The Friends of Ruffin McNeill Foundation Presents Honorary Reception & Silent Auction

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Sports: East Carolina beats North Carolina 70-41 – ABC 11

Princeville NC: Princeville ‘Fun Day’ a positive intervention – Daily Southerner

PRINCEVILLE — PRINCEVILLE — In hopes of uniting the town, four East Carolina University students are sponsoring a Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Princeville Museum.
The sponsorship is part of ECU’s social work curriculum Community Intervention Progam for seniors Tracy Hyde of Tarboro, Tim Barnes of Elm City, Daniel Joyner of Rocky Mount and Asia Joyner of Greenville.

"We felt that a day of positive activities for community members would help bring back the sense of belonging and cohesion to the town," Hyde said. "Also, we chose to have the event at the Princeville Museum located in the old town hall.

We hope this will offer a chance for people to learn and understand the historic value that the town of Princeville has to offer. We are really looking forward to hosting this event and hope for a great turn out. Our goal is to bring the community back together and perserve the town’s history." (More)

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Update: Long wait for Obama tickets – The Reflector

Hundreds lined up this morning for the distribution of tickets to attend the Michelle Obama rally in Greenville on Wednesday, some waiting for hours.

A line of 200-300 people was at the Organizing for America office, 214 A E. Arlington Blvd. at 9:45 a.m. to secure the free tickets for the rally to re-elect President Barack Obama. Reports from the scene indicated the line stretched for a 10th of a mile. (More)

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Sherrod living his dream – Source: The Daily Southerner

TARBORO — Jontae Sherrod was all smiles while the East Carolina University basketball public announcer listed his career stats as a Pirate during senior night on March 2 at Minges Coliseum during the senior’s last home game. Perhaps Sherrod was smiling because he realized that he had lived one of his childhood dreams of playing basketball in college. (Read more)