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June 14, 2019

Rocky Mount Daycare Foundation Builders Academy Childcare Development Center recently held its first annual Golf Classic at Belmont Lake Golf Club in Rocky Mount.

Approximately $1,600 was raised to support Foundation Builders Academy’s nonprofit affiliate, FD Building Foundations Inc.



June 13, 2019

N.C. Wesleyan College and Wake Technical Community College recently announced a new partnership allowing graduates of Wake Tech’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Health and Fitness to earn a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree from N.C. Wesleyan.

The comprehensive agreement…

June 13, 2019

The Epsilon Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity hosted its third annual "The Vision of Youth" Oratorical Contest on May 25 at St. A.M.E. Zion Church.

The contest was comprised of nine young men who either attend school in the Nash-Rocky Mount or the Edgecombe County public school…


June 12, 2019

A local lawmaker on Friday is hosting another town hall meeting in Rocky Mount.

State Rep. James Gailliard, D-Nash, is set to hear from local residents about issues that are most important to them, provide updates on actions taken by the legislature and rally support for progressive legislation.…

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June 11, 2019

TARBORO — Susan Freeman has bid farewell as the Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce’s executive director to accept a similar position in the far southeastern part of the state.

Freeman has been hired to direct the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce, which is in Shallotte near the…


June 08, 2019

The fifth-grade promotional exercises and awards ceremony at Baskerville Elementary School took place this year the morning of May 23.

It proved to be a tremendous experience from the very beginning to the very end. Using “The Future Is Yours” as the theme for this auspicious event, the…


June 08, 2019

The Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation Department and Braswell Memorial Library on Tuesday will launch Popsicles and Stories in the Park to encourage reading.

The free event will be held at 10 a.m. every other Tuesday through August 20 at various parks throughout the city.

The kickoff event will…

June 07, 2019

The graduates, teachers, family and friends of Phillips High School and Bricks School gathered for their 41st annual school reunion to reminisce and celebrate their history and legacy.

A highlight of the event was to also award scholarships to 10 graduating seniors. The recipients received $2,000…


June 07, 2019

A local faith group and other community organizations is planning a community outreach event this weekend.

Organizers say everyone is invited to the free community event Saturday at the Rocky Mount Fairgrounds.

The event, labeled Summer Blast 2019, is sponsored by Faithful Followers Loving…

June 06, 2019

The Mayor’s Commission on Persons with Disabilities will award a college scholarship to a deserving student in addition to recognizing an Employee and Employer of the Year at its annual banquet at 6 p.m. today in the Booker T. Theater.

The Curtis Dew Jr. Advance Educational Studies…

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