September 16, 2020

Whitesboro community members, postal representatives and elected officials cut the ribbon to welcome the community’s new post office Sept. 5.

WHITESBORO - The new Whitesboro Post Office was officially welcomed Sept. 5, with a ribbon-cutting event, attended by postal representatives, elected officials...

August 24, 2019

Saturday Aug 24, 2019 Community Watch Fundraiser at the GHW Memorial Health and Education Center in Bladen County, NC. The event was planned and hosted by the local Community Watch organization led by Mr. Ocie Jones, which is providing security monitoring for the Center, landscaping/lawn care, and o...

November 19, 2017

When good people come together for a common cause, good things happen.

Such was the case in the Farmers Union community and surrounding communities when residents got tired of increasing crimes in the area.

In 2015 the area, including Farmers Union, Welches Creek, St. James and White Marsh, was averag...

September 26, 2016

New Bern, NC: On Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 12 noon, the Historic Dryborough Association will host a free, special exhibit, program, and bus tour that will highlight the extraordinary life of United States Congressman George H. White, Sr. (1852-1918). The event will be held at the New Bern-Craven...

January 11, 2016

On Monday, the Rocky Mount city council passed a resolution declaring January 29 as George H. White Remembrance Day in city of Rocky Mount, joining Town of Tarboro, Edgecombe County and city of Durham in such recognition. January 29 is the anniversary of Congressman White's famous farewell to Congre...

January 31, 2015

Saturday, January 31, 2015

10 AM - 12 PM 

Edgecombe County Administration Building Auditorium 

Tarboro, NC

July 2, 2014

Tickets are available through Wilmington Journal:  910 762 5502  or

George Henry White will be recognized among others at the Wilmington, NC, NAACP sponsored luncheon July 2, 2014.  The luncheon is being planned to honor past and living legends including George Henry White and...

May 12, 2014

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

1201 Fayetteville Street

Durham County Library

February 1, 2014

The Beesley House, Cape May Court House, NJ

January 25, 2014

10:00 AM | Tarboro, NC

November 21, 2013

"The Phoenix Historical Society of Tarboro, NC  November Educational program will feature Dr. James K. Bryant II, author of  "The 36th Infantry United States Colored Troops in the Civil War".  The program is scheduled for Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 7 PM.  The meeting will be held at the Edgecomb...

November 9, 2013

When:        November 9, 2013 at 3:00 PM

What:         First North Carolina Regiment, Colored Volunteers (NCCV)

North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Unveiling Ceremony

Where:       Academy Green on Hancock & New Streets in New Bern, N...

September 14, 2013

September 14, 2013 - 12:00 - 2:00 PM

George Henry White Program at Ebenezer Church, New Bern, NC

Special Presentation by Ben Justesen: "George Henry White: The Man and the Message"

September 1, 2013

In the fall of 2013, New Bern’s historic Ebenezer Presbyterian Church plans to honor one of its founding elders with a weekend of special events, including a lecture and the showing of the 2012 documentary film, George Henry White: American Phoenix.  The plans are being coordinated by the Rev. Rober...

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