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Sunday, May 19, 2019
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Event Center to host Father’s Day brunch

May 18, 2019

The Rocky Mount Event Center will host its first Father’s Day Brunch with Celebrity Chef Rome.

The Father’s Day Jazz Brunch will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 in the Edgecombe Banquet Room. The event will take everyone on a culinary adventure as Jerome Brown, commonly…


Lawmaker visits elementary school

May 18, 2019

State Rep. James Gailliard visited Winstead Elementary School on Friday to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

Gailliard, D-Nash, met with teachers to thank them for their ongoing commitment to their students and their willingness to ensure equitable education for every child.

“I am…


Herbal remedies shop set to open

May 17, 2019

Dylan Dieterle said he wants people to be able to take advantage of the medicinal benefits of marijuana without catching a buzz and ending up stoned.

Dieterle, 25, is manager of Delightful Herbal Health, which is going to be located at 600 N. Grace St., Suite C, just northwest of downtown.

Dieterle…


New restaurants to open in city

May 16, 2019

Three restaurant chains have plans on file with Rocky Mount city officials stating they want to build locations on the northeast side of the Wesleyan Boulevard-Sunset Avenue interchange.

Representatives of Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Panera Bread and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen have…