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May 16, 2016

Last year, some road work in Nash County caused some headache for drivers and even more frustration for a group of businesses in the Battleboro community.

Earlier this year, a 1.2-mile-long section of U.S. 301 between N.C. 4 in Battleboro and N.C. 33 in Whitakers has re-opened after being...


Group targets migrant workers' rights

May 16, 2016

A Nash County native working in state government is working with other state agencies to help local farm workers understand their rights and being aware of unfair treatment in the workplace.

A group called the Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson Migrant Farmworker Council recently held a meeting in...


Fundraiser to feature pro wrestlers

May 16, 2016

Internationally known wrestlers such as The Hardy Boyz will be performing soon for Twin Counties audiences in a fundraiser for a local organization.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Saturday with the bell ringing in the fun at 8 p.m. for the Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling War Games at Nash...


Local senior wins coveted scholarship

May 15, 2016

Tarboro resident Davis Brown, a senior at Rocky Mount Academy, will be attending the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain scholar in the fall.

Brown is one of only 66 students worldwide to receive the scholarship that covers four years of undergraduate study at UNC-...