September 23, 2019

Emily Deans, a recreational physical therapist at the Nash UNC’s Bryant T. Aldridge Rehabilitation Center, is the kind of person who sees a need or problem that she can help solve — and sets about making a difference.

Deans said it’s not unusual for the staff at the rehab center…

Finalists selected for Black Light Project

September 22, 2019

Fourteen members of the community have been selected to take part in the Black Light Project photography documentary that will be displayed at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences beginning in January 2020.

The Black Light Project, founded by Tonya Jefferson-Lynch, presents black men in a…

Award-winning band to perform in Nashville

September 21, 2019

TV hosts and Top 10 Billboard artists Nu-Blu will perform Oct. 19 at the Nash Arts Center in Nashville.

If there’s one thing that award-winning acoustic band Nu-Blu knows how to do, its turn heads with their powerful music. In the last year alone, the four-time Billboard Top 10 artists have…

Big Sweep to help clean litter from area

September 20, 2019

Residents are invited to take part in the Twin Counties Big Sweep Day from 9 a.m. until noon on Sept. 28.

Teams will meet at the boat ramp in Battle Park in Rocky Mount and River Front Park in Tarboro. The Big Sweep is an annual event that allows civic groups, schools and neighborhoods to clean up…