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Thursday, November 15, 2018
Pro-Wrestling

Wrestling set to return to area

November 15, 2018

Get ready for body-slamming action as Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling returns Saturday night to Rocky Mount.

"Night of Champions" at Nash Central High School will feature MACW heavyweight champion Johnny Swinger defending his title against Hurricane Shane Helms.

Swinger has held championship…


Miss North Carolina encourages students

November 14, 2018

Students at Rocky Mount Prep got a special treat on Tuesday when Miss North Carolina spoke to middle and high school students during an opening assembly.

Laura Matrazzo, 2018 Miss North Carolina, spoke to students about the “magic keys to living your life with integrity.”

She…


Comics fans mourn Stan Lee

November 14, 2018

Stan Lee's death has hit local comic book fans pretty hard. The legendary co-creator of Spider-Man, Hulk, the X-Men and many hundreds more Marvel Comics characters died Monday at the age of 95.

With his zest for life and love of the spotlight, it seemed as if Lee would live forever like the…


Beans and Brews to benefit Meals on Wheels

November 14, 2018

Local residents will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of chili as well as local and out-of-town craft beer during a fundraising event to help an organization that addresses senior hunger and isolation in the area.

Meals on Wheels of Rocky Mount will host its fifth annual Beans and Brews…