December 05, 2018
A discussion on ways to to improve health care in rural and undeserved areas in Eastern North Carolina took place Monday at the Rocky Mount Mills.
The event was the second part of the Triangle Business Journal’s Rural Health Care series. Gov. Roy Cooper reportedly has been at the…
November 30, 2018
WASHINGTON — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy.
Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction’s most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each…
November 17, 2018
Edgecombe Community College will present an evening of holiday music with the North Carolina Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Keihin Auditorium on the college’s Tarboro campus.
The concert is the second event in Season 14 of the Edgecombe Performance…
November 16, 2018
The Kruger Brothers concert scheduled for tonight at The Dunn Center has been cancelled due to a medical emergency issue.
The show will be rescheduled, and a date will be announced at a later time.
November 13, 2018
Local health officials say a recent bout of norovirus associated with a local restaurant has ended but are warning residents to watch for other incidents of norovirus contagion in the coming days.
Clinical testing has identified norovirus as the agent responsible for the outbreak of…
November 02, 2018
The Nash County Health Department has issued an alert to customers who have recently dined at El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant at 1296 N. Wesleyan Blvd.
The department received numerous reports of stomach illness from patrons who ate at the restaurant on or after Oct. 25, according to a press…
November 01, 2018
FARMVILLE — H. Marie Easley’s portraits and landscapes recently filled the walls of The DeVisconti Event Center at the Farmville Community Arts Council’s Artist of the Month reception.
Easley, a Tarboro resident, grew up with David Whitley, the owner of The Colonial Inn. Whitley…
October 27, 2018
After a record-breaking flu season last year, health care professionals are urging Twin Counties residents to get a flu shot this year.
“Getting your flu shot is the first and most important step in protecting you and your family from the influenza (flu) virus,” said Larissa Mills,…
October 26, 2018
After years of planning, name changes and resistance, the Rocky Mount Event Center opened Thursday to an astonished crowd and the sounds of international music legend George Clinton.
Mayor David Combs said it's been a long journey but well worth it.
"We're going to have events coming to Rocky Mount…
October 22, 2018
Nash UNC Health Care offered scholarships to 18 students who are pursuing nursing degrees during its second annual Nurse Scholars Signing Day event.
The scholarship recipients, all of whom are attending either Nash Community College or Edgecombe Community College, took part in a Signing…