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The Winterville Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual awards banquet. From left are Dennis Massey, president of Pitt Community College, and Susan Nobles, vice president of institutional advancement at PCC, which was named Business of the Year; LaRue Evans, named Citizen of the Year; South Central High School junior Tiara Stanley, who received the Outstanding Youth Award; South Central teacher Aimee Zavala, named Outstanding Educator; and Kirby Bryson, named Outstanding Volunteer.
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The Winterville Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual awards banquet. From left are Dennis Massey, president of Pitt Community College, and Susan Nobles, vice president of institutional advancement at PCC, which was named Business of the Year; LaRue Evans, named Citizen of the Year; South Central High School junior Tiara Stanley, who received the Outstanding Youth Award; South Central teacher Aimee Zavala, named Outstanding Educator; and Kirby Bryson, named Outstanding Volunteer.

Winterville Chamber of Commerce honors Evans as Citizen of the Year

By Lauren Collins

The Times-Leader

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The Winterville Chamber of Commerce recognized LaRue Evans as its Citizen of the Year during its annual banquet.

Evans was honored for her significant contributions to the Winterville community during the last 60 years. Evans assisted Burney Tucker and Woodrow Worthington in getting the streets of Winterville paved, served as the first secretary of the Winterville Recreation Department, assisted Buddy Waters in writing the bylaws for the chamber of commerce and served as chairwoman for Winterville's bicentennial celebration in 1974.


Evans also assisted the Winterville Historical and Arts Society in preserving and securing grant funds for the restoration of the Ange House and established an endowment fund to support the Historical Society. In addition to assisting Wayne Holloman in writing a grant to fund the vintage street lighting that lines the west side of Railroad Street, Evans also wrote a grant to fund “The Historical Architecture of Pitt County” in 1991.

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