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The News & Observer
State takeover of 5 schools advances in NC legislaturefor up to eight years. Some senators objected to local districts being forced t
State takeover of 5 schools advances in NC legislature
The News & Observer / Posted 15 hours ago
for up to eight years. Some senators objected to local districts being forced to hand over schools. Sen. Angela Bryant, a Rocky Mount Democrat, said she didn’t object to Achievement School Districts but didn’t like that districts would not have a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
‘Operation Safe Summer’ joint operation leads to 69 arrests in Pitt CountyState Highway Patrol; Ayden Police Department, Winterville Police Department, E
‘Operation Safe Summer’ joint operation leads to 69 arrests in Pitt County
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
State Highway Patrol; Ayden Police Department, Winterville Police Department, East Carolina University Police Department, Rocky Mount Police Department, Kinston Police Department, Farmville Police Department, United States Attorney’s Office for... Read more
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The Star
Shelby, KM, Cherryville recognized by Main Street Centereleven communities newly appearing in this year’s list are: Shelby, Cherryville
Shelby, KM, Cherryville recognized by Main Street Center
The Star / Posted yesterday
eleven communities newly appearing in this year’s list are: Shelby, Cherryville, Hendersonville, Lexington, Lincolnton, Rocky Mount, Rutherfordton, Sanford, Sylva, Waxhaw and Williamston. Communities receiving accreditation again this year... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Craven County arrests and citations for June 23misdemeanor stalking (5 counts), trafficking opium or heroin. Deputy: G. Clark.
Craven County arrests and citations for June 23
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 2 days ago
misdemeanor stalking (5 counts), trafficking opium or heroin. Deputy: G. Clark.Darrin James Rudd, 48, 403 Atlantic Ave., Rocky Mount, June 21, common law robbery. Deputy: M. Sawyer.Richard Glenn Sutton Jr., 26, 932 Sunset Drive, Lot J, Havelock,... Read more
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Business Wire
The Cheesecake Factory Mourns the Passing of Director Douglas L. Schmicklicensing agreements. The Company’s bakery division operates two bakery product
The Cheesecake Factory Mourns the Passing of Director Douglas L. Schmick
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
licensing agreements. The Company’s bakery division operates two bakery production facilities, in Calabasas Hills, CA and Rocky Mount, NC, that produce quality cheesecakes and other baked products for its restaurants, international licensees and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Court ruling may spur Hampstead bypassat this point, landowners only have to prove�what their damages are,"�said Hens
Court ruling may spur Hampstead bypass
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
at this point, landowners only have to prove�what their damages are,"�said Henson,�whose firm has offices in Raleigh and Rocky Mount and represents�several dozen landowners affected by the Hampstead Bypass�corridor. The proposed bypass, which... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Big blue marlins highlight penultimate Big Rock daybut recaptured it with a third blue marlin and now has 1,200 points and will wi
Big blue marlins highlight penultimate Big Rock day
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 7 days ago
but recaptured it with a third blue marlin and now has 1,200 points and will win $88,612 if the lead holds. Islander of Rocky Mount held a brief release lead with two blues and a while marlin for 925 points. Islander is in position to win... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Sloup finishes 2nd at N.C. Women's AmaterNC 80-78-84--242 9 Cynthia Curry, Charlotte, NC 80-80-89--249 State - Second
Sloup finishes 2nd at N.C. Women's Amater
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
NC 80-78-84--242 9 Cynthia Curry, Charlotte, NC 80-80-89--249 State - Second Flight Place Name Score 1 Rhonda Williams, Rocky Mount, NC 80-83-78--241 T2 Barbara Munnett, Winston Salem, NC 84-79-80--243 T2 Maria Malone, Greensboro, NC... Read more
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The News & Observer
Beach bingo could get regulated after decades of operating without rulesbingo on Google Maps doesn’t turn up any parlors that are actually at the beach
Beach bingo could get regulated after decades of operating without rules
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
bingo on Google Maps doesn’t turn up any parlors that are actually at the beach. The bulk of bingo businesses are now concentrated in smaller cities with high poverty rates, such as Kinston and Rocky Mount. Related content Editor's Choice... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Kinseth Announces 30 Properties Receive Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellencea relaxing night of sleep, guests can wake up to a hot Be Our Guest Breakfast b
Kinseth Announces 30 Properties Receive Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence
Hospitality Net / Posted 8 days ago
