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October 05, 2019

The Rocky Mount Chamber Choir will kick off its fifth concert season at 4 p.m. Oct. 13 with a performance at First Presbyterian Church.

The program will begin with arrangements of American hymn tunes, including “How Can I Keep from Singing?” and “Down to the River to Pray.”…


October 04, 2019

SouthWest Edgecombe High School Athletics Director Sandra Langley recently was presented with the Charlie Adams Distinguished Service Award during the North Carolina High School Athletic Association regional meeting.

The Charlie Adams Distinguished Service Award is named in honor of the long-time…

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October 03, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Junior Garden Club learned about the importance of pollination at their most recent meeting.

Birds, Blooms & Butterflies, their program theme, concentrated on different types of pollinators, the blooms they visit native to this region and how to preserve and promote their…


October 02, 2019

This year’s annual Fresh Oil Encounter, which will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Impact Center on the campus of Word Tabernacle Church, will feature the Rev. Jamal Bryant as the guest speaker.

The event is being sponsored by Elder J. Russell Harris, associate pastor at Greater Joy Church…


October 01, 2019

The Town of Enfield once again will celebrate the amazing peanut with its annual Peanut Festival from 4-9 p.m. on Friday and from noon-8 p.m. Saturday.

There will be plenty of food, entertainment, crafts and music.

Enfield was once the largest producer of raw peanuts in the world. While the small…


September 29, 2019

The Edgecombe Performance Series, sponsored by Edgecombe Community College, is expanding to seven events for its upcoming 15th season of bringing world class entertainment to the Edgecombe community.

Each year, ECC presents a series of artistic performances in Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro…


September 28, 2019

N.C. Wesleyan College welcomed 373 new and 734 returning students to campus kicking off the 2019-20 academic year.

The college reports that retention rates are trending higher than last year by approximately 4 percent and the college’s residence halls are at 94 percent capacity. Recruitment…


September 27, 2019

All members of the Edgecombe Community College Respiratory Therapy Class of 2019 successfully passed the national exam at the high cut score and earned the credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist.

Passing at the high cut score signifies that they are eligible to take the advanced Registered…


September 26, 2019

Reed Luper, an eighth-grade student at Red Oak Middle School, recently was recognized at a Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education meeting in Nashville.

The Nash County Collaborative for Child Mental Health and Substance Use held a logo contest this spring for all area students. Students were…


September 25, 2019

Jonathan Hillis of Rocky Mount is living the dream.

As an apprentice lineman with FB Timberline, he travels the country, seeing new sights and doing work he never imagined possible.

Hillis enrolled in Nash Community College’s 16-week Electric Line Construction Technology academy in January.…

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