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May 21, 2017

Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe Counties recently hosted an awards ceremony recognizing various community groups for their outstanding efforts in meeting the organization’s mission-keeping the Twin Counties cleaner, greener and more livable.

KAB Volunteer of…


Grave dedication honors Revolutionary War veteran

May 20, 2017

Revolutionary War veteran William Battle recently was honored with a grave marker dedication at his grave site.

C. Keith Wilson, president of the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the N.C. Sons of the American Revolution, led the dedication ceremony for Mr. Battle.

William Battle was born about 1758,…


Jr. Historians earn state awards

May 19, 2017

The Rocky Mount Academy Jr. Historian Club recently traveled to Raleigh to attend the Tar Heel Jr. Historian Convention.

At the convention, Lottie Parker placed first and Ezra Moore placed second in the Intermediate Division of the Christopher Crittenden State History Quiz. This is a general…


Duke taps Martin Millennium students for academic program

May 18, 2017

Several Martin Millennium Academy students have been invited to join the prestigious Fourth-Seventh Grade Talent Search for gifted students sponsored by Duke University’s Talent Identification Program.

Each year, a select group of students in the United States are identified as academically…