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.


Patillo alumni gather for annual fellowship event

February 25, 2017

The W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association recently held its second annual Fellowship Brunch at Pattillo Middle School in Tarboro.

The association strives to support education in Edgecombe County by strengthening its relationship with Edgecombe County Public Schools and the…

Local teen to compete in pageant

February 24, 2017

Madison Jackson of Rocky Mount recently was selected to participate in the 2017 Miss Teen pageant competition on March 19 at the Embassy Suites in Raleigh.

Madison learned of her acceptance into this year's competition when the pageant announced its selections following interviewing in the…