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The Martin County Commissioners are offering a survey on their Facebook page (Martin County Government – NC), allowing Martin County residents to weigh in on local EMS services.

Until Sunday, Jan. 1, The Hoggard Christmas Wonderland of Lights will be at 101 Dalton Dr, Windsor. The tradition continues with 500,000 lights. Although the town of Windsor purchased the lights, they will be displayed at the Hoggard farm.

“It’s the holiday season and shoppers are crowding stores and shopping online for the latest gadgets and to find the best deals,” said Martin County Sheriff Tim Manning.

Just because Small Business Saturday has come and gone does not mean local businesses should be overlooked when it comes to buying gifts.

The Christmas season brings a unique opportunity to visit Historic Hope, Windsor’s premier period cultural site featuring examples of both 18th and 19th-century homes.

Thanksgiving came early in the town of Robersonville this Saturday.

Sports Stories

BEAR GRASS - Bear Grass senior Madison Hall signed her letter of intent on Wednesday, Nov. 30, to play softball at Pitt Community College.

Williamston - Though it was a non-conference meeting, the excitement and game play had a playoff flavor.

WILLIAMSTON- There is an old saying: “You live by the sword and you die by the sword.”

GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) - Baseball Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young Award winner Gaylord Perry, a master of the spitball and telling stories about the pitch, died Thursday. He was 84.

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

Do you remember back in the day when recruiting high school teenagers was the best way for college coaches to get good football players? That was so pre-pandemic.


The East Carolina football team will play in the Birmingham Bowl against Coastal Carolina, bowl officials announced on Sunday.

BEAR GRASS - What started as a mediocre first quarter, turned into an edge-of-the-seat battle between county rivals Bear Grass Charter School and South Creek High School.

BEAR GRASS - Bear Grass Charter School hosted county rival South Creek High School in a non-conference varsity girls game Tuesday night.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Holton Ahlers delivered one final message to his teammates before breaking the huddle ahead of what turned out to be the game-winning drive of a 49-46 win over Temple on Saturday.

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Don’t get me wrong here. My Jewish friends do not celebrate Christmas. Hanukkah, certainly, but Christmas, no.

Surfing the web is a lot like looking for gold. You have to sift through a lot of dirt to find that nugget for which you were searching.

Picture That with Andre' Alfred

Thanksgiving was the prelude to the coming of Christmas. Emotions are heightened and money is being spent left and right.

Now This with Tyler Newman

In a society so dominated by our smartphones and social media, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the power of movies.

This is the Day with Pastor Johnny Phillips

George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “There are two sources of unhappiness in life. One is not getting what you want; the other is getting it.”

Just when you thought that politics — and those who participate in it — couldn’t sink any lower, along comes Kevin McCarthy, the man who wants to be the next speaker of the House in Washington.

I love music and a favorite is Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ rendition of their hit “December 1963.”

Food for Thought with John Foley

As a journalist who enjoyed restaurants so much I traded my Underwood for a six burner Vulcan, encouraged my partner to pivot, leave an executive position and join me in a three decade culinary adventure, I understand what it takes to open even the most simple food works.

Feature Stories

As we begin a weekend of merriment and joy with the 41st annual Christmas Candlelight Tour Edenton proudly showcases its best holiday finery. Over a dozen historic properties are open to the public for a self-guided tour as our town welcomes hundreds of tourists from near and far.

Extension Notes with Lisa Smith

Cooler weather is the perfect setting to cozy up with a warm bowl of chili. Chili can be a great way to get almost all of the food groups in one recipe. Depending on the recipe, it can be spicy or mild.

Out and About lists current events sponsored by nonprofit groups and churches in Martin County. Please send listings to The Enterprise, 106 West Main St., Williamston, NC 27892 or email events must be submitted by 4 p.m. each Tuesday.

Meditating on HIs Word with Sylvia Hughes

Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.

Hartman to Heart with Pastor Chuck Hartman

Some seven hundred years before Jesus’ birth, Isaiah would prophesy the hope of the soon-coming King. Of course, many did not understand the nature of the King or His Father’s kingdom.

Grace & Truth with Pastor Emanuel Webb Hoggard

The Roman spear gently guides the veil to the holy of holies aside. General Pompey steps into the place where only Yahweh resides. One man was allowed to step in annually and must be a Jewish priest.

Until Sunday, Jan. 1, The Hoggard Christmas Wonderland of Lights will be at 101 Dalton Dr, Windsor. The tradition continues with 500,000 lights. Although the town of Windsor purchased the lights, they will be displayed at the Hoggard farm.

Extension Notes with Lance Grimes

North Carolina farmers plant soybeans in all 100 counties in the state from the mountains to the sea.