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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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Lawmaker to host town hall meetings

September 18, 2019

State Rep. James Gailliard, D-Nash, will be holding a series of three upcoming town hall meetings in Nash County to connect with members of the community.

“When I was elected, I made a commitment to my constituents that I would hold town hall meetings to stay in touch. I committed to holding…


Improved school scores celebrated

September 17, 2019

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools is celebrating some of the success stories that emerged in this year’s school data despite its current standing as a low-performing school district.

One of the notable successes was Coopers Elementary School in Elm City. The school earned a B rating this year…


Girl rises above medical challenges

September 16, 2019

Lara Brooks is going to turn 4 on Tuesday, but a birthday party was held in advance in her honor on Saturday at the Red Budd Holy Church southwest of downtown Rocky Mount.

Brooks and her mother, Rose Whitaker, are members of the church. The weekend event, prior to the serving of food and treats,…


Sports medicine program to aid student athletes

September 16, 2019

Nash UNC Health Care, Carolina Regional Orthopaedics and UNC Orthopedics at Nash have teamed up to offer a sports medicine program for student athletes at Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools.

“The Nash UNC Health Care Sports Medicine Program is a collaboration of our community hospital and…