March 01, 2017

Four area students recently were awarded prominent scholarships to attend NC Carolina Wesleyan in the fall.

Will Plyler, a homeschool student from Rocky Mount, was awarded the John and Charles Wesley Heritage Scholarship. This prestigious scholarship is the highest honor available to freshmen…

Cadets complete Basic Law Enforcement Training at ECC

February 28, 2017

Thirteen cadets recently became graduates of Edgecombe Community College’s third Basic Academy for Basic Law Enforcement Training.

The graduation ceremony held Feb. 21 featured comments by Payton Owens, platoon leader who completed the program with top academic honors. Squad leaders Alicia…

Hospital honors retiring employees

February 27, 2017

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital recently hosted a reception to honor eight employees who have retired over the past several months.

Their years of service ranged from 13 years to 47 years, and the retirement reception drew a crowd of hospital and clinic employees to show their support and appreciation.…

Fire department serves community in many ways

February 26, 2017

When your mission is “to serve the city of Rocky Mount by protecting lives and property through quality and excellence in service,” then it is vital to have measurable statistics that prove you not only believe in that mission, but strive to achieve it.