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May 20, 2019

Tacitha Grant, also known as “KiKi,” says she knows she was meant to spend time being a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with hospice patients.

Grant, a CNAII with Nash Health Care Hospice and Palliative Care, watched her grandmother die in 2011 and saw first-hand the care and help her…


May 13, 2019

Registered nurse Ashleigh Hudson has known she was meant to be a nurse for a long time.

Hudson, a cardiac observation supervisor at the Nash Heart Center, spends her days forging relationships with patients and seeking to make them feel more comfortable and doing necessary work to make them better.…


May 06, 2019

If you’ve never met Deontrae “Trae” Collins, you’re missing out.

Collins, 24, is a full-time food associate working in the Courtyard Café, the main cafeteria and dining room at Nash UNC Health Care. His joyful and friendly personality envelop the eating area with…


April 29, 2019

Have you ever found yourself waiting for answers, your heart pounding, your arm stretched out, exposing the inner side of your elbow?

Who knew you could be so protective of the inside of your arm like this?

The band above your elbow, around your bicep, is tightened.

The veins in the crease of your…


April 27, 2019

The Tar River Orchestra and Chorus is blending swing music with orchestra strings for "Swing & Strings,” the final show of their 2018-19 season.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on May 9 at the Dunn Center at N.C. Wesleyan College. Audiences will enjoy classic swing tunes and popular hits…


April 26, 2019

The Rocky Mount Mills in association with Schoolkids Records and the N.C. Arts Council is set to launch the 2019 Mill Music Sessions summer concert series.

Now in its third year, the Mill Music Sessions aim to bring visitors and local residents to the Rocky Mount Mills campus. New this…


April 24, 2019

The spring exhibition in the gallery at the Blount-Bridgers House will feature Mexican-American artist Cornelio Campos.

A collection of recent studio works by the painter will be exhibited through May 30 with a reception in the gallery from 6-7:30 p.m. on May 2 sponsored by Edgecombe Arts.



April 22, 2019

For most, a road trip is something to look forward to; something that leads to an adventure of some sort.

For cancer patients, a road trip doesn’t always lead to something good.

Studies have shown that patients who have to travel more than 50 miles for initial diagnosis or weeks of treatments…


April 15, 2019

Luxley Daniels likes being an emergency department nurse because there is a lot of adrenaline and the work is at a high pace.

"Well, for one, I don't like sitting down too much," Daniels said of why he particularly likes the speed of his job.

Additionally, Daniels said the job requires a lot of…


April 13, 2019

Spend Thursday nights this summer listening and dancing to free live music in downtown Rocky Mount and get ready for this year's Juneteenth.

The 2019 Downtown Live! series schedule is set with the Chairmen of the Board performing May 23 on the lawn of the Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences.…

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