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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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State’s first lady to speak at local fundraiser

October 23, 2018

North Carolina first lady Kristin Cooper will be speaking at The Empty Chair event that will be hosted Thursday by My Sister’s House of Nash and Edgecombe Counties.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Mobley Atrium of the Thomas S. Fleming Center on the Tarboro campus of…


Ex-deputy aims to work with kids

October 22, 2018

When middle-aged men look for a new career after years of serving in the military or law enforcement, they don’t usually decide to become a pre-school teacher.

But Theodore Hinton Jr. did. 

Hinton, 57, grew up in New York City and moved with his family to Rocky Mount when he was a…


Event Center set for grand opening

October 22, 2018

The Rocky Mount Event Center will host its grand opening at 4 p.m. Thursday.

The event will feature some of the first tours of the facility along with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony and performances by The Tams, Deep Fried Funk and a free concert by George…


Nash UNC awards nursing scholarships

October 22, 2018

Nash UNC Health Care offered scholarships to 18 students who are pursuing nursing degrees during its second annual Nurse Scholars Signing Day event.

The scholarship recipients, all of whom are attending either Nash Community College or Edgecombe Community College, took part in a Signing…