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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Police, deputies receive outpouring of support

July 26, 2016

Pizzas. Goody bags filled with cookies. Random words of thanks from complete strangers.

Those are just some of the expressions of support area police and sheriff’s departments have received from citizens in recent weeks following the fatal shootings of police officers in Dallas, Texas, and…


Teacher shortages, growing enrollment test public schools

July 24, 2016

North Carolina is facing critical teacher shortages while more students are swelling the public school system, one of the state's top education policy experts told local educators and public officials last week.


EC business leaders welcome Chamber's Hindenach

July 24, 2016

Local Education Foundation Director Molly Williams Brite doesn't yet have Mike Hindenach's number on her cell phone speed dial, but she said, "It won't take long."


Area college-bound students get ready for dorm life

July 24, 2016

Mylie Moniz of Moyock will be going to East Carolina University a little more prepared than she did her first year in college.