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Saturday, June 15, 2019
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New center offers support services

June 14, 2019

Keisha Spivey knows quite well the plight of the less fortunate in the Twin Counties.

And Spivey and a small group of volunteers at a Rocky Mount faith-based nonprofit group are working to help them return to normal lives.

Spivey co-founded the Ripple Effects empowerment center, which opened a…


Summer Reading Program set to launch

June 14, 2019

Braswell Memorial Library will kick off this year’s Summer Reading Program with plenty of action from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Friday on the library’s back lawn.

This annual signature event will feature a variety of carnival-style games, activities and entertainment by balloon artists and…


Students explore veterinary careers

June 13, 2019

Two dozen middle school students are attending the NCSU-CVM Summer Veterinary Camp this week at the Gateway Technology Center at N.C. Wesleyan College, exploring different aspects of what it means to be a veterinarian.

Emery Polk, 10, wants to pursue a veterinary career working with large animals…


Camp teaches problem-solving skills to kids

June 12, 2019

There is a large gathering of scientists and inventors at Faith Christian School this week — and they all are age 12 and under.

Faith Christian School is one of three local sites for Camp Invention, a nationally recognized STEM program that offers a four-day summer day camp for elementary-…