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  1. First South Bank purchase finalizedRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Rocky Mount bank was recently part of a purchase by a South Carolina financial institution that bank officials say has created the second largest community bank in the Carolinas with total combined assets of more than $3 billion. Carolina Financial Corp., the holding company of CresCom Bank, acquired First South Bank on Nov. 1. The merger deal was reached in June 2017 between Carolina Financial Corp. and First South Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First South Bank.

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  2. Coleman launches campaign for CongressRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A former state official launched her campaign for U.S. Congress on Saturday in Rocky Mount, saying she can beat the entrenched incumbent. Linda Coleman, former three-term N.C. General Assembly member and lieutenant gubernatorial candidate, officially announced her run for the Second Congressional District.

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  3. Rocky Mount Deltas celebrate Founders DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is commemorating the founding of the sorority on Jan. 13, 1913 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has been dedicated to developing and enhancing a program of community service in the Edgecombe and Nash communities. The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. was founded on Jan. 13, 1913.

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  4. Love blooms at the Hall of FameRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    It is a 2017 Edgecombe County love story worthy of the Twin County Hall of Fame, where this love was born. Last week, Tony Williams, a resident of the Edgecombe County side of Rocky Mount, and Rosa Joyner Steele, a Tarboro resident, could be seen dancing cheek-to-cheek at the Milton Bullock sing-a-long event at the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Train Station where the Twin County Hall of Fame Museum is housed.

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  5. Colin Campbell: Can small towns find a way to grow in N.C.?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Between July 2016 and July of this year, North Carolina added enough people to its population to build a new city the size of Wilmington - an increase of 116,730 people that makes us one of the faster-growing states in the country, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau numbers. Our state is projected to have 10.6 million residents in 2020, up from 10.3 million this year.

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  6. Church group completes blood driveRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Medical Emergency Response Team at Word Tabernacle Church recently completed its third blood drive at The Impact Center at 821 Word Plaza. Frequently, the team collaborates with the American Red Cross Blood Bank in Greenville to help supply blood for medical purposes.

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  7. Long effort pays off for megasiteRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 24 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The recent milestone announcement of Chinese tire manufacturer Triangle Tire Co. bringing 800 jobs and nearly $580 million in investment to the Kingsboro megasite was the accomplishment of years of development and recruitment efforts by local officials and economic developers to finally land a major firm at the 1,449-acre site that was created to lure a large manufacturer to Edgecombe County.

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  8. Former champion kickboxer behind bars againRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 24 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    On Nov. 10, 1984, Greenville resident Curtis "Cowboy" Crandall won the Men's Super Light Heavyweight Kickboxing Championship of the World at the Reno MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. He went to parties with celebrities like actor Burt Reynolds and wrestlers Dusty Rhodes and Ric Flair, and maybe could have had a career in movies.

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  9. Cordell appointed to ECC Board of TrusteesRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Timmy L. Cordell is sworn in as a member of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees by Edgecombe County Clerk of Superior Court Carol Allen White. Timmy L. Cordell of Rocky Mount recently was appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees.

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  10. Search under way for missing North Carolina girlRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The FBI has joined the search for a missing 3-year-old North Carolina girl reported abducted from her home as authorities step up efforts to find the child This image released by the FBI shows the seeking information poster for Mariah Woods. Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are combining efforts to find the 3-year-old North Carolina girl missing from her home.

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  11. Event to celebrate rural nursesRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The N.C. Area Health Education Center program is holding a Celebration of Rural Nurses on Friday and is inviting all nurses in the area to attend. The event will be held from roughly 8 a.m to 5 p.m. on Friday on the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College.The event is designed to provide nurses in Edgecombe County, Nash County and surrounding areas the opportunity for continuing education and professional engagement with other area health care professionals.

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  12. Democrat launches campaign for CongressRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Linda Coleman, former three-term N.C. General Assembly member and lieutenant gubernatorial candidate, is running for the Second Congressional District seat. If she wins the Democratic primary, she will challenge GOP incumbent George Holding in 2018.

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  13. Fire at Cooke printing facility delays paper deliveryRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Greenville fire fighters hose down remaining hot spots on a semi trailer that caught fire next to the Cooke Communications North Carolina newspaper printing facility. Although the fire did not spread to the facility, smoke from the fire forced the staff to evacuate and caused major delays for the newspapers printed at the facility including; The Daily Reflector, the Rocky Mount Telegram, The Daily Advance, the Wilson Times and the Goldsboro News-Argus.

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  14. New restaurant opens at Mill VillageRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    People familiar and fans of Lou Reda's: An American Table will notice a completely different atmosphere at the recently opened Tap@1918 on the campus of the Rocky Mount Mills. That is what local restaurant partners Lou Reda and Justin Gaines, partners also at Lou Reda's: An American Table, are going for at Tap@1918 that opened on Oct. 30 at 1135 Falls Road.

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  15. Retired cop challenges town councilmanRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    An incumbent looking to retain his seat on the Tarboro Town Council is being challenged by someone with a long history working for the town. Othar Woodard is seeking a second term on the council representing Ward 1. However, Carl Benson, who is running for public office for the first time, said because of some personal issues involving his family that he hasn't been able to put out any signs or done any campaigning.

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  16. Fundraisers aid cancer patientsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The fifth annual Run For Your Life 5K and Fun Run is a Halloween charity race for the Edgecombe Cancer Support Foundation. The race will start at 9 a.m. Oct. 28 in Tarboro.

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  17. Bridal magazine honors Rose HillRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rose Hill Plantation in Nashville was chosen as one of the top 10 most romantic wedding venues in North Carolina in the September issue of Southern Bride & Groom magazine, which is known as the state's leading wedding planning publication for the past 30 years. Walter Marrotta, general manager of Rose Hill since 2010, said he was pleased to learn the recognition the venue received.

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  18. Motorcyclist injured in accidentRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    N.C. Highway Patrol troopers responded to a report of a wreck at 4:08 p.m. on U.S. 64 eastbound near mile marker 486 along with the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office, Tarboro Police Department and Edgecombe County Rescue Squad. Trooper Luke Caskey said the wreck was set off after a car passed a group of motorcyclists.

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  19. Deputy cited in connection to fatal wreckRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    An Edgecombe County deputy who was driving a truck whose trailer was involved in a fatal wreck last month in Edgecombe County has been cited in the case. N.C. Highway Patrol 1st Sgt.

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  20. Improperly secured trailer blamed for fatal wreckRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A fatal wreck that happened earlier this month in Edgecombe County was set off by a trailer that was improperly secured to a truck that was towing it. That is the finding of the N.C. Highway Patrol following an investigation into the Sept.

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