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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Charm Night Out draws big crowd

June 29, 2016

Roughly 400 women packed the Dunn Center Tuesday night to celebrate at the ninth annual Charm Night Out.

The event featured food and fashion as well as a variety of vendors and door prizes designed to bring out the inner princess in local ladies.

For Elegance Catering and Cakes provided truly…


Comic shop offers month of events

June 28, 2016

Rocky Mount comic book readers, sci-fi fanatics and horror movie buffs will have plenty to do for the next month as the city's sole comic shop offers “Christmas in July.”

Special guests for the month-long celebration include Christos Gage, award-winning writer on the mega-hit Netflix…


Fire destroys mobile home

June 28, 2016

An Edgecombe County mobile home was destroyed by fire Monday morning, according to local fire officials.

No one was injured in the fire, which occurred around 5:30 a.m. on Wildflower Lane, said Chief Jerry Dixon of the Heartsease Volunteer Fire Department.

“The fire was fully…


New business offers place to play

June 27, 2016

TARBORO — As a father with a young daughter, Pete Hill understands the importance of making his child happy.

Hill’s newly opened Playtyme Concessions and Arcade inside the Riverside Plaza mall in Tarboro already has become a big hit with children. Several children accompanied by a…