September 26, 2017

When students at Coker-Wimberly Elementary School, Phillips Middle School and North Edgecombe High School returned to campus this year, they were given a new charge: to become the architects of their own lives.

"These three schools are undergoing a transformation, with the ultimate goal of helping…

Rotary Club awards scholarship funds to colleges

September 25, 2017

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club recently presented checks to Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College and N.C. Wesleyan College based on the funds the club raised during its Tackle the Tar Mud Run & Fun Day on May 20 at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex.

Funds were raised by charging a…

Distinguished Young Women vie for scholarships

September 24, 2017

The 37th annual Distinguished Young Women of Rocky Mount program will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at The Dunn Center for The Performing Arts at N.C. Wesleyan College.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from a participants for $15 or at the door for $20.

Founded in 1958 in Mobile, Alabama,…

NCC receives award for optical center

September 23, 2017

Nash Community College ​has been awarded the Platinum Partnership Award by Correction Enterprises for providing complimentary space and outstanding cooperation for an on-campus optical center.

Correction Enterprises has operated an optical production facility manned by inmates at Nash Correctional…