a relaxing night of sleep, guests can wake up to a hot Be Our Guest Breakfast buffet. Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Rocky Mount, NCCountry Inn & Suites by Carlson in Rocky Mount, North Carolina offers a wide variety of amenities that will... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Hardee’s restaurant planned for MLK near high schoolPosted Jun. 16, 2016 at 3:59 PM A Rocky Mount company is working to build a Ha
Hardee’s restaurant planned for MLK near high school
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Jun. 16, 2016 at 3:59 PM A Rocky Mount company is working to build a Hardee’s restaurant in New Bern.Wade-Cary Enterprises has submitted a site plan to city officials for a proposed Hardee’s that would be built on part of a roughly 6.5-acre... Read more
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The News-Herald
Lake County marriage licenses, May 201627, of 507 Third St., Fairport Harbor Victoria Marie Gentile, 30, and Timothy
Lake County marriage licenses, May 2016
The News-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
27, of 507 Third St., Fairport Harbor Victoria Marie Gentile, 30, and Timothy Lon Donovan, 29, of 2904 Bishop Road, Rocky Mount, North Carolina David Allan Bresky, 53, and Christine Marie Weber, 50, of 7103 Cornell Lane, Mentor Eric... Read more
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The News & Observer
Clayton pitmaster: ‘I cook to win’“Redneck Scientific.” The pair poses with their grand champion trophy at the 20
Clayton pitmaster: ‘I cook to win’
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
“Redneck Scientific.” The pair poses with their grand champion trophy at the 2015 Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down in Rocky Mount. Courtesy of Jerry Stephenson Jerry Stephenson grew up on whole hog barbecue but has found pork shoulders to his... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris delete all traces of romance on social mediaWHITAKERVILLE...COLE CAMP...CROCKERVILLE...MORA...EDMONSON... LINCOLN...VERSAIL
Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris delete all traces of romance on social media
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
WHITAKERVILLE...COLE CAMP...CROCKERVILLE...MORA...EDMONSON... LINCOLN...VERSAILLES...ROCKY MOUNT...STOVER...LAURIE... AURORA SPRINGS...ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VICHY...NEVADA...TIFFIN... APPLETON CITY...JOHNSON... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Sloup in 2nd place at North Carolina Women's AmateurNC 84-79--163 T1 Kris Flynt, Greensboro, NC 85-78--163 T1 Maria Malone, Green
Sloup in 2nd place at North Carolina Women's Amateur
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
NC 84-79--163 T1 Kris Flynt, Greensboro, NC 85-78--163 T1 Maria Malone, Greensboro, NC 82-81--163 T1 Rhonda Williams, Rocky Mount, NC 80-83--163 5 Lynn Roloff, Greensboro, NC 82-82--164 6 Kelly Whitley, Greensboro, NC 84-82--166 7 Lily Lee,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
California ambulance base construction startedneed additional repeaters to take care of several weak spots. The areas needing
California ambulance base construction started
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
need additional repeaters to take care of several weak spots. The areas needing better coverage include the Barnett and Rocky Mount areas, and the Lamine River to the western edge of the district. In other business, the May treasurer's report... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
U.S. 70 road work will begin in July1.The $3 million contract awarded was awarded by the state to Barnhill Contract
U.S. 70 road work will begin in July
Kinston Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
1.The $3 million contract awarded was awarded by the state to Barnhill Contracting Company.Barnhill Contracting Company, of Rocky Mount, will work on the highway between the bridge over Bear Creek to the bridge over Falling Creek, and between east... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Ashley Sloup tied for 3rd at N.C. Women's AmateurJones, Hillsborough, NC 39-41--80 Cynthia Curry, Charlotte, NC 40-40--80 June
Ashley Sloup tied for 3rd at N.C. Women's Amateur
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
Jones, Hillsborough, NC 39-41--80 Cynthia Curry, Charlotte, NC 40-40--80 June Lee, Durham, NC 41-39--80 Rhonda Williams, Rocky Mount, NC 43-37--80 Therese St Peter, Pittsboro, NC 41-39--80 10 Dianne Yelovich, Pinehurst, NC 43-38--81 T11... Read more
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The News & Observer
Orlando letters: Soul struggles, screaming time bombs and politicsIt is critical for us to understand that this ideology is growing in our countr
Orlando letters: Soul struggles, screaming time bombs and politics
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
It is critical for us to understand that this ideology is growing in our country under the guise of religion. Rocky Mount --------------------------------- I prayed for those murdered, injured, their friends, families and loved... Read more
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examiner.com
Miss District of Columbia 2016 rehearsals beginis “‘I Respect Myself’: Youth Empowerment through Drama Therapy.” Katherine Si
