October 15, 2019

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club’s September highlights include an interesting and fact-filled talk on by City Manager and fellow Rotarian Rochelle Small-Toney.

She shared the city’s key demographics, providing an understanding of the local population and how that relates to addressing…

Campaign honoring Kyser earns national award

October 13, 2019

He had a weekly radio show with an audience bigger than the Super Bowl’s.

He received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He led the biggest-selling band of the 1940s. And he performed more shows for the troops during World War II than Bob Hope did.

But when Clifton Barnes posted Kay…

ECC seeks to inspire young men

October 12, 2019

Edgecombe Community College is hosting a free event designed to empower male students attending ECC and Edgecombe County high schools on Oct. 19.

“Food, Fun and Fellowship” will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. on the Tarboro campus at 2009 West Wilson St.

Sponsored by ECC’s EMPAC…

Area teen achieves racing dream

October 10, 2019

Dylan Thompson dreamed of being a race car driver, but with his challenge of autism it made it trying.

Some people would say just enjoy sitting in the stands. Dylan believes in Jesus and the power of prayer. He would ask Jesus to bless him to be a race car driver.

Dylan's Karate instructor is a…