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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…

NCC Bees

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…

July 10, 2018

Hayden Pearson, 12, daughter of Greg and Jennifer Pearson of Nashville, will represent her title of Majestic Miss Harnett County in Henderson on July 21 as she competes at North Carolina's Outstanding Little Miss State Pageant.

In order to compete in the state pageant, she will have to compete in…


July 09, 2018

Ebenezer Baptist Church is pleased to announce the first recipients of the Joyce N. Walker Scholarship.

In 2017, the Ebenezer Deaconess Ministry established the Joyce N. Walker Scholarship Fund to honor the memory and legacy of first lady Joyce N. Walker. Walker was a strong advocate for education.…


July 08, 2018

The Rocky Mount Academy Jr. Historians received the 2018 Chapter of the Year award this spring at the 2018 Tar Heel Junior Historian Association Annual Convention at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.

Nearly 450 students, advisers and parents from across North Carolina gathered for the all-day…

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July 07, 2018

Nash Community College recently held orientation to welcome its student ambassadors for the 2018-19 academic year.

Students are selected for the program based on application, letters of recommendation and an interview. They must be enrolled at Nash Community College as a full-time student, maintain…

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