Patrick G. “Duke” Conover has been named managing editor at The Daily Herald in an announcement by Publisher Titus Workman. “I’m pleased to have Duke assume leadership of our news team,” Workman said. “He’s a talented journalist with three decades of experience as a writer, reporter, researcher and editor.” The 56-year-old Conover comes to The Daily Herald after serving as the regional editor for Paddock Publishing in Southern [...]
The Daily Herald in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. is having a week-long celebration to commemorate its 100-year anniversary.
Several textile mills had stable operations in the area creating an impetus for long-term development. In 17 years since the founding of the town, it had grown to a population of more than 2,000. Even the nearby village of Rosemary had seen growth around its Rosemary Mill. Roanoke Rapids boasted numerous stores downtown and a new city hospital on Hamilton Street. J.T. Stainback, believing the progressive community needed [...]
The Daily Herald’s advertising department was awarded 20 prestigious state awards on Thursday night in Chapel Hill. The Daily Herald won first-, second- and third-place state awards in the 2013 North Carolina Press Association’s Division D category, which is for daily newspapers under 12,500 circulation. The Daily Herald was named the top newspaper in its division, as it accumulated the most points in the regular contest categories. Rhonda [...]