October 22, 2017

Local officials, Edgecombe County residents and other stakeholders joined Edgecombe Community College students, employees and retirees Oct. 2-6 to celebrate the college’s 50th anniversary.

The institution was founded Oct. 5, 1967. Tied to the theme “Giving Our Community an Edge for 50…

Rochelle Small-Toney: Event Center to benefit city

October 15, 2017

When I first read about the Rocky Mount Event Center project, I was excited.

It has been proven in many communities that sporting events in the downtown area are a draw for locals and visitors. My excitement continues as I watch the daily construction progress of what will become a major attraction…

Ginny Mohrbutter: Needs remain from Matthew

October 08, 2017

As we are in the heart of hurricane season, it is a good time to remember that our community is still working toward long-term recovery from Matthew, which hit this time last year.

The immediate needs of our local citizens were tremendous and so many individuals and groups stepped up to help…

Cornelia McGee: Big Sweep aims to clean up community

October 01, 2017

Have you ever wondered how you can make a difference here in our community?

The Twin Counties Big Sweep Challenge has the answer for you. Keep America Beautiful of Nash & Edgecombe Counties wants you to bring a couple of your friends on Oct. 7 for the Twin Counties Big Sweep Challenge.

The more…