September 16, 2018

As I write this column, Hurricane Florence is about 600 miles off the coast of North Carolina.

The monster storm is drilling toward our coastline, packing 140 mph winds. We are braced for the worst, hoping for the best.

The storm system is forecast to linger over the state through the weekend, and…

Ginny Mohrbutter: United We Grow

September 02, 2018

United Way wishes you a happy Labor Day tomorrow.

The first Monday of each September, we stop and celebrate the contributions that workers have made in their respective jobs to build the strength and prosperity of our nation and local communities. For United Way, our local workforce and the many…

Kelley Deal: NCC brewing program taps new instructors

August 26, 2018

Nash Community College’s Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation program, now in its third year, is still among only a few community college programs of its kind in North Carolina.

The degree program came to the Twin Counties on the cusp of revitalization efforts at Rocky Mount Mills. NCC…

Catherine Roche: Library teams up with local schools

August 19, 2018

Braswell Memorial Library and the other public libraries in Nash County have teamed up with Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools to insure that every student enrolled in the school district automatically has access to public library resources via a Student Access Library Card.

The vision for this…