Reedy Branch Free Will Baptist Church hosted PCC President Lawrence Rouse as the guest speaker for its men’s prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16. Rouse gave testimony of being carried by the Father throughout his life. The event was open to the public. Pictured are Alfred Phillip…

Reedy Branch Free Will Baptist Church hosted PCC President Lawrence Rouse as the guest speaker for its men’s prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16. Rouse gave testimony of being carried by the Father throughout his life. The event was open to the public. Pictured are Alfred Phillip…

Parrott Academy students in Honors Biology and AP Environmental Science virtually joined the WATERS Conference hosted by U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy in Greenville on Oct. 13.

Greene Central High School has named sophomore Nakiya Tyson as its Career and Technical Education student of the month for September.

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Some of the things that I am about to tell you are going to be unbelievable, but oh so true. I understand people when they want to celebrate Halloween. Before I knew the truth, I celebrated it myself, and it felt great.

Imagine if you had a 5-year-old child who had been in the hospital for over two months and how dramatically that would change your life. You never would want to leave their side. Of course, almost any parent would be determined to keep close to them as much as possible.

The College Board has designated 15 Pitt County students and two Greene County students attending Arendell Parrott Academy as Advanced Placement Scholars, Parrott announced.

Way back. How things change. Thought you might be interested in a few excerpts from The Ayden Dispatch almost 100 years ago:

Sixty-nine Greene Early College students partnered with Lenoir Community College’s “Walk for Mental Health Awareness” on Oct. 7 to collectively walk 155 miles for mental health awareness.

Greene Early College senior Dylan Lee recently fashioned the true indication of the approaching fall season, a pumpkin, in his welding class at the school’s Lenoir Community College campus.

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Watching for deer in the woods while motoring through North Carolina’s Morrow Mountain State Park was a fun family tradition during childhood camping trips. The elegant animals were plentiful enough to spot now and then along the edges of the forest but wild enough to keep their distance.

God has called us to be powerful and do important things. He also warns us to remain humble in doing so.

Dr. Christian Smith and Melinda L. Denton, fellow researchers with the National Study of Youth and Religion at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, published “Soul Searching: the Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers,” winnner of Christianity Today’s 2005 Distinguis…