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  1. Event commemorates anniversary of sanitation workers strikeRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 27 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... serving as first chairman of the Black Workers For Justice, Evans was also leader in the Bloomer Hill Community of Whitakers. Green is recognized as Rocky Mount and Edgecombe County's foremost champion of civil rights, workers rights and welfare ...

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  2. October 24, 2018 ] Junior Livestock Sale of Champions draws record $190,000 AgricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Hunter McMillen of Grandy Tractor Supply Company also purchased the reserve champion lamb, shown by Caley Mayo of Whitakers for $7,000. Farm Bureau Insurance purchased the Got to Be NC Junior Market Lamb shown by Cynthia Connolly of Mt. Ulla for ...

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  3. Junior Livestock Sale of Champions draws record $190,000Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | BladenOnline

    ... Hunter McMillan of Grandy. Tractor Supply Company also purchased the reserve champion lamb, shown by Caley Mayo of Whitakers for $7,000. Farm Bureau Insurance purchased the Got to Be NC Junior Market Lamb shown by Cynthia Connolly of Mt. Ulla for ...

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  4. Bullock resigns as Bailey police chief for new jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Spring Hope Enterprise

    ... Office, N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement, Durham County ABC board and has held assistant police chief posts in Whitakers and Enfield police departments. In addition to his law enforcement career, Bullock also has worked as a conductor for the Norfolk ...

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  5. Local soldier's remains return from North KoreaRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The remains of a Nash County soldier killed during the Korean War are now in Hawaii and soon will be returned home. Pfc. William H. Jones has a memorial stone in the cemetery at Swift Creek Church in Whitakers, but his body has been in North Korea for nearly 70 years.

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  6. Meetings to discuss new schoolRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18 in the media center of Swift Creek Elementary School at 2420 Swift Creek School Road in Whitakers. The second meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 2 in the media center of Cedar Grove Elementary School at 8967 Cedar ...

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  7. Whitakers names first black female police chiefRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Lynette Clements, 47, was sworn in as the new police chief during a Whitakers Town Council meeting. Clements became the first black female police chief in the small town that's in both Nash and Edgecombe counties.

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  8. Gas prices expected to riseRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... price for regular unleaded in the Twin Counties was $2.99 a gallon at the BP convenience store at 8532 N.C. 33 in Whitakers. "You can see that the prices are all over the place like a roller coaster," Wright said. "You can go to one pump on one ...

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  9. Golf courses face uncertain futureRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... Davis said that golf has had its challenges in the region during the past 10 years. Hickory Meadows golf course in Whitakers shut down in 2012, and the owner of the 56-year-old Happy Valley golf course in Wilson announced that it will be closing at ...

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  10. Red Cross calls for donors amid emergency blood shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Spring Hope Enterprise

    ... Credit Union, 1201 Eastern Ave. Red Oak July 11 - 2-7 p.m., Red Oak Volunteer Fire Department, 7951 Red Oak Blvd. WHITAKERS July 11 - 12:30-5 p.m., Whitakers Volunteer Fire Department, 104 SW Railroad St. ROCKY MOUNT July 18 - 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 ...

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  11. The Blotter: Wendy Don't PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Creative Loafing

    ... with a crime yourself. Although it's unclear whether that's what happened in this specific incident, one man from Whitakers learned how CMPD doesn't have much sympathy for folks who leave their car running while they run inside. The man told police ...

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  12. Notice of foreclosure saleRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | Spring Hope Enterprise

    NORTH CAROLINA NASH COUNTY Special Proceedings No. 18 SP 108 Substitute Trustee: Philip A. Glass NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Date of Sale: July 5, 2018 Time of Sale: 3:30 p.m. Place of Sale: Nash County Courthouse Description of Property: See Attached Description Record Owners: Heirs of Jeremy K. Brock Address of Property: 10255 Griffin Farm Road, Whitakers, NC 27891 Deed of Trust: Book : 2811 Page: 419 Dated: February 5, 2016 Grantors: Jeremy K. Brock Original Beneficiary: State Employees' Credit Union CONDITIONS OF SALE: Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-five Cents per One Hundred Dollars required by N.C.G.S. A 7A- 308 .

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  13. Local veteran/law enforcement officer receives ministry degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Vance County Sheriff's Office. He has also served in law enforcement with the Warren County Sheriff's Office, the Whitakers Police Department, the Norlina Police Department and the Vance-Granville Community College Police Department.

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  14. Warren County High School hosts leadership retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Warren County High School held its first Leadership Retreat May 31-June 1 at the Franklinton Center at Bricks in Whitakers to chart a course for the upcoming school year. Standing, from left, are Paul Plummer, dean of students; Pam Jordan, business teacher; Valeria Rodriguez, Spanish teacher; Viola Gilbert, guidance counselor; Lakola Andrews, school social worker; Kelsie Saunders, exceptional children's resource teacher; LaAlice Hopkins, principal; Joseph Kanyike, math teacher; sitting, from left, are Simonae Williams, history teacher; Kiara Bryant, CIS coordinator; Crystal Boyd, media coordinator; and Coral Mullen, science teacher.

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  15. Salvation Army leaders to move onRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... have received a new appointment to be the new corps officers for the Salvation Army in Clarksville, Tenn. The Whitakers said they will start their new assignment on June 25. The Whitakers' last day of service at the Salvation Army of Rocky Mount ...

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  16. Inmates accused of smuggling contrabandRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Authorities accuse a Whitakers women of recently trying to smuggle drugs as an entering inmate into the Edgecombe County Detention Center. Tiffany Michelle Cole, 40, was sentenced to serve 24 months of incarceration for larceny, forgery and probation violations.

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  17. Colts stick to plan by beefing up offensive, defensive linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Tyquan Lewis, right, a defensive end from Ohio State, sits beside his mother, Tyronda Whitakers, as he takes a phone call Friday, April 27, 2018, in Pinetops, N.C. The Indianapolis Colts selected Lewis in the second round of the NFL football draft. Joseph Addai, left, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, announce Auburn's Braden Smith as as a selection by the Indianapolis Colts during the second round of the football league's draft Friday, April 27, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.

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  18. Colts stick to plan by beefing up offensive, defensive linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | USA Today

    Colts stick to plan by beefing up offensive, defensive lines The Indianapolis Colts finally gave Andrew Luck some new options on the final day of the NFL draft Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2r6MMWy Tyquan Lewis, right, a defensive end from Ohio State, sits beside his mother, Tyronda Whitakers, as he takes a phone call Friday, April 27, 2018, in Pinetops, N.C. The Indianapolis Colts selected Lewis in the second round of the NFL football draft. Along the way, Ballard found more protection for injured quarterback Andrew Luck, new and perhaps better pieces to fit the Colts' revamped defense and finally some skill players to lower the burden on Luck.

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  19. Second person dies from Gaston wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... she served in Sunday school, the nursery and Bible study, according to her obituary. She was the valedictorian of Whitakers High School in 1959 and then graduated from Evans Business School. She worked for various companies including Public Service ...

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  20. Teamsters: Cummins Workers Across America Remember Dr. King, Continue ...Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    CHARLESTON, W.Va: Cummins workers from West Virginia, North Carolina and New York participated in a joint day of action Wednesday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., recognize the 50th anniversary of his assassination and continue his fight for economic justice and affordable health care. Cummins workers in North Carolina, and their union, CAAMWU-UE Local 150, organized the 50th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony at the Bloomer Hill Community Center in Whitakers, with the theme, Health care as a human right.

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