Sunday, August 18, 2019

Classes begin at some area schools

August 17, 2019

While most traditional public school students in the Twin Counties will be starting school in a little over a week, many schools in the area already have started classes.

School starts on Aug. 26 for traditional public school students because that is the earliest date the N.C. General Assembly will…

Mayoral candidates address gentrification

August 17, 2019

Three candidates seeking to be Rocky Mount’s next chief executive faced extensive questions Thursday during a debate at Benvenue Country Club.

One of them included what they would do about the threat of gentrification that low-income and African-American communities feel is happening in and…

NCC appoints new president

August 16, 2019

The Nash Community College Board of Trustees met Friday to give final approval to the selection of Lew Hunnicutt as the fifth president to serve at the college in its more than 50-year history.

Members of the board met in closed session Friday morning to await final approval from the State Board of…

Mayoral hopefuls outline views

August 16, 2019

Three candidates for mayor who participated in a debate on Thursday afternoon all made clear crime is of the utmost concern in Rocky Mount.

Robert Lee Alston, Kevin Jones and Sandy Roberson appeared at a gathering sponsored by the local Kiwanis Club and television station WHIG at Benvenue Country…