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July 17, 2018

Jane Thorne of Tarboro has been appointed to the statewide board of directors of the N.C. Community Foundation, according to James Black, board chairman.

Thorne is a community advocate who holds management roles in several family businesses. She is president of the Edgecombe Charitable Foundation,…

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July 16, 2018

Family time at the Harrison Family YMCA is about giving families as a unit, and as individuals, the opportunities to deepen relationships, develop new skills and interests, improve their health and well-being and connect to the community.

The YMCA has always been a place where…


July 16, 2018

North Carolina's first advocacy group for persons with metastatic breast cancer — the North Carolina Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance — has been established.

Stephanie L. Walker, RN, BSN, said she founded the group in order to make metastatic breast cancer patients, like…

July 15, 2018

From a local competition in Rocky Mount to a regional contest in Washington, D.C., Owen Black is going national. The local power-hitting kid displayed his fence-clearing swing to secure a spot in the national competition of Major League Baseball’s Jr. Home Run Derby.

Black, a 13-year-old from…

July 15, 2018

The Epsilon Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. recently hosted its second annual Juneteenth Scholarship Gala, “Honoring the Past; Building Our Future,” in the Brown Auditorium at Nash Community College.

The event was organized in conjunction with the city of Rocky…

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July 14, 2018

The third anniversary of the Leah S. Vines Scholarship Award Banquet was held on June 9 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Pinetops.

More than 200 guests attended the celebration to witness the awarding of five $1,000 scholarships to the following recipients:

■ Kieara Smith, a…


July 13, 2018

Victoria “Tori” Ingram, an accomplished recent graduate from N.C. Wesleyan College, has joined her alma mater as admission counselor.

Ingram will focus her recruiting efforts in the northeastern part of North Carolina. As a student at Wesleyan, Ingram was highly involved in campus life…


July 12, 2018

Nash County Ranger Bill Lewis of the N.C. Forest Service presented the city of Rocky Mount with the Tree City USA, Tree Line USA and Tree City USA Growth awards during a recent City Council meeting.

Rocky Mount is one of more than 3,400 communities that have made the commitment to becoming a Tree…


July 11, 2018

Austin Harrell, 15, recently dedicated his Eagle Scout project efforts to support NCC’s Bee Campus by planting a bee pollinator garden and constructing a new bee hive for the campus.

Harrell donated $957 from his fundraising to Nash Community College for continuation of the project. He is a…

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July 11, 2018

There are nearly 20 million miles of underground utility lines in the United States. These buried facilities — including gas, water, sewer, cable TV, high-speed Internet, landline telephone and electric — provide the services Americans depend on for their basic everyday needs.

If you…

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