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Monday, April 22, 2019
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Scholarship fundraising drive nears end

April 21, 2019

Kevin Jones is feeling hopeful.

The Bulldog Alumni Club Scholarship fund drive is in full swing, with a little over a week to finish gathering donations for local scholarships.

“Last year we gave out 14 $1,000 scholarships, so this year our goal is to do at least one better and give out 15 or…


Storm knocks down trees, power lines

April 20, 2019

A possible tornado hit the Twin Counties late Friday during a raucous thunderstorm that left a demolished mobile home, downed trees and power outages in its wake, according to local officials and the National Weather Service.

Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson said while property was damaged,…


Grant to aid Parkinson’s patients

April 20, 2019

Nash UNC Health Care is expanding its range of treatments for Parkinson’s disease after receiving its third community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Elaine Weisner, a physical therapist and the clinical coordinator of rehabilitation services at Nash Day Hospital, announced the…


Mills set to open tiny house hotel

April 19, 2019

A unique approach to future lodging is quickly taking shape at Rocky Mount Mills as evidenced by 20 small structures of various colors and designs in the wooded area on the south side of East Elm Street.

Called River and Twine, the idea is to have a tiny house hotel as an option for guests to spend…