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July 08, 2018

The Rocky Mount Academy Jr. Historians received the 2018 Chapter of the Year award this spring at the 2018 Tar Heel Junior Historian Association Annual Convention at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.

Nearly 450 students, advisers and parents from across North Carolina gathered for the all-day…

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July 07, 2018

Nash Community College recently held orientation to welcome its student ambassadors for the 2018-19 academic year.

Students are selected for the program based on application, letters of recommendation and an interview. They must be enrolled at Nash Community College as a full-time student, maintain…


July 06, 2018

Dr. Thom Rainer, CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources and author of more than two dozen books, will be the keynote speaker at the ReNew 18 Pastors Conference on Oct. 18 at N.C. Wesleyan College.

“Two thirds of churches in America are stagnant or shrinking while millions of people, who need to…

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July 05, 2018

It’s July, which means the Rocky Mount Rockets track and field team is again sending its runners to a national stage.

This time, after the regional meet in Greensboro from July 22-29, the team will be making its way to Des Moines, Iowa for the National Junior Olympic Track & Field…

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July 05, 2018

Monika Sutherland Fleming recently was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Gov. Roy Cooper.

This award, the highest honor bestowed upon a private citizen in North Carolina, recognized her 37 years of service as an educator at Edgecombe Community College and her dedicated efforts as an…


July 04, 2018

Edgecombe Community College graduated 10 cadets from its Fifth Basic Academy for Basic Law Enforcement Training on June 19.

The graduation ceremony for Kydeem Vaughan, Stephen Odom, Shavon Shaw, Cortney Skorupa, Kensley Smith, Angel Rodriguez Jr., Alejandra Hernandez, Brian Alston, Qutrice Davis…


July 03, 2018

Nash Community College has been awarded $75,000 by Duke Energy Foundation to support the Eighth to Associate Degree program and $5,000 for student scholarships.

With the support, NCC will increase the number of STEM summer camps for eighth-grade through second-year college students to encourage…


July 02, 2018

The path for local Little League teams toward a possible deep run will continue this week at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex.

The District 4 Tournament, which began July 2, will take place here until July 7, and features teams from Rocky Mount, Newport, Havelock, Morehead City and Greenville.


July 02, 2018

Nash UNC Health Care was one of only 37 hospitals nationwide to receive The American College of Cardiology’s ACTION Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2018. This award recognizes commitment to and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients as…


July 01, 2018

A new local church is taking its outreach to another level by making initial contact with residents and conducting Community Needs Assessment Surveys.

Members of War House International Outreach Ministries assembled on June 16 at 855 Mitchell St. to make last-minute preparations to implement plans…

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