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May 02, 2016

Edgecombe Community College President Dr. Deborah Lamm is cited in a national report that focuses on workforce training for a green economy.

The report – Greenprint: A Plan to Prepare Community College Students for Careers in the Clean Economy – was issued by Jobs...


Ruritans prepare annual dinner for cancer survivors

May 01, 2016

There is no doubt each of us has been affected by cancer, either personally or through family, a friend or neighbor.

In 2004, a Relay for Life organizer shared with Wayne Outlaw, a West Mount Ruritan Club member and the 2008 president of Ruritan National, how much it was costing to...


Nash Central Middle wins Battle of the Books

April 30, 2016

Teams representing all six Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools middle schools competed in the Middle School Battle of the Books competition on March 22.

Nash Central Middle School won the competition, Edwards Middle School finished second and Southern Nash Middle School finished third....


City receives tree awards

April 29, 2016

Nash County Ranger Bill Lewis of the N.C. Forest Service presented the city of Rocky Mount with the Tree City USA and Tree Line USA awards during the City Council meeting on April 25.

The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with the...