July 22, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund recently presented $5,000 in scholarships to members of the local bowling community.

The Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to provide education assistance to members of the Rocky Mount bowling community. The scholarship…

Local student receives scholarship from military

July 21, 2018

One of the military community's premier benefits has become even more valuable to 700 college and high school students.

The annual Scholarships for Military Children Program winners have been announced and the Honor Roll is impressive. Approximately 5,000 students applied for the scholarships at…

Pinetops student receives Perdue scholarship

July 20, 2018

Emily G. Brake of Pinetops is one of 15 children of Perdue Farms associates and independent contract farmers awarded $75,000 in scholarships through the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation.

The daughter of Perdue farmers Steven and Nancy Brake of Pinetops, she will attend N.C.…

ECC students win gold at SkillsUSA

July 19, 2018

For the third year in a row, Edgecombe Community College students brought home gold from the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 25-29 in Louisville, Ky.

One individual and one team brought home gold medals, finishing first in the nation in their competitions. The…