June 16, 2019

June 21 marks the start of summer, and it also marks a time when citizens and visitors can really enjoy what Rocky Mount has to offer, including summer camps, Denton Street Pool, Sunset Spray Park, Tar River Paddle trail, events and much more.

Registration is still being accepted for the Rocky…

Henrietta Zalkind: Put focus on child's first three years of life

June 02, 2019

Thank you to all who helped the Down East Partnership for Children celebrate 25 years of service to the Twin Counties this year.

Over 25 years, one generation was launched and it is now time to keep our eyes on our new babies as we launch the next generation.

Why is it so important to focus on a…

Catherine Roche: Library set for busy summer

May 19, 2019

Braswell Memorial Library is gearing up for summer reading and summer learning activities starting in June.

Everyone who works with children knows how important it is to keep them engaged with reading and learning over the summer so that they begin the school year ready to succeed. This year's…

Mary Tom Bass: Class of 2019 graduates from ECC

May 12, 2019

Two hundred and seventy graduates walked across the stage Friday night at Edgecombe Community College’s Commencement exercises.

The event marked the college’s 50th graduating class. The first graduating class in 1969 had fewer than 30 members.

Though they all did not participate in…