September 19, 2018

At the time of writing this for publication, Hurricane Florence was literally at our doorstep. Winds were picking up. The outer bands of rains were passing by, and nobody knew what the next few days will have brought to us while you are reading this.

Wifey was pondering throughout the planning,…

Investigators probe fire station blaze

September 18, 2018

MACCLESFIELD — Federal and state investigators combed through rubble Monday at the site where the Macclesfield Volunteer Fire Department’s fire station burned to the ground Sunday.

A blaze broke out at around 9:30 a.m. at 104 South 3rd St. Besides the station, the town's ABC Store…

Credit union awards scholarships to ECC students

September 18, 2018

The State Employees Credit Union Foundation recently awarded nine scholarships to continuing education students at Edgecombe Community College.

Established in 2013, the SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship Program focuses on assisting the needs of North Carolina’s unemployed and…

Gurley Watch: Three touchdowns paces Rams in easy win

September 17, 2018

This is the first segment of Gurley Watch, a quick weekly update on all things Todd Gurley that will run every Tuesday.

Two weeks into the NFL season, two groups of people should be especially proud of Todd Gurley: natives of the Twin Counties, and fantasy football owners who employ the Los Angeles…