September 25, 2017

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club recently presented checks to Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College and N.C. Wesleyan College based on the funds the club raised during its Tackle the Tar Mud Run & Fun Day on May 20 at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex.

Funds were raised by charging a…

Distinguished Young Women vie for scholarships

September 24, 2017

The 37th annual Distinguished Young Women of Rocky Mount program will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at The Dunn Center for The Performing Arts at N.C. Wesleyan College.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from a participants for $15 or at the door for $20.

Founded in 1958 in Mobile, Alabama,…

NCC receives award for optical center

September 23, 2017

Nash Community College ​has been awarded the Platinum Partnership Award by Correction Enterprises for providing complimentary space and outstanding cooperation for an on-campus optical center.

Correction Enterprises has operated an optical production facility manned by inmates at Nash Correctional…

Company hosts luncheon for fire, rescue personnel

September 22, 2017

Carl and Michelle Strickland, owners of an Everlasting Memory Monument Co. in Rocky Mount, recently hosted a luncheon to show appreciation to all fire, rescue and EMS employees, with over 80 from the Nash County-Rocky Mount area attending.

An Everlasting Memory combined with other local companies…