Friday, April 26, 2019
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Green to headline Juneteenth

April 26, 2019

R&B artist Vivian Green is set to headline this year's Juneteenth Festival.

Green, a national recording artist, has released six albums since her 2003 debut. Her hits include “Emotional Rollercoaster,” “Get Right Back to My Baby” and “I Don’t Know.…

Summer music series to launch at mills

April 26, 2019

The Rocky Mount Mills in association with Schoolkids Records and the N.C. Arts Council is set to launch the 2019 Mill Music Sessions summer concert series.

Now in its third year, the Mill Music Sessions aim to bring visitors and local residents to the Rocky Mount Mills campus. New this…

Ceremony launches new rail hub

April 25, 2019

With the turning of dirt Wednesday afternoon at N.C. Wesleyan College, Gov. Roy Cooper and fellow officials ceremonially began construction of the future CSX intermodal rail facility along U.S. 301.

Cooper told the gathering he and his team are not going to be content with one such event.

U.S. Rep.…

United Way honors supporters

April 25, 2019

The United Way Tar River Region celebrated with community partners and contributors on Wednesday during the 12th annual Community Champions’ Luncheon at the Dunn Center at N.C. Wesleyan College.

Dr. Haywood Parker, president and chairman of the United Way Tar River Board of Directors,…