July 19, 2017

Edgecombe County students Jacqueline Dickens and Caley Mayo recently were recognized for completing NC Farm Bureau's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders Program.

The program assists exceptional rising high school seniors from across the state in exploring agricultural-related college majors…

Educator named Beginning Teacher of he Year

July 18, 2017

G.W. Bulluck Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Shannon Porter was named the Edgecombe County Public Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year at a year-end celebration for teachers who have participated in the district’s Beginning Teacher Support Program.

Porter has just completed…

YMCA to sponsor fundraising Color Run

July 17, 2017

The Harrison Family YMCA will sponsor its first Color Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Fundraiser on Sept. 23 at N.C. Wesleyan College.

The day will kick off at 7:30 a.m. with registration, color kit pick up, family games and activities and fun with sponsor vendors. The 1 Mile Fun Run will…

Northgreen thinks outside tee box

July 16, 2017

Randy Davis is excited to come to the course again.

Davis was the golf professional at Northgreen Country Club when the Rocky Mount course held 10 ACC Tournaments during the 1980s and 1990s. Back then, the course was in top shape, competing with other local courses like Benvenue Country Club and…