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Cooper visits WCC

Gov. Roy Cooper got a taste of Wilson Community College — literally — during a visit to Wilson on Friday. The governor sampled a cinnamon bun made by students in the college’s culinary arts program. “Oh boy, it was …
LOCAL NEWS
Barnes takes stand in murder trial

The defense presented evidence in its case Thursday that included 28-year-old Christopher Barnes taking the stand. Barnes is accused of fatally shooting 29-year-old Travis Marquez Hilliard and injuring 29-year-old Antonio Montreal Evans outside …

Hispanics lay out fears, get answers

Community leaders gathered Wednesday with members of the Hispanic community to quell fears related to immigration enforcement. “In the case of a break-in to our home, we are afraid to contact police,” one woman said through a …

COLUMN
Growing up to be like our parents

Of all the people who read this column this week, I think there will be no two people more pleased than my in-laws. I don’t think my own parents will hate the column, but I think it will be my wife’s parents who breathe a huge sigh and …

LIFE

Getting creative: Rooms that inspire

Spaces where creativity happens are utterly unlike other rooms, artists and designers say. Whether at home or elsewhere, these deeply personal spaces often feel like they're in flux, with interiors more curated than decorated. They often feature …

School sports
Lady Panthers roll past Franklinton

Lady Panthers roll past Franklinton KENLY —The host North Johnston High varsity softball team took a break from 2-A Eastern Plains Conference play Thursday night and needed just five innings to claim a 11-1 victory against 2-A …

CBA edges Falcons 2-1 in 8 innings

NJ rolls past SouthWest 8-1

Lady Bulldogs conquer Converse 8-1

Tobs Varsity Classic to Home Run for Hunger collection

Community sports
Off to the Everglades

There is an Ansel Adams exhibit in Raleigh. If you are unfamiliar with Adams, he is as much responsible for the growth of awareness of the national park system during its inception as anyone. His photography is considered one of America’s …

A man for all seasons

What’s in my bag?

The Trotters are coming!

Jeffers to host Power Basketball Evaluation Camp at Greenfield

CHURCH NEWS
Church news

Unitarian — Rocky Mount Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have service 10 a.m. Sunday. First Apostolic — Bailey First Apostolic Church will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and evening worship 6 with the Rev. Preston Taylor as …

Church news for the week of March 18

Church news for the week of March 11

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EDUCATION

Program aims to help girls be successful

The administrative staff at Daniels Learning Center selected eight girls from the student body to participate in a new program called Her PRIDE, an acronym for Positivity, Respect, Intelligence, Determination and Excellence. The program was …