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BB&T to close Elm City branch

ELM CITY — BB&T has announced plans to shutter the branch at 111 E. Main St. on Dec. 1. "For several years, BB&T has reviewed the business strength of our financial center in Elm …

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Energy commission approves Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a certificate permitting construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Supply Header Project. In a 151-page statement issued Friday, the FERC …
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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
GOP veto overrides mark Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's 1st year

RALEIGH (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper wrested North Carolina's executive branch from Republicans nearly a year ago, narrowly defeating incumbent Pat McCrory in an election that swung in …

Accrediting body: No more action against UNC-Chapel Hill

FBI offers reward in attack on state GOP office

Congressional maps on trial in partisan gerrymandering case

NATION & WORLD NEWS
Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated

WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump's suggestion Monday that his …

Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Trump's speech sparks new war of words between U.S., Iran

'I'm intact,' Tillerson says, brushing off drama with Trump

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COLUMN

Horner's right about state lottery proceeds

ROCKY MOUNT — State Sen. Rick Horner can quip with the best of them.  During a recent debate about school construction needs in North Carolina, the Wilson County lawmaker and former …

LIFE
Keep pets and candy separated on Halloween

NEW YORK — It's a trick-or-treating tradition: Dump the night's candy haul onto the living room floor to pick out the gems, or do some horse trading with siblings or friends. The excitement …

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College Sports
Monells’ first hat trick sends Bulldogs past Emmanuel 3-2

Freshman Pol Monells notched his first collegiate hat trick Saturday afternoon and helped the Barton College men’s soccer team return to the win column with a 3-2 victory over Emmanuel College …

NCAA ruling simple, but explanation for it is complicated

Tobs ready to climb Hill

Barton doomed by Chowan’s quick start

Lady Bulldogs clip Chowan, streak reaches 10

Community sports
Rhyne-Webb, Coyte-Davis rule WCC Ladies Member Invite

The teams of Beth Rhyne-Debbie Webb and Marybeth Coyte-Marianne Davis golfed their way to top honors in the recent Ladies’ Member Invitational at Wilson Country Club. Placed in the First …

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Hunting ethics

Pope, McGuire take different paths to Willow Springs repeat

Page leads Barracudas in Rocky Mount Fall Invite

CHURCH NEWS
Church news for the week of Oct. 14

St. Rose St. Rose Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11 with music by the gospel choir. The mother board will celebrate its …

Church news for the week of Oct. 7

Church news for the week of Sept. 30

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