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November 26, 2017

In a time where communities are more divided than ever, the Harrison Family YMCA is a key resource to bridge gaps, bring people together and strengthen relationships among all, including the youth, adults and seniors who contribute daily to the betterment of our community.

Through the Annual…

November 25, 2017

Edgecombe County Public Schools is continuing the work started last school year by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Equity.

The Blue Ribbon Commission is a diverse group of Edgecombe County stakeholders tasked with leading an ongoing conversation in the community about a collective vision…

November 25, 2017

The Children’s Home Society of North Carolina recently announced a significant expansion of a statewide program to find loving and permanent homes for older children languishing in foster care.

In partnership with the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, its signature program Wendy’s…

November 25, 2017

With the holidays fast approaching, many people are looking forward to a little family time or time away from work.

But for some Edgecombe Community College students, the holiday season is another opportunity to add credit hours to their transcripts.

“For some, the holiday season is a very…


November 24, 2017

Break out the rakes, the city of Rocky Mount is collecting loose leaves through mid-December.

During the popular annual program, crews collect leaves and pine straw every other week on designated north and south routes, said Jonathan Boone, the city's director of Public Works and Water Resources.…


November 23, 2017

The NCC Foundation awarded $262,335 in scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.

Approximately 217 students received scholarships at the 42nd annual Scholarship Awards Program held Nov. 2.

Recalling her experience as a young student, NCC alumna and Foundation Board President Robyn Perkerson said,…


November 22, 2017

The Harrison Family YMCA is offering special pricing on Black Friday.

“This year, the Y is changing the way we think about shopping,” said Alyssa Matthews, marketing and development director at the Harrison Family YMCA. “Consider giving the gift of health this year with the…

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