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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Effort honors soldiers lost in Vietnam

May 29, 2017

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how valuable is a photograph of a fallen war hero compared to just a name etched on a memorial wall?

A new Vietnam Memorial under construction in Washington, D.C., will display photos of the fallen along with their names and ranks. The Faces Never Forgotten…


Nash UNC Health Care adding new cancer center

May 28, 2017

A groundbreaking ceremony recently was held for a new cancer center on the campus of Nash UNC Health Care, which will be named after a local athletic legend and cancer survior.

The new 11,000-square-foot UNC Cancer Care at Nash, Danny Talbott Cancer Center is scheduled to be completed in early…


Denton Street Pool hosts opening day

May 28, 2017

After a week of rain in Rocky Mount, the sun was out Saturday for opening day at Denton Street Pool.

“Everyone is having a good time,” said Don Farmer, the pool's assistant manager.

Opening day saw an average crowd of 40 to 50 folks in the first session of the day, said Farmer, who has…


Memorial service to honor fallen heroes

May 28, 2017

Municipal governments in the Twin Counties will be closed on Monday in order to allow area residents to participate in local observances for Memorial Day.

The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and  Edgecombe Counties will be hosting a ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at the Veterans Memorial at Jack…