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May 26, 2016

The Rocky Mount Garden Club recently enjoyed a field trip to the Dan Finch Nursery in Bailey.

The weather cooperated with them despite calls for rain. Finch entertained club memebers with his wonderful sense of humor and great knowledge. Finch joked that they might be...


Local students tapped for All State Band

May 25, 2016

Ten students from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently represented the district in an All State Band Clinic in Chapel Hill.

In order to earn the opportunity to try out for All State Band, students must place in the highest seats of the Eastern District All District Band. The top...


Fundraising car show helps family of sick girl

May 24, 2016

The staff at Davenport Autopark have sent out a big thank you to the community for the tremendous support given to the family of Sophie Harrelson.

The Davenport Autopark Car Show and Benefit raised $4,253.29 through the generous donations of the participants, sponsors and on-line...


ECC Medical Assisting seniors win first place in statewide competition

May 23, 2016

Seniors in Edgecombe Community College’s Medical Assisting program recently won first place in a state Quiz Bowl for medical assistants.

The students were attending the 51st annual North Carolina Society of Medical Assistants Convention in Greensboro held April 21-24.

Each...