Sunday, June 16, 2019

Park View nurse alumnae celebrate 105th anniversary

June 16, 2019

The Park View Hospital Nurses’ Alumnae Association recently celebrated its 105th anniversary at a luncheon at The Main Course at Belmont.

More than 50 people attended the event, including 31 former Park View nurses.

Nash Community College nursing instructor Courtney Calhoun was the keynote…

Store offers ‘paw-traits’ for dads

June 15, 2019

A local pet shop that caters primarily to dogs is offering a novel Father’s Day gift for human dads of dogs.

The Muttley Crew pet store in Westridge Village Shopping Center on Sunset Avenue is helping “furkids” make “paw-traits” in honor of Father’s Day.

Some dog…

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…