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November 12, 2018

Today

Sierra Club Meeting

The Cypress Group of the Sierra Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday at 131 Oakmont Drive. The guest speaker will be Peter Boettger, who will present a program about oysters on the Pamlico River. This meeting is free and open to the public. Call Cindy Elmore at 258-3329.…

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November 12, 2018

TARBORO — Dog owners came out on a sunny but cool and windy Saturday to check out the first-time Tar River Pet Fest on the Tarboro Town Common.

Sponsored by the Edgecombe County Tourism Authority, the Tar River Pet Fest was highlighted by attendees being able to watch three shows by the…

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November 12, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — The newest charter school in the Twin Counties may be closing soon after its charter was revoked by the state.

Upon the recommendation of the Office of Charter Schools, the State Board of Education voted Nov. 1 to revoke the charter of Global Achievers School, Dave Machado,…

November 12, 2018

Doctors and nurses spend their careers together but while in school they rarely train together.

That changed on Saturday at East Carolina University.

Forty-five students from ECU’s Accelerated BSN Program and the Brody School of Medicine for the first time jointly participated in a mass…

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November 12, 2018

Recommendations for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes:

DO INCLUDE: Toys, dolls, stuffed animals, balls, arts and crafts items, school supplies, clothing, combs, brushes, toothbrushes soap and a personal note.

DO NOT INCLUDE: Candy; toothpaste; gum; used or damaged items; war-related items such as…

November 12, 2018

Christmas is still six weeks away, but there are only eight more shopping days for Operation Christmas Child.

Nearly 5,000 drop-off locations across the nation are open through Nov. 19 to collect shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week.…

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November 12, 2018

ASHEVILLE — There were some sketchy moments as Tanya Cummings thought her self-described “short, little legs,” wouldn’t get her up and over the boulders way taller than her 4-foot-11, well-coiffed and manicured frame, or out of the deep woods in the Plott Balsam Mountains.…

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November 11, 2018

The journey to a time when all moms and babies are healthy did not begin with one step, but thousands.

About 300 people gathered at Greenville Town Common Saturday for the annual March for Babies, a fundraiser sponsored by the March of Dimes that took participants on a three-mile walk around the…

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November 11, 2018

Today

Donor Sabbath

Carolina Donor Services will host a two-part event to commemorate Donor Sabbath, an annual observance to raise awareness on organ, eye and tissue donation within the interfaith community. The first event is a Donor Sabbath service at 10 a.m. at Cornerstone Missionary Baptist…

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November 11, 2018

The clanging of an old farm bell broke the silence of a calm November morning at Winterville’s history museum on Sunday.

Army veteran John Relford yanked on a rope and rang the bell 21 times beginning precisely at the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month — 100 years…

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