July 18, 2019

Ta’Jerick Jones, a student at Edgecombe Community College, recently joined the ladies of the Rocky Mount Garden Club for their annual luncheon at The Main Course.

The club awards a scholarship each year during their luncheon.

Jones was chosen as this year’s recipient of the scholarship.…

NCC Foundation wraps up campaign

July 17, 2019

The Nash Community College Foundation Board of Directors completed a successful community campaign which began in March and ran through June.

Led by the NCC Foundation’s volunteer board, the annual campaign raises funds to support deserving students seeking help with their educational…

YMCA offers blood pressure checks

July 14, 2019

The Harrison Family YMCA recently launched its new Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program.

During kickoff events held at the YMCA, the lobby was even more full than usual of YMCA members ready and willing to learn how to control their blood pressure. The first 50 members to sign up for the program…

Graduate receives scholarship from church

July 11, 2019

Ebenezer Baptist Church recently announced that Pernell Griffin Jr. is this year’s recipient of the Joyce N. Walker Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

In 2017, the Ebenezer Deaconess Ministry established the Joyce N. Walker Scholarship Fund to honor the memory and legacy of First Lady Joyce…