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March 24, 2019

Some teachers in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools reportedly wore black on Thursday as a silent protest against the Finance Committee’s recommendation on Monday that 35 percent of their local supplement pay be reduced for the remainder of the academic year.

The recommendation came as a last-…

March 22, 2019

A now-former custodian at a school in Edgecombe County is facing criminal charges, including a felony offense, after having been discovered to have a firearm on school property while he was on the job earlier this week, authorities said.

Jerome Faison Jr. on Monday allegedly made threats to the…

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March 22, 2019

Pa­trons at 55 area restau­rants sup­ported Com­mu­ni­ties in Schools of the Rocky Mount Re­gion on Thurs­day whether they knew it or not.

“We had for­got­ten that it was Dine Out Thurs­day when we came here to­day,” said JoAnn…


March 21, 2019

Victory was sweet Wednesday night for 12-year-old Janzen Haynes as he earned the title of Spelling Champion with the word “maraschino.”

Haynes’s victory took place at the Advancement Spelling Bee, which was held in the Dunn Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan College.…


March 20, 2019

Teachers in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools may be seeing less money in their paychecks for the rest of the school year.

The finance committee of the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools met Thursday afternoon and approved a recommendation that would slash 35 percent of supplement pay from certified…

March 18, 2019

Area residents can support the work of Communities in Schools of the Rocky Mount Region this Thursday simply by eating out at one of 55 participating area restaurants. 

The annual Communities in Schools Dine Out event is one of the biggest fundraisers for the nonprofit organization each year.…


March 17, 2019

Seven months since Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools launched its Virtual Academy, school district officials say they are pleased with the response they have had so far and are looking to expand its possibilities in the future.

The Virtual Academy — promoted as School My Way! — uses the…


March 16, 2019

More than 60 Northern Nash students walked out of class for 30 minutes Friday to protest the way their planet is being treated and to draw awareness to the issue of climate change.

The students held their climate strike under the leadership of Rachel Owen, Earth and Environment Science teacher and…


March 15, 2019

A former Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools teacher has entered into an agreement to avoid prosecution in a case in which she's accused of assaulting a middle-school student.

Jamie Dunn, 35, of Spring Hope, has been placed on unsupervised probation for six months and her case will be dismissed if she…

March 13, 2019

Exceptional high school students from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools had a chance to explore their futures Tuesday at the 10th Transition Fair on the campus of Nash Community College. 

The event, which is usually offered on alternate years, normally takes place at the Nash County Agriculture…

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