June 16, 2019

The Word Tabernacle Church Youth Ministry along with neighboring churches have kicked off summer break by participating in a local program called Team252, which requires a commitment of selflessness.

Team252 is a mission experience organized by the Youth Pastors Coalition that serves the greater…

Foundation Builders Academy hosts fundraising golf tourney

June 14, 2019

Rocky Mount Daycare Foundation Builders Academy Childcare Development Center recently held its first annual Golf Classic at Belmont Lake Golf Club in Rocky Mount.

Approximately $1,600 was raised to support Foundation Builders Academy’s nonprofit affiliate, FD Building Foundations Inc.


Fraternity sponsors oratorical contest

June 13, 2019

The Epsilon Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity hosted its third annual "The Vision of Youth" Oratorical Contest on May 25 at St. A.M.E. Zion Church.

The contest was comprised of nine young men who either attend school in the Nash-Rocky Mount or the Edgecombe County public school…

Lawmaker to host town hall meeting

June 12, 2019

A local lawmaker on Friday is hosting another town hall meeting in Rocky Mount.

State Rep. James Gailliard, D-Nash, is set to hear from local residents about issues that are most important to them, provide updates on actions taken by the legislature and rally support for progressive legislation.…