February 16, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan College recently was honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

“Students are eager to volunteer in their communities and become better stewards of the environment,” said Matt Harris,…

Snell wins top NCC staff award

February 15, 2018

Nash Community College’s Conference Center Manager Linda Snell of Pinetops was selected by her peers as the 2017 J. Edgar and Peggie T. Moore Staff Award recipient.

She has been employed with Nash Community College since 2014. Thanks to Snell’s exceptional work, NCC’s…

YMCA launches running program for girls

February 14, 2018

The Harrison Family YMCA is working to empower young girls with the help of the Rocky Mount Mills.

Girls on the Run is a nonprofit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The Harrison Family YMCA is offering this…

Tar River Academy bids farewell to graduates

February 13, 2018

Tar River Academy bid farewell to 26 seniors, who graduated on Jan. 26 during the mid-year commencement ceremony held in the school’s auditorium.

Members of the Winter Class of 2018 have various plans after graduation, as 19 will attend two-year colleges, two will enlist in the military…