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Services to honor fallen heroes

May 29, 2016

Several local communities will hold Memorial Day ceremonies on Sunday and Monday to honor those who died in battle.

“As a veteran, I feel the same as many veterans — that people need to honor those who have died in the service of our country,” said James Ervin, chaplain...


Tarboro ministry offers hope to teen moms

May 29, 2016

TARBORO — As a teen mother, Kim Laws saw little way out of her situation; now, as a minister, the Rev. Kim Laws offers a Door of Hope to others who feel they have little hope to cling to.

Laws founded the Door of Hope Extended Ministries Inc. in June 2014 as part of the...


Spray party rewards honor-roll students

May 28, 2016

Roughly 150 high-achieving students had a wet and wild time Friday at the 2016 Rocky Mount Police Department Honor Roll Spray Park Party.

This is the twelfth year Rocky Mount police have hosted the event in cooperation with the Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation department. The party is...


Revamped community center reopens

May 27, 2016

A longtime historic facility located on the Edgecombe County side of Rocky Mount is finally back open and another center being renovated is nearing the final stages of completion.

The Booker T. Washington Community Center, which had been closed since the start of February, reopened to the...