Monday, September 16, 2019

Loved ones re-united during Mexican independence Day festival

September 16, 2019

For the last eight years Victor Ramirez-Nava has communicated with his mother only by phone. His daughter, now 17, last saw her grandmother 16 years ago when the family traveled to Hidalgo, Mexico.

On Sunday afternoon, Ramirez-Nava and his mother, Lorenzo Nava-Garay, were reunited during the Mexico…

Cancer Services seeks to 'lighten the burden'

September 16, 2019

It is estimated that as many as 19 people in eastern North Carolina are diagnosed with cancer every day. But in 2005, when Claudia Sundman learned that her husband had the disease, she didn’t know a single one of them.

She felt isolated living in Oriental, not just because the Pamlico County…

Events put focus on environment, climate change

September 16, 2019

Several events in Greenville this week will focus on climate change and the environment, starting with a visit from self-described “coral nerd” Zack Rago, co-star of the film “Chasing Coral.”

Rago was on a team of filmmakers who spent more than three years monitoring coral…

Fair celebrates centennial

September 15, 2019

In September 1920, Woodrow Wilson was president, and what would become the National Football League charged 12 teams $100 each to join. That same year, the county fair came to town with carnival rides, cotton candy, prize pigs and front-page stories in the local newspaper.

Seventeen presidents…

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