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January 21, 2018

The person in charge of one of the largest electric power holding companies in North Carolina highlights the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’s 114th annual meeting sponsored by the Rocky Mount Mills.

Duke Energy North Carolina President David Fountain, who is also chairman of the N.…


January 21, 2018

Rocky Mount police are looking for information concerning a break-in at a store Wednesday in which lottery tickets were stolen.

The break-in was discovered about 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at the Bridge Groceries and Grill on the 11100 block of N.C.. 97. Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police…


January 21, 2018

Nine Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools educators recently renewed their National Board Certified Teacher status with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

National Board Certified Teacher status is the highest credential in the teaching profession and the most rigorous performance-…


January 20, 2018

A Rocky Mount bank was recently part of a purchase by a South Carolina financial institution that bank officials say has created the second largest community bank in the Carolinas with total combined assets of more than $3 billion.

Carolina Financial Corp., the holding company of CresCom Bank,…


January 20, 2018

The Nash County Board of Commissioners is set to hear from hospital officials on spending plans among other topics Monday afternoon.

Commissioners said in December they wanted to hear from Nash UNC Health Care officials about taking on non-essential capital projects during a financial drought. In…

January 20, 2018

The Rocky Mount City Council is set to discuss development at the Rocky Mount Mills and property annexation at Nash Community College among other topics Monday afternoon.

The council will hold a public hearing on a special use permit needed to establish a hotel and office on Falls Road in the Rocky…

January 20, 2018

Area residents will have an unusual opportunity Sunday to meet with Christian author Wayne Jacobsen, who was largely responsible for the publication of the best-selling novel, “The Shack.”

Jacobsen will appear at an event called “An Afternoon with Wayne Jacobsen” from 2…


January 20, 2018

A Nash Community College alumna recently provided the illustrations for a children’s book.

“I am excited to finally share what it means to me to dream big, work hard, stay focused and surround myself with good people,” Lynda Hight said.

Hight graduated from the Advertising and…

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January 19, 2018

Five-year-old Isiah Brantley had the time of his life Thursday playing in the snow with his family.

“He's out of school and having fun,” Isiah's father, Erik Brantley, said. He added Isiah's too young and having too much fun to realize he'll have to make up the past several snow days.…


January 19, 2018

A record number of new students enrolled this spring at N.C. Wesleyan College.

N.C. Wesleyan Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing Judy Rollins said 64 new students arrived on campus to begin classes last week. Wesleyan topped the 1,000-student mark for the first time in school…

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