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December 10, 2017

Families, school leaders, special needs advocates and state officials gathered recently for a trio of public information sessions across North Carolina regarding the new state-sponsored Education Savings Accounts.

ESAs are designed to provide $9,000 in state funds to offset educational expenses for…

December 10, 2017

The members of the Wilson-Rocky Mount-Tarboro Chapter of The Links, Incorporated recently hosted their fifth Biennial White Rose Luncheon at the Greenville Hilton in Greenville.

The theme for the occasion was a “Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show.”

The Wilson-Rocky Mount-Tarboro…


December 09, 2017

Volunteers from the Upper Eastern NC Area Team are celebrating the collection of 22,600 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they are loved and not forgotten.

The Upper Eastern NC Area Team is now thanking the Rocky Mount community for its generous contributions already…

December 09, 2017

Bailey Elementary School recently partnered with the Kramden Institute of Durham and Southern Bank to give home computers to 60 students.

Kramden Institute is an organization that seeks to provide technology tools and training in order to bridge the digital divide. Through the Kramden Tech Scholars…

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December 08, 2017

The Lakeside Chancel Choir along with soloists, strings from the N.C. Symphony, harp and organ will perform Camille Saint Saens Christmas Oratorio at 11 a.m. Sunday at Lakeside Baptist Church.

Camille Saint Saens's Oratorio de Noel, also known as Christmas Oratorio, is a pastoral work, devotional…

December 08, 2017

The town of Pinetops has gotten into the holiday spirit 

The town recently held its 43rd annual Christmas Parade. Officials said the parade consisted of several school marching bands as well as elected officials and residents coming down the street in the parade in Sudan mini-trucks, cars and…


December 07, 2017

Art students from across the Edgecombe County Public Schools district were recently honored at the Central Services Arts Gallery Reception in the Mobley Atrium at Edgecombe Community College.

Art teachers selected one piece of artwork from each school created during the school year to showcase. The…

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December 06, 2017

A pair of experts will present a seminar about the microbrewery business Thursday at the Rocky Mount Mills.

“The Business of Craft Beer: Building a Successful Microbrewery” is scheduled to run from 6 -9 p.m. in the NCC 360 Brew Classroom next to Ramblers Bottle Shop.


December 06, 2017

Every year, the N.C. School Boards Association challenges North Carolina public high schools across the state to explain what they think is super about public schools by holding a video contest.

This year, Nash Central High School and Southern Nash High School were chosen as two of the top…


December 05, 2017

Edgecombe County Health Department employees recently completed an eight-week Regional Walking Challenge — a competition to see who could walk the farthest out of 42 teams from several different counties: Dare, Edgecombe, Martin, Tyrell, Washington and the Albemarle Region.

Regionally, Dare…

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