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August 21, 2019

When Home Depot closed its Rocky Mount store in 2011, it was not initially on the Rev. James Gailliard’s or the Board of Directors’ radar to become the current home of The Impact Center/Word Tabernacle Church.

In 2014, the church began considering the property and eventually pursued the…


August 20, 2019

Thirteen Girl Scouts who live in the area and some of their mothers hugged and laughed and cried as they reminisced over pictures of their past together during a recent reunion in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Watkins.

They made a story book history in the 1970s. Children were different in the…


August 19, 2019

Janey Richardson, 70, of Castalia, said there is nothing more scary than feeling like you can’t breathe.

Richardson said she experiences a sense of helplessness when she is trying to take a deep breath and her body will not cooperate.

“It’s a terrible feeling and I wouldn’t…


August 17, 2019

Mu Chapter members of NC-State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently attended the NC-State Convention.

Tobey Worthington accepted the Communications Excellence Award and was installed as 1st vice president of NC-State DKG for 2019-21; Margie Parker Brantley accepted…


August 17, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education is seeking a new chief communications officer in the wake of the resignation of Patricia Hollingsworth.

Hollingsworth has served the Nash-Rocky Mount school district for five years, earning her doctorate degree in educational leadership and administration…

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August 16, 2019

Envolve Benefit Options recently completed its fourth annual Back to School Backpack Drive.

Each backpack was fully stocked with the most common necessities such as a spiral notebook, loose leaf paper, three-ring binder, pack of crayons, glue sticks, highlighters, pack of yellow No. 2 pencils, pack…


August 15, 2019

Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors.

At Naval Education and Training Command, this obligation falls upon hard-charging, Navy professionals who train and mentor the Navy’s future…


August 14, 2019

The Springfield-Leggett Road Neighborhood Association is one of several neighborhood organizations whose purpose is to improve communication between city government and residents.

Among the various projects tackled throughout the year, one annual project stands out for the Springfield-Leggett Road…


August 13, 2019

Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant recently named a classroom in Nash Community College’s new Advanced Manufacturing building.

The instructional space, featuring Cummins’ branding, is utilized by students preparing for various types of work in the advanced manufacturing industry including…


August 11, 2019

Word Tabernacle Church has a passion and dedication for the continued education of the entire being.

With that in mind, the Rev. James Gailliard, senior pastor, commissioned the WTC Ambassador Scholarship seven years ago for graduating high school seniors attending four-year colleges and…

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