June 28, 2017

Cadets from Nash Community College’s 49th Basic Law Enforcement Training academy recently graduated in the NCC Brown Auditorium.

Martin Victor McKoy Sr., retired captain from Rocky Mount Police Department, addressed the graduates.

“Matters of great importance to us are never performed…

Graduates bid farewell to Tar River Academy

June 27, 2017

A total of 38 Tar River Academy Class of 2017 seniors turned their tassels during the June 9 graduation ceremony that was held in the school auditorium.

The graduates have exciting futures to look forward to, as a total of 16 students will attend two-year colleges, three will join the military and…

Evening Optimist Club awards scholarships

June 26, 2017

Caroline Forrester and Rodolfo Salazar Jr. each were recently awarded $1,500 scholarships from the Rocky Mount Evening Optimist Club.

Open to high school seniors throughout the Twin Counties, the awards are presented to students who are determined through an essay to best represent the tenets…

Elks honor Nash County manager

June 25, 2017

Nash County Manager Zee Lamb recently was honored by the Rocky Mount Elks Lodge.

In an annual observance of Flag Day, the local lodge presented Lamb with a U.S. flag at a ceremony held June 15. Officially, Flag Day is celebrated nationally on June 14 annually.

By order of the national…