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Angela Bryant was one of four black children who integrated Edwards Junior High School in 1963. She was granddaughter of Wright Parker and Nannie Barnes Parker, who owned Wright's Chick Shack, a restaurant and motel on Hwy. 301. Bryant left for UNC-Chapel Hill in 1969. earning her bachelor's degree in Math and Law. After college she returned to Rocky Mount and helped develop Wright's Center, an adult day care facility in the old Chick Shack building. In 2003, voters elected Bryant to the Rocky Mount City Council, which became the first African-American majority City Council. She was then elected to the NC House District 7 seat in 2007. She then served as State Senator from District 4 from 2012 to 2018. In 2018, Bryant was appointed to a four year term to serve as a State commissioner of Post Release and Parole Supervision.
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This article features Edith Holmes Freeman Seiling of Gates County, NC, born in 1919. She worked as the first attendance supervisor for Gates County Schools. Contributing to all aspects of life in Gates County, 'Miss Edith,' was an artist, a historian, president of Gates County Historical Association, the author of several genealogy books. She wrote the history of the Reynoldson Baptist Church. She even ziplined and rode a motorcycle for the first time at age 95 and she works out three days a week at the Whaleyville Community Center.
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This article features Sharon Slade a retired educator. She began her teaching career at Mattamuskeet High School in Swan Quarter, Hyde County. She taught several classes such as Family Consumer Science, Information Highway, Occupational Exploration, Foods 1 and 2, Teen Living, Parenting and Child Development, Interior Design and Biotechnology. She also fluctuated between CTE classes and managing Child Nutrition at the school's cafeteria. Even after retiring, she still does substitute teaching at Mattamuskeet Early College High School.
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This article features Dr. Valerie Bridges, Superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools. She was the first female Superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools.
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39923
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This article features Charlotte Griffin, Mayor of Bear Grass, NC since 2003. She is involved in numerous organizations and is a member of Macedonia Christian Church.
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Gennia Wetherington, former ECU Coach, owns and operates the 'Down on Main Street' restaurant in Washington, NC. Her husband, Glenn Wetherington opened 'Nauti Life,' a nautical themed store in Washington, NC.
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39927
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This article features Loria Williams, Hertford County Manager. She used to be the Warren County manager until she came to Hertford County in 2005.
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39926
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This article features Joella Turner Brown, Athletic Director of Northeast Academy, Northampton County, NC.
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39933
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This article features 12 women from North Carolina being: Virginia Dare; Cornelia Phillips Spencer; Dolly Payne Madison; Charlotte Hawkins Brown; Marie Watters Coleman; Katie G. Dorsett; Nina Simone; Sarah Parker; Mary Elizabeth Alexander Hanford Dole; Patricia 'Pat' Timmons-Goodson; Beverly Marlene Moore Perdue; Jennifer Pharr Davis
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This article features Janie Spencer, a member of the Tyrrell County Board of Education. Spencer is the executive director of the Tyrrell County Inner Banks Hotline, operated 'Support Our Students,' a tutoring and incentive program and received several distinguished service awards.
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This article features Bobby Parker, former math teacher at Aulander Elementary School and later member of Bertie County School Office administrative team. She created the first 'Relay For Life' event in North Carolina in Bertie County. She also is a Aulander Town Commissioner.
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This article features Kay Overton, executive director of the Tyrrell-Washington Partnership for Children.
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39932
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This article features Elizabeth Conwell Robinson, Halifax County Real Estate Agent of historic properties around Roanoke Rapids.
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39941
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The article gives the background of how E. T. Taylor, of Farm Life, NC, created the outdoor drama 'The Message of Easter. The outdoor drama is located beside Piney Grove Baptist church in the Farm Life community of Martin County.'
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This feature on Hillsborough, NC includes such restaurants as 'La Place,' Hillsborough's neighborhood kitchen; 'Antonia's,' authentic Italian restaurant on North Churchton Street; and the 'Colonial Inn' which closed in 2000. They also talk about the Riverwalk Greenway along the Eno, the Ayr Mount historic house museum and the Hillsborough Antique Mall.