Miss District of Columbia 2016 rehearsals begin
examiner.com / Posted 11 days ago
is “‘I Respect Myself’: Youth Empowerment through Drama Therapy.” Katherine Sizemore earned a bachelor’s degree from Rocky Mount College. She also has a master’s degree from Georgetown University. Her talent is hula hoop dance. Her pageant... Read more
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Business Wire
The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Shanghailicensing agreements. The Company’s bakery division operates two bakery product
The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Shanghai
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
licensing agreements. The Company’s bakery division operates two bakery production facilities, in Calabasas Hills, CA and Rocky Mount, NC, that produce quality cheesecakes and other baked products for its restaurants, international licensees and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Legislator wants to drop concealed weapon permitsanyone than a weapon carried openly.” Republican Reps. Michael Speciale of New
Legislator wants to drop concealed weapon permits
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
anyone than a weapon carried openly.” Republican Reps. Michael Speciale of New Bern, Mark Brody of Monroe, Jeff Collins of Rocky Mount and Bert Jones of Reidsville have signed on as co-sponsors. It’s unclear whether House Speaker Tim Moore will... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Project to connect Raleigh and Hampton Roads gets I-87 designationthe RTA: The corridor would follow the I-495 and Future I-495 freeway corridor
Project to connect Raleigh and Hampton Roads gets I-87 designation
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
the RTA: The corridor would follow the I-495 and Future I-495 freeway corridor from I-40/I-440 at Raleigh east to I-95 at Rocky Mount. It would continue east along the US 64 freeway towards Tarboro and Williamston, NC and then travel the US 17... Read more
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The News & Observer
Bring your own waffles: Sophistafunk plays Raleigh’s Pour Housefriends and family, from our fans and even the local newspaper covered it.” Ev
Bring your own waffles: Sophistafunk plays Raleigh’s Pour House
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
friends and family, from our fans and even the local newspaper covered it.” Even though he was sleeping at the time, the Rocky Mount-bred Washington was just as shook up as his bandmate behind the wheel. “You know, it’s one of those things that... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Outdoors column: Fall Line streams offer fun for paddlersgrist mills, saw mills and other endeavors. Small settlements and, later, towns
Outdoors column: Fall Line streams offer fun for paddlers
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 16 days ago
grist mills, saw mills and other endeavors. Small settlements and, later, towns developed in some of those areas. Tarboro, Rocky Mount, Smithfield, Hillsborough and Roanoke Rapids are a few that came about that way. Page 2 of 3 - While the places... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Family who lost daughter to similar tragedy says baby Mirranda should stay on life supportare refusing the test and a judge granted a ten day stay. That time runs out th
Family who lost daughter to similar tragedy says baby Mirranda should stay on life support
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 17 days ago
are refusing the test and a judge granted a ten day stay. That time runs out this week. From more than 100 miles away in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Days and his wife are watching from the sidelines, lifting prayers for the Mirranda and sending... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board appoints new principals to three schoolsin Raleigh, starting July 1 with a salary of $87,966. Major has been principal
Wake County school board appoints new principals to three schools
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
in Raleigh, starting July 1 with a salary of $87,966. Major has been principal of J.W. Parker Middle School in the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools since 2013. Related content The WakeEd blog is devoted to discussing and answering questions... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
U.S. 70 Improvements Coming in Lenoir Countyresurface and reconstruct shoulders along 8.5 miles of roadway. The contract a
U.S. 70 Improvements Coming in Lenoir County
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
resurface and reconstruct shoulders along 8.5 miles of roadway. The contract awarded to Barnhill Contracting Company of Rocky Mount calls for work on the highway between the bridge over Bear Creek to the bridge over Falling Creek, and between... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
4 takeaways from April's positive jobs reportwere added in Charlotte (+32,200), Raleigh (+19,700) and Greensboro/High Point
4 takeaways from April's positive jobs report
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
were added in Charlotte (+32,200), Raleigh (+19,700) and Greensboro/High Point (+5,200). The biggest employment losers were Rocky Mount (-500) and Greenville (-400).

