December 09, 2016

Along with singing “Auld Lang Syne” at the start of the New Year, making resolutions is a tradition for millions of Americans.

However, while choosing a resolution is easy, sticking to it can be impossible. The YMCA is encouraging everyone to stick to their resolutions this year and to…

Grant to help support Peacemakers' Freedom School

December 08, 2016

Peacemakers of Rocky Mount recently received a $5,000 grant from the Futrell-Mauldin Community Fund for Greater Rocky Mount.

The mission of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Fund is to make a significant and lasting difference in the lives of the citizens of Nash and Edgecombe counties. The funding…

Nonprofit group to host tea for girls

December 07, 2016

Trifecta III, a nonprofit civic service organization, will hold its second annual Tea With Trifecta III on Saturday.

This event will be geared toward young girls grades three through six as a motivational soiree to build self-esteem and social awareness.

The Tea With Trifecta III event will provide…

ECC to offer new degree option

December 06, 2016

A new degree in Surgical Technology will be available at Edgecombe Community College in January.

Spring classes begin Jan. 6. Final registration is Jan. 4-5.

The college has offered a one-year diploma program in Surgical Technology for years. The new two-year degree program is available to students…