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August 11, 2017

Spring Arbor of Rocky Mount recently sponsored an Art Show Exhibit to showcase the painting talent of resident Annie Jackson.

It is hard to imagine that Jackson had no idea of her wonderful talent until she retired in 1991. With nudging from her sister-in-law, they began…


August 11, 2017

The Rocky Mount Mills will host one of its two remaining free outdoor summer concert series today.

The Mills, which has partnered with Schoolkids Records and WUNC on the “Mill Music Sessions” at the Rocky Mount Mills, will feature special music guest Dom Flemons. The Grammy award…

August 10, 2017

Frankie L. Whitaker II of Northern Nash High School attended the N.C. Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders Program at N.C. A&T State University.

The program assists exceptional high school seniors from across the state in exploring agricultural-related college majors…

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August 09, 2017

Nash Community College has announced its 2017-18 student ambassadors.

The students have been selected as 2017-18 NCC student ambassadors because of their high academic achievement and service to their community are Business Administration student Bill Hicks of Nashville, Criminal Justice Technology…


August 08, 2017

Throughout the year, Nash Community College​’s​ Student Government Association sponsors student activities supporting projects to help better the local community.

Most recently, ​the association donated items received through a campus-wide food drive to Peacemakers of Rocky Mount. The food…


August 07, 2017

Nash Community College Culinary Arts and Working Landscapes of Warren County are working to build local food connections in Nash and Edgecombe counties through the “What’s Growing On” program which includes farm-to-childcare and farm-to-education initiatives.

The program is funded…


August 06, 2017

Edgecombe County commissioner Viola Harris recently joined 1,500 county leaders from across the nation in Ohio’s capital city, Columbus, for the National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference.

North Carolina was represented by more counties than any other state, with a delegation…


August 05, 2017

N.C. Wesleyan College recently announced that Mason H. Guttery has joined the college as director of creative services.

Guttery brings more than 25 years’ experience in marketing and design, having graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in advertising and creative writing. He…


August 04, 2017

The Rocky Mount Toastmasters Club #8957 recently held an Open House Event at Braswell Memorial Library.

The purpose of the event was to invite new membership for the organization. It has been in the area since December 1998 with 20 members signing a charter to start a club in Rocky Mount. The club…

August 04, 2017

Raleigh businessman R.A. “Bob” Southerland was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Gov. Roy Cooper in recognition of Southerland’s five decades of public service to North Carolina and his community.

A native Rocky Mount, Southerland began his working career while still a…

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