3. Rural areas still hurting: Scotland County had the... Read more

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The Inter-Mountain
Classical Conversations: Our homeschool journeyto attend a three-day training for the program I am in charge of. Due to severa
Classical Conversations: Our homeschool journey
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 21 days ago
to attend a three-day training for the program I am in charge of. Due to several reasons, this year I ended up heading to Rocky Mount, N.C., for what we call our practicum. It was by far the best decision I've ever made. Not only did I receive... Read more
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The News & Observer
Nashville bridge to be named in honor of NC state trooperburglary and robbery in connection with the Raleigh case. DeMuth had spent 12
Nashville bridge to be named in honor of NC state trooper
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
burglary and robbery in connection with the Raleigh case. DeMuth had spent 12 years with the Highway Patrol, based in Rocky Mount. Before that, he had worked for the Wilson and Edgecombe county sheriff’s offices and the Division of Motor... Read more
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The Star
6 questions for the tax manto improve your agency?We opened a new Greensboro call center to cut down on wa
6 questions for the tax man
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
to improve your agency?We opened a new Greensboro call center to cut down on wait times. We’re moving our other one, in Rocky Mount, into a better facility.We have internal training programs so that members of our team can improve and stay happy... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
4 takeaways from April's positive jobs reportwere added in Charlotte (+32,200), Raleigh (+19,700) and Greensboro/High Point
4 takeaways from April's positive jobs report
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
were added in Charlotte (+32,200), Raleigh (+19,700) and Greensboro/High Point (+5,200). The biggest employment losers were Rocky Mount (-500) and Greenville (-400). 3) Rural areas still hurting: Scotland County had the state's highest unemployment... Read more
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The News & Observer
Words no longer come easily, but ‘Voice of Tar Heels’ still known by one: Woodyteams. He sprinkled players’ hometowns through every broadcast. He realized tha
Words no longer come easily, but ‘Voice of Tar Heels’ still known by one: Woody
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
teams. He sprinkled players’ hometowns through every broadcast. He realized that every time he mentioned Phil Ford was from Rocky Mount, N.C., that everyone listening in Rocky Mount would feel a jolt of pride. Like Adele, Madonna and Drake, Woody... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. EDTsecretary of state certifies the votes. The office of the secretary of state ha
Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. EDT
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 23 days ago
secretary of state certifies the votes. The office of the secretary of state has until June 9 to certify election results. ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - Archaeologists say they've found Native American artifacts on property in the path of the proposed... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Native American artifacts found in proposed pipeline's pathROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - Archaeologists say they've found Native American artifa
Native American artifacts found in proposed pipeline's path
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 23 days ago
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - Archaeologists say they've found Native American artifacts on property in the path of the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline. The Roanoke Times reports (http://goo.gl/fsoQtw ) archaeologists have found arrowheads, tools and... Read more
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Business Wire
The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Greenville, SClicensing agreements. The Company’s bakery division operates two bakery product
The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Greenville, SC
Business Wire / Posted 25 days ago
licensing agreements. The Company’s bakery division operates two bakery production facilities, in Calabasas Hills, CA and Rocky Mount, NC, that produce quality cheesecakes and other baked products for its restaurants, international licensees and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
'Safeguard these blessings'from scores of Missourians, including that of local farmer Jacob Houston. Born
'Safeguard these blessings'
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
from scores of Missourians, including that of local farmer Jacob Houston. Born June 6, 1874, Houston was raised in the Rocky Mount area and likely grew up listening to stories about the Civil War. According to a brief history of his family... Read more
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Boston Globe
Home is where the art ismany lives of wood, from tree to lumber to paper pulp. Poor pares everything d
Home is where the art is
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
many lives of wood, from tree to lumber to paper pulp. Poor pares everything down to lines and shadows. “Abandoned House — Rocky Mount, NC” and “Abandoned Millhouse — Columbia, SC” are big, skeletal works, 8 or 9 feet tall by 10 or 11 feet square —... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Authorities looking for juvenile last seen in Edgecombe Countysaid Khalil D. was in custody at the Edgecombe Youth Development Center. He was
Authorities looking for juvenile last seen in Edgecombe County
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 26 days ago
said Khalil D. was in custody at the Edgecombe Youth Development Center. He was last seen May 29 at 1:30 p.m. on Raleigh Boulevard in Rocky Mount. Members of the public should report sightings of this juvenile to local law enforcement of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Crooked Road leads the way to country music's rootsthing; music like this happens here every week. The next night, I'm in Floyd,
Crooked Road leads the way to country music's roots
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
thing; music like this happens here every week. The next night, I'm in Floyd, a one-stoplight town 30 miles southeast of Rocky Mount, for the Friday Night Jamboree. I follow the music into the Floyd Country Store, where, without warning, an old... Read more

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