Saturday, October 21, 2017

Dinner provides funds, fellowship

October 20, 2017

NASHVILLE — The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region held its largest fundraiser event Thursday.

The annual Steak & Burger Dinner held at the Rose Hill Conference Center brought local dignitaries, business and community leaders who operate as donors and sponsors for the local…

Man provides a hand up to others

October 19, 2017

Johnny Cunningham is known in the community for his strong criticism of the Rocky Mount City Council during the public comment portion of monthly council meetings.

Cunningham has repeatedly said city officials aren’t putting enough resources in improving the impoverished neighborhoods in…

Women’s shelter celebrates grant

October 18, 2017

My Sister’s House of North Carolina celebrated a very special occasion Tuesday night at its main office in Rocky Mount.

The center held a reception at its main office at Station Square in Rocky Mount to celebrate a 2017 Domestic Violence Shelter Grant it received from the Mary Kay Foundation.…

Runoff vote officially set for Ward 7

October 18, 2017

Results remain unchanged Tuesday after a canvass of votes in Rocky Mount's municipal election last week.

Lennie Breedlove, candidate for Ward 7 on the City Council, has asked for a runoff since incumbent Councilwoman Chris Miller fell just shy of the needed 50 percent of the total vote.

Miller, in…