Sunday, December 4, 2016

Retail sales increase across area

December 04, 2016

A positive sign of growth for the local economy was the recent report of increases in retail sales in the Twin Counties.

Alan Matthews, director of business recruitment at the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with city of Rocky Mount, said the N.C. Department of Revenue reported…

Students serve hot dogs to officers

December 03, 2016

Eighth-graders at Rocky Mount Academy spent time thanking local law enforcement officers Friday as they held a Hot Dog Hangout event during lunch.

Roughly 30 officers from the Rocky Mount Police Department and the Nash County Sheriff’s Office came to the event to munch on chili dogs and…

Talks target downtown revitalization

December 03, 2016

Local residents got to share their thoughts on what they feel will help downtown Rocky Mount grow during a special event Friday.

Ratio Design hosted an Open House on Friday night at the former site of Milton and Miles inside the Imperial Centre.  

The company was hired by the city of Rocky…

Wesleyan welcomes holiday season

December 02, 2016

The campus of N.C. Wesleyan College glowed with holiday lights Thursday as the college launched the Christmas season.

As a preview to the annual Christmas play, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Wesleyan hosted a family-friendly holiday event featuring a live nativity scene…