July 23, 2016

The Board of Directors of the Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund recently awarded $7,000 to 13 students.

The Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to provide education assistance to members of the Rocky Mount bowling community. The scholarship is named for Kitty Powell who was the long-…

League of Women Voters helps young people register to vote

July 22, 2016

The League of Women Voters Twin Counties chapter registered 426 young voters throughout Edgecombe and Nash counties during February and March of this year.

The Twin Counties League was one of three League of Women Voters chapters in North Carolina awarded a $1,000 grant by the League of Women…

ECC receives Tri-County Industries award

July 21, 2016

Edgecombe Community College received the Rehabilitation Service Award from Tri-County Industries during the organization’s recent 50-year celebration.

Tri-County Industries enriches the lives of people who are disabled or disadvantaged through work assessment, job training, and placement. The…

Local students serve as pages in General Assembly

July 20, 2016

Three local students served as pages during the final weeks of the N.C. General Assembly’s legislative session.

Ashley King, a student at Northern Nash High School, recently served as a page for the N.C. House of Representatives. She is the daughter of Lindsey and Angela King and was…