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October 17, 2019

Matthew Gailliard watched his mother battle cancer and survive.

It is his hope that a birthday celebration will give others the opportunity to do the same.

For the second straight year, Gailliard will celebrate his birthday outside of traditional norms via his nonprofit group, “Charity over…


NCC Global Scholars visit Washington, D.C.

October 16, 2019

The Nash Community College Global Scholars program recently sponsored a trip to Washington, D.C.

Students, faculty and community members visited the National African American History Museum, the national monuments and various Smithsonian museums during their visit.

“We were very excited to…


Rotary Club awards scholarship funds

October 15, 2019

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club’s September highlights include an interesting and fact-filled talk on by City Manager and fellow Rotarian Rochelle Small-Toney.

She shared the city’s key demographics, providing an understanding of the local population and how that relates to addressing…


Campaign honoring Kyser earns national award

October 13, 2019

He had a weekly radio show with an audience bigger than the Super Bowl’s.

He received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He led the biggest-selling band of the 1940s. And he performed more shows for the troops during World War II than Bob Hope did.

But when Clifton Barnes posted Kay…