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June 19, 2017

Bridget Haley and Justin Sykes have been together for more than five years.

The first two or three of those years they lived in different states, Haley in New Jersey finishing up nursing school and Sykes in North Carolina finishing law school. So they would drive back and forth at least once a…


June 19, 2017

Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, announced that Faith Christian’s yearbook program has been named a 2017 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence.

The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a…

June 18, 2017

William Arrington Pully II has joined the law firm of Battle, Winslow, Scott, & Wiley as an associate attorney.

He will primarily practice in the firm’s business section and will also work in the firm’s other practice areas, including real estate, local government, civil litigation…


June 18, 2017

If you haven’t been diagnosed with sleep apnea yourself, you probably know someone who has.

Obstructive sleep apnea, one of many types of sleep disorders, has become a significant health problem. Estimates of those affected in the U.S. range from 18-22 million — or about one in every 15…

June 17, 2017

N.C. Wesleyan College has promoted Eddie Coats to vice president of college advancement.

Coats joined Wesleyan in December 2010 as assistant vice president of advancement, not long after serving as the 2010 community chair for the Day for Wesleyan Campaign. He most recently had been serving as…


June 17, 2017

Two local organizations have cooked up the perfect way to spend Father’s Day weekend.

Real Men Kook for Kids — from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Sunset Park — is sponsored by the Rocky Mount Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity with proceeds going to support the Boys &…

June 16, 2017

Due to expected inclement weather, Friday's Summer Night Lights event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

Summer Night Lights will continue June 23 at Lancaster Park. The weekly event will continue through Aug. 18.

Summer Night Lights — which alternates…

June 16, 2017

The highest achieving high school seniors from across Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently were honored in celebration of years of hard work and academic excellence.

The evening began with opening remarks from Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Robin May. After May’s…


June 15, 2017

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

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

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June 14, 2017

A team of 13 Edgecombe Community College students and instructors who competed in an unmanned high altitude balloon challenge in April have received three out of the five top awards.

ECC’s team won Best Flight Readiness Briefing, Best Payload and Best Overall Team.

ECC was…

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