top home games of the 2017 football season

August 15, 2017

With the high school football season kicking off Friday, devoted fans of Twin Counties programs know where they are going to be. Rocky Mount High faithful will be traveling to Apex. The Firebirds of Southern Nash are going to Cary. The legions of Northern Nash, Nash Central and Tarboro will nestle…