Sunday, September 22, 2019

Walk for Life adds new 5K run

September 22, 2019

The Your Choice Resource Center’s annual Walk for Life held on Saturday had two new features this year: a new event and a new location.

The event is usually held at Englewood Park, but this year the walk was held at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex to help accommodate the new 5K run that was…

New charter school aims to open in city

September 22, 2019

A new charter school may be on the horizon for the Twin Counties as soon as next year.

According to information recently released by the state Department of Public Instruction, a new charter school called New Generation Charter Academy hopes to open in Edgecombe County in the fall of 2020.


Council candidates pledge accessibility

September 21, 2019

One of the candidates for a position on the Rocky Mount City Council said he is going to have a “boots on the ground approach” in terms of being available to constituents if elected on Oct. 8.

Tarrick Pittman, who is running in Ward 1, and all of the rest of the council candidates…

Public offers input on superintendent search

September 21, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education hosted the first of two public forums Thursday night to seek input about the qualities community and staff members want in the next superintendent of the school district.

The event was held in the media center of Southern Nash High School. The forum was…