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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Appearance woes plague U.S. 64

November 12, 2019

The Twin Counties signature east-west highway is looking a bit ragged in places these days.

Motorists driving on U.S. 64 are using a major thoroughfare where more than a few signs are either damaged or missing.

And more than a few other signs are dirty, listing to one side or are so old they do not…


Local fraternity to honor city manager

November 12, 2019

Rocky Mount City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney is going to receive a 2019 Citizen of the Year award from the local chapter of a fraternity.

During Monday’s City Council meeting, Small-Toney, in her community update, told the council and the audience she is going to be presented the honor at 9…


Business blooms for Tarboro florist

November 11, 2019

TARBORO — There’s a new florist in Tarboro and business is already in full bloom, according to manager Kaitlyn Anderson.

“It has been crazy,” Anderson said, as a wide-eyed expression overtook her face.

She said that after opening the doors on Nov. 4 at Anderson Flower Co.,…


Republican launches new bid for state House

November 11, 2019

Republican John Check is already tossing his hat into the ring for the next election.

“After much prayer and numerous conversations with local leaders and supporters, I am announcing that I will run for N.C. House District 25. After receiving nearly 14,000 votes in the last election, I will…